“It is in Tesla’s interest to under-sell expectations of the Model X’s capabilities while it is still in the early stages of the global roll-out of the Model S.”
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas expects Tesla’s new model to outsell the Model S as soon as it will hit the market. It is therefore only wise to dampen expectations given that the Californians are just launching in new markets.
“A 2,500-dollar rebate to purchase an electric vehicle is not likely to matter to someone earning over 300,000 dollars a year, but it does make a big difference to someone earning 60k a year. Every community deserves clean air, regardless of wealth.”
Kevin de León, Senator in Los Angeles, is asking for a change in California’s rebate policy. While currently mostly the wealthiest benefit from the programme, his proposed Senate Bill 1275 is calling for a cap on income for those eligible.
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