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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 he co-founded Tesla back in 2003. Now, with its federal loan out of the way and production of its award-winning Model S... read more

May 28, 2013 by 
 
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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 


 
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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 


 
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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... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
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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 


 
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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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Would You Track Your Tesla Model S If Laguna Seca Had A Supercharger?

For all the grief we've given Tesla Motors and Elon Musk (most of it well deserved), we still really enjoy driving the Model S sedan. Fast, quick, with abundant torque and... read more April 26, 2013 by 


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

Will We Ever See The Tesla Model X?

Tesla Motors has reached beyond its initial startup status to penetrate the skepticism of much of the automotive media. We're not among that group, despite our love of their... read more April 17, 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 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

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 


 
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Production Of Tesla Model X Delayed

Despite the recent bad press (and potential financial impact) generated by a negative Tesla Model S review in The New York Times, the electric automaker released some good... read more March 11, 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 Appeal Lawsuit Against The BBC Dismissed

Tesla, it seems, can’t catch a break in the media in 2013. First, The New York Times published a less-than-stellar review of the Model S, criticizing the car’s... read more March 6, 2013 by 


 
 

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