Tesla Roadster

Tesla Roadster Aims to Be 'Quickest Car in the World'

By Kelsey Mays on November 17, 2017

CARS.COM — Tesla threw down its latest gauntlet in the redesigned Roadster, a car with claimed performance figures that are just plain silly. How silly? Consider: Dodge says the 840-h... Read More
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
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
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
Public Electric Car Charging: How You Pay

By Joe Wiesenfelder on October 14, 2010

CARS.COM — Yesterday, we detailed our troubled attempt to charge a Tesla Roadster at the parking structure across the street from Cars.com's offices. Here we'll detail how a cha... Read More
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
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
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
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
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