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62Motor Trend: Volt more significant than anything Tesla ever likely to build

By the time the ball drops in Times Square this New Year's Eve, chances are there will be more Chevrolet Volts on the road than Tesla Roadsters. Motor Trend Editor in Chief Angus MacKenzie writes in a new editorial that during the Tesla IPO road-show last June, CEO Elon Musk called his company a "technology velociraptor." However, it took five full years from the formation of Tesla to start delivering the first few dozen crippled Roadsters. It then took nearly another year after that to reach ma

162013 Tesla Model R rendered, maybe

Back in June, when Tesla CEO Elon Musk was out and about trying to convince investment bankers to buy the stock in his company at the initial offering price, one of the slides in his presentation deck showed some thumbnail images of the Model S and the currently planned follow-on models.

58BREAKING: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California

Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image

60BREAKING: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California

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80Wife of Tesla CEO demands 10-percent of his company stock and a Roadster in divorce

It's not all that often that a messy divorce pops up with a billionaire on one side and somebody who wants part of the money on the other, right? Actually, this occurs far too often and a divorce involving wealthy individuals can be downright messy and ultimately destructive to those involved. It appears as though the divorce between Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk and soon-to-be ex-wife Justine Musk is playing out as one of those mega-litigious affairs, and the impact may be extend we

45Wife of Tesla CEO demands 10 percent of his stock in company, $6M cash, Roadster and more in messy divorce

It's not all that often that a messy divorce pops up with a billionaire on one side and somebody who wants part of the money on the other, right? Actually, we all know this occurs far too often and a divorce involving wealthy individuals can be downright messy and ultimately destructive to those involved. It appears as though the divorce between Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk and soon-to-be ex-wife Justine Musk is playing out as one of those super messy and litigious affairs, and the

19Panasonic delivers first 3.1Ah lithium ion cells to Tesla

Tesla Motors has never officially announced who supplies the lithium ion cells used in the Roadster's battery pack, but it does have an agreement with Panasonic to supply cells for the Model S. Chief Technology Officer JB Straubel was in Japan this week and received the first batch of new lithium ion cells from Panasonic Energy Company President Naoto Noguchi.

6Tesla Roadster on its way to Japan, shipments begin this week

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6Tesla and Tag-Heuer kick off round the world Roadster tour

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18Tesla employees going on 2,700 mile road trip from LA to Detroit

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30Tesla employees going on 2,700-mile road trip from LA to Detroit

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1Auto engineers/designers looking for a gig? Tesla is hiring

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26Tesla Roadster sets world EV record of 313 miles on single charge

Simon Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas with the record setting Roadster - click above for high-res image gallery

27Tesla Roadster runs 313 miles on a charge in Global Green Challenge

Simon Hackett and co-driver Emilis Prelgauskas with the record setting Roadster - click above for high-res image gallery

34Are Tesla Roadster sales dead? Order online now for Christmas delivery!

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3Tesla engineering chief Mike Donoughe resigns

Just over a year after joining Tesla Motors, Mike Donoughe is leaving. Donoughe had served as executive vice president of vehicle engineering and manufacturing for the electric vehicle builder. The former Chrysler executive was brought in to help get the engineering and manufacturing processes sorted out at a time when Tesla was trying to get production of the Roadster increased while at the same time trying to validate an upgraded powertrain with a new transmission. Since that time, Tesla has g

30Tesla Motors co-founder Marc Tarpenning explains why Roadster wasn't a hydrogen car

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