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Tesla takes Switzerland by storm

ST. MORITZ, Switzerland -- (BUSINESS WIRE) — Leading electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors is offering test drives this weekend in St. Moritz, the world's oldest and most prestigious winter resort.

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Tesla launches right-hand-drive Roadster in London showroom

LONDON -- (BUSINESS WIRE) — Tesla Motors has announced production of the right-hand-drive version of its iconic Roadster sports car, the only highway-capable electric vehicle for sale worldwide.

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Tesla Hires Toyota Manufacturing Expert

SAN CARLOS, CA. – Tesla Motors announced today that former Toyota production engineering general manager Gilbert Passin will lead Tesla's vehicle manufacturing operations.

Passin brings 23 years of international automotive experience to Tesla. He has led some of the most high-profile divisions at Toyota, Volvo, Mack and projects at Renault across North America and Europe. Most recently, Passin served as general manager of production engineering for Toyota in North America. In spite of the recent recall, Toyota’s manufacturing production process continues to be regarded as one of the most efficient in automotive assembly.

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Tesla Files S-1 Registration Statement for Initial Public Offering

PALO ALTO, CA. – Tesla Motors, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. Tesla Motors designs, manufactures and sells high-performance fully electric vehicles and advanced electric vehicle powertrain components. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.

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Tesla Celebrates 1,000th Roadster

DETROIT -- (BUSINESS WIRE) — Tesla Motors has built its 1,000th production vehicle -- a significant milestone for the only automaker worldwide producing and selling highway-capable electric cars.

The car, which bears the unique Vehicle Identification No. 1,000, is a special-edition Roadster Sport in “Millennial White,” with a unique interior and carbon fiber accents. VIN 1,000 will be on display at the North American International Auto Show through Jan. 24.

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Tesla Motors Offers Test Drives During Copenhagen Climate Change Summit

COPENHAGEN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tesla Motors will host test-drives and lead informational sessions about electric vehicles during the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change this week in Denmark.

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Tesla Motors Hires Senior Google Recruiter as World’s Leading Electric Vehicle Manufacturer Expands Staff

SAN CARLOS, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tesla Motors has hired senior Google staffing strategist Arnnon Geshuri to lead the automaker’s rapid recruitment of engineers and other key employees.

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Tesla Opens Monaco Store

MONACOTesla Motors will open a regional sales and service center in Monaco on 24 November 2009.

The Monaco store, located in the Golden Square of the State, le "Carré d’Or", will serve all of Southern Europe. The Monaco store is the third in Europe following stores in London and Munich. Tesla has already delivered cars to customers in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France.

Service Everywhere

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Tesla to open power train facility in Palo Alto, California

PALO ALTO, Calif.-The City of Palo Alto and Tesla Motors announced today that Tesla will develop and manufacture electric vehicle components in a renovated building in the Stanford Research Park in Palo Alto.

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Tesla gets loan approval from US Department of Energy

SAN CARLOS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE) —Tesla Motors has received approval for about $465 million in low-interest loans from the US Department of Energy to accelerate the production of affordable, fuel-efficient electric vehicles.  

Tesla will use $365 million for production engineering and assembly of the Model S, an all-electric family sedan that carries seven people and travels up to 300 miles per charge.  

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