The case of the Tesla “brick”

A few early Roadsters that have been left without a charge for an extended period of time, have turned into so-called “bricks.” Here’s what Tesla has to say about it:

Tesla scores electric Mercedes-Benz deal

Tesla (s TSLA) reported fourth quarter and full year earnings on Wednesday and in its shareholder’s letter revealed that it has started a development program with Daimler to build a new electric Mercedes-Benz vehicle with a Tesla powertrain.

Tesla says reservations of Model X have hit $40M worth of cars

Tesla’s flashy unveiling of its Model X electric SUV/minivan last week looks like it’s paid off in reservations. The car company announced on Tuesday that just a day after the launch, Tesla had accumulated reservations for more than $40 million worth of Model X sales.

Hands-on video with Tesla’s electric Model X

We took GigaOM TV’s Green Overdrive show down Tesla’s sneak preview of its Model X, electric SUV/minivan launch, and got this first hands-on video with the car and an interview with Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk. Check it out:

The first photos of Tesla’s electric SUV the Model X

At a sneak preview in Hawthorne, Calif. on Thursday, electric car maker Tesla unveiled its third car, an all-electric SUV called the Model X, for the first time to the public. And yep, true to speculation it’s got so-called “falcon wing” doors.

Will an electric SUV be a game changer?

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that he thinks the electric Model X, which will be unveiled on February 9th, will be “cooler” than any SUV or minivan on the market. Tesla teased the frame of the car in its invitations. What do you think?

Tesla plans to unveil electric Model X SUV in February

For our New Year’s resolutions series, I chatted with Tesla CEO Elon Musk about his goals for 2012. One thing he’s working on is that Tesla plans to unveil its third car the Model X — an electric SUV — at an event on February 9th.