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Tesla launching 10-city ‘Double Black Dual Motor Tour’ of North America

Tesla launching 10-city ‘Double Black Dual Motor Tour’ of North America

Electric-vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors will demonstrate the capabilities of its all-wheel drive dual motor Model S in North America in a 10-city road trip --- the 'Double Black Dual Motor Tour.'

During the tour, in which the all-wheel Model S will be driven across 10 North American cities, California-based Tesla will show off what the company has touted as the "exhilarating performance and unprecedented acceleration" of two new versions of its high-end Model S luxury sedan.

Tesla Motors’ Shares jumps 7%

Tesla Motors’ Shares jumps 7%

Electronic automobile manufacturer Tesla Motors shares jumped about 7% to close at $247 in the extended trading session after it announced its third quarter 2014 results. Tesla Motors designs, manufactures, and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components.

The car manufacturer sold 7,785 cars in the third quarter, setting a new record for itself despite the factory retooling in July 2014. Tesla Motors said that the company will increase its manufacturing capacity to meet the growing demand.

Mark Fields: Ford has the expertise and ability to build Tesla-style electric vehicle

Mark Fields: Ford has the expertise and ability to build Tesla-style electric ve

During the course of a Friday conference call with Wall Street investment analysts and reporters, Ford CEO Mark Fields said that the automaker has the expertise as well as ability to manufacture a Tesla-like electric vehicle.

With Ford's all-electric car currently being the small Focus electric, Fields said that the company is capable of producing a full-size, high-tech, high-performance, long-range electric vehicle like the Tesla Model S sedan.

The comments were made by Fields while discussing Ford's third-quarter earnings results at the conference call.

Tesla Motors may be banned from selling its vehicles directly to consumers in Michigan

Tesla Motors may be banned from selling its vehicles directly to consumers in Mi

In a move which underscores that direct sales of electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors are apparently in danger of being banned in Michigan, the state has made a last-minute addition to its bill which deals with standardizing car dealership documentation fees --- the language 'banning direct sales' has been added to the bill at the eleventh hour.

If the bill is passed, Michigan would be one more US state to ban the direct sales of Tesla's cars. Already, a number of states have regulations in place, banning automakers from directly selling their vehicles to consumers.

Tesla unveils new all-wheel drive version of Model S

Tesla unveils new all-wheel drive version of Model S

At a glitzy Thursday night event in Hawthorne in Los Angeles County, electric vehicle maker Tesla unveiled the newest version of its Model S sedan --- an all-wheel drive model S edition dubbed P85D.

Announcing its latest vehicle, Tesla said that the new P85D Model S version will be equipped with dual electric motors and all-wheel drive. The shipping of the new vehicle will be started by Tesla in December.

Elon Musk shares teaser about Tesla’s mysterious ‘D’ vehicle

Elon Musk shares teaser about Tesla’s mysterious ‘D’ vehicle

In a Wednesday night tweet which has apparently set the Internet abuzz, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors' billionaire CEO Elon Musk has teased the company's mysterious 'D' vehicle.

The tweet, posted by Musk at 6:31 p. m. Pacific time, contained a photo, accompanied by a caption which read: "About time to unveil the D and something else."

The photo in the tweet showed a partially rolled-up garage door, with what looks like a Model S electric car - with the letter 'D' on it - poking out. The vehicle features the Tesla logo, and has the date October 9.

Tesla Motors to open its first retail showroom in Tennessee

Tesla Motors to open its first retail showroom in Tennessee

In a Thursday announcement, electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors said that it is set to open its first store in Tennessee. Tesla's announcement about its expansion in Tennessee comes close on the heels of the company's earlier-this-month disclosure that has plans underway to construct its Gigafactory - the world's biggest lithium-ion battery plant - in Nevada, just outside of Reno.

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