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Elon Musk named his Tesla Model S 'Old Faithful,' he tells Colbert

In an upcoming software update, Tesla owners can attach a name to their engine-less electric rides. For Musk, it's "Old Faithful," he tells Stephen Colbert.

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Tesla's gigafactory could make electric cars rival gas cars

The massive lithium-ion battery plant is slated to open in 2017 and is said to bring down the battery cost per kWh by 30 percent.

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Tesla prepares California plant for Model X sport utility

Carmaker is preparing up to deliver its first sport utility vehicle. The Model X is expected to arrive in 2015.

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What happens when a $35,000 Tesla arrives?

Tesla revealed this week that its more pedestrian vehicle will be called the Model 3. That is expected to retail for about $35,000. We asked an expert about the prospects of a "cheap" Tesla.

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Tesla Model S, in Performance Plus trim, drives like a rocket on electric rails

Tesla's Performance Plus trim adds upgraded suspension elements and a 310-kilowatt electric motor to the Model S, getting it from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.

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Tesla Model S takes driving to the 21st century

With its electric drivetrain and a unique take on how you interact with the car, the Tesla Model S is indeed a car for the new millennium.

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Tesla Model S: Still the best car in the world?

Cooley revisits the Tesla Model S now that it's a bona fide mass production hit, explores the top 5 brawny four-cylinder engines and shows how technology can only partly neutralize those damaging potholes.

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Chinese hackers take command of Tesla Model S

Security firm Qihoo 360 says hackers gained control of some Tesla Model S functions -- but skimps on details of how the car was hacked.

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Tesla gets sporty with new electric car, the Model 3

The all-electric car company confirms that a smaller vehicle is in the works, but it probably won't go on sale until 2017.

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On Nikola Tesla's birthday, Elon Musk gives quite a gift

Happy 158th birthday, Nikola Tesla! To celebrate, Elon Musk agrees to give a chunk of money and a Tesla Supercharging station to the Nikola Tesla Museum.

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Elon Musk: I'm afraid of the Terminator

The Tesla CEO echoes the words earlier this week of Stephen Hawking, and says he invests in AI so he can keep an eye on it.

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Tesla Motors offers all its patents for good faith use

In order to boost the electric car industry, Tesla CEO Elon Musk vowed that the company would not sue when other companies use its patents.

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