Press and Media Coverage
Watch Rahul, Tesloop CEO, talk about Tesloop and the future of autonomous electric vehicles, extreme utilization of vehicles, and the first Tesla to reach 200k miles with Morgan Stanley's Automobile Industry Analyst, Adam Jonas
Tesla will change the world and waste all your money
June 8, 2017
"The ride from LAX to Palm Springs cost me $29 in a brand new Tesla X. There was juice, coffee, water, snacks, noise cancelling earphones, neck pillows, wi-fi, and every amenity you could wish for in the car. It was literally like flying in first class… except I was in a Tesla."
Farmers Insurance already adapting to Tesla change
May 26, 2017
"The personal auto insurance industry could be in for massive disruption as autonomous-driving technology makes cars safer."
"'Farmers wrote a new auto policy for Tesloop that slashes the service's previous insurance costs by 25% by reducing its risk premium', Tesloop CEO Rahul Sonnad told Business Insider."
"It’s called Tesloop, and it allows folks to travel in the comforts of a Tesla for regional trips such as the trek from nearby cities San Diego and Los Angeles. The experience looks comfy and—while similar in concept to a taxi or ridesharing service—is promised at a price point that is less than a crowded train."
"Tesloop offers a happy medium: inter-city travel between cities in California... And in a nod to the Instagram and Snapchat generation, the company is quick to realize that its passengers can be its best marketers: Rides are equipped with wi-fi and device chargers so users can easily document or snap their trips."
Goodyear tests tires with Tesloop
Jan 27, 2017
"Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is rumored to be working on an Uber competitor that will, in the eyes of Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas at least, shake the foundations of the auto world. Elon Musk, the firm’s visionary CEO, had better watch out however, as a 16 year old from Playa Vista, California just might get there first."
"(Greater Palm Springs, CA) – Now travelers from Los Angeles and Orange County planning a trip to Greater Palm Springs can leave the driving to someone else. Earlier this week, the new Tesloop ridesharing service began offering visitors a relaxing ride in a Tesla Model X with drop-off locations in each of the nine cities in Greater Palm Springs."
"Now travelers from Los Angeles and Orange County planning a trip to Greater Palm Springs can leave the driving to someone else. Earlier this week, the new Tesloop ridesharing service began offering visitors a relaxing ride in a Tesla Model X with drop-off locations in each of the nine cities in Greater Palm Springs."
How a 16-Year-Old Turned His First Car into a Revolutionary Startup
Dec 15, 2016
"As an excited 16-year-old looking to get his first car, Haydn Sonnad set his sights on getting a Tesla. But for a car that starts at $70,000, Sonnad would need a plan to pay off the lease every month."
Uber Too Common? Tesloop Wants to Provide Chauffeured Tesla Model S Rides Between U.S. Cities
Nov 16, 2015
"It’s a well-known fact that today’s youth are less interested in car ownership than their parents or grandparents were. Indeed, getting your first car, that age-old rite of passage anyone over the age of thirty will remember with fondness, has been replaced by the convenience and when-y0u-need-it functionality of city car clubs and ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft."
"At the Tesla Motors shareholder meeting last week, a confident-looking 16-year-old stepped up to the microphone and asked Elon Musk a question about his brand new Tesla: "I'm going to be creating a constant loop of this car with people filled in it going between Culver City [California] and Las Vegas. I call this a Tesloop," he said. "