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Returning to the roadster roots of the formerly British brand

Returning to the roadster roots of the formerly British brand.

Tesla has delivered in excess of 1,800 Roadsters to customers in more than 21 countries across the globe, including 100 of the electrifying sports cars in Switzerland. That makes Switzerland one of the automaker's leading Roadster markets, on a per capita basis.

Hansjörg von Gemmingen, owner of the 83rd Tesla Roadster delivered to Europe, has driven more than 100,000 kilometers (62,137 miles) in his electric blue machine. To date, and as far as we know, that's the most miles of road covered by any Tesla Roadster.

Traveling more than ten million miles without using a drop of gas is a considerable achievement, right? Well, that's exactly what the "over 1,500" Tesla Roadsters have done. On Monday, Tesla Motors announced that the 1,500-plus Roadsters that tear up the tarmac in more than 30 countries have racked up a combined ten million miles and counting. That means that, collectively, those electric Roadsters have saved over 500,000 gallons of fuel and eliminated 5.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissi

Originally appearing at the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, the sub-$50,000 Saba Motors Carbon Zero roadster will return for round two, taking the stage at the 2011 NAIAS. One possible reason for the return is that Saba Motors, a Silicon Valley startup, hopes to soon secure additional funding from investors to turn its electric roadster from conceptual dream into reality. It could use the cash. Saba Motors had plans to compete in the Progressive X-Prize competition this past summer, but financial issues

Looks like Silicon Valley is home to yet another start-up electric car company, this one with an eye to bring a roadster to market with a low-$40's price tag. That's Chevy Volt and Coda EV country! SABA Motors is just a few short weeks from finishing its first prototype and plans to compete next year with many of the other electric car companies head-to-head for the Progressive X-Prize and possibly the TTXGP as well.. While its website claims the company is currently in stealth mode, the "Carbon