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Tesla Model S Impresses Again in UK Review


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So the Tesla Model S has been around for a while now, and we’ve seen so many reviews that it’s hard not to have a broader view. We’ve seen it tested everywhere from its US home, to Norway, Germany and now, more recently, in the UK.

Does Tesla Have Thousands Of Unsold Model S Inventory?


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The Tesla Model S is still one of the most buzzworthy new cars you can buy today, but that may not mean its in as high of demand as we thought it was.

Tesla Model X SUV Faced With Further Delays to Avoid Possible Recalls


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The Tesla Model X SUV should have been available for purchase by now, as it was originally intended for release in 2013.

Over time, its launch date has been pushed further and further back; the latest known plan was to release the model early in 2015, but now that has been postponed yet again, this time until later in the third quarter.

Tesla Model S P85 Meets Mercedes G63 AMG on the Drag Strip


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Whereas Mercedes' G-Class is a living fossil from another time, Tesla's Model S is living proof that electric cars do not have to be boring or with limited functionality.

Tesla Model S Achieves Five-Star Rating from Euro NCAP


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The safety credentials of the Tesla Model S were proved by the crash tests carried out in America, and now confirmed across the pond via Euro NCAP.

 The Model S went through the usual barrage of tests and came out the other side with a maximum five-star rating.

Unplugged Performance's New Tesla Model S Nose, Interior Upgrade


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Unplugged Performance has so far succeeded in making itself known on the Tesla modification scene.

They now offer various interior and exterior bits for the Model S and they only plan to go even further and deeper with stuff like the new nose section and interior upgrades which are shown at SEMA this week.

Tesla Stocks Up After Company Announces 'Significantly Improved' Leasing


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Tesla has made it possible to get lower monthly payments on one of their cars, and that's taken as a sign sales are going to take a solid step up.

You’ll Soon be Able to Buy Tesla-Branded Goods out of Recycled Leather


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We won’t judge Tesla for looking to round off its profits by selling branded merchandise, since some of the most prolific manufacturers in the world also do it – its kind of the norm, really.

Porsche’s Sub-Panamera Model Will Get Tesla Model S-Rivaling EV Variant


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We have a distinct hunch that the upcoming mid-sized model from Porsche, currently known as the Pajun, will be a hugely desirable car.

One thing that would make it even more so, or at least give it an even better image, would be a fully-electric version (since plug-in hybrids are so 2013), and that’s exactly what it’s getting, according to reports.

Toyota Also Dumps Some of its Tesla Shares


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Only a few days after Daimler sold its remaining 4 percent stake in Tesla, Toyota is the next major stockholder to dispose some of its shares in the electric carmaker.

Tesla Could Sell 50,000th Model S by end of October


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Tesla shifted its 25,000th Model S early in January of this year, and it’s taken them another nine months to get close to doubling the figure. Now, it's been suggested that the 50,000th example will reach its owner by the end of this month.

Daimler to Sell Stake in Tesla but Continue Cooperation


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Daimler has just announced that it is giving up its four percent stake in Telsa Motors, for which it expects a return of $780 million. This, however, won’t affect the two companies continued cooperation, as the partnership has been deemed “very successful” by Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche.

Michigan Governor Signs Bill To 'Strengthen' Ban On Tesla's Direct Sales Model


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Yet another state has clamped down on its dealership laws, as Michigan tries to stop Tesla from opening up a showroom. And even General Motors came out to support the state's actions.

Unplugged Performance Works with BBS for Unique Tesla Model S Rims


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Unplugged Performance is a company specializing in Tesla Model S mods. It offers individual exterior styling enhancements or a full body kit that’s now being complimented by a newly released set of rims, developed in collaboration with BBS.

What Did You Think About South Park's Handicar Episode and Their Take on Tesla, Lincoln?


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After two episodes of "Ya, Ya, Ya" fixating on Lorde, South Park returned on Wednesday with the automotive-themed "Handicar".

Tesla Reportedly Looking at Euro Production Site in Slovakia


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Slovakia’s automotive production scene is comprised of three factories: Volkswagen in Bratislava, PSA in Trnava and Kia in Žilina which together racked up an impressive 980,000 production figure in 2013.

However, it’s now reportedly being eyed by Tesla as the possible location for its first actual production site on European soil.

New Dual-Motor Tesla Model S P85D Has AWD and 691HP [w/Videos]


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It’s now official: Tesla’s “D” does, in fact, stand for dual-motor, which is the Silicon Valley-based manufacturer’s idea of all-wheel drive. It not only features all the advantages of having instant torque vectoring capabilities and the inherent grip/handling benefits, but it also promises “insane” performance too.

Tesla Looking into Used Car Sales for Growth


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Tesla Motors is reportedly developing a certified pre-owned program for its Model S sedan, a move that would boost the earnings potential of its retail network.

Tesla "D" Mystery Explained – It’s the Final Letter of "Model S P85D"


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Elon Musk used his personal Twitter to announce the soon to be revealed “D.” We, at the time, did not know what he was talking about, but as the October 9 unveiling date approaches, we’re starting to piece it all together.

Tesla Is Showing Something Called 'D' On October 9


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Tesla founder Elon Musk got on Twitter late Wednesday to tease a Tesla called "D."