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Tesla is suing a German automotive supplier after it failed to deliver on a promise to build falcon wing doors for the Model X Crossover. The lawsuit from Tesla claims that Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems was unable to produce doors that were up to Tesla’s standards, a task the German company claimed it would do […]

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Want a Tesla Model X and can’t be bothered by those pesky lines? Now’s your chance to get a creampuff. A “brand new” P90D is being offered by its owner with just 500 miles and is available to buy now but there is a qualifier to this potential sale. Since there are more than 40,000 […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales Dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Overall sales for the general passenger vehicle market in December continued at a high level and were up 9 percent from a year ago, although […]

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Defying all bearish predictions, Tesla Motors exceeded delivery goals for the final quarter of 2015 and for the total year. At the end of the third quarter Tesla estimated Q4 deliveries of 16,820 units. Actual deliveries were 17,400 units. On a yearly basis Tesla had estimated a 50,000-52,000 total deliveries. Actual deliveries were 50,580 units. […]

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Tesla is wishing you a Merry Christmas in the most Tesla way imaginable. The American electric automaker has a lot to celebrate this year, with one of its biggest achievements in 2015 the actual launch of the Model X. So it’s no surprise that Tesla used a trio of its new crossovers for a Merry […]

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On Friday at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif. factory the first Model X Signature, VIN No. 1 was delivered. Yesterday as we watched this story unfold, we knew the first delivery could have been on that same day, but unanswered questions about potential software updates and personal schedules of first Signature recipients remained, so we wrote it […]

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The first Model X Signature Edition may be delivered this Sunday, and Tesla is reportedly kicking on its production line into full swing. On the Tesla Motors Club forum, Signature buyers with low-numbered places in the long reservation list have said this week Tesla began emailing them one by one to let them know their […]

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This month Tesla sold its 100,000th Model S just three years and six months after the vehicle’s June 2012 launch. A phenomenon within a yet-limited market, the Model S is the world’s third best-selling plug-in electrified vehicle by cumulative sales, and achieved its first 100,000 sales close to 1.5 years quicker than did the Chevy […]

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A unique video posted last week shows the Model X at various stages of production at Tesla’s Fremont assembly plant. Provided by the president of French-language publication Guide de l’Auto, the rare imagery shows a thoroughly modern robotic plant, and workers going about their business. The brief speaking portions in the beginning and words on […]

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Both General Motors and Tesla Motors are firm believers in active liquid-cooling and incorporate Thermal Management System (TMS) in their electric cars. It could be argued that a Chevy Volt’s or Model S’ TMS is equally as important as the battery cell chemistry because the battery cell life depends on it. As automakers introduce higher […]

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