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TechCrunch  11 hrs ago  Comment 
 A new model Tesla has been caught on camera at the Alameda Airport test track (via Electrek). The car looks pretty similar to a Prius, or perhaps a crossover utility vehicle, and could plausibly be either the Model X SUV Tesla has been working...
TechCrunch  Jan 29  Comment 
 Tesla’s P85D is already fast. Really, really fast. Push the button to put the car into “Insane” mode (really — that’s what it’s called) and it’ll do 0-60 in 3.2 seconds. Now it’s about to get even faster. And get this: It’s...
Forbes  Jan 29  Comment 
Last year, Tesla Motors announced a dual-motor version of the Model S vehicle called the P85D. One of the biggest differences between the original Model S and the P85D is acceleration. The original Model S goes from 0-60MPH in 5.9 seconds, but...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 28  Comment 
For a hedged play on Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s algorithms selected the Mar. '15 $205.00 covered call for a net debit in the $191.53 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call. This trade will...
MarketWatch  Jan 28  Comment 
What does that quiet explosion off the line feel like? Since it costs well over six figures to get your hands on one of these vehicles, the closest you might ever get is this video from YouTube channel DragTimes
Wall Street Journal  Jan 28  Comment 
The Property Report: Apple, Microsoft, Tesla and other high-tech companies are drawing customers to U.S. shopping malls, helping to drive their bottom lines.
TheStreet.com  Jan 27  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Tesla Motors could trade higher Tuesday, after analysts at Credit Suisse said various auction and dealer checks show that the electric car maker is benefiting from strong demand. The firm added that the...
Market Intelligence Center  Jan 27  Comment 
For a hedged play on Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s algorithms selected the Mar. '15 $205.00 covered call for a net debit in the $191.95 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call. This trade will...
Benzinga  Jan 27  Comment 
On CNBC's Stock Pops & Drops, Tim Seymour said that Sony Corp (ADR) (NYSE: SNE) is going to benefit from the cold weather because it gives a lot of different components of the entertainment. It gained 3.41 percent on Monday and he likes the...
Motley Fool  Jan 26  Comment 
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Tesla Motors (TSLA) (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles. Its first product, Tesla Roadster, is the first federally compliant electric vehicle that can travel on on the highway. The company has intellectual property in its electric powertrain technology. The company has a distribution network of 12 stores in North America and Europe. The company plans to release the Model S later on in the year. [1]

Electric automobile industry is an attractive industry. With the success of the hybrid vehicles, consumer tastes are changing. Furthermore, with government intervention, Tesla was able to receive a $465.0 million long-term loan under the United States Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program. According to Frost & Sullivan, a business research and consulting firm, the market for electric-based vehicles, which include hybrids and plug-in hybrid cars, is expected to grow from 1.75 million, 3% of new cars sold, in 2008 to 10.6 million worldwide, 14% of new cars sold, by 2015. [1]

The company's initial public offering of stock filed on the NASDAQ and went public on 29 June 2010. It was priced at $17, above the initial price range of $14-$16. The major shareholders include VantagePoint Venture Partners, Bay Area Equity Fund, and others. Toyota also made a $50 million private placement. [2] [1]

For FY2009 with year ended 31 December 2009, the company reported total revenues of $111.94 million, a large increase from $14.74 million in total revenue for FY2008. Furthermore, the company had a net loss of $55.74 million for FY2009, an increase from $82.78 million in net loss for FY2008. [1]

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