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Tesla Sales Surge, But Battery Swapping On The Back Burner

January 14th, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

So Jo and I were just like, totally wrong. I guess we got our hopes a little too high, as the Tesla press conference had nothing new or exciting to share. In fact, the Tesla Model X SUV wasn’t even on hand at all. Instead, Tesla execs used the soapbox to brag about higher sales and an expanding network of Superchargers. But what about battery swapping

Daimler Seeks Greater Cooperation With Tesla

November 4th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While critics were skeptical of Daimler’s purchase of Tesla stock several years ago, the investment is paying off big time. But while Daimler and Tesla are already working together on an all-electric Mercedes B-Class, the German auto conglomerate wants to work even closer with the California-based electric car maker, hoping to compete with the popular BMW i

Hertz Adds Tesla Model S To Select Rental Fleets

September 30th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Rental car agency Hertz announced that it is adding the Tesla Model S to its Dream Fleet line of vehicles. For $500 a day, and $.49 cents per-mile after the first 75 miles, you can drive the same car that all the cool Silicon Valley kids want

Six Tesla Superchargers Open In Norway

September 9th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

While one might not consider cold, oil-rich Norway to be an early adopter of electric vehicles, Tesla Motors knows that Norwegians love EVs. That’s why Tesla, which is starting to focus on overseas sales of the California-made Model S, has opened six Supercharger stations in the Scandinavian state. 90% of Norway now likes with 200 miles of a Tesla supercharger

Elon Musk To Drive Tesla Model S Across America In Six Days

September 5th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

The Tesla Model S has defied even the wildest expectations, shooting Tesla Motors stock into the stratosphere and increasing the profile of Elon Musk exponentially. So now is the perfect time for Musk to embark on a great American road trip. Musk claims that during six-day road trip from Los Angeles to New York City, the Tesla Model S will spend just 9 hours charging

Tesla Sizing Up Europe And Asia For Factory Locations

August 29th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Even though the Tesla Model S has been in production for just a year, things are looking mighty good for Elon Musk’s electric car company. While Tesla has a long way to go before it taps out the production capacity of the former NUMMI factory in California, executives are already sizing up overseas facilities that could eventually produce mass market EVs in Europe and Asia

Tesla Motors Changes Name To “Tuosule” In China

August 26th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Some people will do anything to make a buck, and trademark squatting is one way to make fast and easy money. Zhan Baosheng thought he could fleece Tesla Motors for $32 million by trademarking the “Tesla” name, so rather than pay up, Tesla will simply go by another name in China; “Tuosule”, the transliteration of the Tesla name in a dialect native to Hong Kong

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