According to a statement, the dealership will include a design studio where customers can assemble their own vehicles to their liking, along with a full-service repair facility.
It is a chance for Inland motorists to learn about what is being hailed as the first sedan designed from the ground up as an electric car. According to the company's literature, it "has been engineered to elevate the public's expectations of what a premium sedan can be."
The Model S has gotten high marks from Consumer Reports, but the publicly traded company is still in something of a developmental phase. Earlier this week Tesla reported a loss of
According to financial reports, Tesla's research and development costs in the quarter increased 49 percent to
Tesla is investing in adjusting its sedans so they can be sold in European and Asian markets. The company is also working to modify the lithium-ion batteries, which caught fire due to road debris in two instances last year. No one was injured.
The company reported it manufactured 7,535 Model S sedans in the quarter, a record, and delivered 6,437 of them to customers.
Much interest is being paid to Tesla's plans to build a new factory to manufacture the batteries, which the company believes will sharply reduce its costs. As many as five states, including
But analysts are looking at the bigger picture, covering Tesla's possible long-term impact.
"Tesla's potential to play a major role in the future of personal transportation remains its most compelling story,"
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