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
An article by John Voelcker at Green Car Reports claims that of the electric cars (including pluggable hybrids like the Volt) on the market only the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S are being widely marketed and sold. SomeShow More Summary
Tesla’s critically-acclaimed all-electric Model S sedan can travel roughly 265 miles on a single charge, according to the EPA, but CEO Elon Musk last month said “it will be possible to have a 500-mile range car,” adding “in fact, weShow More Summary
It’s difficult for any test drive of a Tesla Model S to result in a review that doesn’t become an analysis of the company’s business model, an attempt to justify the cost of the car because of the fuel savings, or a simulated comparison test with a Mercedes-Benz S-Class. Show More Summary
If you want to get Elon Musk's attention, all you need to do is take out an ad in a local California paper. Two Tesla Model S owners from New York took out an ad in Palo Alto Weekly, making several suggestions for ways to improve the line of electric cars. Show More Summary
Saleen, a company with a heritage of tuning American muscle cars, has decided to try its hand with another American-made performance vehicle by turning the Tesla Model S into the Saleen Foursixteen. The Saleen Foursixteen is based on the fastest factory Tesla Model S, the P85. Under the hood there’s a three-phase, four-pole AC motor [...]
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Two "VERY highly satisfied" owners of the Tesla Model S from Southold, New York took out a full-page ad in a Silicon Valley newspaper on Friday, and Elon Musk actually responded by saying many of their suggestions would be implemented soon. Show More Summary