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Tesla owners are having a hard time defending the American automaker’s decision to contact Model S owners about excessive Supercharger use. Last month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk changed the phrasing used when referring to the company’s Supercharger stations, saying that the Supercharger promise is “free long-distance travel forever” rather than “free forever.” At the time, […]

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Tesla announced it has opened a new Supercharger station in Maidstone, Kent. This addition to the Supercharger network is said to be by Tesla part of an expansion that will soon allow UK Model S owners to drive anywhere in the country and on the continent. In the UK, supercharging is free for Supercharger-enabled vehicles. […]

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What does the BMW i3, the Ram 1500 Diesel and the 3-cylinder Ford Fiesta have in common? They are all powered by one of WardsAuto’s ten best 2015 engines. Every year WardsAuto evaluates newly launched engines against the previous year’s winners and awards the ten ones they see as best. Editors from WardAuto said they […]

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It is official, Tesla Motors is now actively doing business in Australia, with first deliveries, opening of the first store and energizing of the first Supercharger all happening this week. Tesla delivered nine new cars to customers in Sydney today during a special evening event celebrating the arrival of the Model S in Australia. Tesla […]

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Tesla’s Supercharger network has now been expanded to Scotland with its Friday opening of a new location at the Edinburgh Airport. The company said this location is part of a network expansion that will soon allow Model S owners to drive anywhere in the UK relying only on Superchargers. As it is in the U.S., […]

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As a testament to the company’s ambitions, Tesla’s Model S has been available in Japan since early September. This new market availability follows the introduction in June of the Model S in right-hand drive configuration to the UK market. Japan, like the UK, requires drivers to be on the right side of the cockpit, as […]

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Now that Tesla has uncapped the limit for its 8-year Model S powertrain warranty to “infinite” miles, how far might some Model S drivers actually be able to take this? Could they drive a million miles all under warranty? Could they go farther? Already, stranger things have happened, such as a couple of ex-army buddies […]

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Tesla opened new UK Supercharger locations in London and Birmingham on August 12. The American EV company declared this is part of a network expansion that will soon allow Model S owners to drive anywhere in the UK and charge for free, for life. The first new Supercharging site is located at Hyatt Regency London […]

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In 1908, the Model T sparked an explosion for Ford’s sales with a boom heard around the world. After the U.S. was introduced to hybrids before 2000, noises were heard, but advocates still look forward to a “game changer.” One big reason for hybrid and plug-in vehicles has been to reduce emissions and petroleum consumption, […]

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In the wake of Tesla effectively taking the lid off its patents, BMW and Nissan are mulling the idea of collaborating on charging technology. Presently the three automakers, which use different charger plug configurations, produce about 80 percent of the global supply to the still-budding market, and to create synergy BMW and Nissan are considering […]

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