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Tesla’s Market Value Tops $800 Billion for the First Time, But Can the Company Sell Another 500,000 Vehicles in 2021?

Tesla’s Market Value Tops $800 Billion for the First Time, But Can the Company Sell Another 500,000 Vehicles in 2021?

​Electric automaker Tesla became the world’s most valuable car company in 2020. But Tesla’s meteoric rise did not end there. The company's stock has continued to climb and now for the first time Tesla’s market cap has surpassed $800 billion. However, in order to justify Tesla’s soaring value, the company will need to sustain its sales momentum throughout 2021 and beyond. But there are indications that Tesla will have a difficult time matching the success in 2020.

Eric Walz2021-01-08 12:15 PT

Tesla’s Autopilot is Rated as the Best Advanced Driver Assistance System in China

Tesla’s Autopilot is Rated as the Best Advanced Driver Assistance System in China

A recent survey conducted by the automotive test outlet 42HOW in China has declared Tesla’s Autopilot feature as the best automated driving system on the market in China with a total score of 283 out of a 335. The Model 3 managed to set a substantial lead over the first runner-up the BMW X5, which received 208 points respectively. Seventh place was the Cadillac CT6 with a score of 129.5.

Manish Kharinta2020-12-09 14:50 PT

Everything You Need To Know About The 'Refreshed' Tesla Model 3

Everything You Need To Know About The 'Refreshed' Tesla Model 3

Electric automaker Tesla is getting ready to introduce a refreshed version of its mass-market Tesla Model 3 sedan. The upcoming version is poised to receive a wide range of new updates, including add-on features and some new styling elements. In China, Model 3 sedan rolling off the assembly line at Tesla’s Shanghai gigafactory will come with new features such as double pane glass windows and blacked-out exterior trim.

Manish Kharinta2020-11-10 09:40 PT

Tesla to Export its China-built Model 3 to Countries in Europe

Tesla to Export its China-built Model 3 to Countries in Europe

Electric automaker Tesla has confirmed that its will ship Model 3 sedans built at its new Shanghai factory to customers in Europe. The electric cars will be shipped to ten countries in Europe beginning this month, including Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland, the automaker said.

Eric Walz2020-10-19 09:00 PT

Tesla Cuts of the Price of the Model 3 Sedan in China by 8%

Tesla Cuts of the Price of the Model 3 Sedan in China by 8%

California automaker Tesla has cut the price of the China-built Model 3 in China by 8%. Tesla’s China website now shows the starting price of the standard range Model 3 sedan at 249,900 yuan ($36,805), after Chinese subsidies for electric vehicles are applied. The day before, the starting price for Model 3 was listed at 271,550 yuan ($39,990) after subsidies.

FutureCar Staff 2020-10-01 14:45 PT

Elon Musk Promises Tesla Will Have a $25,000 EV by 2023

Elon Musk Promises Tesla Will Have a $25,000 EV by 2023

This isn’t the first time Tesla’s CEO has pitched the idea of an affordable electric car, but this time, Musk believes it’s possible because of its new tabless battery cells.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-09-26 07:15 PT

Tesla Plans to Export its China-made Model 3s to Asia & Europe, Sources Say

Tesla Plans to Export its China-made Model 3s to Asia & Europe, Sources Say

Electric automaker Tesla is planning to export Model 3 sedans built at its Shanghai factory to Asia and Europe, according to sources. The first China-built Model 3s for delivery outside the country likely will start mass production in the fourth quarter, Bloomberg reports.

FutureCar Staff 2020-09-11 15:15 PT

Tesla Launches its New V3 Superchargers in Berlin, With More to Come

Tesla Launches its New V3 Superchargers in Berlin, With More to Come

Tesla demonstrated new V3 supercharger equipment on a Berlin research campus on Thursday. Managers at Tesla said they were looking at more target cities to attract potential buyers in Germany worried about access to EV charging. The more powerful chargers can add 75 miles (120 km) of range to a Model 3 in five minutes.

FutureCar Staff 2020-09-10 16:55 PT

Tesla Forecasted to Sell in China 100,000 vehicles in China in 2020; Model 3 Was the Best Selling EV in China for the Past Two Months

Tesla Forecasted to Sell in China 100,000 vehicles in China in 2020; Model 3 Was the Best Selling EV in China for the Past Two Months

U.S. electric automaker Tesla is expected to have impressive sales numbers for the rest of the year in China, according to China’s Passenger Car Association (CPCA), which tracks sales in the world’s biggest auto market. Tesla sales for 2020 are estimated to be 100,000+ vehicles, despite the effect of the pandemic earlier this year which led to the shut down of most of China’s auto production and sales.

