Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) will distribute the first batch of an improved assembly line of its Sport Utility Vehicle (SUVs) called “Model X”. All customers are expected to have their brand new vehicle by September 29. The new electric car model is the most important vehicle the company has ever built, until now.
The delivery event will take place at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California and its CEO Elon Musk will be there. It has been long since Musk started with the idea of an electric car which aims to preserve a clean environment. Now, it is not only a reality but perhaps the most relevant potential car to be released in 2015. It is also one of the most anticipated cars that have been launched in the recent years, according to ValueWalk.
SUV cars are one of the most sold vehicles in the United States. They have become a trend since2013 and several car manufacturers have delivered SUVs alternatives such as Land Rover and Porsche.
Model X expectations
The Model X is expected to be one of the best SUVs ever created. Tesla Motors did it pretty well with its first Model S, which captivated customers and the automotive media alike. Even, Consumer Reports has named the Model S its top pick for two consecutive years, according to Business Insider.
Furthermore, what we know so far about the Model X it is that it combines the space and functionality of a seven-seat SUV vehicle with the uncompromised performance of a Tesla. Every model comes with all-wheel drive standard, powered by two independent, digitally controlled electric motors, which leaves no room for carbon monoxide contamination.
In addition, Tesla’s Model X is already sold out until the second half of 2016. This fact would create awareness in the automotive market, reassuring that electric cars are worth the shot.
Taking advantage over the Volkswagen situation
As we previously reported, Volkswagen (VW) is going through a delicate legal situation, due to its revealed cheating on cars emissions control. Quartz have recently reported that the only way Volkswagen can recover from this current crisis would be by forging “the most aggressive path of anyone to the mainstream electric car, to bring the cleanest of clean-car technologies to the masses.”
And that is just what Elon Musk wants. He is seeking for an ecosystem in which millions of electric cars are sold by several automotive companies every year around the world. Musk is targeting competitors because his ‘considerable sales ambitions’ need more competition.
“Musk is confident that his Teslas will stand out – and, he hopes to sell more than any other single make. That’s why he has vowed not to sue anyone using Tesla patents, as long as they are doing it, in what he ambiguously calls, ‘good faith’.” Quartz stated.
Source: Business Insider