Tesla postpones initial deliveries of Model X to Q3 2015

The initial deliveries for the Tesla Model X crossover will be postponed to the third quarter of 2015 as the carmaker wants to make sure that the EV will “delight customers.” Tesla chief... Read more about Tesla postpones initial deliveries of Model X to Q3 2015


Michigan governor hit for signing bill barring Tesla’s direct auto sales

A bill that disallows direct sales of vehicles in Michigan has been signed into law, effectively closing the doors for Tesla Motors to sell without going through dealers. The signing of the... Read more about Michigan governor hit for signing bill barring Tesla’s direct auto sales


US Bank offering compelling leasing for Tesla buyers in the United States

Tesla announced on its website that the US Bank is now offering lease for buyers of the Model S, in the United States of course. What’s more interesting is that the monthly lease payments... Read more about US Bank offering compelling leasing for Tesla buyers in the United States


Tesla considering estate, crossover versions of the upcoming Model III

Once the Tesla Model III goes on sale, the American manufacturer is planning to enlarge its lineup and according to AutoExpress it will offer estate and crossover derivates. Tesla’s vice... Read more about Tesla considering estate, crossover versions of the upcoming Model III


Daimler’s Tesla stake sale signals growing rivalry with each other

While Daimler said that its decision to sell its 4-percent stake in Tesla Motors would not affect its working relations with the US EV-maker, analysts speculate that such a move means... Read more about Daimler’s Tesla stake sale signals growing rivalry with each other


Daimler sold its remaining 4% stake in Tesla for $780 million

All of you folks know that Tesla is becoming more important and a rival for most of carmakers with its high-performance electric cars. Tesla is continuously increasing its value and now,... Read more about Daimler sold its remaining 4% stake in Tesla for $780 million


Michigan bill banning Tesla direct sales now ready for signing

Tesla is one signature away from having it direct sales operations barred in Michigan, and it rallying its suppliers in the state to oppose the bill already sitting on the desk of Gov. Rick... Read more about Michigan bill banning Tesla direct sales now ready for signing


Tesla Model S gets Dual Motor All Wheel Drive and Autopilot options, P85D arrives with 691 hp

Tesla unveiled its all-wheel drive versions of its Model S and as expected, the specs of the new models are quite impressive. According to the company, the Dual Motor All Wheel Drive... Read more about Tesla Model S gets Dual Motor All Wheel Drive and Autopilot options, P85D arrives with 691 hp


Tesla developing an used-car program to sell second-hand Model S EVs

According to the latest reports, Tesla Motors is now developing a program to sell second-hand Model S vehicles. Apparently, there are some good reasons for doing this: drop the cost of the... Read more about Tesla developing an used-car program to sell second-hand Model S EVs


Tesla Model S to get high-tech features including automated-driving functions

Tesla Motors Inc. will unveil a suite of new high-tech features including a system that can keep the car in its lane, a person privy with the carmaker's plans told Bloomberg. Tesla chief... Read more about Tesla Model S to get high-tech features including automated-driving functions


Tesla teases AWD version of Model S ahead of its official debut

Tesla’s Elon Musk revealed on his Twitter account that his company prepares to unveil the D. What does this mean? Well, Tesla is preparing an all-wheel drive version of the Model S, in fact... Read more about Tesla teases AWD version of Model S ahead of its official debut


Tesla to double Hong Kong workforce by end of year

Tesla Motors Inc. intends to plans to double its workforce in Hong Kong to over 100 people by the end of the year as the United States-based EV maker expands in the former British colony.... Read more about Tesla to double Hong Kong workforce by end of year


Tesla updates Model S software for remote startup capability

Tesla Motors has unveiled the sixth wireless software update for its Model S that gives the electric car real-time traffic information as well as ability for an owner to start the vehicle... Read more about Tesla updates Model S software for remote startup capability


Tesla says New Jersey Commission has no powers to stop direct sales

The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission has no authority to stop Tesla Motors Inc. from implementing its direct sales model in the state, the electric-vehicle maker said in a court filing.... Read more about Tesla says New Jersey Commission has no powers to stop direct sales


Nevada permits Tesla’s direct sales model and gives $1.3 billion tax breaks

The governor of Nevada -- Brian Sandoval – has inked tax breaks valued up to and a bill permitting Tesla Motors Inc. to bring its direct sales model in the state. The signing came after the... Read more about Nevada permits Tesla’s direct sales model and gives $1.3 billion tax breaks


Elon Musk is No. 1 disrupter in Vanity Fair’s influential person list

Vanity Fair has named Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk as the No. 1 disrupter in its New Establishment list of influential players in technology, entertainment, finance and politics.... Read more about Elon Musk is No. 1 disrupter in Vanity Fair’s influential person list


Tesla CEO sees future collaboration with Toyota in next 2-3 years

Tesla Motors and Toyota could collaborate on another “significant” joint project in two or three years, divulged Tesla chief executive Elon Musk. He added that the joint project would be at... Read more about Tesla CEO sees future collaboration with Toyota in next 2-3 years


Tesla will build its Gigafactory in Nevada

Tesla Motors made the official announcement that Nevada will be the place where it will build the massive battery factory. The final details are still not available, but we do know that the... Read more about Tesla will build its Gigafactory in Nevada


Georgia dealers vehemently oppose Tesla and its direct sales model

Opposition to Tesla and its direct sales model has yet to die down despite recent victories in some states. This comes as the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association recently filed a... Read more about Georgia dealers vehemently oppose Tesla and its direct sales model


Tesla signs agreement to build 400 charging points for its electric cars in China

In order to make sure that sales in China will bring enough money, Tesla Motors announced that it signed an agreement with China United Network Communications Corp. As a result, the two... Read more about Tesla signs agreement to build 400 charging points for its electric cars in China


Tesla extends drive unit warranty for Model S to 8 years and infinite miles

Tesla Motors Inc. has announced on its blog that the drive unit warranty for the Model S sedan now matches that of the battery pack and will now be covered for eight years and "infinite"... Read more about Tesla extends drive unit warranty for Model S to 8 years and infinite miles


Saleen unveils the Foursixteen based on Tesla Model S

Although it is widely known for its customized muscle cars, Saleen decided to look into the future and upgraded a Tesla Model S. Dubbed Saleen Foursixteen, the customized electric vehicle... Read more about Saleen unveils the Foursixteen based on Tesla Model S


Tesla Model S fails to impress Consumer Reports in the long-term test

Although it received a near-perfect score from Consumer Reports (99 out of 100), it appears that the Tesla Model S failed to impress the well-known magazine in the long-term test. The... Read more about Tesla Model S fails to impress Consumer Reports in the long-term test


Tesla Motors resolved trademark problem in China

Tesla Motors Inc. finally resolved a trademark dispute in China with Zhan Baosheng, who had registered rights to the name in the country before the carmaker entered the market. In an... Read more about Tesla Motors resolved trademark problem in China


Tesla Motors names Robyn Denholm as 7th board member

Tesla Motors Inc. has appointed the seventh member of its board of directors in the persona of Robyn Denholm. Denholm, who is Juniper Networks Inc.'s executive vice president and chief... Read more about Tesla Motors names Robyn Denholm as 7th board member


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