A Peek Inside The Soon-To-Be-Dead Tesla Motors Detroit Office

Given the situation with Tesla Motors » 10/22/08 10:00am 10/22/08 10:00am lately, you know, , word of firings of "25-30% of their total staff of 300 employees and contractors" and the closing of the Detroit location (more accurately, the Detroit suburb of Rochester Hills, MI) , it's no wonder an anonymous reader decided to head out to their Rochester…

Automaker Lays Off Detroit Office With Blog Post

UPDATE: Tesla notifies Detroit workers already-in-the-know they were laid off two days ago...today! » 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…

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…

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 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…