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Tesla Reinvents the Car Buying Experience

SAN JOSE, Calif.– Today Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) reinvents the car buying process with the grand opening of its store in the popular Santana Row retail district of San Jose, California.

In preparation for the introduction of the Model S, the world’s first premium electric sedan, Tesla has designed an interactive experience to inform potential customers; allowing them to explore Tesla’s technology, learn about owning an electric car, and configure their car in the Design Studio.

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Tesla Cleans Up Again at the Fifth Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally

MONACO - The Tesla Roadster has reconfirmed its supremacy in the world of the alternative fuel vehicles, beating more than 100 competitors during the exciting Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally. Driven by former F1 driver Erik Comas, the Arctic White Roadster also scored a definitive victory in the Electric Vehicles Cup. The race, which ended Sunday, covered more than 800 km and included sprints on the Monaco F1 track.

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Tesla Roadster Drives 10 Million Miles and Counting

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced today that electric Roadsters in over 30 countries have now covered over 10 million real-world miles, the greatest collective distance covered by any electric vehicle maker to date. Roadsters have collectively saved 500,000 gallons of fuel and over 5.3 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions.

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Tesla Launches "Oz Goes Electric" Tour

MELBOURNE, Australia - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) kicks off its Oz Goes Electric Tour to bring the Tesla Roadster – the world’s only electric sports car – to fans along Australia’s eastern coast. The Roadster will journey an unprecedented 3,000 kilometers, proving that drivers don’t have to compromise on style, performance or range to go electric.

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Tesla launches first Italian store in Europe’s fashion capital

MILAN - Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) opened its first showroom in Italy with a spectacular gala that attracted more than 400 VIPs, including world-famous personalities in fashion, sports and music.


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Tesla Motors Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) today announced its preliminary unaudited financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $36.3 million, a 16% increase from the $31.2 million reported in the prior quarter. Gross margin improved to 31%, up from 30% for the prior quarter. On a full year basis, 2010 revenues were $116.7 million as compared with revenues of $111.9 million reported in the prior year. Gross margin improved to 26% for the full year 2010, up from 9% for 2009.

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Tesla Motors Opens Washington, D.C. Showroom

WASHINGTON - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), maker of the Tesla Roadster, the only electric supercar on the road, opens its Washington, D.C. showroom today. Prospective customers are now welcome to visit the location for test drives of the vehicle that is leading the automotive industry toward a zero-emission future.

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Tesla Motors and SpaceX Host a Night of American Innovation

WASHINGTON - Electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (known as SpaceX) are hosting a celebration of American Innovation on Feb. 10. The event marks the opening of Tesla’s first showroom in the nation’s capital and honors the historic flight of SpaceX’s Dragon, the first commercial spacecraft to successfully return from orbit.

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Tesla celebrates opening of Milan store on Feb. 11

MILAN - Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is celebrating the opening of its first showroom in Italy on February 11 with a VIP gala in the capital of haute couture.

Tesla’s 17th worldwide store, at Via Cerva 31 (angolo Via Borgogna) in Milan, is steps from the Duomo, La Scala Opera House and the world-famous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele. The store, which is now open for business, serves Tesla owners throughout Italy and offers test drives to all prospective customers.

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Tesla launches battery recycling program throughout Europe

MAIDENHEAD, England – Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) has launched a comprehensive strategy to recycle its industry-leading battery packs throughout Europe.


At the end of their long life, Tesla will recycle its battery packs at Umicore’s UHT facility in Belgium.  The Brussels-based materials technology company will use the expended pack material to produce an alloy that will be further refined into cobalt, nickel and other metals. 

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