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Tesla Model S Stories May 1

Tesla Model S Wagon goes on sale for $200,000

One of the very first Tesla Model S Wagon conversions is going on sale at an eye-watering price of more than $200,000.

Tesla Model S Stories February 14

Tesla releases ‘Long Range Plus’ Model S/X with 390/351 mile range, new wheels

Tesla has updated their Model S and X offerings with ever-higher range numbers. The cars now have a listed 390- and 351-mile range, up from the previous 373 and 328 miles. In addition, the Model S Long Range Plus now comes standard with the new 19-inch tempest wheels. The Model X retains the same 20-inch/22-inch wheel […]

Tesla Model S Stories April 6, 2016

Tesla Model S deliveries were up 43% in Sweden during the last quarter [chart]

Tesla has a presence in Sweden since late 2013, but sales in the country have been lagging until mid-2015. Based on registration data, Tesla delivered only 268 Model S’s in Sweden in 2014, but last year the automaker delivered 996 cars, which represents a 271% increase. This increase made Sweden an important market for Tesla in […]

LEGO Tesla Model S with functional features [Video]

Don’t judge it just yet! It’s not the prettiest Tesla Model S to look at, but it is awesome nonetheless. LEGO makes arguably the best and most creative toys on the planet, so of course it was inevitable for someone to make a Tesla out of LEGO bricks at some point. EV and LEGO enthusiast Craig […]

Tesla Model S Stories April 7, 2016

Tesla Model S deliveries are up 148% in Q1 in Austria [Chart]

Tesla found an interesting and increasingly growing market for the Model S in relatively small Austria, a country of ~8 million people. 2014 was the Model S’ first full year of deliveries in the country and Tesla only managed to deliver 136 units, based on registration data.

Tesla Model S Stories March 17, 2016

Tesla will update the Model S software for safer charging following a Supercharger fire

Currently, a Model S has a 1 in 2.5 million chance of burning down while charging at a Tesla Supercharger but that’s really not something Tesla owners need to worry about. This statistic is simply based on the fact that Superchargers have been used 2.5 million times with only one report of a fire earlier […]

Tesla Model S Stories March 24, 2016

Audi’s EV Chief: “I hate to admit it, but Tesla did everything right”

Audi’s electric-mobility chief Stefan Niemand had surprising words of appreciation for Tesla at the recent Technical Congress of Germany’s automotive industry organization (VDA) (via EETimes). Niemand commented: “I hate to admit it, but Tesla did everything right” The executive was especially praising Tesla’s EV infrastructure strategy: the Supercharger network. He also made the comment not long after the first Tesla […]

Tesla Model S Stories March 29, 2016

Tesla could launch the Destination Charging program in Europe as soon as next month

Tesla first announced the upcoming introduction of its Destination Charging network in Europe almost 6 months ago. At the time, Tesla said that the network was “coming soon“, but the automaker’s charger map is still showing no destination charger in Europe. Now we received reports of hotels in Europe, especially Denmark, Sweden and Norway, where Tesla […]

Tesla Model S Stories September 26, 2016

New photos of Tesla’s Fremont factory show intense operations for the end of the third quarter

As we have mentioned, this quarter is important to Tesla because they have the potential to achieve GAAP profitability, according to CEO Elon Musk, which would be the first time in about 3 years. And while many of us understand how crucial of a moment this is for Musk and co., new photos of the Fremont factory show just how intense the operations are at the factory ahead of the end of the quarter.

Tesla Model S Stories September 20, 2016

Tesla Model S with stripped down interior sets lap time to beat of 1:57 at Sonoma Raceway

After setting a new record for a production electric vehicle at Pikes Peak International Hill Climb back in June and then seemingly having the car sit abandoned at a Supercharger for a few weeks, Blake Fuller is back in his ‘GO PUCK Tesla Model S’ to set the lap time to beat at Sonoma Raceway.

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