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The story of Elon Musk and GM's race to build the first mass-market electric car

One of the hottest clashes in technology pits two pathmakers in the new era of electric cars—Tesla and General Motors. Both are developing pure electrics that cost roughly $35,000, travel 200 miles on a single charge, and appeal to the mass luxury market. 1,888 more words

Here's what electric cars need to succeed: roaming for charging stations

Last summer, I took the plunge and bought an electric car. After a bit of research, I decided on an all-electric Nissan Leaf. A little over 12 months and close to 10,000 gas-free miles later, I couldn’t be happier about my decision. 826 more words

Silicon Valley rich dudes rejoice: Tesla Roadsters getting replacement, 400-mile batteries

Retrofitting new powertrains to used cars isn’t something that automakers have done, historically–but electric cars may change that rule.

Now, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk has suggested that the Silicon Valley electric-car maker will offer a replacement battery for the 2008-2012 Tesla Roadsters that were its first production cars. 356 more words


Can Tesla Ever Break Even?

The media resonates with the quintessential EV – Tesla. From the groundbreaking Roadster and family oriented S Sedans to the upcoming Model X SUV and Model 3 for the mass market, a day does not go by without hearing something about Tesla. 262 more words