As Tesla Motors plans to ramp up production this year to over 80,000 units, I thought we could take a second and look back at the Tesla Roadster, a Lotus piggy-back that started it all. [Photo: Tesla via netcarshow.com] Read more...
You can be sure that whatever Tesla makes it’s going to be powered by electricity. It’s an electric car company after all. If the roadster, the luxury sedan or the crossover haven’t proven to be enough for you, and if you don’t see much value in the upcoming affordable Model 3 sedan, perhaps you might like to purchase an electric truck from Tesla. Show More Summary
Why don't energy efficiency technologies and strategies get people as excited as a Tesla roadster? On the face of it, duh. It's the brains of it that make this a headscratcher. An American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranked the U.S. Show More Summary
Seat belt issue prompts company to recall 90,000 cars worldwide; Model X SUV and Roadster are not affected
The Tesla Model S hit the market in 2012, succeeding Tesla's sexy 2-door Roadster. It was Tesla's first car built truly in-house, and it has been steadily improved over the past three years. It was designed by Franz von Holzhausen, who created a smooth and sinuous luxury sedan, powered entirely by electricity. Show More Summary
Is Tesla trying out a new potential battery partner?
With Autopilot going live this month on all the Tesla Model S electric sedans running around in the field, everyone is starting to look deeper into the cool safety tech that’s included. Today, Tesla Roadster owner and Tesla Model X Signature...Show More Summary
Tesla Motors confirmed it has a contract with South Korean battery maker LG Chem for upgrades to its Roadster.
The Apple iPhone, Spotify’s streaming service and the Tesla Roadster — all revolutionary pieces of technology that secured competitive advantages because of the quality of their design. In the past decade, the importance of design within...Show More Summary
In 2010, the picture looked brighter for an electric-car revolution in the US. Tesla had survived a major crisis in the 2008 to 2009 period and was gearing up for an IPO while selling the fast, sexy Roadster. The major carmakers were introducing all-electric vehicles and new gas-electric hybrids. Show More Summary
Post by Amy Goldman. Hey... do you happen to have $70,000 to burn? Maybe you just sold off your Tesla Roadster or happened upon a trove of Spanish gold coins at sea. Why not take that money and spend a week in this gorgeous waterfront...Show More Summary
Tesla Roadster still getting better even 3 years after it was discontinued.
Tesla became the hottest car company on Earth by making a very simple decision: build a sexy electric car and people will pay attention. When the Tesla Roadster first hit the streets, it was a revelation. Based on a Lotus sports car design, it was battery powered but the polar opposite of a golf cart. Show More Summary
The new battery will increase range by 35 percent, however there is a slight weight penalty.
Late last year we told you that Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was developing some upgrades for its Roadster, one of which would be a new battery pack. Well, the company has just released details for the battery upgrade along with the all-important pricing information. The cost of the battery upgrade is a steep $29,000, though this includes all labor...
Originally published on RenewEconomy. IT guru Simon Hackett must be the number 1 fan of Tesla electric vehicles in Australia. He took delivery of the first Tesla Roadster in Australia in 2009, and now he drives the last Roadster delivered here. Show More Summary
Tesla announces that replacing the battery pack in the original Roadster will cost $29,000. This bumps the range up to 400 miles. Continue reading Tesla Roadster battery pack replacement will cost $29,000 Tesla Roadster battery pack replacement will cost $29,000 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has confirmed plans to launch a new Roadster in 2019, and one of the car’s potential rivals may be from a new electric car company being put together in China. This new company is no fly-by-night startup, though. It’s the brainchild of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, the man behind tech giant Letv which is...
Company lures renters to Wisconsin Avenue apartments with infused cocktails and spins in a $105,000 electric-powered roadster.
Want some more electric car and clean transport reading for this evening? Check out these cool stories: Tesla Stuff Charge Your Tesla In Manhattan Tesla CTO Raises Hacking Bounty 10-Fold While Downing Shots Full Production Of Tesla Model...Show More Summary