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Ousted Tesla exec was behind gas-electric car idea

Founder Martin Eberhard was the exec who first concluded that Tesla needed to turn its Whitestar sedan into one in which the gas engine only charges the battery.

By Apr. 15, 2008


Tesla sues competitor over design ideas

Electric-car maker alleges that company it hired to design its sedan took the job to get access to trade secrets.

By Apr. 14, 2008


Tesla to make gas-electric car

For its sedan, Tesla will bring a Chevy Volt-like car to market.

By Feb. 1, 2008


Tesla raises the price on its roadster

What's an extra $8,000?

By Jun. 12, 2007


Zenn, EEStor detail plans for highway-capable electric car

The CityZenn will hit a top speed of 80 miles per hour--but more importantly, it will be rechargeable in five minutes.

By Apr. 1, 2008


Tesla looks at selling components to other carmakers, again

Tesla could start selling some components and software to other companies that build electric cars by 2010.

By Feb. 6, 2008


Is Tesla going to copy the GM Volt?

An exec at the all-electric car company praises the gas-electric GM Volt. What gives?

By Dec. 6, 2007


Fisker Auto flashes look at sporty electric sedan

Supposed "spy photos" show a prototype of a Fisker Karma, a plug-in hybrid luxury sedan due at the end of this year.

By May. 10, 2008


Fisker Automotive files legal counterattack in Tesla suit

With a motion to compel arbitration, maker of electric sports cars kicks off round 2 of a legal fight with its rival, which began shortly after Fisker unveiled its $80,000 Karma.

By May. 15, 2008


Tesla Motors opens doors to the rich and famous

The Roadster, an electric car with a $109,000 price tag now selling at a dealership in Santa Monica, Calif., will be followed by a roomier sedan.

By May. 5, 2008