NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors (TSLA) shares are up 0.96% to $224.36 in trading on Wednesday after the electric vehicle manufacturer posted a detailed look at just how much range its different models get on a single charge.
The company has faced questions about how far its vehicles can travel on a single charge since it went public. Those questions have been rekindled since Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced last Friday that the company's Roadster 3.0 upgrade would have a range of 400 miles on a single charge, a range increase of 63%.
"Roadster upgrade will enable non-stop travel from LA to SF -- almost 400 mile range. Details tmrw. Merry Christmas!," Musk tweeted last week.
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The company's driving range chart showed that its four Model S variants have a driving range between 208 miles per charge for the Model S 60, to 270 miles per charge on the Model S 85 D.
However, some Wall Street analysts believe that falling gasoline prices may make Tesla's driving ranges irrelevant.
"According to data compiled by Edmunds, the automobile market research company, sales of light trucks and other "gas guzzlers" (my term, not theirs) are suddenly booming again. And sales of hybrids, electrics and other fuel-efficient vehicles have suddenly, er, tanked," wrote Brett Arends of Market Watch.
"From May through November, sales of hybrids and electrics slumped from 4.1% of the market to just 3.2%. Meanwhile trucks, vans and SUVs in November accounted for 55% of the market - their highest share since 2011," he continued.