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For all the armchair pundits and paid journalists out there sloshing around the data bits regarding ELR versus Model S, recently GM said the Volt-based coupe is not positioned as GM’s response to Tesla, but GM has previously said it is a competitor. Last Thursday the Detroit News quoted Mark Reuss, GM’s head of global […]

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Want a unique vehicle for your next daily rental? Los Angeles area’s MPG Car Rental group is now offering a Tesla Model S. The company stated it is offering the Model S at the lowest daily rate in the world. The rental group said it is offering Tesla rental vehicles for just about all uses, […]

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As expected, the Tesla Model S based Saleen FOURSIXTEEN performance electric car was shown for the first time at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. “Tesla has created an entirely new class of American automobile”, said Steve Saleen. “There are many similarities to this and how Ford created the ‘pony car’ class in 1964 with […]

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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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Saleen Automotive, Inc. will unveil its all-electric Tesla Model S based vehicle, to be known as The FOURSIXTEEN, at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance Sunday, August 17. Saleen Automotive, Inc. describes itself as an American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel. Spectators will have access to the […]

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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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Consumer Reports has released an update on its long-term Tesla Model S tester, and while the organization still enjoys its revolutionary nature, driving performance and good safety scores, its example has suffered a decent string of issues. Having covered nearly 16,000 miles in CR’s care, the Model S – which CR purchased to eliminate ostensible […]

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Audi may be lagging behind with EVs at the moment, but it’s reportedly working on two long-range electric SUVs to go head to head against the BMW i3 and Tesla Model X respectively. According to Autobild, the A2Q small SUV concept (pictured) is an answer to BMW’s first i-series city car and aiming for an […]

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Although the news broke earlier this week, we now have official confirmation from both Panasonic and Tesla that the two corporations are joining efforts to build a new large-scale battery production center. While quite detailed, the distilled version has Tesla looking after everything involved with the physical building and maintenance, while Panasonic supplies bits inside […]

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Japanese electronics giant Panasonic has reached an agreement with Tesla Motors to provide machinery for the car maker’s planned battery plant. According to the Nikkei, the initial investment is said to be between 20- to 30 billion yen, or roughly between $200- to $300 million, although the exact details will be made official before the […]

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