Tesla Model S News

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By Eric Loveday ·
November 06, 2012

Tesla's Latest Shareholder Letter Points to Bright Future

The bottom line is that Tesla lost $110.8 million in the third quarter of 2012, but the electric automaker says a brighter future lies ahead. "Given Tesla’s rate of progress over the past few months, we are confident of being able to deliver 2,500 to 3,000 Model S vehicles in Q4 and over 20,000 in 2013."

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By Eric Loveday ·
November 02, 2012

Tesla Model S Starts Racking Up Vehicle of the Year Awards

The sporty all-electric Tesla Model S is expected to win several major "Of the Year" awards before 2012 ends. Tesla is off to a strong start with top honors from Automobile magazine and Yahoo! Autos.

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By Brad Berman ·
October 11, 2012

Tesla Model S Outguns BMW M5 in 0-to-100 MPH Dash

Last month, I lived with the Tesla Model S for a week. I reported about my experiences, including the use of Tesla’s network of superchargers, in The New York Times. I wrote a lot about range, design, handling, charging and high-tech features—but when friends ask me about the Model S, my immediate reply is simple: “It’s fast.”

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By Nick Kurczewski ·
October 05, 2012

Romney Labels Tesla and Fisker “Losers” in Debate

Republican nominee Mitt Romney took aim at everything from government support for PBS broadcasting, to electric car companies such as Tesla Motors and Fisker Automotive, which he labeled as “losers” in President Obama’s plan to support green energy firms with billions of dollars in loans and tax breaks.

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By Brad Berman ·
October 01, 2012

Inside Scoop on Tesla’s Super-Smart Supercharger Network

One week ago at this time, I was speeding down California’s Interstate in a Tesla Model S, on a 530-mile one-day trip from Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles. I told the tale of using Tesla’s supercharger network, and reviewed the vehicle, in yesterday’s New York Times. But that was intended for a general audience. I figured the EV crowd on PluginCars.com would want more of the geeky details about Tesla’s superchargers, and why I see them as a very smart solution.

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By Zach McDonald ·
September 19, 2012

Tesla Ramps Up Model S Production

Tesla’s plans for automotive domination are ambitious, but that means bringing Model S production up to scale. Thankfully, there's evidence that's already happening.

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By Eric Loveday ·
September 14, 2012

Video: Legendary Racer Monster Tajima Drives the Tesla Model S

Legendary racer Monster Tajima is not the type of person who pretends to be impressed with a vehicle for commercial reasons, so when he says he’s impressed with the Tesla Model S, it's a serious matter. Just take a look at his ear-to-ear grin while he's behind the wheel of the Model S. That says it all.

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By Brian Kariger ·
September 11, 2012

Ask a Tesla Model S Owner: First 2,500 Miles

We have learned much from esteemed journalists conducting professional reviews of the Tesla Model S, but what do you want to know? Ask an owner right here, right now.

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By Eric Loveday ·
September 10, 2012

What's the Real-World Range of the Tesla Model S?

Motor Trend magazine recent reviewed the Tesla Model S. "The take home message isn’t whether or not the Model S meets the EPA’s range rating of 265 miles," the magazine said. "We’ve proven that it does and does not. The takeaway is that the Tesla Model S is not a real electric car, it’s a real car that just happens to be electric."

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By Zach McDonald ·
July 26, 2012

Tesla Headed for Financial Crunch?

Tesla's critical triumph at last month's Model S unveiling has recently been overshadowed by unsettling financial news.

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