Will Hollywood Abandon Tesla Model S For BMW i3 Electric Car?

Will Hollywood Abandon Tesla Model S For BMW i3 Electric Car?

Electric cars can be confusing enough to neophytes--a car that you plug in at night just like a phone ?!?!?--but when you add in social status signifiers, it can all get quite complicated indeed. Which is how we end up with a Hollywood Reporter piece that asking whether celebrities may abandon... read more

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Audi R8 e-tron, featured in Iron Man 3

'Iron Man' To Drive All-Electric Audi R8 e-Tron, Again

There's a popular rumor going around that Robert Downey Jr.'s portrayal of Tony Stark, the man behind the mask in Iron Man, is based on Tesla founder Elon Musk. In fact, Musk... read more March 8, 2013 by  3

Daniel Craig as James Bond, Agent 007, in Skyfall, with Aston Martin DB5

Skyfall Sequel: Five James Bond Cars For A New Green Age

James Bond, Agent 007, has now been driving his Aston Martin DB5 sports cars since 1964. With the new film, Skyfall, opening tomorrow, we thought we'd propose some new motor... read more November 8, 2012 by  2

2012 Fisker Karma during road test, Los Angeles, Feb 2012

Fisker Karma Boosts Hollywood Image With Cameo In Thriller

Some might say that luxury carmaker Fisker's story is a bit of a thriller itself. Whether tales of fires and frozen loans will measure up to the new Harrison Ford thriller... read more October 18, 2012 by  2

'Revenge of the Electric Car' movie: Elon Musk and Bob Lutz

Tesla's Elon Musk, GM's Bob Lutz To Appear On 'Charlie Rose' Tonight

They're both featured in Revenge of the Electric Car, the documentary that's now in limited release across the country, so it makes sense they'd be doing media together. The... read more November 9, 2011 by  2

'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on red carpet

Elon Musk, Bob Lutz On Red Carpet At 'Revenge of Electric Car' Premiere

Every movie has to have a premiere, and every premiere has to have a red carpet. When the red carpet is on a Manhattan sidewalk, with plenty of passers-by stopping to gawk... read more April 23, 2011 by  0

GM EV1 Anti-Crush Protests,  Screenshot, Who Killed The Electric Car?

'Who Killed The Electric Car?' Sequel Premieres Tonight (Video)

It's taken as gospel by many of the people who have seen it since its 2006 release, and there's no denying its influence. "Who Killed the Electric?" seemingly stung General... read more April 22, 2011 by  0

Elon Musk

Curiouser and Curiouser: Tesla's 'Gay' Electric Car Connection

Oh, what a tangled web we weave in the insular little world of electric car advocates. Take the news earlier today that Universal Pictures has agreed to a request from the... read more October 8, 2010 by  14

Cast of Universal Studios release "The Dilemma," starring Vince Vaughan (center)

Hey Ron Howard: So Electric Cars Aren't That 'Gay' After All?

The news came via a Facebook status from another automotive journalist: "Interesting. Phrase 'Electric cars are gay' pulled from Ron Howard movie." To which we could only... read more October 8, 2010 by  2


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