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Tesla software upgrade will let Model S reach 155 mph, carmaker says

Because zero to 60 in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 130 miles per hour are just not enough, Tesla has quietly announced a software upgrade that will allow its 85D and P85D Model S electric cars to achieve a top speed of 155 mph.<p>The Palo Alto car company said in an asterisk attached to its online …

The Tesla P85D shows just how Dyno-mighty it is

Tesla’s all electric sedan, the Model S has already made a name for itself, recieving impressive accolades like Consumer Reports’ highest score of 99 …

Supercars

Tesla promises automated robotic snake charger

Tesla Motors is developing an automated metal ‘snake’ that would emerge from the wall and connect itself to the battery port on Tesla cars. Such an …

Tesla to work on automatic charging system that slithers to cars like 'solid metal snake'

Researchers are working on an automatic car charging system that would slithers from the wall on its own and connect to a Model S like 'solid metal …

Tesla

Can Tesla survive collapsing gas prices?

Everybody loves Tesla Motors.<p>According to Thomson Reuters, 13 Wall Street analysts rate the supercharged electric car stock a “buy” or a “strong …

What It's Like Inside Elon Musk's 'Reality Distortion Field'

Early Apple employee Bud Tribble coined the term back in the early 1980s.<p>It's like something out of "Star Trek."<p>"In [Job's] presence, reality is malleable," Tribble told his colleague Andy Hertzfield. "He can convince anyone of practically anything. It wears off when he's not around, but it makes …

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Watch a Tesla Model S P85D Race a Ferrari 458 Italia (W/Video)

Can a Ferrari touch Tesla's latest all-electric rocket?<p>In our testing, the 691-hp 2015 Tesla Model S P85D ripped to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds, making it the fastest-accelerating sedan we’ve ever tested. The quarter-mile came in at a supercar-like 11.6 seconds at 115.2 mph. Now we have a video of …

Elon Musk Divorces His Wife Again

Less than 18 months after his second wedding to actress Talulah Riley, Elon Musk has once again parted ways with his wife. The PayPal, SpaceX and …

Elon Musk Working on Snake-Like Charger for Tesla Cars

Tesla is working on a snake-like charger that will slither its way to a Tesla car and charge it, all without drivers having to put forth any …

Tires Limit Tesla Model S P85D from Having Mega Range

As has become his customary way of releasing info, Tesla founder Elon Musk took to Twitter yesterday to tease some of the upcoming changes the carmaker is planning for the P85D, the ferociously fast high-performance version of the Model S sedan. Turns out, the 691-hp screamer could also have the …

Automotive Industry

Best cars of 2014 – Tesla Model S

This P85+ is the most powerful in the Tesla Model S range<p>The Model S can reach 60mph in 4.7sec<p>The P85+ model has a range of 222 miles<p>Despite its …

Tesla

Spotted: Tesla Vehicles Heading To The NAIAS Includes The P85D & 85D

On A Truck This Weekend Heading For Detroit?<p>Most of the time we have to go out and find the news; sometimes it finds us.<p>Hrm, Who Could This Be For? …

Report: Tesla Model S Demand Continues To Outstrip Supply

Tesla Model S<p>Tesla Model S in Australia<p>It seems like every time that supply of the Tesla Model S begins to catch up with demand, Tesla Motors …

Tesla Roadster 3.0: 70-kWh Battery, Aero Kit, New Tires, For 400-Mile Range

Tesla Motors announced today that it has prototyped a "Roadster 3.0" package, which Roadster owners will be able to purchase in the future to update …

Like Tesla, Toyota Is Now Giving Away Its Patents

CEO Elon Musk, from my perspective, was trying to avoid a total collapse of the nascent electric car market. A number of new car companies that emerged around the same time as Tesla have failed. Musk doesn't want to be operating in a market of one.<p>Now Toyota has followed suit, but with a different …

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Tesla Roadster 3.0

Posted in Rides<p>Not content with zipping by 50 gas stations in your Tesla Roadster? Perhaps bypassing 100 of them will suit your eco needs.<p>The whiz …

Roadsters

Now Is A Great Time To Buy A Tesla Roadster

<b>Published on</b> January 6th, 2015 | <i>by Christopher DeMorro</i><p>5<p>January 6th, 2015 by <b>Christopher DeMorro</b><p>On Christmas Day, Elon Musk announced that a new …

Tesla Will Be Making 500,000 Cars A Year By 2020, Says Panasonic CEO

That's nearly 15x growth from last year, when Tesla manufactured roughly 35,000 units.<p>The Gigafactory is a massive production plant Tesla and Panasonic are building together in the state of Nevada. It will primarily serve to produce lithium-ion batteries for Tesla's cars at a lower cost. Panasonic …

Tesla Gigafactory For Electric-Car Batteries: Site Work Continues (Photos)

Last September, Nevada governor Brian Sandoval signed a bill granting various tax breaks and incentives to Tesla Motors for construction of its …

A first: Tesla Model S sales may have outrun Nissan Leaf

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Tesla Motors Inc.’s pricey Model S sedan was the best-selling electric car in the U.S. in December, beating the cheaper …

Tesla Model S P85d

The LAPD is looking for a quicker electric car with more range. The Model S definitely fits the bill.<p>The Electric GT World Series is hoping to become the first 100 per cent zero emissions GT championship, with 10 teams the target for the 2017 season.<p>Brabus' take on the Tesla Model S P85D focuses on …

CES 2015: Tesla Model X

Despite it being almost three years since the Tesla Model X was unveiled in concept form, the Silicon Valley based automaker brought along a Model X …

The Tesla Gigafactory Is Big; Really, Really Big--This Big, In Fact

Photos can be deceptive, as any online-dating aficionado will tell you.<p>So it's hard to tell from photographs just how large the lithium-ion cell …

Tesla

Women Could Make The Tesla Model X SUV A Hit

So the upcoming Tesla Model X all-electric seven-seat SUV should do very well when it finally hits the market this year after numerous delays.<p>Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has even said that the Model X might ultimately outsell the Model S, the all-electric luxury sport sedan that's its sole current …

Tesla Unveils Largest Underground Supercharger Station

Now this is one sweet Supercharger station.<p>Located in Westfield London, Tesla Motors says this site is the automaker’s largest underground …

Tesla Breaks A Speed Record In Sales Of Electric Cars

Those fast, expensive Teslas are gaining.<p>They outran all other electric car sales for the first time in December, according to a new estimate, …

BMW dismisses Tesla tie-up talk

Despite recent rumors to the contrary, don't expect to see much collaboration between Tesla and BMW in the near future. Based on some rather prickly statements from the German automaker, Elon Musk might have even burnt some bridges in Bavaria with his latest proclamations.<p>The spat stems from Musk's …

Five reasons why Tesla’s stock is down

Electric car company Tesla Motors has seen its stock drop pretty significantly over the last three months. From a high of more than $291 on September …

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