Tesla

Tesla is a brand of all electric vehicles founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning in San Carlos, California. The company's first product was the Tesla Roadster, which has been joined by the Model S sedan. Named for the famous inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla, the company is currently headed by its CEO and PayPal co-founder Elon Musk.


2015 Tesla Model S
MSRP: $69,900 - $104,500
2014 Tesla Model S
MSRP: $69,900 - $93,400
Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013

As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal.
Larte tunes up an aggressive Tesla Model S

Customized Kits Also Add Sound To Electric Motor, For Safety, Of Course

Larte's aftermarket kits for the Tesla Model S add style and cut weight with basalt-fiber components.
Will Tesla Gigafactory push up local wages?

Nevada May Spend $10 Million To Educate Workers

Tesla is already boosting Reno-area minimum wages because of planned payment scale at Gigafactory, and the state of Nevada is talking about millions of dollars of worker investment.

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2013 Tesla Model S
$79,000 / 26,146 miles / MD
2013 Tesla Model S
$83,803 / 23,985 miles / MD
2012 Tesla Model S
$69,000 / 26,032 miles / MD
Tesla Model X spied up close in California

Tesla Model X development continues to move forward ahead of the first deliveries expected in the third quarter of 2015. This example was spied driving in California wearing only a little camouflage.
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Tesla Recalls Wall Charger Adapters To Prevent Overheating

Action is a result of overheating in owners' garages

Tesla Motor Company, maker of the Model S electric car, is recalling 29,222 wall charger adapters following reports of overheating in owners' garages.
Tesla recalling 29,000 Model S wall chargers to prevent overheating

Tesla's big wall charger adapter replacement program is about to get a lot bigger. For one thing, the replacement has become an official recall. Secondly, the number of affected adapters is higher than expected: 29,222 units.
Tesla recalling 439 Roadsters over auxiliary cable problems

Tesla is recalling some 439 Roadsters after discovering a redundant 12v auxiliary cable rubbing against a carbon fiber panel on a customer car. The cable, which helps power a variety of auxiliary electrical systems if the primary cable fails, will be inspected and fitted with a protective sleeve. Only 2.0 and 2.5 Roadsters have the cable, so early adopters with 1.5 models aren't affected by the recall. Full details after the jump.