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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 Bez, was about to resign to a more ambassadorial role. And this was followed by an official announcement that the sale of a... read more

May 3, 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 


 
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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 


 
A hydraulic tool cuts apart the Tesla Model S

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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Tesla's Elon Musk Puts The Cost Of Bad Press At $100 Million: Video

The strange and curious case of The New York Times versus Tesla just won’t seem to go away. What was supposed to be a tech piece on Tesla’s new Supercharger... read more February 26, 2013 by 


 
Motor Authority's Tesla Hangout on Air

Tesla Motors, Model S, And The New York Times: Hangout With Motor Authority

Earlier this week part of our team including editorial director Marty Padgett, social media manager Joel Feder, and senior editor John Voelcker gathered together virtually... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Sells 2,650 Model S Sedans in 2012, Predicts Q1 Profit

As CEO Elon Musk explained in yesterday’s Tesla conference call, 2012 was a pivotal year for the electric automaker. It began with the firm still producing limited... read more February 21, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla's Elon Musk Responds To The New York Times

On Tuesday, we brought you the story of The New York Times, represented by writer John M. Broder, versus electric car maker Tesla. While the entire incident has been... read more February 14, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Elon Musk Refutes New York Times Tesla Model S Review: Video

The task for The New York Times' contributor John M. Broder sounded simple enough: to highlight Tesla’s newly-installed Supercharger Stations at Interstate 95 rest... read more February 12, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Runs The Quarter Mile In 12.371 Seconds: Video

The flagship of the Tesla Model S range, the Model S Performance, comes with a power rating of 301 kilowatts (416 horsepower) as well as an 85 kWh battery pack that the EPA... read more January 29, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model X at 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model X Shows Its Insides: Detroit Auto Show Live Pictures

The Tesla Model X crossover is the next vehicle expected from electric automaker Tesla. While we’ve seen the exterior styling of the Model X (including its unique... read more January 14, 2013 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

Tesla Wins Minor Victory Against Massachusetts Dealers

You might think it's no big deal for a carmaker to sell its cars directly to the public, but you'd be wrong. In fact, for dealers, it's a very big deal. For Tesla, it has... read more January 4, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Tesla's 'Supercharger' Fast-Chargers Spread To East Coast

Having successfully launched its first ‘Supercharger’ fast-charging stations on the West Coast back in September, electric car startup Tesla has quietly added... read more December 26, 2012 by 


 
 

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