TweetThe Model S and the Leaf are the two most popular all-electric cars in Silicon Valley these days, with the very expensive and taxpayer-subsidized Tesla being the more common sighting.
If Tesla’s all-electric Model S sedan offers a glimpse of the future, then the future is looking bright. And we’re not the only ones to think so. The Model S has been selling up a storm in the USA, with nearly 30,000 cars sold in that market since it launched in 2012. Show More Summary
Considering renting a Tesla Model S next time you’re in the UK? Well, you might want to reconsider, based on the current going rate. Or maybe just deal with the high price and say that you’re doing it to reduce your carbon emissions, right? The price? $580 a day. Show More Summary
Tesla Fever has extended far and wide, winning over critics and everyday enthusiasts alike. The company is rapidly expanding its efforts both in its home market and abroad, but for some of its wealthy fans, that move isn't happening quite fast enough. Dmitry Grishin is one such enthusiast. Show More Summary
Toyota is gearing up to release its fuel cell sedan in 2015 and compete with Tesla's Model S.
Here’s some more electric vehicle news from around the interwebs: How can you get a Tesla Model S in Russia? One tech pioneer shows the way in this Russia Tesla Model S adventure of sorts. (EV Obsession) The BMW i8 may only be available...Show More Summary
A Tesla Model S owner on one of the Tesla forums recently started a thread with that title above. He then proceeded to end the sentence 17 different ways, before asking others to do the same. Below are a few of my favorites from theShow More Summary
With a real-life driving range of about 80 miles, the current generation of the Nissan Leaf can't travel very far - but the next Leaf will have a much longer range. While it still won't be able to travel as far as a Tesla Model S, the next-generation Leaf
Another Tesla Model S fan-made/owner-made commercial is out. This one, published earlier this week on Vimeo, focuses on family, reflects on life, and what it means to be good. I don’t have much more to say about it, but I think it’sShow More Summary
Some Chinese Tesla Model S owners are taking a big road trip using China’s still-nascent charging network. Actually, they will be installing charging stations along the way. This article about it is in Chinese if you happen to read Chinese. Show More Summary
When is a Honda Accord more appealing than a Tesla Model S? When you're a thief. The Accord continues to reign as the most-stolen car in the US but the Model S is now claiming a new and interesting title: the least-stolen car in America. Show More Summary
Gas 2. The Tesla Model S has proven a wildly-popular car with EV enthusiasts and celebrities alike. So who are these A listers anyhow? We did some Internet sleuthing and came up with a fairly comprehensive list of Model S owners and fans. Show More Summary
Dmitry Grishin really wanted a Model S. And being the man behind Mail.ru, one of Russia's largest online portals, he had the means. But how do you get a car into a country with no Tesla dealerships, no maintenance facilities, and minimal charging infrastructure? Money, of course. Read more...
Kanye West shouted out Elon Musk at Bonnaroo, and Jay Z might have a new "murdered out" Model S.
While electric vehicles have experienced a marketplace renaissance in the last decade, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have not. Multiple models of EVs (like the Tesla and Nissan Leaf) and plug-in EVs (like the Chevy Volt) are selling in this country and around the world, but there are no commercial consumer FCVs yet. read more
Owners also suggest Tesla should do its own advertising.
If you want to get Tesla CEO Elon Musk's attention, taking out a full-page ad in his local newspaper will apparently do the trick. That's what two self-proclaimed "very highly satisfied" Model S owners did, asking for a few small changes in the popular EV. Show More Summary
By Brian Ditchek: Introduction Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) currently has a market capitalization of $31 B and a 2014 sales run rate of $2.8 B. Compare that to a car company like BMW, another luxury car manufacturer, whose sales are roughly 36 times larger but the market cap is only 2.3 times higher. Show More Summary
CLIMATE MODELS PROVE RIGHT AGAIN Unpacking unpaused global warming – climate models got it right; Global surface warming has slowed down due to internal and external factors, consistent with climate model predictions that account for...Show More Summary
Gas 2. The Tesla Model S has been declared “An Intergalatic Spaceboat Of Light And Wonder” by some of its biggest fans thanks not only to its electric drivetrain, but futuristic features as well including a highly functional phone app, which is about to update the Model S even more. Show More Summary