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2012 Tesla Model S price, starts at $49,900

2012 Tesla Model S price, starts at $49,900

Tesla Motors, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based automaker has just all the details, options and pricing for the 2012 Model S luxury electric vehicle. The Model S will start at $49,900 when it goes on sale in 2012, but the entire production for 2012 has been already sold-out. The 60kWh model […]

Tesla to hire at least 400 in 2012

Tesla to hire at least 400 in 2012

Tesla Motors, the Silicon Valley-based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components will hire at least 400 as it ramps up production of its all-electric car in Fremont. Many of the people applying for these new jobs are former New United Motor Manufacturing Inc., […]

Tesla Opens Three New Stores in North America

Tesla Opens Three New Stores in North America

Tesla Motors on Thursday announced that will open three new stores in in the U.S. this month. The boutiques will be located in Bellevue, Wash.; Chicago and Newport Beach, California. As expected, these new boutiques or galleries, rather than stores are part of the preparation for the upcoming 2012 Tesla […]

Tesla Model S Sold Out for 2012

Tesla Model S Sold Out for 2012

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has just announced that the Palo Alto based automaker has already racked up more than 6, 500 orders for the Model S. The electric Tesla Model S will carry a starting price tag of 49, 900 after a federal tax credit of $7,500. “They’re mostly new […]

New Tesla Roadster to be introduced in 2014

New Tesla Roadster to be introduced in 2014

The American based “green” automaker Tesla is planning to introduce a new Roadster in 2014 which will no longer be based on Lotus mechanicals, entering the Californian company’s lineup, together with a Model S, a model X crossover and a convertible. According to the Brits over at autocar.co.uk, the eco-friendly […]

Tesla Motors request more money from the Feds

Tesla Motors request more money from the Feds

With federal aid for green-tech start-ups under assault in Washington, Tesla Motors took to the webs last week touting how its $465 million federal loan had helped create hundreds of jobs. But now, the Silicon Valley automaker is asking for more government money. Tesla spokeswoman Khobi Brooklyn reportedly confirmed that […]

Comparison: New Toyota Camry vs. old Camry – photos

Comparison: New Toyota Camry vs. old Camry – photos

The 2012 Toyota Camry made its global debut in California Tuesday, followed shortly after by an earthquake on the US east coast. The 2012 model is the seventh generation of the sedan that has steadily built a reputation for quality and reliability since its introduction in 1983.From 1997, it became […]

Tesla Model X coming in 2014

Tesla Model X coming in 2014

The Tesla specialists in electric-powered vehicles have announced a new model which will be an SUV and will use the same technology and powertrain found on the manufacturer’s cars. According to the CEO within Tesla, Elon Musk, the seven-seat model will be presented in December and if everything goes according […]

Tesla will end roadster production this December

Tesla will end roadster production this December

Silicon Valley electric car pioneer Tesla plans to stop production of its first electric car, the Roadster, in December 2011,according to a filing. The Model X is said to “incorporate the functionality of a minivan with the consumer appeal of a sports-utility vehicle”. The company says the technology progress made […]

Tesla Motors to sue BBCs Top Gear

Tesla Motors to sue BBCs Top Gear

Silicon Valley-based company Tesla Motors said on Wednesday it is suing the BBC’s motoring tv show Top Gear for allegedly faking a race between its electric sports car and a petrol-driven Lotus Elise. According to the automaker, Jeremy Clarkson tested the Roadster along the show’s famous “track” and made a number […]

Tesla and Toyota Motor to work together

Tesla and Toyota Motor to work together

Tesla and Toyota announced today that they intend to cooperate on the development of electric vehicles, parts, and production system and engineering support. Toyota has agreed to purchase $50 million of Tesla’s common stock issued in a private placement to close immediately subsequent to the closing of Tesla’s currently planned […]

Tesla plans Model S for production

Tesla plans Model S for production

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, said last Thursday that Tesla is working on more than just the Model S that is due to hit the road in 2012. According to Musk, Tesla is hiring 50 to 60 people a month, focusing on vehicle engineering and production specialists, and that […]

Tata Sumo Grande MK II lauched

Tata Sumo Grande MK II lauched

Tata, India largest carmaker launched Tata Sumo Grande MK II, an upgraded version of its premium Sumo. The exteriors have been accentuated by a new chrome lined grill, side rub rails with chrome inserts and indicators on ORVMs. The interiors receive a significant update with a new duo-tone trim, new […]

Tesla to produce zero-emission sedan in Silicon Valley

Tesla to produce zero-emission sedan in Silicon Valley

Washington (AFP): Tesla Motors Inc. will build a 250 million dollar plant in California’s Silicon Valley to produce its new battery-powered sedan, the company said Wednesday. Construction of the plant, about 20 minutes from Tesla’s headquarters in San Carlos, California, is set to begin in mid-2009, with the first sedans […]