Now that Tesla has released their new affordable and compact car, the Model 3, it’s time to start thinking about Tesla’s next big product!
A lot of consumers have been wondering what Tesla’s next big thing will be ever since they revealed the Model 3. Well, now we know: it’s Tesla’s Tiny House!
Tesla house – Elon Musk’s next big project
Tesla will unveil a tiny house in August of 2022. The house is already available for purchase, and Musk has committed $5 million to make it fully sustainable by his deadline date. Tesla will install solar panels on the roof of every house and claims that each home will produce enough energy to sustain itself, along with two additional houses. The home comes standard with an on-site Tesla supercharger, so you can charge your car while you’re sleeping or away from home. There are also four different types of floor plans available, each with a unique set of features depending on your budget and lifestyle. On top of all that, Musk assures buyers that any car parked in a Tesla garage will have its battery charged within 45 minutes at no extra cost!
Musk unveiled pictures of his sustainable home at a Tesla shareholder meeting, and it looks like it’s about ready to ship! I think it’s exciting that Tesla is expanding into new industries like real estate, but as a Tesla shareholder myself, I’m also concerned about where all of these new expenses are going to come from. While we haven’t seen any numbers yet on price or construction costs for these homes, we do know that they aren’t mass-produced (the first one will be shipped in August), so they’re bound to be more expensive than an average house. Musk said he plans to make all of these homes fully sustainable by 2022—but how much will they cost?
Tesla sustainable home – cool or a scam?
Home is where you live, right? For Tesla CEO Elon Musk, it’s also where you can charge your Tesla. His sustainable home comes with solar panels, a tiny house in a giant building and even his own personal elevator. But what kind of sustainable home is that? Here are three ways to think about sustainability in a home before diving into your next purchase: What goes into it, what goes on it and how well do they work together.
When it comes to Tesla’s sustainable home and how your home is built, what goes into it means that you have access to renewable energy sources (solar panels in Musk’s case). In your next home, access to clean energy may not be as simple as walking out to a giant solar panel. Your local government can get involved here and even force clean energy providers like solar power or wind power on residents. However, they tend to do so in an expensive way and only after a lot of political lobbying so there are fewer direct ways to push renewable energy into homes.
Tesla news update on this product
Tesla Model 3 is already pushing Tesla’s production capacity to its limits, but that doesn’t mean Elon Musk is planning to stop there. At last year’s Tesla shareholder’s meeting, Musk said he would be unveiling the sort of thing we’re building for tiny houses and large houses. A lot of people are going to want to buy these and we’ll need to make a lot of them. It will actually be a very smart way of using solar power, turning a solar roof into a product, similar to what SolarCity does with rooftop panels. We think it will probably be quite attractive for homeowners… and we expect to announce that sometime between now and next summer. — Mashable
What is Tesla’s next big product? People have been guessing for a while, but it looks like we’re about to find out. The company has now submitted trademarks to be approved in Canada, and word on Reddit is that Tesla could unveil its next major product — whatever that might be — as soon as next week. As far as we know, only Elon Musk knows what it might be (even co-founder JB Straubel has said he was not aware of any products coming soon from Tesla), but speculation runs wild on Reddit.
Will this be another success?
Tesla has been successful in bringing electric vehicles to market. In 2013, Tesla sold 3,100 Roadsters with a starting price of $109,000.
Tesla has now begun production of its new and affordable Model S sedan, which it sells for around $57,000 after federal tax credits and state rebates are applied. The Model S is currently being built at a factory outside of San Francisco. Analysts predict that within five years there will be more than 10 million electric vehicles on roads around the world — up from about 150,000 today — with China expected to account for half that total by 2020.
Now, Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, is betting that he can repeat his success in building electric cars with a home energy system. In March of 2014, Tesla announced its acquisition of SolarCity for $2.6 billion and on April 30th, it unveiled its new solar energy product: the Powerwall. It has generated a lot of attention from consumers and investors alike because it’s expected to be used in combination with Tesla’s forthcoming electric car Model 3.
Why would you want one?
The Tesla tiny house is a little more than half of what a typical 2,000-square-foot American home costs. The total cost for a solar roof, which includes six different panels and runs about $73,500. [Emphasis] A look at local zoning laws and construction costs in your area will affect how much your Tesla tiny house will actually end up costing you to buy or build. You can use tools like DesigningMyTeslaTinyHouse to get an idea of what it might cost you—but keep in mind that they’re just estimates based on national averages. The final cost is always going to be dependent on where you live, too.
Depending on where you live, your tiny house could cost as little as $40,000 or less to buy or build. The average American home costs about $330,000, so a Tesla tiny house represents a significant saving—both for homeowners and for buyers looking for an investment property. Builders looking to get into real estate may see a new niche market opening up that they can get in on with relative ease. [Emphasis] A family with kids might want to use their Tesla tiny house as an extra bedroom and office while they save up money to build their next home. Or maybe they’ll decide that living in your Tesla tiny house year-round just works best for them.
The price of a Tesla tiny house?
I would place my tiny home in Malibu, California. I chose Malibu for two reasons: The first reason being is because it has a variety of great weather year-round so you can use your tiny house outside. The second reason being is because there are plenty of jobs to be had in that area. If I was living in a tiny house, I would want it to be as close to a city as possible so that I could have more options with employment and everything else. Also, if something went wrong with my home or if I needed something fixed/replaced then having it as close to an urban area as possible will cut down on travel time compared to some more rural areas.
Tesla’s next big product?: Tesla’s next big product after their new solar roof panels, which were just released last month, is going to be their new tiny houses. The company already has plans in motion to build out a large factory near Reno Nevada where they plan on producing over 50,000 homes per year by 2022. These homes will range from 250 square feet up to 1,500 square feet but all of them will come equipped with Tesla’s solar panel technology allowing homeowners to become completely self-sufficient when it comes to energy consumption.
Where would you place your tiny home?
Where you place your tiny home depends on what type of setting you want. For example, if you’re aiming for a totally sustainable experience and want to go off-grid entirely, it might be worth investing in solar panels or wind turbines. It’s also important to consider that these smaller homes use less energy because they require less heating and cooling, so your utility bill will be reduced. If self-sufficiency is your goal, think about finding an off-grid location that has access to natural water sources like a stream or spring and views with abundant sunlight.
For other types of locations, you’ll want to consider parking your tiny home in a private lot or in an RV park. One of the key benefits of choosing a land-based location is that you’ll have ready access to utilities like water and electricity. The downside is that it can be trickier to work with homeowners associations, as they may not allow RVs or tiny homes on their property. Check with your local homeowner association before buying any land so you don’t end up having unexpected costs like fines or eviction fees after moving in.
After Tesla unveiled its new technology at a California design studio, Elon Musk took to Twitter to show off his next big project: Tesla’s Tiny House. Measuring in at just over 350 square feet, Musk says that it will be available on Amazon for about $200,000. Though still technically a prototype, for now, its estimated completion date is August 2022. While some are calling into question Musk’s vision (now being referred to as Tesla’s Tiny House), we have full confidence that he will bring his vision of sustainable living to fruition.
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