Judges have the Tesla model S the 2013 motor trend car of the year unanimously. The U.S.-made electric vehicles (EV) is the first vehicle to the not in the 64-year-old history of the publication of an internal combustion engine powered to win the award.
In 2010, the Department of energy supports Tesla Motors, Inc., with a $465 million loan for the construction of two production sites in Southern California for the electric Sedan model S and in Palo Alto, California, for electric powertrains. The Palo Alto, the plant is packaged for installation of electric vehicle motors battery and related electric vehicle equipment, both for electric vehicles of Tesla's own sales to other automakers. The Tesla offers three lithium-ion batteries for the S model, the areas of 140 and 200 265 miles. The model 2012 an EPA combined city and Highway 89 miles per gallon is equivalent to.