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How Quick Could a Tesla Roadster Be?

How Quick Could a Tesla Roadster Be?

By Mike Hanley on June 16, 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla's first car was the Roadster, an electric convertible based on the Lotus Elise that was last offered for the 2011 model year. The California automaker has a new Roadst... Read More
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Volvo Owner Geely to Take Control of Lotus

Volvo Owner Geely to Take Control of Lotus

By Fred Meier on May 24, 2017

CARS.COM — Chinese automaker Geely, which has breathed new life into Volvo since taking over in 2010, is adding another storied European car brand to its stable: Lotus Cars. Related: V... Read More
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More Tesla Models and Service Centers on the Way

More Tesla Models and Service Centers on the Way

By Colin Bird on September 13, 2012

We've already seen the Tesla Model S, which is on sale now, and the new midsize Tesla Model X crossover that's due out in early 2014. A compact, entry-level Tesla priced around $30,000 also s... Read More
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Charging the 2010 Tesla Roadster Video

Charging the 2010 Tesla Roadster Video

By Colin Bird on October 14, 2010

// <![CDATA[ brightcove.createExperiences(); // ]]> If electric cars still seem like a foreign concept to you, up until a few months ago, most of the editors at Cars.... Read More
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2010 Tesla Roadster Video

2010 Tesla Roadster Video

By Colin Bird on October 13, 2010

// Despite the hubbub about the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf, the Tesla Roadster is the only battery-powered ... Read More
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Recall Alert: Tesla 2.0, 2.5 Roadster

Recall Alert: Tesla 2.0, 2.5 Roadster

By David Thomas on October 4, 2010

Electric sports carmaker Tesla is recalling 439 of its latest Roadster models due to a potentially defective low-voltage cable. The 12-volt auxiliary cable could lose power, which would impact sys... Read More
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Boston.com's view

Boston.com's view

By Clifford Atiyeh on July 14, 2010

I'm not an expert chef, but I've got a spice rack and know when someone's thrown a dash of rosemary on my pork chops. I'm part of the MP3 generation, but I'll hear if Mil... Read More
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Hybrids Lose California Carpool Privileges

Hybrids Lose California Carpool Privileges

By Colin Bird on July 13, 2010

If you’ve ever driven in California, you’d know that one of the state’s defining qualities is its carpool lanes. Carpool or high-occupancy vehicle lanes are lanes of traffic designated for vehicl... Read More
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Tesla Unveils Newest Iteration of EV Roadster

Tesla Unveils Newest Iteration of EV Roadster

By Colin Bird on July 2, 2010

Tesla recently released information on its fourth-generation Roadster, called the Roadster 2.5. The model features some cosmetic changes, interior improvements and a larger touch-screen.  T... Read More
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Tesla Stock Price Holds Steady After IPO

Tesla Stock Price Holds Steady After IPO

By David Thomas on June 29, 2010

It’s been more than 50 years since an American automaker had an initial public offering on a U.S. stock exchange. Earlier today, Tesla broke that barrier, and despite warnings from many analysts... Read More