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    Earth Day Prizelust: Tesla Roadster on Price is Right is most expensive freebie ever [UPDATED w/video]

    2010 Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With the thousands of prizes given away on The Price is Right over the centuries decades, it's hard to top the things that have come before. But, today, a new record will be set. To mark Earth Day, Drew Carey and company ...

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    Tesla files update with SEC, confirms Roadster production for 2012, draws from DOE loans

    2010 Tesla Roadster Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Registering for an initial public offering, like Tesla Motors has done, requires that certain documents are filed regarding company actions. Since first filing for its IPO back in January, Tesla has had a few new ...

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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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    Three Tesla employees killed in crash identified, remembered [w/video]

    Wreckage from the deadly Palo Alto plane crash – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Details on the deadly airplane crash that took the lives of three Tesla Motors employees are now filtering in, including the identities of the deceased. As reported yesterday, the Cessna 310 ...

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    Detroit 2010: Caption Contest - What the heck are Bob Lutz and Elon Musk talking about?

    Bob Lutz has been an important guy in the auto industry since before most of us were born. Elon Musk is the reason your eBay transactions go so smoothly (he was the co-creator of PayPal). Together, they don't seem to make much of a team. Well, they wouldn't make much of a match if Musk weren't ...

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    Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis giving away his Tesla Model S (you know, when he gets it)

    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Jason Calacanis, CEO of and erstwhile founder of Weblogs Inc. (of which Autoblog and AutoblogGreen are a part) is a big fan of Tesla, and now he's announced that he's giving one away. Calacanis is already the owner of an ...

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

    Tesla Roadster #750 - click above for high res image gallery
    After delivering some 900 Tesla Roadsters, over a dozen employees are taking one on a road trip. Tesla will be back at the Detroit Auto Show next month and this time they're driving there. On Thursday, December 17, 16 Tesla employees ...

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    REPORT: Tesla Motors planning IPO "soon"

    Tesla Roadster - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Rumors about Tesla's plan to go public have been circulating since 2008, but a down stock market seemed to put a damper on the start-up's IPO. Now, the word on the street from Reuters is that Tesla is planning to go public "soon." When might ...

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    Tesla 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
    It's no secret that how you drive influences a vehicle's efficiency. Case in point: This week's Global Green Challenge in Australia where Simon Hackett shipped his 2008 Tesla ...

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    World's Largest Rebate? Save $42,000 on Tesla Roadster in Colorado

    Tesla Roadster - Click above image for high-res gallery
    We didn't believe it until we verified it with our own eyes – and amazingly it's true: Colorado is offering a $42,083 rebate on the 2009 Tesla Roadster until December 31st. Carry the one, move the decimal point... yep, that's a ...

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    Ex-Tesla/Harley-Davidson exec Michael van der Sande resurfaces at Aston Martin

    It didn't take Michael van der Sande long to land a new gig after leaving his last posting at Tesla Motors. In August, van der Sande left Tesla after only nine months as senior vice-president of sales and marketing for the electric car maker. The sales executive who spent 12 years at ...

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    Tesla introduces Mobile Service Rangers, the Geek Squad for EVs

    Doctors may not make many house calls anymore, but Tesla Motors believes an at-home service is just the ticket for its pricey electric cars. The company recently announced a new Tesla Mobile Service Rangers program that makes getting the recommended annual service or any other repairs taken care ...

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    Frankfurt 2009: Smart + Tesla + Brabus = High Voltage

    Brabus High Voltage - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In addition to the Tailor Made concepts that Brabus trotted out for the Frankfurt Motor Show, the German tuning firm also showed off a new version of its electric Smart Fortwo called the Unlimited High Voltage. This new model is an ...

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    REPORT: Tesla gets $82.5 million investment; delivers 700th Roadster

    Go to Frankfurt, get $82.5 million. That's sort of what happened to Tesla Motors, which is at the big Frankfurt Motor Show this week and received an "opportunistic" equity investment in that amount from a group led by Fjord Capital Partners. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that his company was "not ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Tesla unloads new set of Model S driving shots

    Tesla Model S in motion - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Just a day after releasing new images of the Tesla Roadster Sport, the Silicon Valley automaker has gone and unleashed its Model S starring in a series of actual at-speed driving shots. While we've seen high-res shots of the Model S ...

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    REPORT: Eberhard suddenly drops lawsuit against Tesla

    The civil lawsuit filed by Tesla co-founder Martin Eberhard against Tesla Motors and its CEO Elon Musk has been suddenly dropped. It was just a few short weeks ago that Eberhard won something of a victory in an opening skirmish of what had threatened to be a long campaign when a judge slapped ...

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    Pics Aplenty: Tesla finally drops real images of Roadster Sport

    Tesla Roadster Sport - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been seven months since Tesla first announced its intentions to build the Roadster Sport, a higher performing version of its electric sportscar. Seemingly many moons later, the Silicon Valley-based automaker has finally offered up ...

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    Tesla moving HQ, building powertrain plant in Palo Alto

    Tesla has announced that it's pulling up stakes and moving its digs from San Carlos, CA to Palo Alto. The EV startup firm will take over a three building complex in the Stanford Research Park formerly occupied by Silicon Valley pioneers Hewlett-Packard and its spin-off Agilent Technologies. The ...

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    Officially Official: Mercedes to produce electric SLS gullwing

    Mercedes-Benz has officially confirmed the rumors that have been floating around in recent days – it will build an electrically powered version of its upcoming SLS gullwing coupe. The EV version of the SLS will drive all four wheels by means of an individual motor for each corner. It will not ...

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    REPORT: Daimler sells 4% of Tesla to Middle East investment fund just two months after acquiring it

    Tesla Roadster - Click above image for high-res gallery
    Just two months after buying 9% of Tesla Motors, Daimler has reportedly sold nearly half of that stake. According to Reuters, 4% percent of the electric car startup is now owned by Aabar Investments, an Abu Dhabi-based investment fund. In a ...


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