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

Tesla Model S Revealed... By Wired?

The fancy-pants magazine attached to cords has whipped up a rendering of the Tesla Model S sedan based on the teaser shots of the four-door concept Tesla reveals next month. What do you think? [Wired] » 2/24/09 5:10pm 2/24/09 5:10pm

Is The Tesla S A Prettied-Up Mercedes CLS?

The Dutch boys at think the Tesla Model S could be based on the Mercedes CLS. One of their commenters put together this overlay image of the two. What do you think? [] » 2/13/09 1:00pm 2/13/09 1:00pm

Tesla Model S Electric Sedan Mostly Revealed

Tesla once again teased the Tesla Model S, an electric sports sedan with a 225-mile range and a $60,000 price, which we heard yesterday will debut March 26 and get built — maybe, eventually. » 2/12/09 10:00am 2/12/09 10:00am

Tesla Model S Coming March 26, But Where's The DOE Funding?

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk sent an announcement-filled email to customers today, including a March 26th date for the Tesla Model S reveal, a profitability promise, new stores and a curious statement about government funding. » 2/11/09 2:30pm 2/11/09 2:30pm

Automaker Lays Off Detroit Office With Blog Post

UPDATE: Tesla notifies Detroit workers already-in-the-know they were laid off two days! » 10/16/08 4:00pm 10/16/08 4:00pm In a sign of what this new might bring, employees in the Metro Detroit branch of electric car maker were laid off via a blog post. Yesterday, we reported that Tesla would be , which included shutting down the office…

Tesla Motors Plans To Slow Down Production Plans For Model S Sedan

Tesla has announced the company will be slowing down production plans for the Tesla Model S » 10/15/08 4:15pm 10/15/08 4:15pm sedan project until the government forks over some dough. This is just part of the news coming out of , which also announced that they've (and replaced him with main benefactor Elon Musk) and will be making serious cutbacks .…

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 fully…

Tesla Whitestar Sedan Powertrain Mule Caught Lurking About, Wearing…

This seemingly normal-looking Dodge Magnum caught by the forum fan-boys at Tesla's future Menlo Park store hides something more electric under its skin. We're told it's a powertrain mule for the Tesla Whitestar (or Tesla Model S) sedan just announced this past week. The tell-tales are the different rear wheels and… » 7/07/08 9:20am 7/07/08 9:20am

Tesla Announces Model S All-Electric Sedan With 225-Mile Range, $60K…

UPDATE In addition to announcing the Model S, Telsa boss Elon Musk has stated they hope to develop their technology to the point where future cars may be priced at $30,000 and below, but that won't be the case when the first models roll out in four years. So, no car, no price, no launch date. Nothing to see here,… » 6/30/08 2:38pm 6/30/08 2:38pm

Tesla Seeking Hot $250 Million Cash Injection For Whitestar Sedan

The boys (and gal) over at our sister site obsessed with Silicon Valley let us know earlier Tesla's looking for a hot cash injection via IPO to help the purportedly struggling Whitestar sedan. According to Valleywag: » 2/18/08 3:00pm 2/18/08 3:00pm

Hmm, we guess the rumors of the Whitestar's demise were slightly overstated. Nope, it's only dead if…