What Car Would You Like To See Get Electrified?

GM thinks that buyers are going to want a small, economical electric/hybrid car, a la the Chevy Volt — and much like the EV1, actually. Tesla thinks we'd like what is basically a responsibly green Lotus, though they also acknowledge our desire for more room with the Whitestar. Nissan thinks we want an Electric Cube,… » 7/08/08 11:40am 7/08/08 11:40am

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

Fisker Seeks Arbitration With Tesla In Ongoing Eco Slap Fight

It looks like Henrik Fisker and company are asking to have the Tesla suit arbitrated in Orange County. As you're all well aware, neither Fisker nor Tesla are actually making cars but are instead just suing the crap out of each other over various charges (here's an explanation of the Tesla and Fisker suit). Long story… » 5/15/08 5:00pm 5/15/08 5:00pm

Tesla Fixes Transmission Woes, Sets Production Date, Claims They're Not…

Tesla is doing it's best to counter rumors of their impending failure and bad press from their former CEO. The company claims the first production Tesla will be delivered to HQ next week and work of the first run of Teslas will begin in mid March. More importantly, the company claims a solution to their transmission… » 1/24/08 10:00am 1/24/08 10:00am

Martin Eberhard Is Out At Tesla Motors, And Whitestar Electric Sedan…

So we may have been a little bit late to the table with the news that Martin Eberhard is out like a dead bulb as CEO of Tesla Motors, everyone's favorite electric car company that's not yet delivered any electric cars. We did report they'd installed Ze'ev Drori as the new CEO, so we guess we brought something to the… » 12/07/07 4:45pm 12/07/07 4:45pm