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Tesla News and Reviews

Tesla News and Reviews

Tesla previews, buyer’s guides, reviews, news and more.


  Tesla’s Musk Reveals Second-Gen Roadster Supercar for 2020
Tesla Inc., the innovative California start-up that builds Model S, X and new Model 3 electric vehicles (EVs), took the wraps off a stealth Roadster at the recent reveal of Tesla’s new, all-electric semi truck.
     
  Tesla Turns to Bond Market to Fund Model 3 EV Production
Tesla said it plans to raise $1.5 billion in the bond market to help ramp up production of the new affordable Model 3 electric car.
     
  Tesla to Deliver Affordable Model 3 EV to U.S. Customers in July
Nearly two weeks ahead of schedule, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the first driver-ready Model 3 will come off the production line on Friday, July 7, at the Fremont, CA, plant.
     
  Tesla Owners Love Their Model S, Model X Vehicles, Despite Problems
Tesla Model S and Model X owners love their luxury electric vehicles despite quality problems that would tarnish most brand images and sales, J.D. Power finds.
     
  5 Fast Facts: 2016 Tesla Model S
The all-electric Tesla Model S midsize premium sedan debuted in 2012 and since then has had mainly software updates. To provide more insights, here are five fast facts about the latest Tesla Model S...
     
  Tesla Reveals Affordable Model 3 EV
The Tesla Model 3 EV reveal was held in Los Angeles last night by visionary CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk. Learn more about this affordable electric car.
     
  2016 Tesla Model X Preview
Tesla has debuted the long-awaited Model X, a new electric SUV that seats up to 7 occupants in 3 rows of seats.
     
  First Tesla Model X Delivery Slated for September 29
The very first Tesla Model X, the highly anticipated electric crossover SUV that was supposed to go on sale in 2013, is finally scheduled for delivery on September 29, 2015.
     
  Recall Roundup: GM Recalls 300K Full-Size Pickups; Ford, Tesla Also Issue...
During the past week, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, and Tesla Motors have all issued recalls on various models, dating back to the 2011 model year.
     
  2013 Tesla Model S Preview
The 2013 Tesla Model S is a full-size 5- or 7-seat hatchback with luxury and sporty features that runs entirely on electrical power.
     
  Tesla, Nissan Alleviate Some Concerns about Batteries in Their EVs
Addressing concerns of electric vehicle (EV) owners and prospective buyers or lessees about range anxiety, speed, flexibility and ease of operation, both high-end Tesla Motors, maker of the Model S luxury electric car, and Nissan Motor, maker of the Leaf compact EV, last week announced programs to alleviate some worries about both battery charging and battery replacement in the U.S. market.
     
  Luxury EV Maker Tesla to Provide Fast Chargers from LA to New York
This week, Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, U.S. luxury electric vehicle (EV) maker, announced plans to accelerate the process of expanding a network of fast-charging stations to allow drivers of Tesla's luxury Model S EV to travel between Los Angeles and New York.
     
  Tesla Adds Performance Plus Package to Model S
Electric vehicle maker Tesla is offering a new option for its Model S electric sports sedan--a suspension, wheel, and tire package designed to improve handling.
     
  2012 Tesla Model S Named Motor Trend Car of the Year
When Motor Trend magazine named the electric 2012 Tesla Model S its "Car of the Year" this week, it was the first time that a vehicle without a traditional combustion engine has won the award in the 64 years since the publication began handing out awards for automotive excellence.
     
  Tesla Announces National Supercharger Network of Charging Stations
Tesla has revealed its new Supercharger quick-charging system, with six locations in California. The Supercharger stations are designed exclusively for use with Tesla's Model S sedan, a 7-passenger luxury electric model that recently went into production.
     
  Concept-Tesla Model S Preview
CriticalKnowledge:World's first mass-produced all-electric vehicleSeats 7 passenger: 5 adults and 2 children17-inch infotainment screen3G wireless connectivitySingle electric motor with a 1-speed transmission45-minute quick-chargeThree battery options offer up to a 300-mile rangeScheduled for production in late 2011IntroductionTesla Motors is a startup automobile manufacturer on track to be theworld's first mass producer of environmentally-conscious electricvehicles. Founded in 2003, the first model introduced by the SiliconValley-based company was the Tesla Roadster. Currently in production,the small 2-seat Roadster shares its platform with the Lotus Elise.However, it has been heavily reworked with new lightweight body panels,an electric powertrain, and a battery pack for all-electric operation.The Model S is the second model from Tesla. It was designed by Franzvon Holzhausen, formerly Mazda'sNorth American director of design,following his familiar Nagare ("natural flow") theme. Significantlylarger than the Roadster, the 5-door sedan was originally code-namedthe "WhiteStar" during early development. In early 2009, the new Tesladebuted as the "Model S" concept. With seating for up to 7 passengers,the all electric 5-door is planned for production in late 2011.
     
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