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 - $105,000
2014 Tesla Model S
MSRP: $69,900 - $93,400
Tesla trying out pop-up stores

Tesla is hauling two shipping containers around the US this summer to set up pop-up stores and put the Model S on display. The locations aren't entirely known, but they are following wealthy potential buyers to popular vacation spots.
Tesla cancels Premium Center Console option for some trims

Will Owners Have To Go The Aftermarket Route For Cupholders?

Tesla runs into supplier problems with its Premium Center Console item, cancels orders.
New Elon Musk bio tops best-seller list

AutoblogGreen Readers Invited To Join Online Book Club Next Week

A new biography about Tesla CEO Elon Musk hits the top of the Audible Best-Seller list. We'll be discussing the book with readers next week.

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2014 Tesla Model S
$82,997 / 2,573 miles / VA
2013 Tesla Model S
$78,000 / 26,146 miles / MD
2013 Tesla Model S
$79,501 / 23,985 miles / MD
This Apple Watch can control a Tesla Model S

EV Connectivity Can Extend To Your Wrist

Remote S is an upcoming app for the Apple Watch that allows owners to take complete control over their Tesla Model S from their wrist. It's not Knight Rider, but it's close.
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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.