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Tesla now 'driving force' behind San Francisco area manufacturing

Tesla now 'driving force' behind San Francisco area manufacturing

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has had many interesting and unexpected effects in its decade of existence. It's launched a series of electric cars with 200 miles or more of range, which remain—eight years after its first Roadster—the only such cars sold today that can make that claim... read more

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Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

A Polite Note About Tesla To Media Colleagues (Especially In Detroit)

Automotive journalists talk among ourselves, just as most people in most professions do. And because this site consistently covers Tesla Motors and its electric cars, we've... read more November 6, 2015 by


 
Liviu Tudoran's "Apple iMove" design study

Apple Electric Car Is "Committed Project," To Ship In 2019: Report

Rumors continue to swirl around the existence of an Apple-branded electric car, even in the absence of any official confirmation of the project by the tech company. News... read more September 22, 2015 by


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

Tesla Model S, Three Years Later: What Electric Car Taught Us

Three years ago today, the very first production Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan was delivered to its buyer. That would be Silicon Valley venture capitalist Steve... read more June 3, 2015 by


 
Stevens Creek BMW i Center, Santa Clara, California, May 2015 opening

First Standalone BMW Electric-Car Sales Facility Opens--In CA, Of Course

Electric cars are still a rarity in most of North America, and for that matter most of the world. But California, which has led automotive trends pretty much since the Second... read more May 26, 2015 by


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

Tesla 'Ecosystem' Changing The Face Of Silicon Valley

Tesla Motors' effect on the car industry is the subject of much analysis, but how is the carmaker affecting its home region of Silicon Valley? While most attention is focused... read more September 16, 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


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla's Important Not Only For Electric Cars But For Silicon Valley: Opinion

The Tesla Model S is undoubtedly an excellent car. It's quick, efficient, looks good to most eyes and can compete with most fossil-fueled equivalents on even footing. READ... read more July 21, 2014 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Want To Rent A Tesla Model S P85? It'll Cost You $900...A Day

Not everyone can afford a Tesla Model S, but what about renting one? It turns out that getting behind the wheel of this luxury electric car for just one day may be quite... read more May 7, 2014 by


 
Tesla Model S all-wheel-drive prototype testing in California, March 2014

Is This A Tesla Model S AWD Prototype Caught Testing? (Video, Photos)

It's long been expected that sooner or later, the Tesla Model S electric sport sedan will be offered with all-wheel drive. Now, two different Tesla fans have captured photos... read more March 4, 2014 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

From Apple To Tesla: Woz Follows The Trend, Buys Model S

The Tesla Model S has become quite the automotive celebrity, and now one Model S has a new celebrity owner. Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley luminary Steve Wozniak picked... read more November 1, 2013 by


 
Abandoned Nissan Leaf electric car in Palo Alto, California, Oct 2013

SOLVED! Electric-Car Mystery: Doorless, Abandoned Nissan Leaf In Palo Alto

Most people in the U.S. have probably never seen a Nissan Leaf electric car. But Silicon Valley is different--it's crammed with plug-in electric cars, especially Teslas--and... read more October 28, 2013 by


 
Tesla Model S electric car used as reception desk, Draper University Hero City [via Steve Jurvetson]

Tesla Model S Desk Greets Visitors At Draper University Hero City

The Tesla Model S all-electric luxury sedan is now close to ubiquitous on the streets of Silicon Valley. But you might not expect to see one walking into a building. Or at... read more October 13, 2013 by


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Teslive Event In July To Bring 300 Tesla Owners Together In San Francisco Bay Area

Few automakers have built a buzz around their products like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. Like many other electric cars, Roadster and Model S owners and fans are a tight-knit... read more April 30, 2013 by 0


 
Tesla Model S parked in Menlo Park, California, March 2013 [photo: Eugene Lee]

Tesla Model S Update: 3,000th Electric Sedan Delivered In CA

In the last few weeks, it's almost become a cliche: drivers in Silicon Valley say they see as many Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans on the roads as they do Nissan Leafs... read more March 22, 2013 by 8


 
ChargePoint electric-car charging station at Nest Labs, Palo Alto, CA

Nest: Where One Electric-Car Charger Grew To Three

While we're nearing 100,000 plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads, they're not evenly distributed--and the largest group of them is in California. This has led to occasional... read more March 16, 2013 by 5


 

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