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2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray takes on the Tesla Model S at the drag strip

Tesla Model S Takes On 2014 Corvette Stingray At The Drag Strip: Video

Much has been made of the Tesla Model S's performance chops, particularly in the 85-kWh Performance version. But even more has been made of the 2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray's undeniable athletic abilities. So what happens when the two face off on the drag strip? The answer may surprise you, but... read more

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Tesla Model S purchased with Bitcoins from Lamborghini Newport Beach

First Tesla Model S Purchased With Bitcoin

If you're not familiar with Bitcoin, you might want to change that. The electronic cryptocurrency is rapidly gaining acceptance around the globe, with many businesses--and... read more December 5, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

Tesla Battery Fires: NHTSA Seeking Detailed Info, Germany Finds No Defect

While some see a recent string of three battery fires involving Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S electric sedan as nothing more than unfortunate happenstance, the National... read more December 3, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

NHTSA Opens Probe Into Tesla Model S Fires

After three recorded Model S electric car fires, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is opening an investigation. Last month, the NHTSA said it would... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

Third Tesla Model S Fire: Still Not A Big Deal

A third Tesla Model S has caught fire, and while many pundits speculate as to the impact the news will have on Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] stock, the future of electric cars... read more November 7, 2013 by 


 
Simulation of Tesla Model S as a police cruiser

Is The Tesla Model S Electric Car The Perfect Police Cruiser?

The city manager of tony Atherton, California, thinks he'd like some new police cruisers. In fact, George Rodericks suggested to the San Jose Mercury News, "I'd love to see... read more November 6, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S taken to top speed on a German Autobahn

Tesla Model S Tops 130 MPH On The Autobahn: Video

There are very few places you can safely test the top speed of modern vehicles, and even fewer where it's legal to do so--but some sections of Germany's autobahn network tick... read more November 5, 2013 by 


 
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Elon Musk Promises Autobahn-Tuned Model S: Video

Here in the U.S., Tesla Model S owners are likely to rarely reach the car’s 130 mph top speed, but in Germany, where the electric sedan has just been launched, this... read more October 22, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S P85 service loaner vehicle [photo: David Noland]

Owner Of Battery Fire Tesla Model S Says Car 'Performed Very Well,' Will Buy Again

The Tesla Model S fire that we asked everyone not to get all worked up about because it's just like any other car fire is still not a big deal (in fact, it may be less of a... read more October 4, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Model S Unintended Acceleration Complaint Filed With NHTSA

Toyota's well-known issues with unintended acceleration (whatever the actual root cause) gave the company headaches and cost it millions of dollars for years--in fact, it's... read more September 25, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S P85 service loaner vehicle [photo: David Noland]

Tesla Model S Maintenance: Almost None Required, Actually

The Tesla Model S battery-electric luxury sedan is a remarkable car, and it's elevated the public perception of electric cars to a new level. It's won awards, thrilled... read more September 20, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla To Make Fully Autonomous Cars By 2016?

Tesla's effort to build an autonomous car could reach fruition by 2016 according to a new Reuters report today. The question isn't so much whether the technology is feasible... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S on the dyno with Autocar

Tesla Model S Cranks Out 428 Horses At The Wheels: Video

The Tesla Model S is an undeniably quick car, especially considering its considerable weight. But just how much power does the world's only real electric car produce? A lot... read more September 17, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Model S Isn't A Luxury Car, So Stop Comparing It To Them

We love it, and we love to hate its marketing almost as much as we despise the overzealous, often ignorant coverage in the press. First, Tesla insists on listing prices with... read more August 23, 2013 by 


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

Tesla Model S Rated As Safest Car On Sale By NHTSA

The Tesla Model S electric sedan isn't just receiving awards from all quarters--it's also incredibly safe should the worst occur. Just how safe has come to light in extra... read more August 20, 2013 by 


 
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All-Wheel-Drive Tesla Model S In The Pipeline: Report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said in the past that more Model S variants were in the pipeline, which led us to speculate that one would likely be an all-wheel-drive version built... read more August 9, 2013 by 


 
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