Tesla hires Audi veteran as new vehicle-production VP; predecessor took leave of absence

Tesla hires Audi veteran as new vehicle-production VP; predecessor took leave of absence

Following the departure of two top manufacturing executives, electric-car maker Tesla Motors has hired a manufacturing executive from German luxury maker Audi. The company announced the news late Friday in a release sent to news media. The executive, Peter Hocholdinger, will join the Silicon Valley... read more

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Tesla Model X in camouflage being tested at former Alameda Naval Air Station  [video: Juan del Real]

Tesla Model X Caught On Video In Acceleration, Cornering Tests

Thank heavens for the Interwebs, which have now surfaced a video of a Tesla Model X electric SUV being tested in the San Francisco Bay Area. There's just over 60 seconds of... read more January 30, 2015 by

Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla Factory Retooling Completed Ahead Of Planned Production Boost

Tesla Motors has now completed upgrades to its Fremont, California, plant ahead of an expected production increase. The electric car-maker shut down the factory for two weeks... read more November 26, 2014 by

Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Needs More Office Space Too (It's Not Just The Gigafactory)

It wasn't so long ago--not quite four years, actually--that Tesla's new headquarters and office complex in the foothills of Palo Alto, California, seemed a big and audacious... read more August 4, 2014 by

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Recruits U.S. Military Veterans To Build Electric Cars In California

The environmental benefits of electric cars are obvious, but cutting emissions is far from the only way carmakers can play a positive role in society. Many U.S. military... read more July 12, 2014 by

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

Tesla Deal To Supply Toyota RAV4 EV Powertrain To End This Year

Several news reports over the weekend noted that Tesla's contract to supply Toyota with electric powertrains for its RAV4 EV crossover would end next year. In the words of... read more May 12, 2014 by

1,000th body for 2012 Tesla Model S on display at Tesla Motors factory, Fremont, CA, Oct 28, 2012

Update On 2012 Tesla Model S Production: 1,000 Bodies

Tesla Motors is often frustratingly opaque about the company's progress in getting its 2012 Tesla Model S electric sport sedan up to mass production. Hard numbers come only... read more October 29, 2012 by 5

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

First 2012 Tesla Model S Delivered To Earliest Depositor Steve Jurvetson (Video)

Deliveries of the 2012 Tesla Model S electric sedan will officially begin on June 22. But the very first production Model S off the line has already been handed over to its... read more June 6, 2012 by 30

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Update: Model S On Track, Reservations Good, Don't Worry

After news on Friday that two of its executives had departed, the stock price of Tesla Motors plummeted. Reporters and the many, many commenters on all things Tesla raised... read more January 17, 2012 by 6

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

2013 Tesla Model X Crossover: What We Know Before Jan Reveal

Tesla would like all eyes to focus on its 2012 Model S electric sport sedan this week. But there's a second model lurking in the background: the 2013 or 2014 Tesla Model X... read more October 4, 2011 by 20

2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

2012 Tesla Model S: Photo Gallery

This week's most discussed car may well be the 2012 Tesla Model S. And that's by design. Startup electric-car company Tesla Motors opened its Fremont, California, factory for... read more October 3, 2011 by 7

Tesla Model S Alpha build

2012 Tesla Model S Electric Sedan: What Do You Want To Know?

This Saturday, we’ll be heading to the California factory where Tesla Motors plans to build its much-anticipated 2012 Model S electric sports sedan. While we’re... read more September 29, 2011 by 13

tesla model s prototype 005

2012 Tesla Model S All-Electric Sedan: Progress and Schedule

It's been a while since we checked in on the car that will likely make or break Silicon Valley electric-car startup Tesla Motors: the Model S, a five-door midsize sports... read more December 17, 2010 by 13

Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla Gears Up $42 Million Fremont Factory For Model S

Tesla has officially completed its $42 million acquisition of the former NUMMI factory, a joint venture between Toyota and General Motors that was shut down in April due to... read more October 29, 2010 by 1

2011 Coda Sedan

Coda To Join Tesla In Building Electric Cars in California

There's a third electric car that will go on sale within the next six months, though you may not hear of it if you don't live in California. Joining the 2011 Nissan Leaf and... read more September 16, 2010 by 6

2010 Toyota Prius

Next Toyota Prius To Be Built in U.S.--But Not Until 2016

The convoluted twists and turns of possible Prius production in the U.S. have taken another unexpected bend. A Toyota executive has now told Reuters that the company intends... read more July 27, 2010 by 0


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