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Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Report: Tesla targets November 2019 state date for Model Y production

Tesla's next model bound for production is the Model Y, a small SUV related to the Model 3. The company released a teaser for the vehicle last June and confirmed a launch date in 2019. Reuters has since learned from supplier sources that Tesla is looking to start production of the Model Y in... read more

April 12, 2018 by
 
Ares Tesla Model S convertible

Ares previews a stylish Tesla Model S convertible

Although consumers have largely fallen out of love with convertibles, there's still something about a drop-top that stirs up feelings. Ares Design, based in Modena, Italy... read more February 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla reveals 2017 financial results, records near $2B loss

Investors have rallied around Tesla, riding high on a wave of future promises from the electric car company. Tesla's 2017 financial results released on Wednesday still show... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
Home equipped with solar panel and battery storage system from Tesla

Australia plans "virtual" power plant of distributed solar panels, Tesla batteries

Having built the world's biggest battery in the Australian state of South Australia a year ago to provide energy to the grid in the event of a supply shortage, Tesla is now... read more February 8, 2018 by


 
SpaceX Falcon Heavy with Tesla Roadster payload

SpaceX sends Falcon Heavy rocket to Mars carrying Tesla Roadster payload

Hats off to Elon Musk because he's done it. He and his team at SpaceX on Tuesday successfully launched the Falcon Heavy rocket on a mission to Mars—with a Tesla... read more February 7, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D Electric Production Car Series race car

FIA backs Tesla Model S-based electric GT race series

It may be early days for electric cars but they already have support from motorsport's governing body, the FIA, in formula racing, and now in GT racing too. The FIA this week... read more February 2, 2018 by


 
Ares Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

Ares announces its own Tesla Model S shooting brake conversion

The world will soon have three separate options to choose from for Tesla Model S shooting brake conversions. The latest comes from Ares Design based in Modena, Italy. The... read more February 1, 2018 by


 
Armormax Armored Tesla Model S

This bulletproof Tesla's claim has just one hole in it

Utah-based Armormax is in the business of transforming everyday machines into rolling vaults for clients. They take normal cars and add various levels of armor. The latest... read more January 24, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk

Elon Musk to stay another decade at Tesla, has strange compensation scheme

Tesla's face and shining star won't be leaving any time soon. Elon Musk, the carmaker's co-founder, has agreed to remain CEO for another 10 years. With the announcement, The... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
Prototype for Tesla Semi electric semi-trailer truck

See the Tesla Semi silently cruising along a suburban street

In case you were haboring any concerns that the electric semi-trailer truck unveiled by Tesla last November was nothing but a cardboard mockup powered by hamsters, have no... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Bob Lutz tells collectors to buy Tesla Model S while it's "still available”

Bob Lutz is back again poo-pooing on Tesla. This time the auto industry veteran was speaking to attendees of a collector car auction held Thursday in Scottsdale, Arizona... read more January 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Jaguar XJR575

Report: Jaguar XJ to transform into Tesla Model S rival

Jaguar will turn the XJ into an electric sedan rivaling the Tesla Model S, according to Autocar which on Monday reported that an electric XJ will be revealed in late 2018 to... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Gathering of modern Ferraris

Ferrari will beat Tesla to electric supercar, says Marchionne

Ferrari Chairman Sergio Marchionne, who only two years ago said the idea of an electric Ferrari was “almost an obscene concept,” was out at this week's 2018... read more January 17, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla Model 3 hits 60 MPH in 4.66 seconds, passes quarter mile in 13.3

We know from the Model S that Tesla underquotes the performance of its cars. Heck, we’ve seen a Model S P100D with Ludicrous Plus mode hit 60 mph in a mindboggling... read more January 8, 2018 by


 
Tesla Semi early sketches possibly preview design of Tesla pickup truck

Elon Musk promises Tesla pickup will come after Model Y

Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised the electric-car maker he oversees will build a pickup truck following the Model Y crossover, Reuters reported on Tuesday. It's the latest... read more December 27, 2017 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Does the Tesla Roadster really have 7,000-plus pound-feet of torque, and what's its horsepower?

The 2020 Tesla Roadster's surprise introduction came with some pretty tantalizing specs. One of them is Tesla's claimed 0-60 mph sprint in just 1.9 seconds, but another... read more December 26, 2017 by


 
 

 
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