Tesla (TSLA) Could Achieve 400+ Mile Range with 'Model 100D' - Analyst

August 25, 2016 3:21 PM EDT
Get Alerts TSLA Hot Sheet
Price: $237.75 --0%

Rating Summary:
    16 Buy, 14 Hold, 9 Sell

Rating Trend: Down Down

Today's Overall Ratings:
    Up: 29 | Down: 28 | New: 6
Trade TSLA Now!
Join SI Premium – FREE

Get the Pulse of the Market with StreetInsider.com's Pulse Picks. Get your Free Trial here.

Global Equities sees a Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) Model "100D" achieving an operating range notably above 400 miles. The outlook comes after the firm attended the recent Vehicular Propulsion Technology Summit.

Analyst Trip Chowdhry noted the following:

-- Tesla Model S P100D has EPA range of 315 miles

-- P to D range improvement is between 9% to 10% - we are assuming 9%

-- Adding range improvement of D over P, Tesla Model S 100D will have a range of 343 miles

-- Battery Form Factor improvement of 20700 over 18650 - 15% to 18% - we are assuming 15%

  • Adding range improvement of 20700 cell-form-factor over 18650 cell-form-factor,Tesla Model S 100D will have a range of 395 miles
  • Please refer to GER 5 part Battery and GigaFactory report for above details...

-- Electric Motor propulsion improvement by increasing Copper Winding Density - we are assuming 10% improvement

  • Tesla can easily improve Electric Motor propulsion by increasing Copper Winding Density
  • By just making a slight adjustment to the Laminate Winding Machine, Tesla EV Motor propulsion can be improved by 12% to 15%
  • Assuming 85% EV Motor Efficiency, we are assuming range improvement of 10%
  • Adding EV Motor propulsion improvement, Tesla Model S 100D will have a range of 434 miles

Serious News for Serious Traders! Try StreetInsider.com Premium Free!

You May Also Be Interested In

Related Categories

Analyst Comments

Related Entities

Tesla, Trip Chowdhry

Add Your Comment