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More Tesla Models and Service Centers on the Way

By Colin Bird on September 12, 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 should be coming in 2015. Now… Read More

More Tesla Models and Service Centers on the Way

By Colin Bird on September 12, 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 should be coming in 2015. Now… Read More

Charging the 2010 Tesla Roadster Video

By Colin Bird on October 14, 2010

If electric cars still seem like a foreign concept to you, up until a few months ago, most of the editors at Cars.com hadn’t experienced the fun of driving one of these throttle-packed vehicles, either. All that get-up-and-go requires frequent… Read More

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 electric car sold in the U.S. market as of ... today. Cars.com’s senior editor Joe Wiesenfelder managed to get some drive time in… Read More

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 systems including headlights, taillights, turn signals, hazard lights and airbags. The… Read More

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 vehicles with more than one commuter. According to California’s Department… Read More

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.  The front clip and rear diffuser have been refreshed, supposedly to resemble stylistic cues on the… Read More

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 about the risky finances of the company —… Read More

Tesla's Not-So-Typical Dealership

By Stephen Markley on May 28, 2010

With the recent news that Toyota will invest in electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla, we thought it would be the perfect time to check out Tesla’s new Chicago dealership. Nestled in an industrial no man’s land just off the main freeway that… Read More