Tesla Roadster

  • Nissan Leaf on track at Laguna Seca. Photo via MyNissanLeaf forum member nader.

    A bevy of electric car owners took to California's famous Laguna Seca this past Sunday to wring out their rides at the 3rd annual ReFuel EV race. The yearly event is to allow engineers, designers and every-day owners of electric vehicles to test their vehicles' mettle on one of the most famous racetracks in America. For engineers and designers it's a chance to see what works and what doesn't under harsh track conditions. For your average electric car owner, it's all about fun. The vehicles included production cars such as the Mini E, Tesla Roadster and Nissan Leaf, motorcycles from Mission...

  • Tesla Roadster on an autocross course
    Tesla Roadster Hits The Autocross Course: Video

    The Tesla Roadster has proved that light weight and a flat torque curve can do wonders. Now at least one owner has put his car through the paces on an autocross. Watching the little roadster tear around the track provides a different visceral experience than watching, say a big V-8 sports car or a...

  • Bruce Richter drives the 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport
    Tesla Extends Deal With Lotus To Supply Roadsters Until December 2011

    In late January electric car company Tesla filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in the filing revealed that production of its first model, the all-electric Roadster, would end in March 2011. This particular model is manufactured in Hethel, UK at the...

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    The Ultimate College Ride: 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

    Today marked our visit to the Tesla Motors showroom in Boulder, Colorado with the Rocky Mountain Auto Press. For the average college student getting near a Tesla is probably not a likely proposition…unless you are really well connected. Speaking from a 25 year old motor head, sports car loving...

  • 2009 Tesla Roadster         Photo Credit: Rex Roy
    The Art of PR: Tesla Takes C/D To Task On Tesla Review

    There has been a lot of things said about electric cars over the past couple of years, especially as they start to show themselves as being viable for the American public. Who wouldn’t want to plug your car in at night and drive emission free to work the next morning? It seems very Captain...

  • 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport
    Tesla Files For IPO, Roadster Production Ending In 2011

    Tesla has officially filed for an initial public offering of up to $100 million after being in the business of manufacturing electric vehicles for just on six years. The California-based automaker is hoping to cash in on a resurgence in the popular of electric vehicles, and together with its...

  • 2012 Tesla Model S

    The fiscal policies of our government are still somewhat a mystery to me even after a business degree from University. You would have thought that all the economics and finance classes would have shed some light on how companies like GM, Chrysler, Ford, Fisker, and now Tesla, secure millions (if not billions) of dollars from the government. The mystery aside, it was announced that Tesla will be given a $465 million dollar loan from the Department of Energy. What is the company going to use this sizable amount of money for? According to The Detroit News, Tesla closed on the loan with the...

  • Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010
    Tesla Roadster To Take On Winter, 'Range Anxiety' With 2,700-mile Road Trip

    The 2010 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is fast approaching, and Tesla has decided to make half of spectacle of the show just getting there. Enlisting 16 employees to drive the all-electric Roadster 2,700 miles from Los Angeles to Detroit, the company hopes to show their Roadster is...

  • Tesla's Mobile Service Ranger vehicle
    Tesla's Mobile Service Rangers Will Come To Your House

    No, they're not coming to kick down your door and take you away for "re-education." Tesla's Mobile Service Rangers are a new service offered by the California EV company to make it more convenient for owners to have their cars properly looked after. It's not for the penny pinchers in the owner...

  • 2009 Tesla Roadster         Photo Credit: Rex Roy
    Tesla Delivers 700th Roadster, Secures Another $82.5 Million

    The little car company that could just keeps on chugging. Yesterday at the Frankfurt Auto Show, Tesla delivered its 700th Roadster and announced it has secured another $82.5 million in funding in its latest round. The naysayers may still say nay, but it's looking more and more like Tesla is pulling...

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    Tesla Founder Drops Libel, Slander And Breach Of Contract Lawsuit

    The executive reshuffling at fledgling electric sports car company Tesla has been rather prominent in the recent past, with the company claiming three CEOs in the last three years alone. However, the original founder and designer of the famed Tesla Roadster recently caused a ruffle when he filed a...

  • 2009 Tesla Roadstser
    Tesla Picks Palo Alto For New Powertrain Facility

    Tesla Motors, one of the most successful electric car companies and a favorite amongst celebrities, has announced today that it will develop and manufacture electric vehicle components in the city of Palo Alto, California. The company will lease an approximately 350,000-square-foot building on a...

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