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    First Drive: 2012 Tesla Model S [w/video]
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    Proof That An Impressive Sport Sedan Doesn't Need To Burn Dead Dino Juice One-hundred years from now, the Smithsonian museum at our nation's capital will host a display of history's most revolutionary automobiles. The collection will include the 1866 Dudgeon steam wagon (one of the earliest ...

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    Confirmed: Mercedes to market Tesla-powered 2014 B-Class EV in U.S.
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    Looks like another Tesla Motors investor will be looking to cash in on their connection. Autoweek reports Mercedes-Benz will offer their B-Class in the U.S. with Tesla propulsion. The magazine says their source at the German automaker confirms plans for a B-Class electric-only vehicle. While ...

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    Tesla Motors pays fine for lacking emissions Certificate of Conformity
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    Sometimes, technology moves faster than rules and regulations. For instance, in some parts of Kansas, shops must provide water troughs for horses. A more recently inanity is the requirement that electric vehicles receive an emissions "Certificate of Conformity" from the EPA to comply with the ...

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    Video: Elon Musk chats it up on The Colbert Report
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    Elon Musk on The Colbert Report – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Elon Musk apparently has a sense of humor. Proof of which can be found in the video after the break, where you'll see the co-founder of Paypal, Tesla Motors and Space X sit-down with Stephen Colbert of Comedy ...

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    Tesla and Toyota to develop RAV4 EV, hope to launch in 2012
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    Toyota RAV4 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota and Tesla have officially announced that the electric prototypes being developed by the California startup are based on the RAV4 crossover, and the two companies hope to have a production version ready by 2012. When we sat down ...

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    MT: Electric supercar from Toyota in the works?
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    We're taking this news with a grain of salt for now, but Motor Trend is reporting that Toyota is hard at work on a fully electric supercar. If there's any truth to this report, Toyota President Akio Toyoda was so impressed after a spin in Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster that he immediately green-lit a ...

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    Report: Tesla CTO confirms building two mules for Toyota
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    AutoblogGreen had the rare opportunity on Friday to chat with Toyota CEO and president Akio Toyoda. During the conversation, he revealed that a prototype vehicle with a Tesla electric drive unit was under construction. Tesla's Chief Technology Officer, J.B. Straubel, has confirmed this to CNN ...

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    Tesla hires former Apple retail strategist to revolutionize buying experience
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    Tesla has, if nothing else, crafted a unique automobile in the Roadster. It's electric, very attractive and highly desirable. Up next, assuming all goes according to plan (a rather big assumption, granted), the Model S sedan will be equally special in the global automotive marketplace. Such ...

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    Tesla shares in freefall, now below IPO price
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    After rising 41 percent on the first day of trading, stock in Tesla Motors has been in an alarming freefall. Yesterday, shares of Tesla Motors fell another 16 percent, landing below their initial offering price of $17 each. For those keeping track of such things, company head and largest ...

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    Tesla unveils refreshed Roadster 2.5
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    Tesla Roadster 2.5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In conjunction with the opening of its two newest stores in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Newport Beach, California, Tesla has unveiled the fourth major production iteration of its only current product, the Roadster. Dubbed the Roadster ...

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    BREAKING: Tesla shows future products in IPO road show, liquid-cooled motor and electronics
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    Tesla future models – Click above for more slides from the road show
    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Breaking_Tesla_shows_future_products_liquid_cooled_motor_a'; The long-delayed initial public offering for Tesla Motors is expected to happen as early as next week. Naturally, ...

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    Report: Tesla IPO to happen week of June 28
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image
    It looks like Tesla Motors will finally be going public the week of June 28, if a report in the Wall Street Journal is correct. The long anticipated stock offering was originally planned for the fall of 2008, but the global financial melt-down ...

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    Rumormill: Toyota, Tesla to jointly develop electric prototype by year's end
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    Just a few days back, we glanced over Tesla's amended IPO statement and discovered some well-buried words that suggested Tesla and Toyota may never work together on the development of an electric vehicles. The words from Tesla actually read, "We have not entered into any agreements with Toyota ...

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    Report: Honda buys $13.8 million worth of plug-in credits from Tesla
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    One advantage of being an automaker that produces nothing but plug-in vehicles is earning zero-emissions credits. It's long been thought that those credits would at some point become a valuable commodity. Back in 2007 when Phoenix Motorcars was still around, a big chunk of its business plan ...

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    Full details on Tesla/NUMMI deal disclosed
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tesla Motors announced last week that it was definitely going to build ist Model S at the former NUMMI factory in Fremont, California. Or it might not. This isn't the first announcement about where this car might be produced. That was ...

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    Tesla's Elon Musk says he's broke
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    Diving into an extremely competitive and capital-intensive business in which customers generally don't appreciate having access to beta products is not a good way to enhance your personal fortune. In fact, if Elon Musk is being honest in the latest court filings related to his divorce proceedings, ...

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    Reuters: UAW pressuring Tesla/Toyota to hire union workers at former NUMMI plant
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    Yesterday, Toyota and Tesla announced that the two companies would be collaborating on electric vehicle development. Tesla will be taking over the NUMMI factory in Fremont, California, which was recently closed. Now, the United Auto Workers is urging Toyota to hire union workers to operate the ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image
    California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda held a joint press in Palo Alto, California to announce that the two companies would be collaborating on electric vehicle development and production, with ...

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

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    Report: Tesla's Elon Musk says new CUV model due in 2013
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    IED Tesla EYE concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Tesla EYE design concept we saw in at the Geneva Motor Show was just an experiment some students at the Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin did with the Tesla brand. But the idea that we will see more and new vehicle models ...

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