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For electric vehicles, the cost of replacing a worn-out battery can be quite significant. When weighing this into the decision to buy one – such as a Tesla Model S – two key questions arise: how long is the battery’s lifespan, and how much will it cost to replace? Launched in a slow roll-out June […]

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Tesla sales in China last month were far below targeted numbers, and an internal email indicates that CEO Elon Musk is ready to fire managers to fix the problems. In a recent webcast, however, Musk said issues in China are overblown and he expects strong sales to return by the end of 2015. The latest […]

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A Tesla Model S tested under varying winter conditions was found to use approximately 40-percent more energy according to a Tesla owner’s written report. The information documented by Rob M., an engineer, is posted at Teslarati.com. Even though this website is geared towards Tesla owners and enthusiasts, reviews and articles appear balanced without expressing obvious […]

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A new interior upgrade for the Tesla Model S gives consumers the option of replacing the rear bench seat with two executive-style seats. The $2,000 option adds a set of seats that are leather-wrapped and heated, with a center console in between. Included in the price is the $750 subzero weather package, mounting defrosters on […]

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Tesla Motors’ stock price hit a six-month low on Tuesday in spite of the company’s recent accomplishments. The TSLA symbol on NASDAQ traded for as low as $195, inching up slightly to $198 by the end of the day. This was the first time since June that Tesla dipped below $200 per share, and the […]

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You can’t coach patience – or tolerance for a bucket seat full of inane questions. And if you’re going to be a Tesla Model S “co-pilot” – the all-electric carmaker’s clever name for the salesperson escorting interested prospects on a 20-30 minute test drive – you need a great deal of both. That’s one of […]

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It is official, Tesla Motors is now actively doing business in Australia, with first deliveries, opening of the first store and energizing of the first Supercharger all happening this week. Tesla delivered nine new cars to customers in Sydney today during a special evening event celebrating the arrival of the Model S in Australia. Tesla […]

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In Chicago’s highly competitive limousine market, one company is using the Tesla Model S to give it both a strategic and economic advantage. E-Motion Chauffeurs and Hires began operating this past October with a fleet of six Tesla Model S vehicles, providing a range of services including airport drop-off and pick-up, corporate chauffeurs and special […]

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Tesla is an American company operating on American soil, manufacturing and exporting American cars built by Americans. See a theme there? And in keeping with that, the company stylized a Model S in camouflaged colors with patriotic military insignias for Veterans Day today, as it wages an ongoing campaign for the hearts and minds of […]

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The many thousands of reservation holders for Tesla’s Model X had rumors and an analyst’s conjecture confirmed yesterday as production will be delayed until the third quarter of 2015. In 2012 we reported Tesla would begin deliveries the end of 2013, but then in March 2013 when Tesla repaid its $465 million loan early it […]

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