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Tesla Motors (TSLA) to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, June 28, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Tesla Motors (TSLA) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to celebrate their initial public offering on the NASDAQ Stock Market.

Tesla Motors will trade under the ticker symbol (Nasdaq:TSLA) and is the first automotive company to go public in over 50 years. Tesla builds highway-capable, zero-emission electric vehicles designed to perform and engineered for efficiency.

In honor of the occasion, Elon Musk, Chairman, Product Architect and Chief Executive Officer of Tesla Motors (TSLA), will ring the Opening Bell.

Tesla Motors (TSLA) will be in Times Square at the corner of 43rd and Broadway to celebrate the historic day and show off the electric cars with the Roadster and Model S.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite -- 4 Times Square -- 43rd & Broadway -- Broadcast Studio

When:

Bell Ceremony:

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Car Exhibit:

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET   

Contact:

Khobi Brooklyn

(650) 681-5452

kbrooklyn@teslamotors.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band/transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About Tesla Motors (TSLA):

Tesla's goal is to produce increasingly affordable electric cars to mainstream buyers -- relentlessly driving down the cost of EVs. Palo Alto, CA-based Tesla has delivered more than 1000 Roadsters to customers in North America, Europe and Asia. Tesla designs and manufactures EVs and EV powertrain components. It is currently the only automaker in the U.S. that builds and sells highway-capable EVs in serial production. The Tesla Roadster accelerates faster than most sports cars yet produces no emissions. Tesla Service Rangers make house calls to service Roadsters.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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