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Introduced last fall, the 2015 Kia Soul EV makes an arguable case to go electric with good utility and the highest EPA-rated range among all EVs not named “Tesla.” Like any car, the all-electric version of Kia’s second-generation Soul comes with pros and cons though, and arrives at a transitional time for evolving EVs three […]

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The Tesla Model X is expected to go on sale in three to four months. The American electric automaker’s CEO, Elon Musk, confirmed the news during the company’s annual shareholder meeting, adding that Tesla will also let some drivers begin testing an autopilot feature at the end of the month. The Tesla Model X crossover […]

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Just the idea of a 200-mile-range, mid-$30,000 electric car hoped to be on sale in another 18 months has made the Chevy Bolt disruptive before it even gets here. First-generation EVs priced in the same vicinity with 76-93 miles EPA-rated range do boast happy customers, but many people are perched on fences, waiting for something […]

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Last month Nissan sold its 175,000th Leaf since launch and the Renault-Nissan Alliance now outdistances the nearest automaker globally by more than three-to-one cumulative electric vehicle (EV) sales. The automaker headed by pro-EV CEO Carlos Ghosn accounts for 238,000 units or about 47 percent of the cumulative total of all electric cars sold in the […]

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There are an even dozen electric vehicles (EVs) offered in the U.S. and their sales range from quite respectable to so little as to give fodder to critics. As a type of vehicle, EVs are a slim minority of the U.S. sales total at 0.40 percent but they have an outsized reputation and more EVs […]

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Consumer Reports  recently wrote that three years after Tesla first began having door handle issues, it’s still struggling to eradicate them all, and in the worst case the car can be “undriveable.” The publication found door handles on its $127,000 Model S to be faulty, as its editors were unable to enter the car through […]

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Last week, Tesla Motors Inc. posted about 30 new job openings for positions over at its $5 billion currently under construction lithium-ion battery plant just outside of Reno. The jobs posted range anywhere from engineers to analysts, managerial to technical, with the full searchable list on Tesla’s website. While the site does not include wage information […]

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Last week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into effect House Bill 235, which will allow Tesla Motors to sell directly to customers as soon as this year. According to the International Business Times, the bill lets Tesla open up as many as four dealerships in Maryland starting on October 1. With the addition of Maryland, Tesla […]

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When you look at Tesla Motors, what do you see? Do you see a surfer precariously riding a 75-foot wave for as long as it will last? Or do you see an almost heroic company dedicated purely to electric cars intended to drive a spear into petroleum-centric transportation’s heart? Or, as has also been written, […]

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On Monday, three senior Federal Trade Commission staffers sent an 11-page letter to Michigan State Sen. Darwin Booher, R-Evart, urging an end to its effective ban against automakers – like Tesla – from selling factory direct. The FTC staff members representing a unanimous viewpoint voted 5-0 by the commission said current legislation equates to “protectionism” for […]

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