Tesla Will Do 'Limited Beta' Battery Swaps Between LA And SF [UPDATE]

Two days after we called out Tesla's hype machine problem (and, from what we've heard, possibly in response to that), Elon Musk said today that the company will announce the launch of "limited beta" battery swaps between Los Angeles and San Francisco. Update 2:04PM ET: Official announcement below. » 12/19/14 12:20pm Friday 12:20pm

The First Tesla-Developed Electric Mercedes-Benz Is Now For Sale

What if you like the idea of a Tesla, but want a different badge on the front? Preferably a three pointed star. Well, the 2015 B-Class Electric Drive is the first volume production electric car by Mercedes-Benz that uses Tesla's technology with a range of up to 142 miles on a single charge. » 12/08/14 10:38am 12/08/14 10:38am

Order A Tesla Model X Today And You Won't See It Until 'Well Into 2016'

With Tesla delaying the production of the Model X to the third quarter of next year and pre-order projections topping 20,000, it's going to be a while before even the first round of owners will get their hands on the electric SUV. And in a letter to Model X reservation holders, it's even worse if you're putting an… » 11/25/14 3:30pm 11/25/14 3:30pm

World's Douchiest Dating App Shows Tesla As Top Car Choice

Are you wondering what the rich, single, shallow, and horny people are driving? Of course you are — it's probably all you think about. Well, you're in luck, because the "successful and attractive" dating App Luxy polled 25,000 members about what they drive, and Tesla came out on top. The list is full of other… » 11/06/14 1:25pm 11/06/14 1:25pm

​Tesla Model X Delayed (Again) Until The Third Quarter Of 2015

Tesla is out with its third quarter shareholder letter, and the highlights include 33,000 vehicle deliveries expected for the year and the highest quarterly delivers ever, with 7,785 Model S sedans landing in driveways around the world. The lowlights: The Tesla Model X SUV has been delayed – again – now to the… » 11/05/14 5:10pm 11/05/14 5:10pm