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Aping Mercedes may bring a Tesla within your reach

Aping Mercedes may bring a Tesla within your reach

Tesla is ramping up to offer its own certified pre-owned program, preparing for a predicted influx of used Model S sedans the aftermarket value of which CEO Elon Musk personally vouched for. As the early Model S off the production lines reach three years old, and owners begin to trade them in under its buyback guarantee, Tesla will look to not only keep them buying within the brand, but lower the sticker price to would-be drivers hoping to get one of the all-electric sedans in their garage.

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Tesla D rumors: driver assistance, dual motors, and more

Tesla D rumors: driver assistance, dual motors, and more

This week Elon Musk took to his Twitter account to tease the illustrious Tesla "D" and, more importantly, an event that will be taking place on October 9. As with any proper tease, there are no details to give us an idea about what to expect, but that hasn't stopped the mass of speculation from ramping up.

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Elon Musk teases mysterious Tesla D for October 9

Elon Musk teases mysterious Tesla D for October 9

The illustrious Elon Musk is making headlines today again. After just landing a quote about putting people on Mars, the Tesla CEO has taken to Twitter to tease a certain "D" car. But more than that, he is also teasing that there will be something else as well once the fated October 9 date comes around.

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Tesla powers-up its first UK airport Supercharger

Tesla powers-up its first UK airport Supercharger

Tesla has opened its first Supercharger station at a UK airport, offering free power to Model S owners, though it's not where you might expect. Edinburgh Airport, in Scotland, is where you'll find the two-bay charging facility, rather than any of the bigger locations like Heathrow Airport.

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Tesla update lets you name your car

Tesla update lets you name your car

The newest software update to the Tesla Model S, version 6.0, allows you to name your car. You can also get Commute Advice from the vehicle, work with a Beta release of Traffic-Based Navigation, and work with Remote Start. If you didn’t think your electric car was futuristic enough before, boy howdy it is now.

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Tesla Gigafactory tipped to be born in Nevada

Tesla Gigafactory tipped to be born in Nevada

The guessing game might finally over. Nevada state officials have slated a 4 p.m. press conference on Thursday to announce something related to "economic development". Sources close to the matter, however, have a more specific name for this: Tesla's first "gigafactory" battery plant.

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Want Elon Musk’s attention? Take out an ad

Want Elon Musk’s attention? Take out an ad

When you love your car but can't draw a comic evangelizing its charms, it turns out the best way to contact Tesla CEO Elon Musk is to take out a full-page advert. A pair of Tesla Model S owners - with a car each - coughed up for a page in the Palo Alto Weekly, praising the EV but also suggesting some changes, which Musk has now confirmed are being considered.

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iPhones will soon be able to start a Tesla Model S

iPhones will soon be able to start a Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S owners will soon be able to use their iPhones, if they have one, to start their electric car in case they've forgotten where they placed their key fob. This new feature was spotted in an upcoming version 6.0 update to Tesla's operating system which is expected to roll out in the coming months.

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Saleen-Tesla Model S FOURSIXTEEN is an electric monster

Saleen-Tesla Model S FOURSIXTEEN is an electric monster

There might be nothing cooler than a Tesla Model S — except if it were a Saleen Model S. The newly announced Model S FOURSIXTEEN is just that, though. Bringing the same type of technology they did to cars like the Mustang, Saleen has a monster electric car that simply has no equal.

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Tesla boosts Model S warranty to infinite miles after review ding

Tesla boosts Model S warranty to infinite miles after review ding

Tesla Motors has boosted the warranty on its Model S drivetrain, increasing it to infinite miles and retroactively applying it to all the Model S cars the EV company has sold. While you'd think it might be an opportunity for Tesla founder Elon Musk to gloat - given how rare such a warranty is - the outspoken executive says that in fact he regrets not doing it sooner. "In hindsight," Musk writes today, "this should have been our policy from the beginning of the Model S program."

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Elon Musk AI warning bolsters Iron Man image

Elon Musk AI warning bolsters Iron Man image

If you didn’t think Tesla and Space X CEO Elon Musk was living the Tony Stark life before, today’s chatter should have you wondering if he’s pumped up about Avengers: Age of Ultron. This film is about artificial intelligence getting out of hand - exactly the subject of Musk’s most recent public set of comments. Even as he speaks, Musk continues to invest in AI companies, aiming to keep a watchful eye on the lot.

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Tesla’s charging stations will cover USA by end of 2015

Tesla’s charging stations will cover USA by end of 2015

Tesla’s plan to mass-produce batteries will jumpstart their overall production of electric vehicles, that much is certain. the $30,000 Model 3? That’ll help, too. Rounding out those ambitions, Tesla is also going to bring more charging stations to the world, and will be blanketing North America in enough chargers to get you through almost any trip.

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