Tesla Model S "Alpha" shows off a sleeker electric ass

Tesla Motors has dropped a crop of photos of what it's calling the Tesla Model S "Alpha," which appears to be a more production-intent version of the until-now-more-likely-vaporware-than-not electric sedan concept. It also appears to be stolen straight from either the new Jaguar XF or the Kia Optima. I guess if you can't … » 6/05/11 5:40pm 6/05/11 5:40pm

Tesla IPO Shows Bread Van, Convertible, Other Sexy Vaporware

Elon Musk's shopping around Tesla's future products in the lead-up to the company's IPO. Included in his presentation is a Model S Convertible, a bread van, and a crossover SUV. Here's to playing with other people's money. [RRS via Autoblog] » 6/21/10 5:30pm 6/21/10 5:30pm

How A Web Nerd Scammed Twitter With An Imaginary Tesla Sedan

On January 1st, Autoblog/Engadget/Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis announced he'd give away one still-imaginary Tesla sedan if his newly-created Twitter account got more followers than Ashton Kutcher. He failed miserably. Also, he probably never planned to give the car away. Update! » 3/16/10 11:15am 3/16/10 11:15am

Elon Musk Smacks Down Eberhard, Predicts Tesla Profitability Next Month

Tesla-cofounder Martin Eberhard's lawsuits and smack-talking of the electric automaker's got current CEO Elon Musk deciding to set the record straight in a ginormous blog post. Bottom line: He expects the company to be profitable next month. Also, Eberhard sucks. » 6/22/09 4:45pm 6/22/09 4:45pm