Last week, Tesla gave some good news to owners of its electric autos -- an unconditional warranty on Model S power packs and the availability of Roadsters and Model S's as loaner models should your EV be laid up for repairs. Today on...Show More Summary
Hey, you know that exciting strategy announcement Tesla boss Elon Musk tweeted about yesterday? No, it's not about the Model X or a switch to exclusively using Hemi V8 engines. It's about warranties and loaner cars. But it's still kind of cool. Read more...
Tesla will use its Model S Performance cars as loaners. (Credit: Wayne Cunningham/CNET) Tesla announced today that it would offer its high-end Model S Performance edition, with an 85 kilowatt-hour battery pack, and the Roadster as loaner cars for when owners have their own cars being serviced. Show More Summary
It's getting harder and harder to be the first/best/most electric vehicle in the US market. Most range goes to the Tesla Model S. First all-electric of the current generation goes to the Nissan Leaf or the Tesla Roadster, depending on your viewpoint. Show More Summary
While the Tesla Roadster did a great job of satisfying our jones for an electric vehicle with great performance and no roof, it was a bit pricey and is now out of production. Into that void steps the three-wheeled Torq Roadster from Epic EV, a team also responsible for that electric-engined DeLorean prototype we saw a couple of years ago. Show More Summary
The Tesla Model S, is, despite the company's somewhat questionable practices, a brilliant car. It also happens to be electric. It's also quite in demand. So what to do now that your Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Roadster has been superceded as the coolest production EV around? Trade it in! That's right, Tesla Motors will buy back your Roadster, giving you the...
The vehicle is a Lotus Elise with carbon fiber body panels, and electric battery pack, and an AC motor from AC Propulsion. The company producing it plans to have a limited production run of this electric car before moving on to mass market electric cars. Followers of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) may think I am describing their [...]
Competitors: Pre-owned Tesla Roadster, Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive Looks like: A lightly restyled Lotus Exige (basically a Tesla Roadster or Hennessy Venom GT) Drivetrain: Mid-mounted 201-horsepower electric motor, 37-kwh lithium-ion battery pack; choice of four- or five-speed manual or...
Tesla looks set to replace its retired Roadster - although if reports out of the UK are accurate, the new topless electric sports car is still some time away. Speaking with UK mag Autocar, Tesla sales boss George Blankenship suggested that a new Roadster will land in around five years from now, after a BMW 3 Series rival is launched. Show More Summary
Posted on 04.5.2013 14:00 by Simona The first-generation Tesla Roadster enjoyed great success on the market with more than 2,400 units sold in 31 countries through September 2012. The final 15 units were sold as a special Final Edition, giving the Tesla Roadster’s initial run a suitable sendoff. Show More Summary
Google co-founder Sergey Brin appears to have been pranked by Google employees, according to info shared on the Tesla Motors Club forum. This image of the Google bigwig's fancy Tesla Model S roadster, with some aftermarket additions, popped up today on Twitter. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is a company specialized in manufacturing electric vehicles and powetrain components for electric cars. It gained popularity with the release of the first fully electric sports car, the Tesla Roadster. Later another success of the company was the Tesla Model S, a fully electric luxury sedan. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)’s mission [...]
If you’re longing for a Tesla Roadster but aren’t prepared to drop your hard-earned on a used example, another electric startup, one with roots dating back more than a century, has just unveiled its own Lotus-based electric roadster. That startup is Detroit Electric, which, as promised a month ago, has unveiled its new SP:01 electric...
The Tesla Roadster can be said to be a dream car for many a Greenpeace activist, although for all intents and purposes, a hybrid like the Toyota Prius would be a far better bet. Well, perhaps it is time to see that the electric sports...Show More Summary
Anyone who wanted a Tesla Roadster but showed up too late to the party (or too early) is about to get a second chance as soon as this year, if not quite in the way they expected. The Detroit Electric badge has been restored once more...Show More Summary
We won't fault you if the name Detroit Electric has fallen off your radar. After all, the company is best known for producing around 13,000 electric vehicles in the early 1900s, not to mention a revival from the Zap brand that, well, faded away. Show More Summary
Expect big things from Tesla's next-generation Roadster.
Without even making an electric car themselves, Lotus has inadvertently made quite a few over the years. First there was the Tesla Roadster. Then Chrysler had the Europa based Circuit EV. There was a Detroit Electric-branded Elise a few years back. And now Detroit Electric is attempting a comeback with a limited edition sports car. And yes, it's another Lotus. Read more...
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