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Elon Musk: The Model X is so advanced we probably shouldn't have built it

The launch was a big success, well attended by Tesla owners, fans, and the media.<p>But along the way, Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted that the Model X's advanced technology caused major delays.<p>Musk had already claimed that the Model X was "the most difficult car in the world to build."<p>But at the launch, …

Elon Musk says that the Tesla Model S will have over 600 miles of range in 2 years

The company also continues to test its "Autopilot" autonomous-driving technology.<p>But while Tesla Motors works to diversify its products and add more technology, it also continues to work on a fundamental electric-car issue: range.<p>In a Danish television interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the …

Here are 5 cars that are serious about competing with Tesla

The electric car has made leaps and bounds in terms capability and acceptability over the past few years. Leading the charge has been Tesla, whose Model S sedan has set a performance benchmarks for competitors looking to enter the segment.<p>A few year ago, there weren't very many car makers that took …

Tesla could learn something from Henry Ford

Is Tesla, with its tightly integrated supply chain, following the strategy of another one-time dominant automaker - the Ford Motor Company - of over 100 years ago? Can it revolutionize the world by making an affordable electric car for the masses, much the way Henry Ford did with the Model T in …

10 things you need to know today

<b>Tesla finally unveiled its new line of products Thursday night in San Francisco, called "Tesla Energy."</b> The company described it as "a suite of batteries for homes, businesses, and utilities fostering a clean energy ecosystem and helping wean the world off fossil fuels."<p><b>LinkedIn shares tumbled by</b> …

Tesla expands from electric cars into home, business batteries

HAWTHORNE, Calif -- Seeking to redefine itself as more than a high-tech automaker, Tesla Motors announced Thursday night plans to make inroads into residential and business battery systems.<p>While home batteries aren't as sexy as electric luxury cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk portrayed the Powerwall Home …

Tesla releases software update to reduce charging speed, fire risk

Safety, one update at a time.<p>In order to address the latest in a string of fires involving the battery-powered Model S, Tesla has quickly responded with a software update. Unlike the last several fires that stemmed from road accidents, this one happened in a garage in Irvine, California while the …

Tesla Motors plans to debut cheaper car in early 2015

Tesla Motors plans to unveil an electric car in early 2015 that could sell in the $40,000 range, a mainstream offering that could be key to the automaker's future growth.<p>Tesla's only current offering is the Model S, a premium sport sedan that starts at $71,070 before any state or federal tax …

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Tesla lobbies lawmakers with test drives

Tesla Motors was in trouble in North Carolina. Prohibited from opening showrooms there, it was on the way to being unable to sell cars at all when the state Senate voted unanimously to block online auto sales.<p>Then Tesla turned out a lobbying weapon that, in the home state of stock-car racing's hall …

Elon Musk On The Tesla Fires: Headlines Are Deceiving, Model S Is Safest Car On The Road By Far

Elon Musk, the billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla Motors, spoke about the recent fires that his Model S electric cars have suffered, calling them nothing more than an overreaction by the press. Musk made it clear that Tesla produces the safest vehicles in the road right now, and while his …

2015 Lincoln MKC: Stylish Sheetmetal, New EcoBoost Engine

Looking to escape its Ford roots.<p>Forget the Continental-like, rear-drive artillery pieces for mafiosos that we all think Lincoln Motor Company should be building. They aren’t happening anytime soon, and neither are expensive, brand-exclusive platforms, à la Cadillac. So you might as well get over …

2015 Lincoln MKC production version presentation

Lincoln reveals MKC compact crossover ahead of LA debut [w/video]

It used to be that if you wanted a luxury SUV, you had to go big. Just look at the first high-riders released by some of the major luxury automakers - Audi Q7, Cadillac Escalade, Lexus LX - and you'll see what we mean. But since 2009 the small premium crossover segment has grown a whopping 200 …

Musk says Tesla 'definitely' won't recall Model S

Since early October, three Tesla Model S sedans have caught on fire, gained viral media coverage and received intense scrutiny, but Tesla's CEO and largest shareholder, Elon Musk, says "there's definitely not going to be a recall" of the Model S, <i>Bloomberg</i> reports. As of late October, the National …

