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Tesla Roadster Approved for Clean Cash Rebate Program in Japan

TOKYO -- Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), manufacturer of the only highway-capable electric performance vehicle, the Tesla Roadster, announced today that the Roadster has been approved for the Japanese government’s Clean Energy Cash Rebate Program.

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Tesla Motors Reports Second Quarter Results

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Tesla Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq: TSLA) today announced its preliminary unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of 2010 were $28.4 million, a 36% increase from the $20.8 million reported in the prior quarter. Gross margin improved to 22%, up from 19% for the prior quarter, and up from 8% for the second quarter of 2009.

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Tesla and TAG Heuer World Tour Arrives in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES - The TAG Heuer Tesla Roadster, traveling around the world on the Odyssey of Pioneers tour, has arrived in Los Angeles to begin its journey through the United States. This is the 12th stop of the Odyssey of Pioneers, the first world tour by a zero-emission vehicle.

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Tesla Roadster Arrives in Australia

SYDNEY - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), producer of the Roadster, the only highway-capable electric performance vehicle, announces the delivery of the first Roadster in Australia. The Tesla Roadster is now approved for Australian roadways and available for purchase.

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Tesla Motors and Toyota Motor Corporation Formalize Agreement to Develop Electric Version of RAV4

PALO ALTO, Calif. & TOKYO - TESLA MOTORS, INC. (Tesla) and TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION (TMC) today announced that the two companies have signed an agreement to initiate the development of an electric version of the RAV4 as announced in May of this year by Elon Musk and Akio Toyoda. With an aim to market the EV in the United States in 2012, prototypes will be made combining the Toyota RAV4 model with a Tesla electric powertrain. Tesla plans to produce and deliver a fleet of prototypes to Toyota for evaluation within this year.

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Tesla Launches New Website

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Tesla Motors today announced a new website at The rebranded brings the Tesla experience online.

Tesla is redefining the car buying experience through with intuitive pages that lead users through Roadster innovations, a new image gallery and an in-depth look behind the Tesla’s revolutionary technology.

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Tesla Hires Apple, Gap Veteran to Revolutionize Car Buying Experience

PALO ALTO, Calif. – Tesla Motors today announced that it has hired former Apple and Gap Executive George Blankenship as Vice President of Design and Store Development. Blankenship will build Tesla's retail strategy and network.

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Swiss racecar driver buys one-of-a-kind Tesla Roadster

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ZURICH — Swiss racecar driver and promoter Fredy Lienhard has bought a Tesla Roadster Sport that gained fame as the record-setting winner of the Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally.

This is the second Tesla owned by Lienhard, who has driven some of the world’s fastest cars and has competed professionally since 1968.

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Tesla premiers Roadster 2.5 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

CHICHESTER, England - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) will unveil its next-generation sports car to the public this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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