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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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Tesla is releasing a new upgrade package for its Roadster that will almost double the car’s range. The company announced today that the Roadster 3.0 package will include a new lithium-ion battery in the same dimensions as existing but 31-percent more efficient and with roughly 70 kilowatt-hours capacity. The 3.0 package also includes more effective […]

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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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As of last week, Tesla Motors Inc. announced that it will begin selling used vehicles through its website. According to the Wall Street Journal, sales will be limited to a few cities in the United States and Canada for purchasing, but the vehicles will be coming with a 4-year, 50,000-mile warranty, as offered by other luxury […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk is using Twitter for the second time in a week to hint about upcoming Tesla developments. In a tweet this morning, Musk said that the company was creating an automatic charge cord that “moves out from the wall and connects like a solid metal snake.” One minute later, he added that […]

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Keeping to a promise made earlier this year that “something cool” would be done with the Roadster, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted Friday details are coming this week. As usual, he gave few hints to make a perfectly reliable guess, but previous reports of what Musk also has termed an “exciting” upgrade have suggested a […]

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Tesla’s pending Gigafactory battery plant will be needed to enable production of nearly a quarter million electric cars later this decade, and while they’re at it, Model 3 may spin off an SUV and station wagon variant. This word of the proposed $35,000 car came last week from Tesla’s vice president for engineering, Chris Porritt. […]

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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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