Getting more than a quarter of a million people around the world to put down €1,000 apiece for a car they won’t get for another two years is a remarkable feat. When Elon Musk took the wraps off the Tesla Model 3 last Thursday evening, a screen on stage showed more than 100,000 deposits. But […]

Tesla gets closer to Ireland

Irish motorists dreaming of owning and driving a Tesla on Irish roads have come closer to their dream, with Tesla opening its first retail store in the UK at London’s Westfield Shopping Centre. The new store features interactive displays and design studios enabling more and more people to design their own Model S and learn all […]


Tesla Motors was founded in 2003 by a group of Silicon Valley engineers who wanted to prove that pure electric vehicles could be stylish and match up to the performance of conventional supercars. The Tesla Roadster was launched in 2008 and is based on a Lotus Elise body. A deal was struck up with Lotus […]