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"Rideshare in a Tesla? An L.A. startup created by a teen has you covered"
Orange County Register - July 5, 2018
"Go between San Diego and LA for about $50 (or less), while riding in a Tesla"
San Diego Union Tribune - June 27, 2017
Tesloop is shaking the auto insurance industry
"Farmers Insurance already adapting to Tesla change"
Insurance Business - May 26, 2017
Tesloop is the future of transportation
"Tesla will change the world and waste all your money"
Cody Shirk - 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."
Cody Shirk, Investment Blogger
"Tesla is pushing the insurance industry to prepare for massive disruption"
Business Insider - May 25, 2017
"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."
-Gabe Saldivar, Travel and Pop Culture Reporter
Tesloop Case Study "Rethinking transportation 2020-2030 - The disruption of transportation and the collapse of the internal-combustion vehicle and oil industries"
Rethink X - May 2017
"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."
-Leon Kaye, Business Writer and Strategic Communications Specialist
"Goodyear tests tires with Tesloop"
Tech Crunch - Jan 27, 2017
"It’s easy to get caught up in all the technology being built into cars of the future — ADAS, autonomous capabilities, V2X, and on and on. It’s also easy to forget that so far — until we get our flying cars — there are four points of contact between most vehicles and the road. The tires."
-Kristen Hall-Geisler, Automotive Journalist
"Tesloop, Goodyear map out the digital future of tires on Teslas today"
Goodyear Corporate - Jan 5, 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."
-Paul Shea, Technology Reporter
"US Airlines and Shared Mobility - Will auto disruption travel to airlines?"
Morgan Stanley Research - Oct 6, 2016
"We believe that Tesloop demonstrates the capacity for new mobility models to disintermediate traditional mobility options by replicating the service with equal or lesser costs and travel times and and by improving upon the experience of airline travel and person vehicle ownership."
-Morgan Stanley Research
"Deal: Take a Tesla SUV ride from L.A to Palm Springs for $79, Las Vegas for $129"
Los Angeles Times - Oct 4, 2016
CEO Rahul discusses the future of travel at the Morgan Stanley Laguna Transportation Conference
Uploaded - Sep 27, 2016
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
"This City-to-City Ride-Sharing Service Uses Only Teslas"
Afar Magazine - Sept 15, 2016
"Tesloop travel service Palm Springs"
Jetsetters Blog - Aug 26, 2016
"(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."
-Jetsetters, Travel Bloggers
"Tesloop launches sustainable travel service to greater Palm Springs"
Visit Greater Palm Springs - Aug 18, 2016"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."
-Greater Palm Springs Visitors Center
"Can't afford a Tesla? This service will pick you up in one for as low as $39"
The Desert Sun - Aug 17, 2016
"Tesloop Offer City to City Autonomous Trips using Tesla Electric Cars"
Nature World News - May 18, 2016
"For those who wanted to be chauffeured in a Tesla Model S, now is your chance. A high school student by the name of Haydn proposed his city to city Tesla idea to Elon Musk and the tycoon approved of the concept."
-Jessica Fenol, World News Reporter
"Travelers in the Southwest have a new all-electric option: long-distance car sharing in a Tesla with Autopilot. The service is called Tesloop, and it currently serves 15 cities in southern California, plus Henderson and Las Vegas in Nevada and Phoenix, Arizona."
-Kristen Hall-Geisler, Automotive Journalist
"How a 16-Year-Old Turned His First Car into a Revolutionary Startup"
Next Shark - Dec 15, 2015
"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."
-Max Chang, Business Writer
"Working at In-n-Out wasn’t going to cut it for one teenager. Earlier this year Haydn Sonnad, a 16-year-old who hails from Los Angeles, wanted to own a Tesla Model S. His dad agreed loan him to money as long helped contribute to the monthly payments. And with that, an entrepreneur was born."
-KTLA and Tesloop
"Uber Too Common? Tesloop Wants to Provide Chauffeured Tesla Model S Rides Between U.S. Cities"
Transport Evolved - 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-you-need-it functionality of city car clubs and ride-sharing platforms like Uber and Lyft."
-Nikki Gordon Bloomfield, Green Automotive Writer
The Origin of Tesloop: Haydn asks Elon about Autopilot at Tesla Shareholders meeting
Uploaded - Aug 20, 2015
"Tesloop is a Green Shuttle Service That Uses a Model S to Take People from LA to Las Vegas"
Auto Evolution - Jul 31, 2015
"There's a new startup trying to change the way people shuttle between two major cities, and it's a combo between Uber and traditional taxi services."
-Tudor Rus, Automotive Writer
"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. "
-Jason Koebler, Senior Staff Writer