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<b>Tesla's Model S all-electric car is mere months away from a right-hand-drive version, which could mean we'll start seeing the odd one appear on</b> …

Tesla Offers Souped-Up Model S To Compete In High-Speed Germany

Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors is offering a special tune-up so that its Model S cars can compete against the local Porsches, BMW,s Mercedes and Audis on Germany’s unrestricted, high-speed autobahns.<p>Tesla has received accolades for Model S performance, quality, handling and handsome looks, …

Would You Pay $75K for a Cadillac Volt?

General Motors is betting you will. It's put a $75,995 price tag (including the $995 destination charge) on the Cadillac ELR – what's essentially a …

Is There Room For A $75,000 Cadillac In The Tesla Stratosphere?

Carmakers across the industry are chopping prices on electrified cars, even the plug-in hybrid version of Toyota’s Prius, to try to lure reluctant buyers. The only player able to resist the discounting pressure is Tesla Motors, whose technology-laden Model S sells for $62,400 to $82,400, depending …

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Tesla's Elon Musk defends Model S electric car after fire

Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week.<p>Writing on Tesla’s website, Musk explained how a big chunk of metal that fell from a …

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Tesla Job Listing Reveals Push for Fully Autonomous EV

Tesla has posted a job listing for an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Controls Engineer, with the goal of creating its own autonomous driving …

2014 Cadillac CTS Vsport First Test

Might this V signal another V-E Day?<p>As Cadillac continues to build its autobahn arsenal with the larger, leaner CTS, the highly anticipated Vsport model deploys twin-turbo V-6 performance in the war against the Mercedes E550 and BMW 550i twin-turbo V-8s. We’ve been promised a new AMG/M-fighting …

Cadillac's new ad campaign to tell you how to get lucky

Cadillac is set to launch a new ad campaign this fall, as it attempts to maintain the momentum established by new models like the ATS. The campaign comes from an agency called Rogue, and according to <i>AdAge</i>, will lean on American values. It's called, "Work Hard. Be Lucky."<p>The campaign is fairly …

Elon Musk to Drive a Tesla Across the U.S. — But the Superchargers Have to Come First

Elon Musk is planning to drive from Los Angeles to New York using only a Model S and Tesla Superchargers. But he'll have to wait until the end of the …

From Overstatement To Elegance: Cadillac Will Tone Down Its Cars, And Elmiraj Concept Shows How

Cadillac’s era of extroverted design that began with the 2003 CTS and helped the word “bling” gain more widespread use in pop culture—thanks mostly to the rise of chromed-out Escalades—is coming to a close. A new age of subtler elegance is on the way.<p>The recently unveiled Cadillac Elmiraj concept …

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Has Some Of The Best Seats Of Any Car Right Now

The Chevrolet Corvette used to have some of the lightest seats in the industry, which matters a lot for sports cars because every last ounce counts.<p>So why did engineers decide to give the highly anticipated 2014 Corvette new seats that weigh 11 pounds more?<p>“We felt like we had to do it,” says Tadge …

We hear Cadillac's planning to launch a full-size sedan and two new crossovers by 2017. Will these new models help it compete against the German competition? More -> http://bit.ly/14iLYcE

Shocking: Men Love Sexy Electric Vehicles; If Only There Were More

Men love high-performance cars with sexy styling, according to San Diego-based research firm Strategic Vision – not exactly news, but it helps explain why men love Tesla electric vehicles.<p>It’s also good news for other luxury brands, which are rolling out their own versions of electric vehicles, …

Why Tesla is focused on oil-rich Norway as it expands beyond the US

Just off the European E18 highway some 210km south of Oslo lies an industrial park called Brokelandsheia. It is an unassuming cluster of a few hundred workers, a small collection of warehouses, a Statoil gas station and a 24-hour cafe and hotel called Cinderella. Next week, the Cinderella cafe is …