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Motor Trend Names Tesla Model S 2013 Car the Year

Motor Trend Names Tesla Model S 2013 Car the Year

Nov 13 2012, 12:17pm CST | by

First EV to win the title

Motor Trend has announced its pick for the 2013 Car of the Year, and the automotive publication has chosen the Tesla Model S. This marks the first time that an electric vehicle has ever taken home...

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Motor Trend Names Tesla Model S 2013 Car the Year

Nov 13 2012, 12:17pm CST | by

First EV to win the title

Motor Trend has announced its pick for the 2013 Car of the Year, and the automotive publication has chosen the Tesla Model S. This marks the first time that an electric vehicle has ever taken home the Car of the Year award from motor trend. Motor trend editor at large Angus MacKenzie says that the Model S is "one of the quickest four-door sedans ever built."

The Model S has certainly turned a lot of heads is one of the best looking electric cars on the market and also offers impressive driving range on battery power alone. The car began shipping earlier this year and be out 11 other finalists for the award. Those other finalists included the Porsche Boxster, BMW 3-series, and the Lexus GS.

"Our aspiration with the Model S was to show that an electric car truly can be better than any gasoline car, which is a critical step towards the widespread adoption of sustainable transport," Tesla Motors co-founder and CEO Elon Musk said in a statement. "Nothing illustrates this more clearly than winning Motor Trend’s Car of the Year by unanimous decision against a field of exceptional competitors."

 
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​Tesla Brought In Formula 1 People To Help With Service

Jul 31 2014 8:30pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Tesla just wrapped up its investor's call following the release of its Q2 earnings report , and as always, Elon Musk and Co. delivered a slew of interesting tidbits and quotes. Here's what you need to know, in easily digestible ...
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Edmunds' long-term Tesla Model S has been wonderful, woeful

Jul 31 2014 6:10pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Maintenance, Hatchback, Tesla, Electric We generally don't report on other outlets' long-term model tests, but Edmunds just completed a 17-month ownership experience with a 2013 Tesla Model S. It's just too interesting not to share. The site bought a 2013 Model S Performance model for the added range of its 85-kilowatt-hour battery and tossed on a good variety of options ...
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Tesla's Q2 net loss widens to $62 million as randd expenses soar

Jul 31 2014 4:22pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Tesla Motors said its net loss widened to $61.9 million in the second quarter, even though it assembled and delivered record numbers of Model S electric cars and pos ...
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Tesla earnings beat estimates, Gigafactory construction imminent

Jul 31 2014 4:17pm CDT | Source: Car Craft

Tesla's Q2 earnings beat Wall Street estimates, yet shares are tumbling in after-hours trading. The company says it's still on track to deliver 35,000 Model S units by year's ...
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Tesla's Q2 net loss widens to $62M as randd expenses soar

Jul 31 2014 4:03pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Tesla Motors said its net loss widened to $61.9 million in the second quarter, even though it assembled and delivered record numbers of Model S electric cars and recorded a 90 percent increase in revenue ...
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Tesla earnings beat estimates, Gigafactory construction imminent

Jul 31 2014 3:53pm CDT | Source: CNET Car Tech

Tesla's Q2 earnings beat Wall Street estimates, yet shares are tumbling in after-hours trading. The company says it's still on track to deliver 35,000 Model S units by year ...
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Tesla: 8,763 Cars Built, 7,579 Sold, 'Potential' Nevada Gigafactory Ground Broken: Q2 Earnings Report

Jul 31 2014 3:45pm CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Tesla Motors built 8,763 Model S electric cars and delivered 7,579 of them to customers during the second quarter, according to just-released second-quarter results. It expects to deliver 7,800 cars this quarter, largely due to a two-week production shutdown for retooling at its factory in Fremont, California. An ...
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​​Tesla Basically Confirms Nevada Gigafactory Construction

Jul 31 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Tesla is out with its second quarter shareholder letter, and the automaker has confirmed that it broke ground outside of Reno at a possible Gigafactory location, but it's not saying if Nevada will actually house the new facility.Read m ...
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Tesla selling like gangbusters in China

Jul 31 2014 1:11pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, China "Will it play in Peoria?" asks the age-old question about how Broadway shows would be received in Middle America. Well, apparently Tesla Motors plays well in Beijing. It's part of Tesla chief Elon Musk's grand plan, of course. The California-based maker of the battery-electric Model S has delivered about 1,000 of the vehicles in China since shipments started there in April, Bloomberg N ...
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This Is Officially The Best Tesla Advertisement Ever

Jul 31 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Tesla Motors doesn't do traditional advertising and marketing the way the big automakers do. This has led some of the nascent company's fans to make their own, like this gem from a few months ago . Guess what? Another fan has just made t ...
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