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Tesla Motors won a waiver for its all-electric Roadster on Monday from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulators. NHTSA recognized that Tesla might be forced to cancel all pending projects and go out of business, if the California electric vehicle company was required to meet federal air bag standards. Tesla’s $43 million operating losses […]

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We’ve heard before that Tesla wants to revive a range-topping sports car that will have no excuses against the world’s supercars, and recently company VP George Blankenship reiterated the company’s aspirations. Tesla is still rolling out the Model S sedan in the U.S. and soon it will be in Europe as well. It has a […]

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At the end of last month, aspiring global start-up Tesla Motors announced the first right-hand-drive Asian-market Model S deliveries and latest-tech Superchargers to Hong Kong. Its media-covered event at the Kai Tak Cruise Terminal on Wedneswday July 23 saw eight new car keys handed out to early adopters, including at least one previous Tesla customer. […]

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Tesla will be doing something new to the company in the coming months: producing more than one type of vehicle at a time. The company started with just the hand-built Roadster in 2008, then ceased that and switched over in 2012 exclusively producing the Model S. Now in order to add the pending Model X […]

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A lemon law suit has been filed in Wisconsin over a Tesla Model S that has been out of commission 66 days and displaying a host of bugs, according to the filing. The suit contends issues with the car – as shown in a video posted April 7, 2014 – have included dashboard failures, paint […]

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Tesla Model S sales are booming and the company is quite proud of this. The company announced yesterday from Detroit that sales in the fourth quarter of 2013 were the highest in company history by a significant margin, with almost 6,900 vehicles sold and delivered. Through this result, Tesla exceeded prior estimates by approximately 20 […]

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Based on published reports from around the world, Tesla has now crossed the 25,000 unit sales mark – approximately 10-times the total estimated 2,500 or so unit production run of its 2008-2012 Roadster. Because Tesla does not report monthly sales, we are qualifying this assertion based on sales reports that are actually estimated at 25,353 […]

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Today Tesla Motors along with Panasonic Corporation announced from Japan that they would expand a supply agreement to allow Tesla to increase production of the Model S and pending Model X due for launch by the end of next year. The update to a 2011 supply deal calls for 2 billion cells over the next […]

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Tesla Motors announced yesterday, May 22, that it has paid off the entire loan awarded to the company by the Department of Energy in 2010. In addition to payments made in 2012 and Q1 2013, Tesla said May 22′s wire of almost half a billion dollars ($451.8M) repays the full loan facility with interest. According […]

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Not for nothing, Tesla Motors engineered its Model S – and Roadster before it – to be so quick as to gain respect among conventional car enthusiasts and now it’s been declared the quickest production electric car in the world. As the video shows, the Model S gets the hole shot on a 2005 Dodge […]

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