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This week automotive industry watchers are trying to determine why Apple is “poaching” top-level auto executives and other automakers’ employees, and the speculation has it Apple may want to build its own all-electric minivan. Officially Apple Inc. has not answered requests for comment. Unofficially one report says an Apple employee has spoken of giving Tesla […]

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What do the Apple Watch and the Tesla Model S have in common? Probably not much on first thought, but Ukraine-based software developer, Eleks Labs, has grand plans to change all that. The Apple Watch is not scheduled to hit the stores until April (and is likely to be priced at around the $349 mark), […]

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Ian Wright, one of the originators of Tesla, is surprised by the automaker’s success, but still doubts the company’s goals are achievable. In an interview with the San Francisco Business Times, Wright talks about coming on board with Tesla co-founders Martin Eberhard and Mark Tarpenning. In the beginning, he said the company was steering in […]

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Tesla opened at the end of last week its 20th Supercharger station in the UK. In this European country, Tesla Superchargers cover routes from Exeter to Edinburgh, allowing access to the main European continent. The company stated this announcement puts Tesla on course for full UK coverage by the end of 2015. SEE ALSO: P85D […]

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In a series of tweets, Tesla chief Elon Musk is sharing details on the Model S P85D including that it will get a tad quicker to 60 thanks to a free over the air software update. SEE ALSO: Tesla P85D Dyno Test Produces 864 Pounds-Feet of Torque The updates have been a part of owning […]

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The UK Chargemaster EV charging network has reached the one millionth charging session milestone. These one million charging sessions using Chargemaster’s UK network of charging points, is said by the company to have provided drivers with a total of around 9.5 million kilowatt-hours of electricity since September 2012. Chargemaster stated the figure is enough for […]

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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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A stock Tesla Model S P85D was recently tested by Drag Times on a dynamometer and delivered 864 pounds-feet of peak torque which helps explain why it can be quicker to 50 mph than a Lamborghini Aventador. Tesla rates the new all-wheel-drive car with pricing that starts just shy of $106,000 at 471 horsepower to […]

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For our second-annual list of 10 alternative-energy cars most anticipated for the upcoming year, the watchword for the market may be onward and upward. A year ago at this time, our U.S. sales Dashboard tracked 78 alternative energy cars for sale. Today we count 90 and while this is several cars fewer than had been […]

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Tesla Model S drivers in California can cruise the long stretch of road between Los Angeles and San Francisco with confidence, thanks to Tesla’s new battery swapping station in Harris Ranch, Calif. Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced the opening of the company’s first swapping station on December 19 via Twitter, saying it is currently operating […]

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