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Tesla replaces base Model S with more powerful, longer range 70D

7:00 am U.S. ET | April 8, 2015

Tesla unveiled a new version of the Model S called the 70D with more power, a longer range and an extra $5,000 on the price tag....
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Porsche plans EV-only Pajun, report says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015

Porsche will sell its long-planned Pajun sedan only as an electric car to compete with vehicles such as the Tesla Model S, a German magazine reported....
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Waiting for Model X

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 5, 2015

The dual-motor, all-wheel-drive version of the Model S, which bears the letter 'D' on its badge, will debut in Detroit, three months after its unveiling at a private event in Los Angeles....
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Tesla, BMW, Nissan help boost EV sales in Europe

Nov. 11, 2014 06:15 CET

Helped by new entries such as the BMW i3 and Tesla Model S, the market for electric cars in Europe may rise to 150,000 with a "high scenario" of 250,000 by 2020 in a total global market forecast to be 19.3 million, analysts LMC Automotive predicts....
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For Tesla, best offense is strong D

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 12, 2014

Tesla is applying the tech industry's approach to its cars, setting aside the auto industry's fixed cadence of redesigns and mid-cycle refreshes and adopting the technology industry's more fluid rhythm, offering incremental upgrades as they become available....
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Tesla raises warranty on Model S to 8 years, 'infinite' mileage

4:46 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 15, 2014

Electric carmaker Tesla Motors said the drive unit warranty for its Model S sedan has been increased to match that of the battery pack and will now be covered for eight years and "infinite" miles....
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Tesla Model S has 'more than its share of problems,' Consumer Reports says

8:43 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 11, 2014

Consumer Reports, which last year gave top marks to Tesla Motors' Model S sedan, now says the car it owns has had "more than its share of problems."...
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Edmunds: Model S 'brilliant,' but 'hard to recommend'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 4, 2014

The Tesla Model S is a "fast, comfortable and technologically brilliant luxury sedan," Edmunds.com concluded in a review it posted last week following a "long-term road test." But Edmunds editors amassed a list of 28 repairs and dealership visits for service bulletins that the car required during the 17 months and 30,251 miles it was tested....
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Lemon law suit squeezes Tesla to buy back 'S'

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

Given Tesla's bare-knuckled response to Milwaukee lawyer Vince Megna's lemon-law suit in April, it seemed unlikely the electric-car maker would be caving in anytime soon....
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Tesla asks hackers at Beijing contest to report vulnerabilities

8:26 am U.S. ET | July 16, 2014

Tesla Motors, whose Model S sedan is the target of a hacking contest in Beijing starting today, said it will investigate and rectify any vulnerabilities discovered as a result of the competition....
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Musk's EV patent pitch piques Krafcik's curiosity

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

What did John Krafcik do when he heard about those electric-vehicle patents Tesla CEO Elon Musk made available to the public this month?...
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Tesla expands charging network across Europe

June 20, 2014 12:38 CET

Tesla plans to expand its network of fast-charging stations to allow its customers to drive across Europe. Tesla opened three stations along German highways to facilitate travel from Germany to Switzerland and Austria....
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Tesla could open factory in Europe, CEO Musk says

June 12, 2014 06:01 CET

Tesla will build a factory in Europe once sales of its cars reach 160,000 a year in the region, CEO Elon Musk said. The electric-car maker also plans to open a European r&d center "next year or the year after," Musk said....
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BMW launches i8 plug-in hybrid as Tesla shakes up green supercar segment

June 7, 2014 06:01 CET

BMW has begun rolling out the i8 plug-in hybrid supercar as Tesla shakes up the market for luxury cars with alternative powertrains....
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