Tesla reports $110M loss, ramps up Model S production

Tesla reported a $110.8 million loss in the third quarter. Despite losses, the electric carmaker plans to ramp up production of its Model S sedan to 400 cars per week by next month.

Tesla Motors Inc reported a bigger third-quarter loss on Monday as it ramped up production of its Model S sedan, and the electric carmaker maintained its 2012 revenue outlook.

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Chevrolet to Produce a Hot Wheels Edition of Camaro

How many times have you heard it? “The difference between the men and the boys is the size of their toys.”

That hoary proverb applies directly to the Camaro Hot Wheels Edition Chevrolet unveiled at the Specialty Equipment Market Association trade show, which opened Tuesday in Las Vegas.

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Jaguar boat concept buoys XF Sportbrake launch

Jaguar has a real love for vehicles that rove the land, but that hasn’t stopped it dipping its corporate toes into the murky world of boats. Simply known as the Jaguar Concept Speedboat, this 6.1-metre long and 2-metre wide wave-rider is designed to showcase what makes the brand tick.

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At SEMA, Toyota Avalon Tries Hanging With the Cool Kids

The full-size Avalon sedan, often damned with faint praise as Toyota’s Buick, is aiming for a different image, if not a different demographic, with a complete redesign for the 2013 model year. In an effort to give the Avalon a charisma transplant, Toyota is dressing it up in various new guises for this year’s Specialty Equipment Market Association Show.

At SEMA, which opens a four-day run here on Tuesday, the cross-dressing Avalon will appear as a supercharged performance machine, a super-fly urban cruiser and as a highly strung hybrid. The concepts are the brainchild of Toyota’s nascent Engagement Marketing department.

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