Electric car maker says it is still on track to deliver the Model X SUV by end of Q3.
Electric 70D model will come to market with a 7% price increase over its predecessor.
0 to 100 km/h in 3.2 seconds…at the push of a button.
Nevada’s incentive package includes sales and tax abatements and tax credits for jobs and investment.
The “gigafactory” will bring the cost of batteries down by producing them on a huge scale.
The “gigafactory” will create an estimated 6,500 jobs.
Factory would manufacture enough panels to produce 1 gigawatt of peak power to outfit 200,000 homes annually.
CEO Musk says its still“improbable” the state will get the $5 billion factory because of sluggish regulatory approval times.
Musk’s 5.3 million Tesla shares are now worth more than $1 billion.
The automaker has delivered its first eight all-electric sedans to customers in China.
The plant would process cobalt for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries.
Factory would produce enough batteries to supply 500,000 vehicles by 2020.
The improved wall adapter has a thermal fuse to prevent current from flowing to the device if an electrical socket heats up.
Tesla was fined $2,700 last year after health and safety investigators found a hydraulic power press did not have a proper stop control.
Three employees hurt by hot metal after low-pressure aluminum press fails.