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Tesla Motors Announces Fourth Car for Future Electric Vehicle Lineup
Posted By Kristine Lofgren On June 3, 2013 @ 5:04 pm In automotive,Electric Cars,Innovation,News | 6 Comments
It’s been a great year so far for Tesla  – the electric automaker paid back its federal loan a full 9 years early , it announced plans to triple its supercharger stations , and it scooped the green car of the year award . Now CEO Elon Musk has announced plans to follow up on the company’s success with two additional vehicles – a small SUV and a lower-priced sedan that will hit the streets as early as 2015.
Currently the car company is focused on producing the Model S  sedan and the Model X, a crossover SUV that will go into production next year. “In about three to four years, that’s when we aspire to bring into production a sedan that’s about half the price of the Model S, and then shortly thereafter a small SUV as well,” says Musk. “These should be quite affordable. The price would be on the order of $35,000.” Tesla has been in the news lately after posting its first profit in the company’s 10-years and promptly paying off its federal loan  nine years early.
Via Bloomberg 
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 paid back its federal loan a full 9 years early: http://inhabitat.com/tesla-repays-its-entire-department-of-energy-loan-nine-years-early/
 triple its supercharger stations: http://inhabitat.com/tesla-announces-plans-to-triple-its-supercharger-stations-by-the-end-of-2013/
 green car of the year award: http://inhabitat.com/tesla-model-s-named-2013-world-green-car-of-the-year/
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 Model S: http://inhabitat.com/consumer-reports-gives-the-tesla-model-s-its-highest-test-rating-ever/
 Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-05-31/musk-says-fourth-tesla-vehicle-to-be-small-electric-suv.html
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