Archive for the ‘Tesla Motors Updates’ Category

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The Tesla Factory: Birthplace of the Model S

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

The Model S is the premium sedan evolved. It will raise the bar of vehicle efficiency, meet the highest standards for safety, and provide more cargo space than any other sedan. It will be as beautiful as it is functional. Here’s how we will build it.
The Model S will be produced at the new Tesla [...]

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Oh, Canada! Our Tesla Roadster Arrives in British Columbia

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

Our Tesla journey began like so many others, years ago, when the Roadster was not yet in production. For all of us, the car was more a dream than a fully tangible reality. Our Tesla dream was deferred further when we decided to move from the U.S. Midwest to Western Canada.
When we moved, Tesla had [...]

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My Dream of the “Eternal Car” is a Reality

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Paolo is an insurance agent from Rossano Veneto, about 40 miles from the canals of Venice. His Arctic White Roadster Sport was one of the first Teslas in Italy – and we expect it to become one of the most high-mileage Roadsters in Europe at this rate!
Versione Italiana
As a long-time technology fan, and contrary to [...]

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Che auto incredibile!

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

Paolo è un agente assicurativo che vive a Rossano Veneto, Vicenza. Il suo bianco artico Roadster Sport è stato uno dei primi Teslas in Italia – e ci aspettiamo di diventare una delle roadster più alto chilometraggio in Europa!
English Version
Da appassionato di tecnologia, contrariamente a quel che la gente diceva attorno a me, so cosa [...]

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Pedal to the Metal… It’s a Sprint to the Finish!

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Easter Monday 2010 saw the first official motor race that included Electric Vehicles in the UK. Held at the Historic Goodwood Circuit, Tesla Motors became the world’s first electric vehicle manufacturer to enter competitive motorsport in the UK.
Earlier this year, the UK’s motorsport governing body, the Motor Sport Association, assessed the performance and safety criteria [...]

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Northern California Roadster Record!

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Roadster owners are a fascinating group of people with varied backgrounds and great stories to tell. I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know many of them over the past year delivering cars from our Menlo Park store. After rejoining our headquarters Customer Service team, it’s the daily interaction with our owners I miss most. [...]

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The First Charge of an Epic Odyssey

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

The Swiss are known for their timepieces and punctuality, but I was surprised to see so many arrive so early on March 20th at the Muensterplatz in Basel, Switzerland for the first leg of The Odyssey of Pioneers. “We couldn’t wait for the beginning of the Road Rally. We were so excited to meet the [...]

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Tesla Roadster Sport: The First 3000 Miles

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

This blog post is a follow up to last week’s post “How We Went Out for a Pizza and Came Home with a Roadster“
The Tesla snowmobile
On December 4th our Roadster was ready, but were we? We live in the hills nine miles from and 1800 feet above downtown Boulder. It had been snowing all [...]

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How We Went Out for a Pizza and Came Home with a Roadster

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

My wife was bummed. She’d had a lousy night’s sleep. She’d spent the morning riding a difficult horse. And her sports car was in the shop for the third time in four months.
As we do most days, we drove back through Boulder, Colorado, and I thought of a way to cheer her up. I headed [...]

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Living in the Future

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

They say time-travel is impossible.
I know, I know, “Star Trek”, “Men in Black”… I mean, for real!
But time is a relative thing. And, as Robert Lamm wrote and the band Chicago sang, “Does anybody really know what time it is?”

Well, the opening of the Tesla Gallery in New York caused a ripple in time. [...]