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Tesla Model S Performance Plus Gets Supercar-Like Handling

Tesla has quietly announced a new performance option for its Model S electric sedan, which is said to not only boost the car’s driving range but also its handling ability. Late last year we first told you Tesla was working on a handling package for the Model S that was being benchmarked... read more

May 6, 2013 by
 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Want A Tesla Model S? Recycle Your Roadster

The Tesla Model S, is, despite the company's somewhat questionable practices, a brilliant car. It also happens to be electric. It's also quite in demand. So what to do now... read more April 17, 2013 by


 
Tesla Motors still advertising $500/mo price despite revision of calculator settings

Tesla Model S For $500 Per Month? No. Just No.

Elon Musk is putting his money where his mouth is, but it's actually not much money at all, despite the big mouth. Announced today, a new financing plan makes it possible for... read more April 2, 2013 by


 
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Tesla Cancels Most Affordable 40-kWh Model S Due To 'Lack Of Demand'

In what feels more like a bait-and-switch marketing tactic than a legitimate business decision, Tesla Motors has announced that it will not build the most affordable... read more April 1, 2013 by


 
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Tesla Model S Meets The Jaws Of Life: Video

For decades, accident scene first responders had set protocols for removing victims trapped in the wreckage of an automobile. Whether the car was built by Kia or by Hummer... read more March 7, 2013 by


 
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Tesla's Elon Musk Puts The Cost Of Bad Press At $100 Million: Video

The strange and curious case of The New York Times versus Tesla just won’t seem to go away. What was supposed to be a tech piece on Tesla’s new Supercharger... read more February 26, 2013 by


 
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Tesla's Elon Musk Responds To The New York Times

On Tuesday, we brought you the story of The New York Times, represented by writer John M. Broder, versus electric car maker Tesla. While the entire incident has been... read more February 14, 2013 by


 
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Elon Musk Refutes New York Times Tesla Model S Review: Video

The task for The New York Times' contributor John M. Broder sounded simple enough: to highlight Tesla’s newly-installed Supercharger Stations at Interstate 95 rest... read more February 12, 2013 by


 
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Tesla Model S Runs The Quarter Mile In 12.371 Seconds: Video

The flagship of the Tesla Model S range, the Model S Performance, comes with a power rating of 301 kilowatts (416 horsepower) as well as an 85 kWh battery pack that the EPA... read more January 29, 2013 by


 
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Tesla's 'Supercharger' Fast-Chargers Spread To East Coast

Having successfully launched its first ‘Supercharger’ fast-charging stations on the West Coast back in September, electric car startup Tesla has quietly added... read more December 26, 2012 by


 
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Tesla Model S 60-kWh Variant Given 208 Mile Range Rating By EPA

Aside from their higher purchase prices, the biggest reason consumers shy away for electric vehicles as primary transportation seems to be their limited range. That begs a... read more December 7, 2012 by


 
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Tesla Reprices The 2013 Model S Sedan

Last week we told you that Tesla would be announcing a price increase on its 2013 Model S sedan, for all orders taken on or after January 1, 2013. At the time, the electric... read more November 29, 2012 by


 
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Tesla Model S Price Rise On The Horizon

The Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan has been a runaway success, with the car praised by most that have driven it and order books already registering more than 13,000... read more November 21, 2012 by


 
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Is Tesla Planning More Model S Variants?

On Monday Tesla [NASDQ:TSLA] came out with its third-quarter financial results, and while the company reported a loss of $110.8 million, this was almost entirely outweighed... read more November 8, 2012 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla’s Third Quarter Results Mix Bad With Good

For Tesla Motors fans, owners and investors, this morning’s third-quarter earnings call was a mixture of bad news and good news. First, the bad news: the start-up... read more November 5, 2012 by


 
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Tesla Model S Heads To Europe, First Stop The Autobahn

Now that Tesla has successfully launched its Model S sedan in the United States to near-universal praise from buyers and the automotive press, the electric automaker is... read more November 2, 2012 by


 
 

 
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