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HybridCars.com recently published "Will Tesla Model S Be Americas Best-Selling Plug-in Car in March?" which basically argued that Tesla was on the verge of becoming the best selling plugin in America. For a long time now, this sort of story, which seeks to compare the Model S with cars like the Chevy Volt or Nissan Leaf, has generated a certain amount of consternation on my part because those
Updated 03-31-2013 at 08:45 PM by CapitalistOppressor
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is about to give a talk at the US embassy Tesla store in Norway. We expect he will announce important information about the European launch of the Model S as well as Tesla's European Supercharger plans. The talk begins at 7:30pm CET, 10:30am PST. Watch with us live here and comment below.
Update: The event is now over, but you can watch a recording of it below. Things get started after the 00:25:30 point. Elon said
Tesla Motors Club (TMC) members are currently retracing the New York Times’ East Coast Supercharger test drive that over the past week has hit the headlines worldwide. You can follow their real time progress via the map and @TeslaRoadTrip twitter feed below.
For those that have been living under a rock, on February 8th John Broder from the New York Times published a story where, while testing Tesla's East Coast Supercharger route, he managed
Consumer Reports borrows a Tesla Model S to do a first drive review. While praising the exhilarating performance, CR suggests that Tesla may have gone a bit too far with features such as the touch screen and the retracting door handles.
[Updated: Tesla's official edited video of the event added above. Raw vids still available below.] Perhaps the worst kept secret for the past week, the Tesla Model S picked up Motor Trend magazine's prestigious Car of the Year award for 2013. This is the first time in 64 year history of the award that a vehicle has won that doesn't run on gasoline.
At an event in Manhattan, where guests included members of the media and
Updated 11-17-2012 at 12:22 PM by doug
Tesla Motors has received a vote of confidence from the California Energy Commission in the form of a $10 million dollar grant which is designed to support the production of the Model X. According to Forbes, California government officials in Sacramento praised Tesla Motors for creating manufacturing jobs and advancing automotive innovation.
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Gracing the cover of the Automobile section in last Sunday's New York Times (September 30, 2012), Tesla Motors scored a multipage spread including a glowing review of the Model S as well as an account of a 530 mile roadtrip using Tesla's newly launched Supercharger network.
The review entitled One Big Step for Tesla, One Giant Step for E.V.'s by Bradley Berman argued that the Tesla Model S is