Tesla’s sleek, upscale electric vehicles have captured a wide audience — wide enough that traditional makers of luxury vehicles are feeling the need to compete directly with the Silicon Valley upstart.
At the same time, Tesla has inspired other start-up electric-vehicle makers, some of whom are aiming for the same market that Tesla has so far had for itself. On top of that, the mainstream automakers are drawing inspiration from Tesla as they design their own electric vehicles for the mass market.
Several new electric vehicles broke cover for the first time at last month’s Los Angeles International Auto Show. Here’s a closer look at them.