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Tesla Model S Signature Series launches June 22

Tesla Model S Signature Series launches June 22

This week the folks at Tesla have delivered news that their first delivery of 2012 Model S electric sedans will begin in just one month. This delivery will be several weeks earlier than planned as Tesla's public relations teams move to bolster the view of the car so that it might gain wider adoption after its initial launch. This new model brings on a whole new era of electric car for the company, taking what they'd learned from the Tesla Roadster and moving forward with elements such as enhanced regenerative braking with the Model S.

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Future owners given a glimpse of the Tesla Model S

Future owners given a glimpse of the Tesla Model S

Tesla made its name in the electric car world with the sweet and fast roadster. The Roadster never sold in huge amounts and was killed off to make way for the Model S that you see in the photo below. This car is cheaper and has more space than the Roadster offered making it more appealing to drivers across a wider market. The Model S will sell for $57,400 before the federal tax credit.

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Tesla Model S Will Support Third-Party Apps

Tesla Model S Will Support Third-Party Apps

At today's Cleantech Forum in San Francisco, Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk made an interesting announcement for their much hyped Model S all-electric sedan. During the question-and-answer portion of his keynote, Musk let it slip that the company intends the Model S to support third-party apps.

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Tesla Model S gets unveil date; Roadster sold out to November

Tesla Model S gets unveil date; Roadster sold out to November

Tesla have announced the official unveil date of their Model S electric-powered car, the four-door version of the existing Tesla Roadster.  While details on the Model S are currently scarce, we do know that it will use the same high-capacity battery technology as found in its sportier sibling; the new, road-legal prototype will be launched on March 23rd at The Tesla Design Studio inside the SpaceX factory in Hawthorn, California.

Update: Tesla have released a new photo:

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How smart will Tesla’s Model S Autopilot be?

How smart will Tesla’s Model S Autopilot be?

Tesla's plans for the new Autopilot features on the Model S aren't exactly humble, with CEO Elon Musk suggesting EVs that could come to heel at your beck & call and even read your calendar to know when they might be needed, but what works now and what's merely on the roadmap? Speaking at the launch of the Tesla "D", the AWD version of the Model S, Musk cited regulatory lag for blocking some of the more advanced autonomous features his cars are capable of, so we went hunting to see what, exactly, new owners should expect.

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Tesla Model D to “push the limits of what’s safe” with automation

Tesla Model D to “push the limits of what’s safe” with automation

The new Tesla Model S - the D, that is - won’t be driving itself to your workplace when it hits the road in the near future. But it very well could. Describing the autonomy their newest model was able to achieve today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested last night that they’re "essentially going to push the limits of what’s safe with this hardware, and what’s available with the current regulations." He speaks of self-driving cars, of course - which aren’t entirely street legal as of yet.

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