55,000 cars planned for 2015
Tesla is slightly ahead of schedule with its gigafactory and now plans to begin producing batteries there by the end of 2016,…
Researchers at universities are delivering innovations for the good ol’ lithium ion battery.
Tesla sent many more cars than expected to customers last quarter, but is meanwhile dealing with a recall over charging overheating.
Tesla plans to boost Model S production by 35,000 cars, and it’ll be using tax breaks from California to do it.
http://green.autoblog.com/2013/08/17/tesla-model-s-firmware-update-brings-sleep-creep-changes/ Electric car company Tesla (s TSLA) has quietly released the latest over-the-air firmware (5.0) update for the Model S, reports Autoblog…
Similar to Apple’s strategy, Tesla has been creating a closed ecosystem, and in Tesla’s case it’s around electric car charging. And that’s not so great for the electric car drivers of the future.
Tesla has delivered the first Model S cars to the first few customers in Europe, in Norway, Switzerland and the Netherlands. Norway could see 800 Model S cars on its roads by the end of 2013.
Downtown Vegas is going personal car free (or hoping to) with the launch of Project 100, the out-there transportation service for the Downtown Project, from Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh.
Tesla caught the attention of the mainstream automotive world this week, taking home Motor Trend’s Car of the Year award. As the company sets its sights for a mass market EV, we discussed Tesla’s future with Motor Trend Editor in Chief Ed Loh.
Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk speaks out on why Tesla is raising more money, why the production has been pushed back and just what were the changes to the DOE loan agreement.
Want to get your hands on an early Tesla Model S electric car next month, but haven’t gotten in the reservation line? Try eBay. There’s one starting at $145,000 on the online auction site.
Tesla Motors needs to make a profit and is counting on the Model S to get it there. The electric car company began shipping the sedan last month, and it has collected about Model S 12,200 reservations now, compared with roughly 11,500 by the end of June.
Tesla revealed in a blog post on Tuesday that its electric car the Model S is finally street legal and ready for customer test drives starting on June 23, the day after the first customer deliveries. Who wants to drive a Model S!
For our latest Green Overdrive show, we bring you our ride in one of Tesla’s electric Model S Betas (a burgundy beauty), and we show you how an electric vehicle designed from the ground-up handles. Bonus: we interview Tesla’s Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen.
Tesla’s Model S is so roomy it can fit seven people (including two back-facing kids seats), and if you’re really, REALLY!, creative you can fit 8 (don’t try this at home folks) — watch the video for the kicker.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors took the wraps off of its electric Model S sedan Betas at a customer event this weekend, allowing interested customers the opportunity to participate in short drives of three of the company’s Model S beta cars. Here’s photos and video:
While electric car maker Fisker Automotive is in the process of launching its first electric car, the Karma, to dealerships and customers this summer, the auto startup says it is also starting to hire workers for its next-generation electric car, dubbed code name Project Nina.
To kick off the first quarter of 2011, electric vehicle maker Tesla reported record revenues and gross margins. But given the company won’t be making a profit until well after its second electric car the Model S comes out, Tesla is still losing money every quarter.
Tesla has designed its second electric car, the Model S, to have a swappable battery with the idea that if battery swapping becomes common for electric car drivers one day, the Model S will be prepared. It’s basically hedging its bets with battery swapping.
Check out our photos of Tesla’s Model S Alpha build room, where engineers work on testing 20 Model S Alphas for things like safety, durability and electronics. In a couple of months, Tesla will start building 50 Betas, and by mid-2012, will start delivering the car.
Even though Tesla’s second electric vehicle the Model S is still about two years away, Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out the company’s road map for two more new electric cars at an event in Palm Springs: the Model X SUV and a $30,000 EV.
Tesla’s next-generation electric sedan, the Model S, won’t be out until 2013, but the EV maker has already started testing the alpha version of the car on the roads. And Tesla has just released this video of the alpha Model S in real world driving tests.
Tesla shows off the design of its Model S, next-gen electric sedan, via a series of videos. It’s some Model-S porn for ya, since we’re going to have to wait almost two years to buy one of these.
Leave it to cooler-than-thou electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors to know its mobile graphic chips. Tesla announced this morning that it will use two NVIDIA Tegra chips to power the 17-inch screen and the instrument cluster for Tesla’s next-gen electric sedan the Model S.
Tesla’s VP of manufacturing Gilbert Passin pretty much summed up Tesla’s newly acquired automotive manufacturing plant in Fremont, Calif. on a rare tour on Wednesday, when he said: “This factory is huge.” Check out my two dozen photos of the tour.
The ongoing dispute between Fox and Cablevision is becoming the fall’s best drama, full of exciting twists and turns and exciting guest stars — in this case, the FCC, which hopes to end this conflict by getting both sides to submit information on their negotiations.
Today on the Net: an analyst estimates that NBC Universal is worth negative $600 million while USA Network is worth $11.7 billion, broadcasters like NBC are holding back the available ad inventory for sale on Hulu and Imax’s CEO says not every 3-D movie will work.
Tesla Motors’ road to securing a production facility for its second-generation electric car, the Model S sedan, has been a long and at times bumpy one. Here’s a timeline for how it’s gotten — and plans to get — there.
Regulatory filings indicate Tesla may come in just under the wire to meet its 2012 production and delivery goals for the Model S. In the meantime, the electric car startup has moved to boost the price per share for its IPO.
Tesla has just filed its first amendment to its S-1 filing, noting that it has begun drawing funds from its federal loan facility and has struck a deal that could shrink or eliminate a potential gap in Roadster sales anticipated for 2012.
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Today’s the big day: The Apple-esque unveiling of Tesla Motors’ latest concept car: a $57,400 electric sedan called the Model S. Tesla…
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Tesla Model S Factory Update: Tesla Motors said today it’s in “late-stage” negotiations for a soon-to-be named site where it will manufacture…