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
2015 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$69,900
Engine:
MPG:
94 City / 97 HWY
2014 Tesla Model S
2014 Tesla Model S
MSRP:
$69,900
Engine:
MPG:
94 City / 97 HWY
Youxia X looks like a Chinese Tesla Model S

The Youxia X is an offbeat Chinese car that looks a lot like a Tesla Model S. While the styling is very similar between the two electric sedans, the Youxia takes liberal inspiration from KITT and Knight Rider.
Tesla Model 3 to greet the world in March 2016

Autocar reports that Tesla plans to show its entry-level Model 3 sedan in March 2016, but not at the Geneva Motor Show. Tesla will put on its own event.
Tesla CTO remains bullish on future li-ion battery advances

Improved Battery Technology Swings Plug-in Equation

Tesla Motors technology chief JB Straubel forecasts more electric-vehicle popularity from declining costs.

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2013 Tesla Model S
$65,495 / 24,461 miles / MD
2013 Tesla Model S
$66,000 / 9,341 miles / MD
2012 Tesla Model S
$63,000 / 26,032 miles / MD
Autoblog Minute: Tesla Ludicrous Mode

Tesla Announces Model S 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds With Ludicrous Mode

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced a new 'ludicrous mode' for its Model S sedan, which enables 0-60 launches in just 2.8 seconds.
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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.