Tesla News and Updates

Tesla is an electric car company with a goal and vision, which is to make quality electric vehicles affordable to average drivers. The company is located in California and its top cars include Roadster, Tesla Model S, and Model X. This page features the latest Tesla news and updates as well as reviews of Tesla vehicles. The news on this page is updated daily.
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Tesla Roadster first EV at Goodwood Hill Climb

In an event for the history books, the Tesla Roadster will be the first all-electric production vehicle to ever participate in the Goodwood Festival of Speed’s Hill Climb. The event is said to be the largest car culture festival in the world, celebrating historic and contemporary motorsports with a diverse, authentic array of conveyances along with a star-studded line-up of drivers.

Tesla going far with its smog-free Roadster

The Tesla Roadster 2.5 has become iconic for "best of both worlds." The stylish six-figure sports car not only delivers the equivalent of an almost unbelievable 124 miles per gallon on an electric charge but also is expected to snag a perfect greenhouse gas and smog emissions rating from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Tesla announces creation of recharging network across England

Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has announced a partnership with UK hotels and tourist sites to install High Power Charging (HPC) stations, comprised of ten EV power outlets throughout Great Britain. A Tesla Roadster will be the first modern electric vehicle to cross Great Britain in a historic road trip May 21.

German Tesla owner reaches 100,000 km on his Roadster

Hansjorg von Gemmingen, who bought the 83rd Tesla Roadster sold in Europe, has crossed the 100,000-kilometer, zero-emissions threshold - the greatest distance traveled by any Tesla vehicle to date. Von Gemmingen drives it daily, charging nightly with just a standard household outlet, proving the electric Roadster functions as a daily commuter while not looking like an ordinary car at all.

Scuderi Air-Hybrid Engine technology setting up to challenge electric hybrids

Independent lab tests confirm the Scuderi™ Air-Hybrid Engine consumes up to 36 percent less fuel than a conventional engine. Beyond 2016 Federal Fuel Economy mandates, the gains will likely enable the technology to now challenge more expensive electric hybrids shown at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show.

2011 will be the year of Electric Avenue reality

For certain we will see the continuation of technical innovations like Ford’s EcoBoost engines that have the power of a V8 in a 6 cylinder, but the gas mileage of a 4 cylinder. Moreover, we will continue to see the mainstream deliveries of a plethora of plug-in hybrid vehicles, like Chevy Volts, Nissan Leafs and Fisker Karmas. Even the Toyota Prius will follow suit with its own version of a plug-in.

Tesla has already taken 3000 buyers for the 2012 Tesla Model S sedan

In a form filed recently with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Tesla Motors revealed a handful of information about the current goings-on within their company, including the fact that they have already received 3,000 pre-orders for the 2012 Tesla Model S sedan – accounting for $15 million in revenue from a car over a year away from seeing production.

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