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Glow In The Dark Tesla Looks Like ‘Tron’ Light Cycle [Video]

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The light cycles in Tron have a cool, eerie glow that many a real world bike has sported thanks to aftermarket modifications. This time, though, it’s a Tesla Model S sporting the same glowing effect and also, it happens to be a zebra-stripe pattern. Continue Reading »

Elon Musk Says Joint Tesla-Toyota Project Coming

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Tesla announced earlier this year that they would be ending their agreement to provide Toyota with battery packs for the electric RAV4. But that doesn’t mean the two companies are going their separate ways entirely.

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Tesla Chooses Nevada for New Gigafactory

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Tesla’s been looking for a place to build its huge battery factory, aka the “gigafactory,” putting five states against each other in competition. Today, the winner appears to be Nevada.

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Georgia Latest State To Take Aim at Tesla Showrooms

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It looks like the latest state to take issue with Tesla’s showrooms is Georgia. According to a report in Automotive News, the Georgia Automotive Dealers Association filed a petition on Friday to contest a showroom in the Atlanta area. Continue Reading »

Who Wins In Nissan GT-R vs Tesla Model S Drag Race? [Video]

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You have to be pretty confident in your ride to take on the almighty Nissan GT-R. The owner of this Tesla Model S apparently has confidence and then some, because that’s exactly what he did at the Bandimere Speedway out in Morrison, Colorado. The Tesla pitted its all-electric mettle against the turbo-charged Nissan GT-R monster, a car known for making supercars look like complete chumps. Continue Reading »

Saleen Overhauls Tesla Model S into FourSixteen: Pebble Beach

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The Tesla Model S P85 is effectively page one, chapter one of “How to Make a Proper Electric Car Go Fast.” Going off that theme, think of Saleen’s new creation as the first major plot twist, expected but nevertheless exciting. This is the FourSixteen. Continue Reading »

Tesla Offers Infinite Warranty, But With a Hitch

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Big news if you’re a fan of all things Tesla. Founder and CEO Elon Musk wrote on the company’s blog that the electric car maker is offering an infinite mile warranty. To some that may sound like a warranty without conditions, except there is one: infinity only lasts for eight years.

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Building a Tesla Supercharger at Warp Speed [Video]

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If you owned an electric vehicle four or five years ago, the idea of driving said EV across the US was an impossibly tedious proposition. However, thanks to the expansive roll out of the Tesla Supercharger network, your trip can now be measured in hours and days, rather than eons and epochs.

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Consumer Reports’ Tesla Model S Has Some Issues

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For nearly 16,000 miles, Consumer Reports has been putting one of its long-term test vehicles, a 2013 Model S, through its paces. Driven by car testers as well as regular staffers – all agree, it’s a great car to drive, but over that span a few problems have surfaced. Continue Reading »

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to Cameo on an Episode of The Simpsons

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“You know you’re famous when you get featured on the Simpsons.” That’s what the Tesla Motors blog read after CEO Elon Musk was referenced on an episode of The Simpsons, earlier this year. Continue Reading »