FutureCar Staff 2020-08-12 19:30 PT

Tesla Reports its 4th Consecutive Profitable Quarter, Paving the Way to an Elite S&P 500 Listing

Tesla Reports its 4th Consecutive Profitable Quarter, Paving the Way to an Elite S&P 500 Listing

On Wednesday Tesla reported profitable second quarter earnings, which is its fourth consecutive profitable quarter for the company and paves the way for the company’s inclusion in the coveted S&P 500 index. The S&P 500 is largely considered an essential benchmark index for the U.S. stock market. The four consecutive profitable quarters are the first in Tesla’s history.

Eric Walz2020-07-22 15:15 PT

Tesla’s Recent Stock Surge Has Also Helped its Battery Supplier LG Chem

Tesla’s Recent Stock Surge Has Also Helped its Battery Supplier LG Chem

As a result of Tesla’s incredible stock surge, shares of South Korean battery maker LG Chem, have also risen by 60% this year to a valuation of about US$30 billion, becoming the sixth-largest stock on the benchmark The Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI). Part of LG Chem’s stock surge can be attributed to the deal to supply batteries to the electric automaker.

Derrick Smith2020-07-22 08:15 PT

Tesla Reports Better Than Expected Q2 Deliveries, Stock Reaches an All-Time High

Tesla Reports Better Than Expected Q2 Deliveries, Stock Reaches an All-Time High

One day after electric automaker Tesla became the world’s most valuable automaker with a market cap of $206 billion, the California automaker reported vehicle deliveries which beat analysts expectations, sending the company’s stock to record highs. Shares of Tesla jumped by $85 in early trading on Thursday to $1,204, the highest stock price since Tesla became a public company in 2010.

FutureCar Staff 2020-07-02 11:00 PT

Tesla is Cutting its Vehicle Prices in North America & China, Model 3 Now Starts at $37,990 in the U.S.

Tesla is Cutting its Vehicle Prices in North America & China, Model 3 Now Starts at $37,990 in the U.S.

California electric automaker Tesla said on Wednesday it will cut prices of its electric vehicles in North America and China as the company ramps up production at its Fremont, California, factory after the easing of coronavirus lockdowns.

Eric Walz2020-05-27 07:00 PT

Tesla is Working on a New ‘Million Mile’ Battery That Will Lower the Cost of its Electric Vehicles

Tesla is Working on a New ‘Million Mile’ Battery That Will Lower the Cost of its Electric Vehicles

Electric automaker Tesla plans reveal its new advanced battery later this year which will debut in the China-made Model 3. The new low-cost battery is designed to last for one million miles and will allow Tesla to profitably sell its electric vehicles for around the same price of a gas-powered one.

Eric Walz2020-05-14 10:30 PT

Tesla Halts Model 3 Production at its Shanghai Factory

Tesla Halts Model 3 Production at its Shanghai Factory

Tesla has suspended production in China, according to Chinese tech news site 36kr. The company’s Shanghai factory is currently building the Model 3 sedan for the Chinese market and is Tesla's only overseas factory.

FutureCar Staff 2020-05-07 08:25 PT

Tesla Cuts the Price of its China-Made Model 3 by 10% Order to Qualify for China's Revised Subsidies for Electric Vehicles

Tesla Cuts the Price of its China-Made Model 3 by 10% Order to Qualify for China's Revised Subsidies for Electric Vehicles

Tesla announced it is lowering the price of its China-made Model 3 sedan by 10% in order to qualify for revised government subsidies for electric vehicles in China.

Eric Walz2020-05-01 11:30 PT

Tesla Reports a Profitable First Quarter as Most of the Auto Industry Weathers the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tesla Reports a Profitable First Quarter as Most of the Auto Industry Weathers the Coronavirus Pandemic

Tesla reported strong first quarter earnings in 2020, indicating that demand for its electric vehicles remains steady, despite a slowing economy due to the coronavirus pandemic. The company reported its third consecutive profitable quarter for the first time in its history.

FutureCar Staff 2020-04-30 09:00 PT

Tesla's Long-Range Model 3 Will Soon Enter Production in China

Tesla's Long-Range Model 3 Will Soon Enter Production in China

Two new versions of Tesla’s mass-market Model 3 went live on the company’s online design studio in China for the first time. The electric cars will be produced at the company's new Shanghai gigafactory.

Manish Kharinta2020-04-19 16:30 PT

Tesla Getting Close to Debuting Model 3 with 400-Mile Range for China

Tesla Getting Close to Debuting Model 3 with 400-Mile Range for China

While an impressive figure, that figure doesn't translate over to the same amount in the U.S., but could point toward future improvements.

Vineeth Joel Patel2020-04-11 08:00 PT

Tesla Achieves its Best Ever Sales Month in China, the World’s Biggest Auto Market

Tesla Achieves its Best Ever Sales Month in China, the World’s Biggest Auto Market

​Electric automaker Tesla just had its best sales month ever in China despite the coronavirus pandemic which caused a big drop in new vehicle sales in China. The California automaker sold 10,160 vehicles in China in March, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Thursday.

Eric Walz2020-04-09 13:30 PT

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