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Katie Fehrenbacher from GigaOm drove down to the Tesla's first battery-swap station in Coalinga, California to snap some photos and check on its progress. The station will be the first to begin a pilot program to conduct the three-minute pack swaps, and could restore Tesla's revenue stream of selling ZEV credits.

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Elon Musk was a success well before Tesla. He celebrated some of that early triumph by buying a McLaren F1, and cameras were there to watch as the iconic supercar was delivered.

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The Model X all-electric CUV is spotted testing in Alameda, California. The video wasn't taken up close, but it's still fun to watch and hear the tires squeal.

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The web is full of Elon Musk-themed merchandise from T-shirts to fish tank clocks. It's no wonder why: Tesla pulls in millions from its own gear shop, which hawks everything from coffee mugs to hats to professional cycling kits.

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We've Got Both SFW And NSFW Videos For You

Watch how Tesla P85D drivers puts smiles on faces and turn the air blue using only their right foot and a clear bit of road. In both safe-for-work, and not-safe-for-work flavors.

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Toyota Senior VP Bob Carter responds to recent comments by Tesla CEO Elon Musk that hydrogen fuel cells are "an extremely silly way to store energy" and that FCEV shortcomings will become plainly evident in the next few years.

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A guy on Airbnb is renting out his Tesla Model S for two people to sleep in for $85 a night. Safety shouldn't be a concern, because renters are locked in his garage during the night with two electric candles for light. Just be up by 8:00 AM because the host needs the Tesla to drive to work.

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Connecticut may legalize factory-to-customer sales channel championed by Tesla.

Connecticut may be the next state to allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric vehicles directly to the public and without third-party dealerships.

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During a drag-race event in Florida, the Tesla Model S P85D ran the quarter-mile in 11.6 seconds at 114.6 miles per hour, the new mark for BEVs at the drag strip. Proving its pace, it ran three more times in 11.69, 11.72 and 11.76 seconds. During its record run it faced off against a Dodge Challenger Hellcat, but things didn't go so well for the Hellcat driver that day.

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Keep An Eye On The Cellphone

This isn't your average "Watch my female passenger go nuts over speed!" video. But the Tesla Model S P85D isn't the average car - electric or otherwise - and it's no less fun watching yet another newbie discover the power of the phrase, "Instant torque."

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According To Drivers Of The Expensive EV, Fixing Something Can Be Quite A Shock

Green Car Reports says that Tesla Model S owners are finding out just how expensive aluminum can be to fix, with repair estimates like $7,000 to fix "a small dent and scratch" to $45,000 for "minor front-end damage." With aluminum figuring ever more in our automotive future to save weight, this could be the canary in the coal mine for all of us or just opportunistic price gouging.

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Tesla founder Elon Musk's tough talk at the Detroit Auto Show about the company's prospects damaged its stock price, which suffered a nine-percent drop.

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Two New Videos Give Our Best View Yet Of Upcoming All-Electric CUV

The pre-production prototype of the Tesla Model X showed up on the Panasonic stand at the Consumer Electronics Show, getting a walkaround and a look at how its falcon doors operate.

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Tesla's global sales chief Jerome Guillen talks about the biggest hurdles to becoming "a key player in sustainable transportation" on The Continent. In short,

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Tesla Motors is facing opposition in parts of Australia because of regulators' adherence to the dealership distribution model, though Sydney sales are going as planned.

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Even As Sales Slump In China, He Revises Forecasts Upward

Falling gas prices, production delays and weakened demand in a key market would send shudders through the CEOs of most automakers. None of those problems could dent the enthusiasm Tesla Motors CEO and co-founder Elon Musk has for a vision of an electric-car future.

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The Tesla Model S P85D shows its stuff at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show with a beautiful, crimson paint job and carbon fiber touches. Packing 691 horsepower, the electric sport sedan can hit 60 in 3.2 seconds, while cosseting passengers in sporty opulence.

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Drag Times has gone and measured the Tesla Model S P85D against... itself. The electric, all-wheel-drive sedan has two modes, Sport and Insane, so Drag Times found a lonely stretch of road, lashed up a Vbox and compared the acceleration in each mode.

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In back-to-back tweets, Elon Musk revealed Tesla is working on a charger that automatically emerges from the wall and connects to new or old examples of the Model S to begin charging them. He describes it as a "solid metal snake."

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Tesla just bought the former United Auto Workers union hall located just a stones throw from its factory in Fremont, CA. The UAW was asking $4.26 million for the land, and it included four acres and a 16,470-square-foot building. The company's purpose for the land is still a mystery.

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Tesla wants to keep growing sales in China. The company's latest offer in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou helps buyers get rid of their used car and then apply the money towards the purchase of a new Model S.

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