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Apr 14, 14
Tesla Model S by Saleen design sketches released
Saleen Automotive has released several design sketches with their modified Tesla Model S, following an announcement made at the beginning of the month.
Apr 08, 14
Tesla announces Model S business leasing for the US
Tesla Motors has announced on its blog the launch of a leasing program for business owners
Apr 08, 14
NCE has received 100 orders for Tesla Model S cabrio conversion from Chinese investor
Newport Convertible Engineering announced this week they received 100 orders to turn the Tesla Model S into a convertible.
Apr 07, 14
Tesla asks NHTSA's permission to replace side mirrors with cameras
Tesla Motors has filed a petition with the NHTSA asking for permission to replace side mirrors with cameras.
Apr 01, 14
Saleen Automotive to preview their Tesla Model S based EV on April 12th
Saleen Automotive has released some new details about their upcoming electric vehicle.
Mar 28, 14
Tesla Model S upgraded to prevent fires
Following several high-profile fires, Tesla has equipped the Model S with a titanium underbody shield and aluminum deflector plates.
Mar 25, 14
Unplugged Performance introduces their new styling program for the Tesla Model S
California-based Unplugged Performance has introduced their new styling program for the Tesla Model S.
Mar 15, 14
Checking out a modified Tesla Model S priced at 205,820 USD [video]
T Sportline took a 123,770 USD Tesla Model S Performance 85 kWh and installed aftermarket parts which raised the car's price to 205,820 USD.
Feb 27, 14
Tesla planning a massive Gigafactory, would build batteries for their entry-level model
Tesla has announced plans to build a "Gigafactory" to mass produce lithium-ion batteries for their upcoming entry-level model which will arrive in approximately three years.
Feb 21, 14
Tesla CEO confirms meeting with Apple, downplays sale [video]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed the company has had "conversations" with Apple.
Feb 17, 14
Apple eyeing a Tesla takeover?
According to a recent report, Apple's head of mergers and acquisitions had a meeting with Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Feb 17, 14
Burnout battle: 2013 Tesla Model S vs. 1968 Pontiac Firebird - which one is better? [video]
As crazy as it sounds, smoky burnouts can happen with no engine roar.
Feb 10, 14
Tesla Model S to gain AWD and larger battery packs
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has disclosed a few interesting details about the future of the Model S during a meeting in Amsterdam.
Jan 30, 14
Saleen EV to be based on the Tesla Model S
Saleen has announced their mysterious electric vehicle will be based on the Tesla Model S.
Jan 24, 14
BMW North America President eschews Tesla's trash talk but say the i3 is more sustainable
Tesla has been trashing the BMW i3 for months, so BMW North America President Ludwig Willisch has decided to put them in their place.
Dec 31, 13
General Motors could buy Tesla in 2014, according to analyst
Yra Harris who is a trader for Praxis Trading told CNBC that General Motors will try to acquire Tesla next year.
Dec 06, 13
Tesla Chief Designer says the BMW i3 is like a piece of IKEA furniture
Tesla must be feeling the pressure from the BMW i3 as the company's chief designer, Franz von Holzhausen, has likened the model to a piece of IKEA furniture.
Nov 13, 13
Tesla CEO confirms plans for a truck, could be launched in five years - report
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed plans to offer a pickup truck.
Nov 13, 13
Tesla opens first U.K. dealership, announces Model S pricing [video]
Tesla Motors has opened their first dealership in the United Kingdom. It is located at London’s Westfield Shopping Centre in White City.
Nov 07, 13
Third Tesla Model S catches on fire
For the third time in a little over a month, a Tesla Model S has burst into flames.
Nov 07, 13
Atherton, CA city manager wants Tesla Model S police cruisers
Atherton, California city manager has expressed his desire to acquire several brand new Tesla Model S cars to use them as police cruisers.
Nov 05, 13
2014 Tesla Model X will be offered only with AWD, priced above Model S
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced the upcoming Model X will be offered exclusively with an all-wheel drive arrangement.
Nov 01, 13
Daimler eyeing expanded relationship with Tesla, more EVs in the works?
Daimler CFO Bodo Uebber has revealed the company wants to expand their relationship with Tesla.
Oct 24, 13
Entry-level Tesla will be called the Model E - report
According to a recent report, Tesla's entry-level sedan will be called the Model E.
Oct 22, 13
Tesla to offer a high-speed Model S [video]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced plans to offer an upgraded Model S in Germany.
Oct 18, 13
Elon Musk buys 007 Lotus Esprit submarine, will be transformed into a Tesla-electrified submersible
Elon Musk is the new owner of the Lotus Esprit submarine from The Spy Who Loved Med and he has some impressive plans for the famous movie car.
Oct 04, 13
Tesla Model S fire cost the company $2.4 billion in market value - report
The fallout from the Tesla Model S fire continues as the company's stock price has plummeted since the incident.
Oct 03, 13
GM creates a Tesla task force, will attempt to learn from the upstart automaker
We've already heard reports that General Motors is working on a new electric vehicle with a Tesla Model S-like range of 200 miles (322 km) but new details are starting to emerge about the company's Te...
Oct 03, 13
Tesla Model S catches fire [video]
The vehicle in question is reported to have been involved in a collision which caused it to catch fire. Firefighters battled to put the electric fire out, water only seemed to intensify the fire activ...
Sep 26, 13
NHTSA receives complaint for Tesla Model S unintended acceleration
Tesla Motors is in a bit of trouble as a Model S owner sent a complaint to NHTSA concerning unintended acceleration issues.