PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 29, 2012) - Due to the proximity to the election, Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is moving up the time when it will post its financial results and host the Question & Answer (Q&A) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. The results will now be posted at prior to market open on Monday, November 5, 2012, instead of at the market close on Monday. 

At approximately 3:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time, Tesla will issue a brief advisory release via Marketwire containing a link to the third quarter 2012 Shareholder Letter, available on the company website. Tesla management will hold a live Q&A session at 5:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time) to discuss the Company's financial and business results and outlook.

What: Tesla Motors, Inc. Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results Q&A Conference Call
When: Monday, November 5, 2012
Time: 5:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time / 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time
Shareholder Letter:
Webcast: (live and replay)
Live Call: (877) 312-5519 / (760) 666-3771 (International)

Approximately two hours after the call, a digital recording of the Q&A session will be available for a period of two weeks following the date of the call. To access the recording, please dial in to one of the following numbers using the conference ID shown.

Replay Dial-In #: (855) 859-2056 Conference ID: 49882200
International Replay Dial-In #: (404) 537-3406 Conference ID: 49882200

The webcast will also be archived on the Company's website for a period of one year following the date of the call.

About Tesla

Tesla's goal is to accelerate the world's transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. California-based Tesla designs and manufactures EVs, as well as EV power train components for partners such as Toyota and Daimler. Tesla has delivered more than 2,350 Roadsters to customers worldwide. Model S, the first premium sedan to be engineered from the ground up as an electric vehicle, began deliveries to customers in the U.S. in June. Tesla has received more than 13,000 reservations worldwide for Model S.

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Contact Information:

Investor Relations Contact:
Jeff Evanson
Tesla Motors

Press Contact:
Christina Ra
Tesla Motors