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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 the pressures of building a new car, and accident-related fires caused the firm's lofty stock price to dip towards the end of... read more

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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 

Could Tesla Motors build a pickup truck?..

Is There A Pickup Truck In Tesla's Electric Future?

There can be few vehicles further removed from the Tesla Model S than a full-size pickup truck. From pretty much any angle you approach it, they're cut from a different... read more November 13, 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 

Concept drawings for Elon Musk’s 800-mph Hyperloop

High-Speed Hyperloop A Step Closer With New Company

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk cemented his image as a cross between Tony Stark, Steve Jobs and Hank Scorpio when he revealed his plans for Hyperloop back in August. The... read more November 1, 2013 by 

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Tesla Steals Apple Product Exec To Lead Vehicle Development

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is a company that is primed to do big things. It needs the appropriate leadership in place to accomplish that, of course, and so it's going out to... read more October 24, 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 

Submersible Lotus Esprit from James Bond flick ‘The Spy Who Loved Me’

Elon Musk Is Buyer Of James Bond Lotus Submarine, Plans To Make It Electric

Not long ago, it was revealed that the Lotus Esprit submarine from the 1977 James Bond flick The Spy Who Loved Me was sold at auction for close to a million dollars. In case... read more October 18, 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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Surprise, Cars Sometimes Catch Fire When Crashed! Why Everyone Needs To Take A Breath On Tesla

If you're at all into cars and have an Internet connection, you've seen the news about a Tesla Model S catching fire after hitting a metal object in the road the other day... read more October 3, 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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