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2.28 seconds: Tesla Model S sets production car record for 0-60 mph

By on February 8, 2017 at 1:00 pm<p>A Tesla Model S P100DL just recorded the fastest time ever for a production car to reach 60 mph: 2.28 seconds. That …

10 electric cars coming in the next 3 years

2016 was my first full-time year at <i>Electrek</i> covering clean-tech and primarily electric vehicles. It undoubtedly was a great and exciting year for EVs with several automakers announcing new upcoming vehicles, some of them even committing to volume production and governments setting more ambitious …

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Tesla’s upcoming ‘Supercharger V3’ is the last piece of the EV adoption puzzle – and means more ZEV credits

We already have long-range electric vehicles, like the Tesla Model S and X, and we even have long-range electric vehicles at a relatively affordable price, like the Chevy Bolt EV, but what we still need are long-range electric vehicles at a relatively affordable price and produced in volumes, and …

Tesla Motors Welcomes a 'Less Privileged Class' of Owners to The Family

There are many who fancy getting behind the wheel of a luxurious Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) EV sometime in the future. However, potential buyers …

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Tesla’s global fleet reaches 3.5 billion electric miles – added 500 million in less than 3 months

Back in October, we reported on Tesla reaching the 3 billion electric mile milestone and now the company’s global fleet has managed to add 500 million in less than 3 months – bringing the total to 3.5 billion. The company has been keeping track of its fleet mileage with a counter on the ‘Electric …

How Green (and Efficient) is my Tesla

Much of the investment thesis behind Tesla, as well as a reason for the government subsidies, is based on the premise that its cars are more green …

10 of the best new cars to look out for in 2017: bigger, sporty and electric

Image: Newspress<p>Image: Newspress<p>WE ARE CONTINUING our look at the new models coming to Ireland in time for the 171 registration period.<p>This week we …

Tesla made green living sexy: Year in Review

BMW's second iNext phase to add plug-in hybrids to mainstream models

So, BMW won’t be jumping back into the pure electric car game until 2021. By then, its competitors will already have their own impressive electric …

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Still Struggling With Model S Quality Control

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) could still be facing some quality control problems with its expensive Model S sedan. Popular technology reviewer …

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How Safe Are Tesla Vehicles? Another Video Shows Steering Problem

Tesla is one of the most high-profile automakers right now, not only because of the high price tag of its cars but its mission of changing the world …

Electric GT Racing Series To Be Topped Off With Tesla Model S P100D

Just before the all-Tesla Electric GT racing series commences, the organizers of the championship have announced a second series, dubbed V2.0, which …

Tesla starts fining Supercharger hogs $0.40/minute

If you’re a Tesla owner with a habit of leaving your car at a Supercharger after it’s finished charging, be warned: effective immediately, the …

Forget Hatchimals: This Year, Your Child Needs a Mini-Tesla

<b>• Key Details:</b> A high-end ride-on toy for children from three to eight years old (weight capacity, 81 pounds).<p><b>• Competitors:</b> Actev’s Arrow Smart-Kart …

Tesla Hired Volvo's Head Of Interior Engineering To Fix Its Interiors

I am of the opinion that carmakers should never skimp on interiors because that is where most car owners actually spend the majority of their time. …

Portugal dreams of a Tesla Gigafactory

US carmaker Tesla plans to build a Gigafactory in Europe. Portugal wants to host it. There are many arguments in its favor: big lithium deposits and …

Tesla set fire to a Powerpack to test its safety features – the results are impressive

The use of lithium-ion battery cells in large energy storage applications is fairly new and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) wanted to know more about what would happen if one were to catch fire.<p>Tesla built its Powerpack with safety first in mind and was willing to put its battery …

Tesla: More Delays Not Surprising

If there is one word often used regarding Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA), it is delay(s). Whether it is getting things out in time, promises from Elon …

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Tesla Motors (TSLA) Nevada Job Creation Slow to Grow

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) giant battery factory in Nevada has hired fewer numbers of workers than it told state lawmakers it would have by the …

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Man gets Six-Pack Abs while Leaning Forward in Tesla Model S P90D during ‘Ludicrous’ Mode Acceleration

The newest core-chiseling exercise craze sweeping across the white upper crust of America is creating stunning six-pack abs all from the seat of your …

Tesla Powerwall 2 goes on sale at new largest-in-Europe store in west London

Tesla opened its largest store in Europe this morning in west London—and at the store, Tesla officially launched the Powerwall 2 at-home battery …

1st Grid-Scale Tesla Energy Storage System In Europe Officially Opened

<b>Published on</b> December 8th, 2016 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>0<p>December 8th, 2016 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Europe’s first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack energy storage system …

Autonomous concept car features an urban garden on wheels

From a Swiss think tank widely known for its outrageous car concepts comes the automotive dream to end all others: an autonomous vehicle featuring a …

Apple Maps now plots out EV stations to help keep your Tesla charged

While electric cars are slowly working their way towards affordability, Apple Maps is giving the EV owners a helping hand with the integration of …

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Something interesting -- and possibly alarming -- is happening with Tesla stock

Investing in Tesla isn’t for the weak of will.<p>Shares in the all-electric automaker tend to be volatile, and on Wall Street there’s a chasm between …

Lucid electric 'executive sedan': 100-kwh battery, 1,000-hp motor

From small startups to major established automakers, many companies have Tesla Motors in their sights.<p>But Lucid Motors—the California-based startup …

Virtually all automakers (except for Tesla) are currently lobbying to block EPA’s new fuel consumption standard

Through their lobbying efforts since Donald Trump’s election and the EPA’s move to rush its new fuel consumption rules, automakers are sending a clear message that they don’t want to mass produce electric vehicles – at least not on the timeline suggested by the agency.<p>As we reported earlier this …

Samsung Is Reportedly Going to Start Supplying Chips to Tesla

Samsung Electronics (ssnlf) will supply semiconductors to U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors (tsla), South Korea’s <i>Electronic Times</i> reported on …

New Tesla Model 3 photo still leaves important questions unanswered

Earlier today, <i>Electrek</i> stumbled across a new Model 3 photo (via Imgur) which provides us with an updated look at the car’s interior. While we’ve seen …

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