There have now been three separate fires among roughly 20,000 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans on the world’s highways.
A few weeks back at the opening of a Tesla Motors service center in Munich, Elon Musk told a room full of fans and journalists that Tesla would offer a special tuning package for high-speed Model S driving.
The Model S won’t be a regular rental option, though. It will be offered through Hertz’s Dream Cars program, which also includes exotic cars from Aston Martin, Ferrari, and Lamborghini.
Earlier this year, Tesla Motors founder and CEO announced his intentions for a cross-country Tesla Model S road trip.
Ensuring adequate battery supplies in sufficient time to expand car production is absolutely key to continuing Tesla’s growth.
By next year, you’ll be able to drive a Tesla Model S from Los Angeles to New York, recharging at Tesla Motors’ “Supercharger” stations all the way.
Electric car company Tesla just unveiled a new financing plan today that allows people interested in getting one of its Model S vehicles to essentially turn the car back over to the dealership after three years of payments.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to release the driving logs of a reviewer’s car, after the reviewer claimed that the Model S has shorter than expected range.
The Model S is, by all accounts, an outstanding vehicle. That doesn’t mean it completely lacks drawbacks. Here are a few of the little things bugging drivers.
Last week, Elon Musk responded to accusations — and lawsuits — from traditional car dealers, who claim that Tesla’s factory-owned showrooms violate federal and state automobile sales laws.
Electric car-maker Tesla’s second vehicle, the Model S, won’t be available until next summer, but the company is taking a version of its new electric sedan out for a little publicity spin with a North American tour.
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“Range anxiety” for pure battery-powered electric car owners wears off quickly as a driver begins to understand the capabilities and charging patterns of their car, according to a new study by the Technology Strategy Board.
Electric car manufacturer Fisker Automotive is in the process of raising a $200 million funding round that would value the company at $2.2 billion, according to a report by Fortune.
General Motors today unveiled its first luxury extended-range electric vehicle, the Cadillac ELR Coupe. It’s the company’s second extended-range electric car and the third extended-range car unveiled in the past 30 days.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has begun assembling beta models of its second electric car, the lower-priced Model S sedan (pictured right), the company said.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors will stop taking orders for its high-end electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster, in two months, according to a report by CNNMoney. Instead, Tesla will concentrate on newer models.
In a sign of its continuing need for capital — and the good performance thus far of its stock — Tesla Motors said today it would sell 5.3 million more shares of common stock.
Less than a fifth of electric car buyers listed the price tag of an electric car as the most important factor when deciding to make the purchase, according to a new report by management consulting firm Accenture.
Tesla Motors, the company behind the Roadster electric vehicle, might look for additional funding from equity sales to help pay for development of its third electric car — the sport utility vehicle styled Model X — according to the company’s CEO Elon Musk.
Chevy’s electric hybrid vehicle, the Volt, beat out the cheaper Nissan Leaf in electric car sales in the last month of 2010 as each manufacturer struggled to keep up with demand for their newest rides, the Associated Press reported today.
Governor Arnold Scharzenegger leaked earlier today that Tesla Motors will be partnering with Toyota to build a new electric vehicle. Now, chief executive Elon Musk confirms that this is true — but that Tesla will also be acquiring the recently-closed NUMMI automotive manufacturing plant in Fremont, Calif., potentially bringing back thousands of jobs lost when that facility closed last month.