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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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Tesla Roadster drives environmental responsibility during Berlin Fashion Week

BERLIN, Germany –The Tesla Roadster will drive the message of environmental responsibility at Berlin Fashion Week’s “Green Avantgarde,“ which showcases some of the world’s most exciting and environmentally friendly designers.


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Tesla Enthusiast Drives to Edinburgh Emission-Free, Dispels BBC EV Bias

EDINBURGH, Scotland – An electric vehicle enthusiast went to great lengths -- nearly 500 miles -- to dispel myths perpetuated by a BBC correspondent who claimed it takes four days to travel from London to Edinburgh in a zero-emission car.

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Tesla Motors' Model S to Feature NVIDIA Tegra Processors

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- 01/04/2011 ­-- NVIDIA announced today that NVIDIA® Tegra™ processors will power the infotainment, navigation and instrument-cluster systems in the Tesla Model S, the first sedan built from the ground up as an electric vehicle. Built around the driver, the Model S is the premium sedan, evolved. Its infotainment system features a 17-inch touch-screen center console -- the largest display ever in a car -- providing vivid 3D graphics. 

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Tesla Roadster approved for Australian Roads

SYDNEY – The Tesla Roadster, the world’s only electric supercar, is officially hitting the streets in Australia. Tesla Motors, its California-based maker, announced that the Roadster is now approved for Australian roads and available for purchase.

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Tesla’s Groundbreaking Vehicle Engineering on Display in Detroit

DETROIT - Tesla Motors has unveiled the most detailed look yet at the Model S, showcasing Tesla’s revolutionary approach to vehicle engineering. The Model S, engineered from the ground up as an EV, is meticulously designed for superior aerodynamics, stability and handling, crash safety, performance and range. The Model S expanded view on display details how Tesla engineers have created Model S to excel in all of these areas.

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Tesla exceeds 1,500 Roadster deliveries worldwide

Palo Alto, Calif. -- Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) has delivered more than 1,500 Roadsters worldwide, a significant milestone as the automaker’s momentum builds in North America, Europe and Asia.

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Tesla delivers 100th German car during Race of Champions

DUSSELDORF, Germany – Tesla Motors has delivered its 100th German Roadster, a significant milestone in Tesla’s largest market after the United States. 

The “lightning green” Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5 – raced and signed by Sebastian Vettel and other racing superstars – was delivered last weekend to Lennart Hennig, 25, an entrepreneur who founded an advertising company in Bonn, Germany. This is Hennig’s second Roadster.

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Race of Champions 2010: Motorsport goes electric in RoC build-up

DUSSELDORF, Germany - Electric power replaced the roar of an engine at the practice sessions for The Race of Champions in Düsseldorf, when the stars of world motorsport got behind the wheel of the ground-breaking Tesla Roadster. Ever the pioneer of innovative concepts in motorsport, The Race of Champions took a step into a green future with several demonstration runs featuring the electric-powered cars on the unique parallel track at the ESPRIT arena.

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Tesla Opens Tokyo Aoyoma Showroom

TOKYO - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) announced TESLA TOKYO AOYAMA SHOWROOM at Aoyama, Tokyo. The showroom is home to the Roadster 2.5, which is available for customers in either left or right-hand drive. On Friday afternoon Tesla Motors cofounder and CEO Elon Musk opened Tesla’s Tokyo store and delivered the first Roadster 2.5 in Japan to Toyota Motor Corporation President Akio Toyoda.

Mr. Toyoda’s Roadster is based on the first Roadster Mr. Toyoda ever drove, Elon’s Signature Twilight Red Roadster.

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