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Tesla Roadster: 5 fast facts about Elon Musk’s electric supercar

Tesla Roadster: 5 fast facts about Elon Musk’s electric supercar

As "one more thing" surprises go, Elon Musk's unexpected reveal of the new Tesla Roadster was a move that would make Steve Jobs proud. After all, we knew a new Tesla Roadster was coming, we just didn't know to expect to see it quite so soon - and certainly not right after the EV-maker made its big pitch for the Tesla Semi truck. Missed the late-night announcement? Here are five fast facts to get you up to speed.

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This is the new Tesla Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

This is the new Tesla Roadster: 0-60 in 1.9 seconds

Elon Musk promised a surprise at the Tesla Semi reveal, and this is it: the all-new Tesla Roadster. Set to hit the roads in 2020, the brand new car is a nod to the automaker's origins, the original Roadster, the all-electric convertible which started Musk & Co. on their path to making electrification the sexiest way to get from A to B.

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Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla Semi revealed: 500 mile range and 0-60 mph in 5s

Tesla has revealed the Tesla Semi, the electric car company's first truck, and as you'd expect it's quite the vehicle. Designed to transport up to 80,000 pounds - the maximum permitted on US highways - it can't quite escape Tesla CEO Elon Musk's obsession with electric speed. That makes for some fairly crazy figures.

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Super-sized Tesla Supercharger stations go live

Super-sized Tesla Supercharger stations go live

Tesla might be building up to its big electric truck reveal tonight, but at the same time it's also readying its largest ever Supercharger stations in the US. Two of the new, supersized charging stations have reportedly come online, both in California, and offering Tesla drivers more capacity and a nicer place to wait.

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6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

6 key Tesla Truck facts we need to hear today

Tesla CEO Elon Musk doesn't believe in making his life easy. Model 3 production may only be slowly ramping up now, but that hasn't stopped the electric-obsessed automaker from holding a whizz-bang launch for its next product, the Tesla truck. It's a chance today to finally see the vehicle that Musk has promised will revolutionize haulage: here are the big questions he needs to answer.

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World’s first hydrogen powered Tesla is green of a different sort

World’s first hydrogen powered Tesla is green of a different sort

A company out of the Netherlands called the Holthausen Group has taken an already cool and green EV in the form of a Tesla Model S and made it cooler. The company claims to have been the first in the world to supplement the Model S with a hydrogen power source. The vehicle is known as Project Hesla.

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Tesla’s electric cars just got more Chill

Tesla’s electric cars just got more Chill

Tesla may be giving gas-powered supercars sleepless nights with the torque-tastic straight line speed of its EVs, but a new mode promises something different at the other end of the scale. With each progressive version of the Model S and Model X, Tesla has been pushing the performance envelope, taking advantage of the instantaneous power that makes electric motors so alluring once you've tried them.

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Tesla set to roll out new Autopilot functions in coming months

Tesla set to roll out new Autopilot functions in coming months

Tesla makes the most popular full electric vehicles in all the land and one of the key features for those cars is the semi-autonomous driving capability in certain circumstances, which will eventually be autonomous driving capability. Tesla has now announced that it will have new functions for its Autopilot program rolling out in the "next several months." Tesla has stated that it has resolved one key challenge in its Autopilot program.

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Tesla Model 3 production leak: Automation is no magic bullet

Tesla Model 3 production leak: Automation is no magic bullet

Tesla's ambitions when it comes to ramping up car production are hardy secret. On Wednesday, Tesla revealed that actually meeting those ramp up goals is proving to be harder than expected, as it only built 222 Model 3 vehicles during the third quarter of its fiscal year. That, as you can probably guess, is not good for a car that's intended to be the EV for the mass market.

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Electric cars could suddenly get a lot more expensive

Electric cars could suddenly get a lot more expensive

The $7,500 tax credit for electric car buyers in the US faces an unexpected premature death, with a new Republican tax plan cutting the credit immediately. The credit gives EV buyers a sizable cut on their tax bill when they purchase a new car, and has been instrumental in driving the adoption of electric vehicles across the country. Now, Republicans are proposing doing away with it altogether.

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Tesla Model 3 misses targets dramatically amid rough Q3

Tesla Model 3 misses targets dramatically amid rough Q3

Tesla has revealed the numbers for its third fiscal quarter 2017, and things aren't looking so hot. The company reports that of its 26,137 vehicle deliveries during Q3, only 222 of them were Model 3 cars. Tesla previously disclosed production bottlenecks as holding up its Model 3 progress, something later tipped to include delays forcing workers to assemble some parts by hand.

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Tesla and the EPA disagreed on Model 3 range

Tesla and the EPA disagreed on Model 3 range

Most electric car makers would probably want to publicize the greatest possible range for their new model, but Tesla is taking a different track with the Model 3. Typically, while manufacturers have their own tests by which they judge EV range, the final number comes down to the Environment Protection Agency (EPA). There, Tesla and the EPA have had a difference of opinion, but not in the way you might expect.

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