Tesla Motors Announces 2012 Annual Shareholder Meeting

Tesla’s goal is to accelerate the world’s transition to electric mobility with a full range of increasingly affordable electric cars. Palo Alto, California-based Tesla Motors designs and manufactures electric vehicles and electric car components. As of the end of 2011, Tesla has delivered more than 2,150 Roadsters, the world’s first sports electric car, to customers worldwide. Model S, the first premium sedan to be built from the ground up as an electric vehicle, goes on the market the middle of this year.

Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) today announced the date and location of its 2012 Annual Shareholder Meeting.

Dear Tesla Motors Stockholder:

You are cordially invited to attend the 2012 annual meeting of stockholders of Tesla Motors scheduled for Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. PDT, in person at the Computer History Museum, 1401 North Shoreline Boulevard, Mountain View, California 94043 or via the Internet at www.teslamotors.com/2012shareholdermeeting