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Breaking: Tesla has a solution for their transmission woes: get rid of it!

The primary issue that has been preventing Tesla Motors from getting their electric Roadster into full production for the last several months has been the unfortunate tendency for the transmission to self-destruct in only a fraction of a car's normal lifes

Uh-oh: Wired picks Tesla Roadster for annual Vaporware awards

Well, WIRED used to love the Tesla Roadster. And the magazine will love it once again sometime down the road. But today - exactly because they can't buy a Roadster and drive it down the road now - WIRED is a bit sour. The electric supercar has been named to Wired's annual vaporware list. In the current list, Vaporware 2007: Long Live the King, writer Michael Calore picks on (to me) legitimate target

Martin Eberhard takes a further step away from Tesla management

Tesla Motors has just announced that company co-founder Martin Eberhard has moved over to the company's advisory board. Last August Martin stepped down as CEO to take on the role of President of Technology and oversee getting the company's first product, the Tesla Roadster, into production. The car has been plagued by transmission problems which necessitated a supplier and significant re-engineerin

Tesla Roadster delay related to transmission, not the batteries

The New York Times article we linked to this morning about Project Better Place reported that the delay in bringing the Tesla Roadster to market was due to a problem with the b