2011 Tesla Model S Electric Sedan To Be Produced In Silicon Valley

Priced around $60,000, capable of 240 miles on a single charge and producing no emissions, the Tesla Model S » 9/18/08 11:00am 9/18/08 11:00am sedan will begin rolling off its new assembly line in California in late 2010. That’s only shortly after Chevy Volt’s scheduled mid 2010 production start date. Unlike the plug in Volt, the Model S will be…

Tesla Finalizes Single-Speed Transmission, Ups Output, Range

The thorn in Tesla's side, the troubled single-speed transmission for its all-electric Tesla Roadster » 9/11/08 4:30pm 9/11/08 4:30pm, has finally been approved for production, and with it comes an announcement of more power and better range. After durability problems with the original single-speed transmission, Telsa was forced to used a…

Report: Tesla To Build SUV Off "Model S" Platform

We've told you about the planned Tesla Model S » 8/19/08 10:00am 8/19/08 10:00am , an aluminum-intensive four-door electric sedan. Now reports the Model S isn't just a single vehicle, but actually a platform expected to yield a variety of different cars and even an SUV. Aside from the use of aluminum instead of the 's carbon fiber, a new, flatter…

PopMech Analyzes The Tesla Lawsuit Shenanigans

This week we heard about a couple of lawsuits mythical electric sports car almost-manufacturer Tesla has managed to get tied up in. The first one saw Magna suing Tesla for breach of contract over its transmission design, the other was Tesla going medieval on Fisker for allegedly stealing designs associated with the … » 4/18/08 7:00pm 4/18/08 7:00pm