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Roadster Revamp

Just in time for the holiday, Tesla announces a major improvement to the Roadster. Tesla is using all of their learnings from the Model S and apply as many of them as possible in the Roadster 3.0 Package. The Roadster 3.0 package addresses three issues;…

Nevada is to Recieve Tesla’s New Battery Factory

CARSON CITY, NV – Governor Brian Sandoval and Elon Musk, Chairman and CEO of Tesla Motors, announced today that Nevada has been selected as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory. “This is great news for Nevada. Tesla will build the world’s largest and most…

400 Mile Range Upgrade for Tesla Roadster

Tesla released their plans to upgrade the Roadster’s battery with the latest li-ion technology, allowing a huge increase of range up to 400miles. This battery upgrade will allow drivers to go from LA to San Francisco non-stop. Originally, the Roadster came with a 245 mile…

Plan Accordingly, Avoid Running Out of Battery

One of the major questions that arose for the Model S is “What happens if you run out of battery?” The simple answer is: You don’t.   Well, more like you rarely do. The Tesla Model S, the 85kWh version, is rated for up to…

Everything Counts When Extending Range, Part 1. Baseline

Tesla has spent a lot of energy in creating the best electric cars on the road today. The single largest appeal of these cars is not having to use gasoline. With an EPA certified range of 265 miles on the Model S, I like you,…