This story edited from the original © 2012 The Associated Press. Tesla Motors has unveiled a solar-powered charging station that it said will make refueling electric vehicles on long trips about as fast as stopping for petrol and a bathroom break in a conventional car. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said at a news conference that the… Continue reading
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Could Tesla sweep up the Leaf and electrify the auto world?
So Californian electric car manufacturer Tesla is suing the BBC over a Top Gear programme in which one of the company’s $100,000 Roadsters is said to have run out of charge during a race with a petrol driven vehicle. The BBC denies the allegation. It’s the company’s second run in with the BBC. Earlier this… Continue reading →
Toyota and Tesla Motors testing electric car
Tesla Roadster photo credit: exfordy Toyota and Tesla Motors have built and are testing an electric car, just months after they announced they would collaborate. In May Toyota said it was investing $50 million in the electric car maker Tesla. Building Toyota electric vehicle (EV) prototypes with Tesla power trains has been undertaken quickly and… Continue reading →