Tesla

Tesla Recap: Elon Musk, Tesla Motor CEO, releases Patents to public.

On June 12th, 2014, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motor, has released all of their patents, now made available for the public to further benefit the advancement of electric vehicle technology. By releasing all patents to the public, Tesla hopes that other car companies…

Tesla Model S: Look Slick and Be Slick

Car and Driver magazine has found that the Model S is one of the most streamlined cars on the road today. Fast, electric, safe, the Model S, when compared with the Toyota Prius, the Nissan LEAF, the Chevy Volt, and the Mercedes-Benz CLA250. According to…

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…

Elon Musk’s Greatest Regret with Tesla

When Tesla CEO Elon Musk was recently ask, “What would he have done differently with Tesla knowing what you know now?” Elon learned that the Tesla Roadster should’ve been an original design from the get-go. According to Valuewalk, the Tesla Roadster used a Lotus chassis,…

Saleen: Muscle to Electric

American Muscle tuner company, Saleen, has recently released renderings of the Tesla Model S. According to MotorTrend, Saleen will release the first batch of cars this summer. Saleen’s rendering shows various exterior parts for the Model S, and a new paint job called Orange County…

Tesla Reinforces Model S to Prevent Battery Fires

Tesla announced that they will be adding a titanium shield to the Model S to protect the 60kWh or 85kWh lithium-ion (commonly known as Li-Ion) battery on the underside of the Tesla Model S. All cars produced after March 6th will have this shield underneath.…

New Jersey Rejects Direct Sales from Tesla

On March 11, 2014, New Jersey will no longer allow car companies to sell directly to customer. This is now the third state in America to stop car companies like Tesla from selling cars with out a dealer network. The other states are Texas and…

4 Best Resource for the Tesla Model S

If you are like me, when you have a random question about your Tesla, you don’t always know where to start looking. I have compiled this easy short list of the best sites to gather any Tesla information you can ever dream of. Tesla Motors -…

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,…

Tesla vs. California Car Dealers

With success always comes scrutiny and in California that could not be more the case with Tesla Motors. On September 16, 2013 a formal complaint was filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), accusing Tesla Motors of “a long-term advertising strategy to mislead…