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Tesla Model S Production Hits 400 Per Week, Exceeds Targets

Much ado has been made about Tesla Motors' profitable first quarter of 2013, as well as its 4,750-unit production during the same period. Now, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] appears to be on track to exceed even its rather optimistic goals. The goal for the first full year of production of the Model S... read more

July 11, 2013 by 
 
2012 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Confirms Battery Swapping For Tesla Model S

Two months ago, we brought you early reports that indicated Tesla Motors [NSDQ: TSLA] would be bringing battery-swapping technology to the Model S electric sedan. Today, we... read more June 18, 2013 by 


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

Elon Musk Reveals Tesla's Future Plans, Promises Affordable ‘Gen 3’ Sedan In Late 2016

At its recent annual shareholder meeting held in the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, Tesla’s CEO and co-founder Elon Musk revealed some insightful... read more June 5, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Announces Rapid Expansion Of Supercharger Network: Video

Speaking during the recent All Things Digital conference, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that the number of his company’s fast-charging ‘Supercharger’... read more May 31, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Top Speed Run: Video

There are many things the Tesla Model S does: it looks good, it accelerates quickly, and it's even responsible for a surprising amount of carbon emissions. Saving the earth... read more May 31, 2013 by 


 
Tesla presentation slide from June, 2012 outlining 'Gen 3' platform variants

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Reveals Targets For Affordable 'Gen 3' Models

Talk of an affordable electric car from Tesla dates back all the way to 2009, and we have no doubt the company’s CEO Elon Musk had envisaged launching such a model when... read more May 28, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Pays Back Government Loan--Nine Years Early

Tesla has confirmed it has paid off the entire loan awarded to it by the Department of Energy back in 2010--a full nine years ahead of schedule. The Californian startup wired... read more May 23, 2013 by 


 
Leilani Münter and the Tesla Model S

NASCAR's Leilani Münter Gets Tesla Model S, Goes Activist

If you don't know who Leilani Münter is, you probably should. Apart from being a NASCAR ARCA-series racer, sister-in-law to the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, and very easy... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S May Get Battery Swapping Soon: Report

The 2013 Tesla Model S has received rave reviews, including the best score that Consumer Reports has given any car in six years. The stock of Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is on a... read more May 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Models S Rates 99/100 In Consumer Reports Testing

Not that you'd have much doubt about the Tesla Model S's qualities as a legitimate sports-luxury sedan (that just happens to be electric) if you'd read The Car Connection's... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Reports First Profit: $11 Million In First Quarter Of 2013

Despite sinking hundreds of millions of dollars in developing its Model S electric sedan, which only went on sale last year, Californian startup Tesla has reported its first... read more May 9, 2013 by 


 
Tesla owners & supporters gather in Statehouse in Austin to support company [photo: John Griswell]

Elon Musk Talking Google Autonomy For Tesla? Kind Of...

Google is hard at work on creating a world in which autonomous cars roam the highways and byways that surround us. It's a future we're all heading towards, and Google wants... read more May 7, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S Performance Plus

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... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Residual Value Increased, Is It Enough?

With its new financing scheme, Tesla Motors received a great deal of criticism for its unrealistic price estimates as well as the residual value built into the finance/lease... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
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Aston Martin Chief Engineer Chris Porritt Joins Tesla

While things may look quiet on the surface, there are major shuffles taking place within Aston Martin. Just days ago it was reported that the company’s CEO, Dr. Ulrich... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Claims "World's Best Service And Warranty Program"

Quiet, clean, quick, and stylish, the Tesla Model S is, clearly, the best production electric car in the world. Now Tesla Motors is seeking to complement its electric sedan... read more April 29, 2013 by 


 
 

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