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Tesla Adds Titanium Underbody Shield and Aluminum Deflector Plates to Model S March 28, 2014 07:19

By Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect & CEO

In 2013, two extremely unusual Model S collisions resulted in underbody damage that led to car fires. These incidents, unfortunately, received more national headlines than the other 200,000 gasoline car fires that happened last year in North America alone. In both cases, the occupants walked away unharmed, thanks to the car’s safety features. The...


Tesla’s Cross Country Rally, Supercharger by Supercharger February 16, 2014 11:51

A photo essay of an electric journey across the US

Early in the morning of Sunday, February 2, 2014, two Tesla Model S sedans pulled up to New York’s City Hall to mark the completion of a cross country trip done without a drop of gasoline. The two cars used 24 Superchargers in 14 states to fuel up on the trip from Los Angeles, and in doing so set a Guinness World Recordsachievement for least...