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Tesla Outsells BMW, Mercedes And Lexus In America's Wealthiest ZIP Codes

It’s not surprising to me that Silicon Valley dominates Forbes’ 2013 list of wealthiest American ZIP codes. Nor that Tesla electric cars are popular in the Bay area, since the company is headquartered in Palo Alto (not to mention it gets you a sticker to drive alone in the carpool lane). What is …

36th Annual Stanford ENCORE Award Goes to Tesla Motors; Elon Musk Speaks For 45 Minutes

For 36 years now, the Stanford Graduate School of Business has handed out its Entrepreneurial Company of the Year (ENCORE) award.<p>This year, the …

Tesla Model S breaks testing machine, is now the safest car ever crash-tested by NHTSA

The Tesla Model S has impressed me at virtually every turn. Despite its good looks and impressive performance, I was not expecting the Model S to be …

Tesla May Have Violated Consumer Protection Laws

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) advertisements in the State of California may come under the purview of regulators after a letter of complaint was …

The Best Electric Car - Model S | Tesla

Model S is the safest, quickest car on the road—with industry-leading performance, range and storage.<p>From 0-60 mph<p>5-Star Safety<p>335mi<p>Mile …

Tesla Model S Drag Raced Against the Aston Martin Rapide S

With European deliveries of the Tesla Model S started last month, we’re beginning to see more reviews of the U.S. electric sedan, as auto journalists …

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Model S Is Safe, But What's The Science?

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has created the safest car on the road with the Tesla Model S, but why is the car so much safer than the others? Wired …

A Long, Rocky Road To Tesla: These Are The Electric Cars That Made It Possible

The average American pumps $2,000 worth of gas into his or her car every year, so the promise of Tesla's vehicles gets attention from drivers feeling the pinch. These are all-electric vehicles that behave like sportscars. They're comfortable, speedy, and stylish. Tesla cars shun gas completely and …

Electric Vehicles

Worried About Syria? Buy Tesla

Early Monday, it looked as if stocks were headed higher. The Dow was up about 20 points as late as 3:00 p.m. ET. That's when Secretary of State John …

Tesla

Is This the Greatest American-Made Car Ever?

This car has taken American by storm this year, and its future looks just as bright.<p>The automotive industry has been using internal combustion …

Numbers Don't Lie: Tesla Is Beginning To Put The Hurt On The Competition

Upstart automaker Tesla Motors won’t sell as many cars this year as Chevrolet sells in 3 days, but its early success with the all-electric Model S sedan is already keeping the competition up at night. An examination of sales data from across the U.S. and in California for the first half of 2013 …

Tesla: Our crash test score is better than perfect

The Tesla Motors Model S electric car recently earned the highest possible rating of five stars in government crash tests.<p>But that announcement wasn't good enough for the image-conscious company and its charismatic founder, Elon Musk.<p>In fact, Tesla said Monday -- 11 days after the test results were …

How the Tesla Model S is Made | Tesla Motors Part 1 (WIRED)

What If Tesla Took 500,000 Gas-Guzzlers Off the Road?

Last quarter, <b>Tesla</b> delivered 5,150 cars, which was well above its expectations of 4,500 deliveries. The company did so by boosting its production …

The Eagles' Greatest Hit

Alison Ellwood's epic documentary perfectly captures the rise and fall of a famous band<p>I never put much thought into the Eagles. In high school, my …

Comedians

Five Hours Of QC Tests For Tesla Model S

Before a Tesla Model S is released to its awaiting buyer, the car must undergo a virtual gauntlet of tests for five hours to ensure it meets the …

Tesla

Watch The Tesla Model S Earn A Perfect Crash Safety Rating

The 2013 Model S has earned a perfect, five-star safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.<p>The 4,321-pound sedan received five out of five stars in three categories: frontal crash, side crash, and rollover.<p>Its "risk of rollover" is just 5.7%, thanks to the heavy battery …

Tesla

Tesla aces its first crash test

The Tesla Model S just got another rave review, this one from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's crash test.<p>NHTSA gave the Model S its top five-star rating for each safety category -- front-end crash, side crash and rollover crash. NHTSA had not previously tested the Model S, …

Elon Musk's 2003 Stanford University Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lecture

Tesla Nabs 8% of the U.S. Luxury Car Market

As if <b>Tesla</b>'s 280% stock price increase since the beginning of 2013 or becoming profitable in Q1 of this year wasn't enough, the Electrification …

29 Reasons Why Elon Musk Is The Most Badass CEO In America

At the helm is CEO Elon Musk, the South African self-made billionaire who is also the CEO of private space venture SpaceX, the chairman of sustainable energy company SolarCity, and the father of five young boys.<p>Musk is the inspiration for the Tony Stark character of the "Iron Man" movies. He knows …

Tesla recharges the battery-car market

IT HAS not been a good year for the electric-car industry, considering the bankruptcy of little Coda and the all-but-certain collapse of the …

Wealthy Millennials Avoid Student Debt, Think About Money Differently

(In 5th paragraph, corrects to show that 12 million Gen Y-ers live in households that make more than $100,000, not that 12 million Gen Y-ers make more than $100,000)<p>By Beth Pinsker<p>NEW YORK, Aug 5 (Reuters) - When Josh McFarland graduated from Stanford he owed $40,000 in student loans and couldn't …

Does The Tesla Model S Electric Car Pollute More Than An SUV?

126<p>Does the supposedly clean, green Tesla Model S really pollute more than a gas-guzzling Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicle?<p>That's what one …

Tesla's Musk Promises Deep Dive Into Electric-Car Emissions

67<p>The environmental impact of plug-in electric cars is a hot topic right now, and a fiercely debated one at that.<p>A couple of weeks ago, Tesla Motors …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Vs. BMW: Tesla Bulls See Clear Winner

Since the announcement of BMW’s new i3 electric vehicle, some have said that Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) should be scared. On Tuesday Citron …