A Tesla Model S drives outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., on June 22. The electric car was named Automobile of the Year by Automobile Magazine and Car of the Year by Motor Trend.
April 1, 2013 The company said it will deliver 4,750 of its flagship Model S, its much-lauded four-door, luxury sports sedan. That amount exceeds its earlier estimates of 4,500 cars sold this quarter.
February 12, 2013 After <em>The New York Times</em> published a scathing review of Tesla's Model S electric car, the automaker's CEO took to Twitter to slam the reporter. Disputed facts aside, the timing of the spat could hurt Tesla, which is under pressure to improve its financial performance.
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Model S Alpha, in black, and the Telsa Roadster behind it.
November 13, 2012 This is the first time in the award's 64-year history that the honor goes to a car without an internal combustion engine. The magazine said the Model S is a testament to the greatness of American engineering.
September 24, 2012 Tesla Motors is an automotive rarity — a startup, and a car company that comes out of Silicon Valley, not Detroit or Japan or Germany. Tesla hopes the technology it uses to make electric cars will upend the industry.
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