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Tesla Roadster Production to End in 2011, New Version Expected in 2013

Tesla Roadster Production to End in 2011, New Version Expected in 2013

According to a report from Wired's Autopia site, the Tesla Roadster that we are familiar with will come to the end of its production run in 2011.  A new version of the Roadster will appear in 2013. Autopia came across the information while perusing through the filings made by Tesla with the... read more

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Literally a golf cart: EV Electric eZone Tropic, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2010 Detroit Auto Show: The Confusing Wrongness of Electric Avenue

Only four electric vehicles really matter at the Detroit Auto Show: the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the 2012 Nissan Leaf, and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, plus the current... read more January 12, 2010 by  20


Tesla Motors to Showcase Roadster VIN 1000 and Model S Concept at NAIAS.

Tesla Motors will be showcasing a major milestone in their production history at the North American International Auto Show.  Tesla Roadster VIN 1,000 will be making it's... read more January 12, 2010 by  4

Audi R8 e-Tron Los Angeles 2009

Audi E-tron Torque Numbers Recalculated, New Output 501.5 lb.-ft

Previous reports of the highly anticipated Audi E-tron electric vehicle have definitely raised some questions about the claimed torque rating of 3,319 lb-ft.  Though the... read more December 27, 2009 by  3

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

Your Dream of Driving a Tesla Roadster Sport Could Become a Reality

To many, the chance to drive a Tesla Roadster Sport may only be a dream.  Its high price and lack of usefulness as your primary, only car may put it out of reach to us... read more December 16, 2009 by  1

Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010

All-Electric Roadtrip From LA to Detroit? No Problem, Says Tesla

As we've noted elsewhere, we write a lot about Tesla. We certainly give them more ink...errr, electrons?...than their share of the sports car market, since they're just... read more December 11, 2009 by  2

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport - test drive contest at High Gear Media

Want To Drive a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport? Enter Our Writing Contest!

We tested a 2009 Tesla Roadster last spring. Without a doubt, it's one of the most fun and breathtaking performance cars around. And the new-for-2010 Roadster Sport model is... read more December 9, 2009 by  0

Capstone Turbine CMT-380 concept car

Electric Supercar Concept Uses Small Turbine Engine To Boost Range

We're gearing up for the Los Angeles Auto Show here at GreenCarReports, and the press releases are flying across the desk. Most of them don't apply to green car buyers and... read more November 30, 2009 by  3

2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom

All-Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom To Awe 2012 London Olympics?

We almost never mention the 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom here on GreenCarReports.com. That's because--at three tons, with 453 horsepower from its 6.7-liter V-12 engine, and an... read more November 24, 2009 by  1

The ECOS Harbinger

Introducing The ECOS Harbinger-An Electric Supercar For Under $90,000

ECOS is known for the electric retrofitting of old Volkswagens -  for around $12,500, you can have your  Beetle converted into highway capable electric commuter. But... read more November 23, 2009 by  3

New Li-Ni Battery In An Energy Density Comparison

New Nickel-Lithium Battery Has Ultra-High Energy Density

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have succeeded in making the world’s first Ni-Li battery, a formulation... read more November 3, 2009 by  10

Tesla Roadster Taxi

Tesla Roadster Channels Taxi Cab In France

If you own a car as unique as the Tesla Roadster, why not advertise your business with it? That's what one Monaco resident did with this electric sports car clad in the... read more November 2, 2009 by  1

Tesla Roadster Eco Challenge

Tesla Roadster Sets New World Record With 313 Mile Journey

The Global Green Car Challenge took place this week in Australia.  Participants in numerous categories faced off for supremacy.  One vehicle, the Tesla Roadster, set a new... read more October 30, 2009 by  0

Totaled Tesla Roadster

Tesla Roadster, Toyota Prius, VW Touareg Crash in Denmark

  Here's a frightening scene from the streets of Denmark submitted to Autopia by reader, Lars H. A Tesla Roadster was involved in a three-way crash with a Volkswagen Touareg... read more October 24, 2009 by  17


Tesla Roadster Leadtimes Shrinking?

From the source linked below, the following is an excerpt from a recently published newsletter from Tesla Motors: "If you custom-order your car online, in showrooms or by... read more October 22, 2009 by  4

2009 Tesla Roadster

Want $42K Off A New Tesla Roadster? Call Your Colorado Cousin

[REVISED UPDATE, October 23: For awhile, it seemed too good to be true. The full text of Colorado House bill 09-1331, "An Act Concerning Incentives For Efficient Motor... read more October 21, 2009 by  13


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