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Electric Car Range Suffers in the Cold: Why it Happens and What’s Being Done About it

Recently the New York Times and American electric car maker Tesla got in a highly publicized war of words over a review of the Model S electric car. Amongst other contentious issues, the range of the vehicle didn’t meet the ...

Tesla Model S ‘Performance Plus’ Handles like a Supercar

Tesla is taking the Model S into “supercar handling territory” according to a product description on its retail site. The new Model S Performance Plus variant costs $6,500, improves efficiency and improves performance. It manages that by adding upgraded dampers, bushings ...

Tesla Supercharger Network Launched for Fast Charging

Tesla just launched its network of “Superchargers,” speeding up one of the most important aspects of its EVs, but it might not be what you think.  “Tesla’s Supercharger network is a game changer for electric vehicles, providing long distance travel that has ...

Tesla Wins License to Sell Cars in Boston Suburb

Despite irking the National Automobile Dealers Association and being slapped with lawsuits, EV maker Tesla won a license to sell cars near Boston. Unlike most automakers, Tesla use boutique retail locations to promote its vehicles, circumventing traditional dealer networks. It’s a ...

Tesla Supercharger to be Unveiled on September 24

Continuing to push the envelope on electric vehicle technology, Tesla will be unveiling its ‘supercharger’ on September 24th, which the American automaker claims will charge the Model S to full charge in one hour. According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk in a ...

Tesla Wants Lower Cost Electric Car to Beat Nissan Leaf

Tesla Motors is enjoying new freedom after having repaid the Department of Energy. What’s next for the small electric car maker? Without government operational covenants in place, CEO Elon Musk is in a newly liberated position. That could mean selling the ...