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Tesla CEO: Very optimistic for 2014

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  1. Calvin.K

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    [video]http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000235883&play=1[/video]
     
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    Thanks, this is the second part of his interview today and has a lot of upbeat news for 2014
     
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    The model S in the background has different front lights. A re-styling of the Model S?
     
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    The whole hood and headlights look different elon and model s.PNG

    The hood appears "bowed" and the lights appear noticeably thinner. Maybe it is a trick of the eye or the perspective though...
     
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    I don't see the "difference" you are referring to.

    Tesla has indicated there are no near-term restyling plans for the S.
     
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    Maybe I just want to see something...but was thinking it would be necessary to accommodate the motor.
     
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    You are right but to me it looks clear that the front side is slightly different. Maybe that it's the Super AWD Model S? :cool:
     
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    People seem to be missing that Elon mentioned they are picking the state that will contain the Tesla battery gigafactory within a month...
     
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    And that Tesla is doing it in partnership with some other companies
     
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    I'm guessing 80+% chance it's Texas.
     
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    So are they going ahead with the battery factory or is this just a pipe dream. Has anyone seen any communication from Tesla about this other than they are thinking about the concept.
     
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    Looks normal to me...
    normal.jpg
     
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    Elon Musk just said on live TV; doing giga factory in partnership with some other companies, currently making final decision on location, more details at Q4 ER. I'd say that's about as real as it gets.
     
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    Elon said deciding which state to pick not province so talk of "North America" being somewhere in Canada are out.

    He referenced "partners" in the Giga Factory not "partner." So there will be more than just Panasonic assuming Panasonic is one of the partners.

    When Phil LeBeau asked about the Model E Elon did not correct him saying something like that is just a trademark , the final name of the Gen 3 sedan had not been picked etc.
     
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    Well, given that they are probably going to need to use some battery company's intellectual property, that stands to reason. Most likely Panasonic, but not necessarily...
     
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    Looks no different to me. Definitely just the lighting.
     
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    RE looks different...

    Looks to me (on the right version) as if there is a ledge below the left head light for a wiper. Note that protrusion below the dark area with a bright reflection..
     

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