Posts Tagged “tesla”

2015 Detroit Auto Show

By | January 22, 2015

The 2015 North American International Auto Show, AKA the Detroit Auto Show, shows us that Detroit is alive and well.  There were several new cars unveiled at this year’s show in what is probably one of the biggest shows Detroit has had in recent years.  There were so many big announcements made at this year’s […]

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A Tesla for the Rest of Us

By | July 16, 2014

One of the big obstacles to widespread adoption of electric and plug-in hybrid cars is that, to date, most of them just haven’t been very cool. Your mileage may vary, of course, but that’s the opinion of this lover of old-school Detroit muscle. The Prius, the Volt, the Leaf… none of them make the heart […]

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AutoSoup: Can An Electric Car Be Fast and Exciting?

By | February 29, 2012

Much of America believes EVs are boring and slow.  That’s because they think only of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt.  Both cars aren’t exactly fast and their claimed range isn’t as far as a gasoline powered car can go but they will still get most people to work and back on a single charge.  […]

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Tesla Model X Makes $40 Million In 24 Hours

By | February 20, 2012

A little over a week ago Tesla revealed the new Model X.  Although I still have mixed feelings about its styling, but the rest of the world seems to love it!  Tesla reports that within 24 hours of revealing the prototype they had $40 million worth of pre-orders.  To break that down– to order the […]

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Video: Tesla Reveals The Model X

By | February 12, 2012

Meet the new Tesla Model X, the first all-electric SUV/minivan as Tesla is putting it. It shares 60% of its parts with the Model S.  It also features what Tesla calls “Falcon Doors,” which are similar to gullwing doors found on the Mercedes-Benz SLS and the Delorean but they also hinge just above the windows […]

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