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June

Tesla Roadster Makes History in Moscow’s Red Square

MOSCOW – A Tesla Roadster traveling around the world made history Friday as the first car without Russian components to receive official clearance to park in Moscow’s Red Square.

Red Square is the country’s former royal citadel and the president’s residence – an iconic venue considered the epicenter of Moscow and Russia itself. On Thursday, the Roadster was the center of a VIP celebration with more than 250 guests at Moscow’s Autoville Museum, where the car is on display all weekend. 

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Panasonic Presents First Electric Vehicle Battery to Tesla

SUMINOE, Japan - Tesla officials today visited Panasonic's new Lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facility in Suminoe, Japan. Panasonic Energy Company President Naoto Noguchi presented Tesla Chief Technology Officer JB Straubel with the first production Lithium-ion cells manufactured at the new facility.

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Tesla Announces Japan Will be First Destination in Asia

Port Hueneme, Calif. -- Responding to growing demand, Tesla Motors the Silicon Valley-based automaker of the world’s fastest highway-capable electric vehicle today shipped a dozen Japan Signature Series Roadsters from Port Hueneme, California. The well-appointed right-hand drive Roadsters will arrive in Yokohama in early May for delivery to select customers throughout Japan.

The hand-built, carbon fiber electric Roadster accelerates from 0-100 km in 3.7 seconds. In January, Tesla announced a partnership with Panasonic to accelerate the development of next generation EV cells.

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Tesla Unveils Roadster 2.5 at Newest Stores in Europe and North America

PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Tesla Motors today announced Roadster 2.5, the latest version of its revolutionary electric sports car. It will debut simultaneously with the opening of Tesla's two new stores in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Newport Beach, California.

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April

First Tesla Roadster arrives in Ireland

CORK, Ireland – The first Tesla Roadster has arrived in Ireland, and the new owners are charging it with the country’s abundant wind energy.

Peter Harte and Celine McInerney shipped their electric blue, right-hand-drive Roadster from Swansea, UK, to Cork last weekend, and have already clocked 200 miles of zero-emissions motoring on the roads around their home south of Cork.
The Roadster is the first sports car the couple has owned. They charge it with wind energy from their utility company and store it in their garage next to a Subaru and Volvo.

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Tesla delivers first car in Spain

GRANADA, Spain -- Tesla Motors has delivered its first car to a customer in Spain, and the new owner charges his Roadster exclusively with renewable energy.

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Tesla Sweeps Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally

MONACO — A Tesla Roadster has become the first electric vehicle to win the Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally and the first to win any FIA-sanctioned championship. Driven by Formula One driver Erik Comas, the Arctic White Roadster beat 96 competitors in range, efficiency and performance. The Roadster’s victory in the three-day, nearly 1,000-kilometer challenge also marks the first time an electric vehicle has dominated a Federation Internationale de l'Automobile competition worldwide.

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Tesla Motors Sends Two Teams to Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally

MONACO — Tesla Motors will return to the Monte Carlo Alternative Energy Rally this weekend. Tesla was a category winner last year and set a new world record for an electric vehicle. The Monte Carlo Rally is a three-day challenge to test range and performance of more than 100 alternative-fuel vehicles.

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Tesla and TAG Heuer head to Zurich as first stop on “Odyssey of Pioneers” world tour

ZURICH — An historic round-the-world tour in a zero-emission car will come to Zurich on Saturday – the first stop in a 37,000-kilometer voyage by Tesla Motors and avant-garde watchmaker TAG Heuer.

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TAG Heuer and Tesla Motors launch worldwide partnership

GENEVA — Pioneering luxury Swiss watchmaker TAG Heuer and electric carmaker Tesla Motors have teamed up in a worldwide partnership as the iconic Swiss brand celebrates its 150th anniversary.

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