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Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Watch The Tesla Model S-Based Saleen Foursixteen Burn Rubber: Video

Whether you like it or not, the performance car of the future will feature some form of electrification for its drivetrain. And in some cases, there won’t be any internal combustion engine whatsoever. That doesn’t mean the aggressive sound performance cars are known for will be... read more

September 9, 2014 by 
 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Looks To Hire Hackers To Beat Hackers

The technological advancement of vehicles means the risk of hackers infiltrating myriad electronic systems becomes ever greater. For car companies, the onus is on them to... read more August 15, 2014 by 


 
Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S-Based Saleen FourSixteen Heads To Pebble Beach

Saleen will unveil its long-anticipated modified version of the Tesla Model S at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this weekend. Dubbed FourSixteen, the electric car... read more August 14, 2014 by 


 
Slide showing Tesla Motors gigafactory statistics, from Feb 2014 presentation

Tesla Inks Battery Deal For Gigafactory—But Where?

Tesla and its battery partner Panasonic have finally confirmed a formal agreement to build a battery 'gigafactory'--from which Tesla will produce the huge volumes of... read more July 31, 2014 by 


 
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Tesla And Panasonic Reach Agreement On 'Gigafactory' Battery Plant

Tesla Motors and Panasonic have reportedly reached an agreement on Tesla's massive 'Gigafactory,' which is expected to be the world's largest manufacturer of lithium-ion... read more July 29, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla Model S Hacked In Chinese Contest

As cars become increasingly computerized, it's hard to ignore that, like your home computer, it's a target for hackers all around the world. Chinese computer security... read more July 22, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S tackles the Nurburgring

Nürburgring Proves Too Much For Tesla Model S: Video

Standard road cars used to be rather hopeless at tackling race circuits. Tires and brakes overheat, vast expanses of asphalt can make even brisk cars feel quite slow, and... read more July 21, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk with Tesla Roadster

Tesla Gen 3 Sedan To Be Called Model 3, Debut In 2016: Official

Tesla has confirmed via its Twitter account that the car due after the Model X SUV will be called the Model 3. The car will be based on the Californian firm’s... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Hacking Contest Features $10,000 Prize

Think you have what it takes to hack into a Tesla Model S electric car? If you're attending the SyScan conference in Beijing next week, then you'll be eligible to have a... read more July 11, 2014 by 


 
Stolen Tesla Model S splits in half, catches fire after massive crash in LA area

Stolen Tesla Police Chase Ends In Massive, Fiery Wreck, Splits Model S In Half: Video

The Tesla Model S is, undeniably, the best electric car to date. It has also been the subject of some fear-mongering about fire. But looking at the scenes of destruction from... read more July 4, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Gen 3 Sedan To Be Steel-Bodied, Have 'Realistic' Pricing

Tesla Motors has a very clear plan of action over the next few years. First, it must continue selling its Model S sedan, not just in the States but Europe and China too... read more July 3, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Shares Patents To Spur Electric Car Development

Tesla Motors is taking its patents open source in order to encourage the development of electric cars. In a company blog post, CEO Elon Musk said Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more June 13, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Is Tesla About To Allow Rival EVs To Use Supercharger Fast-Charging Network?

Electric car charging may be about to get a lot faster—and a lot cheaper—for everyone. Speaking at the Tesla Model S official U.K. launch, CEO Elon Musk dropped... read more June 11, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S convertible by Newport Convertible Engineering

NCE Plans Tesla Model S Coupe And Two-Door Convertible Conversions

Over the past 30 years, Huntington Beach, California-based Newport Convertible Engineering has tried to turn seemingly every car into a convertible, but its plans for the... read more May 19, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover with 'Falcon Doors' open

Tesla Targets 2015 Launch For Model X Electric Crossover

Tesla Motors has announced more details on the release of its Model X crossover, amid production and revenue reports for the first quarter 2014. The electric automaker is in... read more May 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla Confirms Plans To Build Cars In China

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has confirmed something we've expected for some time--the American electric car brand will build cars in China. That isn't in lieu of building them... read more April 23, 2014 by 


 
 

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