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Christie Allows New Jersey Agency To Block Tesla Store Sales

Christie Allows New Jersey Agency To Block Tesla Store Sales

Just as New Jersey governor Chris Christie is struggling to distance himself from one scandal, he’s becoming embroiled in another polarizing controversy—by expediting a rule proposal that would effectively block electric-car maker Tesla Motors’ direct-sales model in the state. The... read more

March 11, 2014 by  -
 
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Another Tesla Model S Catches Fire -- This Time, While Parked & Unplugged

Tesla was in the headlines a lot last year -- not only because of its over-the-top safety rating for the Model S sedan, but also because three of those same vehicles caught... read more February 14, 2014 by 


 
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Toyota, Ford, Honda, Chevy Make Big Impression On U.S. Drivers, But Tesla, Subaru Are Closing In

If you're a fan of European auto brands, we have some bad news: by and large, your car companies are being left in the dust by their American and Asian competitors. At least... read more February 5, 2014 by 


 
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Tesla Model S Shows How Tough It'll Be For China To Meet Green Car Goals

Tesla's acclaimed, all-electric Model S sedan will soon go on sale in China, and this week, the company announced how much it'll cost the country's green car fans: 734,000... read more January 24, 2014 by 


 
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2013 Tesla Model S Recalled, But You Don't Have To Take It In For Repairs

Tesla Motors has issued a recall for the all-electric 2013 Model S sedan. That's the bad news. The good news is that owners won't have to take their cars to mechanics for... read more January 15, 2014 by 


 
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Tesla Keeps High Safety Rating Despite NHTSA Investigation Of Battery Fires

Back in August, Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] boasted that the Model S was so safe, it broke the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's testing equipment. In fact, Tesla was... read more December 26, 2013 by 


 
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Google: Tesla, Ford, Chevrolet Corvette, Chevrolet Volt Are Most-Searched Autos Of 2013

No doubt about it: 2013 was Tesla's year. Thanks to strong sales, ongoing court battles, and a few headline-grabbing pyrotechnics, Tesla has been on the tip of everyone's... read more December 20, 2013 by 


 
NHTSA Tesla Model S crash test (Image: crashnet1 Youtube screen grab)

Tesla Gets Creative With Model S Safety Rating & Ruins It For Everyone

Over the summer, Tesla tried to create a new safety ratings system for its Model S sedan. In case you missed it, the automaker issued a press release that said: NHTSA does... read more November 21, 2013 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

NHTSA Launches Formal Investigation Of Tesla Model S Fires

The last few weeks haven't been good for Tesla. There was that disappointing earnings call that caused the company's stock price to fall (further). Workers were injured in an... read more November 19, 2013 by 


 
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Tesla Recruits Another Apple Superstar: Here's What To Expect In 2014

Yesterday, Tesla took another bite out of Apple. Until then, the automaker's highest profile recruit from Cupertino had undoubtedly been George Blankenship, the man who... read more October 25, 2013 by 


 
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You Can Buy A Tesla Model S Here...But Not Here

Tesla Motors is in a curious position. On the one hand, it's a start-up, creating high-tech automobiles that are hugely popular with eco-enthusiasts and early adopters... read more October 9, 2013 by 


 
Screencap from Tesla website, included in complaint to California DMV from dealers

GM Follows Tesla's Lead, Plans To Sell Directly To Online Shoppers

Tesla has made plenty of headlines the past couple of years -- not just because its Model S sedan is selling better than critics expected (despite the occasional fire), but... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S in flames near Kent, Washington [frame from YouTube video]

Tesla Model S Catches Fire: Is This Tesla's 'Toyota' Moment?

As Green Car Reports and other media outlets have noted, a Tesla Model S was involved in an accident in Washington state on Tuesday, and the sedan's battery pack subsequently... read more October 3, 2013 by 


 
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Rent A Tesla Model S At Hertz

Visiting San Francisco or Los Angeles and want to appear a tech trend-setter? If you don't mind shelling out a higher premium, you now have the opportunity to rent a Tesla S... read more September 28, 2013 by 


 
Screencap from Tesla website, included in complaint to California DMV from dealers

California Dealers Accuse Tesla Of 'Misleading' Customers With Financing Promises

Honestly, Tesla can't catch a break. First, it had to make a fully electric car that didn't look like a doorstop or a computer mouse from 1997. No small task, that. Then, it... read more September 17, 2013 by 


 
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Elon Musk Drives Cross-Country In Tesla Model S: Will It Be Good For Business?

Since June, we've known that Elon Musk was planning a cross-country road trip in his Tesla Model S. Yesterday, in a series of tweets, he announced that details of the trip... read more September 6, 2013 by 


 
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