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    Video: Jay Leno burns rubber in Tesla Model S

    Jay Leno has a pretty big soft spot for alternative-fuel vehicles. From his steam-powered relics to his beloved Chevrolet Volt, the comedian's automotive interests are nothing if not varied. In the latest episode of Jay Leno's Garage, Tesla Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen stops by the Big Dog ...

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    TAG Heuer teams with Tesla in timely fashion

    TAG Heuer Tesla Roadster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you've ever wondered whether a Tesla Roadster Sport can really rocket from a standstill to 60 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds, a new custom collectors edition of the electric sports car could allow you to verify that ...

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    EYE concept coming to Geneva has Tesla Motors connection

    IED Tesla EYE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Though it proudly sports a chrome Tesla Motors logo on its nose, the Geneva-bound EYE concept pictured above was not penned by that California company's designers. Not directly anyway. That credit goes to 11 transportation ...

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    VIDEO: Franz von Holzhausen talks about the 2011 Tesla Model S

    2011 Tesla Model S - Click above for a high-res image gallery
    The crew from On Cars had a chance to spend some quality time with the Tesla Model S and some of the key people bringing this sweet sedan to fruition. In the first of three videos (the other two haven't been released yet), not only are ...

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    REPORT: VW's California studio head Derek Jenkins to move to Mazda design

    Derek Jenkins has spent his entire professional design career within the walls of the VolkswagenGroup, first working on the Concept 1 (which became the New Beetle) under J Mays. After having also worked on the Audi A2, the Microbus concept, the GX3 (seen above), as well as the Passat Gold Coast and ...

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    BREAKING: Franz von Holzhausen leaving Mazda for Tesla Motors

    var digg_url = ''; It's already on Wikipedia so it must be true. We've just received confirmation from Tesla Motors that the upstart electric car company has somehow managed to snag Mazda's top designer to become ...

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    Mazda stylist gives insight into design at the Zoom-Zoom company

    Our friends at AutoblogGreen recently got the chance to hear the Chief of Mazda's US design team, Franz von Holzhausen, give an insight into the design culture at Mazda. Reading his name immediately conjures the image of a sophisticated Euro stylist but the Connecticut-born designer, now based in ...


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