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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 So what to do now that your Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Roadster has been superceded as the coolest production EV around? Trade it in! That's right, Tesla... read more

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2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Launch Of Second-Gen Tesla Roadster Pushed Back To 2015

The Tesla Roadster was forced to bow out of the market last year due to Lotus choosing to end production of its own Elise and Exige sports cars, with which the Tesla shared a... read more February 13, 2012 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Tesla Planning Second-Generation Electric Roadster For 2014

With the pioneering Tesla Roadster bowing out of the market place, Californian startup Tesla will be without a model until its Model S electric sedan arrives in the first... read more October 27, 2011 by 


 
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Tesla Loses Major Part Of Its "Top Gear" Lawsuit

As first covered on our sister site GreenCarReports, a British high court ruled against Tesla this week in its libel lawsuit against the BBC and its 'Top Gear' program... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Roadster #16 on track at ReFuel EV races

Tesla Roadster Wins ReFuel EV Races, We Interview The Driver, Joe Nuxoll

The ReFuel EV Track Day and SportElectric Time Trial were held at Laguna Seca last weekend, and a group of Tesla employees decided it would be a fun way to get to know each... read more July 1, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Roadster on an autocross course

Tesla Roadster Hits The Autocross Course: Video

The Tesla Roadster has proved that light weight and a flat torque curve can do wonders. Now at least one owner has put his car through the paces on an autocross. Watching the... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Winding Down The Roadster, Introducing Model X Crossover Concept

Well, after years of giving electric car hopes and dreams, the Tesla Roadster is winding down toward an end. According to paperwork filed with the SEC, Tesla plans to stop... read more May 27, 2011 by 


 
Porsche Boxster E electric prototype

Porsche Reaffirms Performance Electric Car Promise

Porsche may not be the first name you think of when you think electric cars--Tesla, Nissan, Chevrolet, even Smart are more likely--but that may change, especially if you're... read more May 23, 2011 by 


 
Delta Motorsport E-4 Electric Coupe

Move Over Tesla, Delta Motorsport Launches 150 MPH E-4 Electric Coupe

Over in the UK, a relatively new company by the name of Delta Motorsport and based at the famous Silverstone race circuit, has designed and built from the ground up a sporty... read more May 13, 2011 by 


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Taking Electric Roadster Across The Country In Drive Change Tour

Still unsure if the $100,000-plus Tesla Roadster is for you? Well, Tesla is hoping to change all that with its latest promotional effort, the Drive Change Electric Roadster... read more May 10, 2011 by 


 
Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Calls Top Gear “Completely Phony”

In the ongoing battle between Tesla and Top Gear, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has finally spoken, comparing the BBC’s popular automotive television program to a Milli... read more April 7, 2011 by 


 
Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla vs. TopGear: Only Half Of The Story

Electric car maker Tesla is suing U.K. hit TV show TopGear for libel and malicious falsehood, seeking to right the record about its Roadster electric sports car, which the... read more March 31, 2011 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Motors Sues Top Gear

Back in 2008, the television show Top Gear ran a feature on the world's first mass-produced electric sports car. Enthusiastically praising the car's acceleration--though... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
Tesla versus Top Gear

Breaking: Tesla Sues BBC's Top Gear For Libel And Malicious Falsehood

Tesla is no stranger to lawsuits, having been on both the receiving end and acting as instigator in several nasty cases in the recent past. The Californian electric car... read more March 30, 2011 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport Review

After spending an afternoon with the world's first volume produced electric sports car, it strikes me as something of a conundrum. On the one hand, I respect it for the... read more February 18, 2011 by 


 
Getaround car sharing Tesla Roadster Sport

CES 2011: Getaround Lets You Share Your Car For Cash

One of the coolest features of the Visteon C-Beyond technology demo car at this year's CES is the built-in social ridesharing service. Though that's still a hypothetical... read more January 7, 2011 by 


 
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