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
Tesla prioritizing Superchargers for long-distance drivers

Officially, There's 'No Change In The Policy On Supercharger Use'

Tesla seems to be adjusting its Supercharger policy to advise users that the sites are meant for long-distance drives, rather than regular recharges.
Tesla comes out swinging against automakers that can't make EVs

Tesla thinks that the California Air Resources Board is moving in the wrong direction by loosening the rules for midsize automakers. The company also wants even fewer zero-emissions vehicles credits available on the market to be traded among companies.
Tesla disputes rumors of Model 3 delay

Tesla claims that rumors about the delayed launch of the Model 3 are completely false. The more affordable vehicle from the EV maker is still set to go on sale in late 2017.

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2014 Tesla Model S
$69,888 / 7,363 miles / NJ
2013 Tesla Model S
$60,000 / 13,100 miles / NY
2013 Tesla Model S
$63,900 / 19,897 miles / PA
EVTV hacks Tesla drivetrain, whiskey ensues [w/video]

If you've ever fancied doing an electric vehicle project with a Tesla drivetrain, the latest efforts of the EVTV hack team will be of some interest to you. They have, in effect, broken the manufacturer's code and got the unique electric motor spinning.
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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.