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Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Elon Musk Talks Tesla Model X Details On European Tour

Tesla Motors is among the most tight-lipped car companies, but luckily for fans and prying journalists, it's also one of the smallest. That means CEO Elon Musk and CTO J.B. Straubel can hold town hall-like events with the company's small customer base, answering questions and providing a preview of... read more

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Musk Says Chinese Factory In Tesla's Long-Term Plans

If you're an automaker selling cars in China, doing so from outside the country is made much more difficult due to high import tariffs imposed at the border. But do so from... read more January 27, 2014 by


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Analyst Predicts Tesla Motors Sale In 2014

The progress of Tesla Motors, electric car startup co-founded by PayPal billionaire Elon Musk, has been eye-opening for many in 2013. While the company hasn't been immune to... read more December 31, 2013 by


 
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2014 Tesla Model S A Five-Star-Safe Car, Says NHTSA

Earlier this year Tesla was granted a full five stars in the NHTSA's round of vehicle crash testing for its Model S electric car. While the way Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more December 26, 2013 by


 
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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