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Tesla’s Vision in 2015: An Interview with Head of Tesla China – Tom Zhu

At the end of 2014, Veronica Wu, the former President of Tesla China, resigned from her position. Ms. Wu is succeeded by Tom Zhu, who at that time was responsible for the Supercharging network development in China.


Last week, Chinese media GeekCar interviewed Mr. Zhu, they discussed some hot topics that Tesla owners in China are currently focusing on. Below is highlights based on the above interview report.

Q: Tesla’s 2014 4th-quarter financial report did not reach some analysts’ expectation, what is your opinion?
A: It is obvious the numbers in the financial report are not good. But there are multiple reasons: 1. investments in the Gigafactory; 2...

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Tesla Model X delayed, Again?

Model X hopefully not “X’d”

Yesterday,Tesla announced in a letter to shareholders for the 2014 Q3 that the delivery of the Model X will yet AGAIN be pushed back to third quarter of 2015 (see page 4 of the attached letter).


In fact this isn’t the first time, or second time the electric car company delayed the Model X delivery. At the very beginning, they said it will deliver the Model X in 2013, then later postponed to to late 2014, then again the time was moved to early 2015, and today we know the new time is “promised” to be 2015 Q3. We are not sure whether this is the final date. Let’s just hoping that Tesla is not going to “X” this project.

I do not know how other peo...

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Tesla Model X May Be Significantly Cheaper than the Model S

According to the report from PCMag, the upcoming Tesla CUV – the Model X, will possibly carry a base price of “only” $55,000, compared to Model S base price tag of $62,400 (both with the $7,500 federal tax credit taken into consideration). This is an approx. 12% price cut.

The possible lower price does not mean less quality or offering in the Model X. In fact the Model X comes with AWD as standard, so 2 electric motors in Model X vs. single electric motors in the Model S.


For the Model X, besides the pricing, what I mostly concern is whether the issues found in the Model S have been addressed, for example the lack of some “must-have” features such as illumination for the...

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