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Tesla Cleared in Federal Safety Inquiry

03.28.2014
The Tesla steamroller is back on track. A four-month investigation into battery fires ends with a "no defect trend" verdict from NHTSA.

Tesla's Gigafactory: Meeting Today's Big Battery Demand

03.06.2014
Elon Musk is betting big (up to $5 billion) on a gigantic battery plant. It definitely makes sense in the short term, but will lithium-ion eventually be replaced with hugely efficient solid-state technology? Whatever Tesla builds should be ready for a retrofit.

Fast Forward: First Pedal to the Metal in Tesla's Model S

07.24.2012
The Tesla Model S is billed as an electric rocket ship with 300-mile range that doubles as a practical sedan. How's it stack up against those claims? Jim Motavalli takes it for a spin and reports back.

The Tesla Model S: Preparing to Launch

06.01.2012
Tesla Motors is just three weeks away from launching its all-new sedan, with twice the room and half the price of the celebrated Roadster. No test drive yet, but here's the sum of what we know.


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