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Tiny 40-Year-Old Electric Car Now As Fast As Tesla Roadster

Tiny 40-Year-Old Electric Car Now As Fast As Tesla Roadster

The era of the modern electric car essentially began in December 2010 with the launch of the Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt. But there were many electric cars before that, from both established manufacturers and small upstart firms. One of those small independent companies was the U.K.'s Enfield... read more

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2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Roadster To Get Replacement Battery, 400-Mile Range: Musk

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... read more August 14, 2014 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

CA Tesla Owner Calculates That UberX Is Cheaper Than Electric Car

Cheap electricity and reduced maintenance needs make most electric cars cheaper to operate per mile than internal-combustion models, but perhaps that doesn't take things far... read more August 3, 2014 by 


 
Jens Kratholm with two of his six Tesla Roadsters (via the Tesla Motors blog)

Envy The Man Who Owns Seven Tesla Electric Cars (In Norway)

Norway is known for its love of electric cars, but there's one Norwegian who loves them more than most. A recent Tesla Motors blog post tells the story of a "superowner" in... read more April 25, 2014 by 


 
George Clooney advertising the Mercedes-Benz E-Class L in China

Does George Clooney Really Hate Tesla Electric Cars?

There it was, on the always-factual pages of the New York Post: George Clooney hates Teslas. On Monday, the tabloid published an article focusing on Clooney's comment at the... read more November 15, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Roadster driven by Joe Nuxoll on Laguna Seca racetrack, Re:Fuel event, June 2013

Tesla Model S, Roadster Break Electric-Car Lap Record At Laguna Seca

In just a few years, the Re:Fuel racing event has become legendary among those who like their electric cars really, really fast. Two years ago, Joe Nuxoll set a new lap... read more July 17, 2013 by  1


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Battery Life In Tesla Roadster Is Likely Better Than Predicted

Battery life is the subject of lingering doubt for many electric vehicle owners, but doom and gloom degradation projections don't always come true. Not for the Tesla Roadster... read more July 16, 2013 by  6


 
TommyKaira ZZ electric sports car (Image: Wikimedia commons)

TommyKaira Electric Sports Car Light, Fast, Definitely Not A Lotus

The Lotus Elise isn't typical Green Car Reports material, but its aluminum chassis certainly is. The lightweight, strong, bonded structure has gone on to underpin the Tesla... read more May 29, 2013 by  0


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Got A Tesla Roadster And Want A Model S? Tesla Will Buy It Back

Pretend for a moment that you're one of the fortunate folks who purchased a new Tesla Roadster while it was still in production. You're satisfied with the car, but now all... read more April 16, 2013 by  0


 
2013 Detroit Electric SP:01

Detroit Electric SP:01 - The New Tesla Roadster?

The Detroit Electric SP:01 you see above was teased last month, but readers will note its similarity to the British Lotus Elise sports car--albeit one with electric power... read more April 4, 2013 by  6


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Tesla Motors Loses Libel Case Over Top Gear's Roadster Review (Again)

It isn't easy being a startup car company. Running a new business is difficult enough without others damaging the reputation of your product. That's why Tesla CEO Elon Musk... read more March 7, 2013 by  16


 
Nissan Leaf electric limo for sale on eBay

Stretch Nissan Leaf Electric Limo For Sale On eBay: What Would You Pay?

Want a Nissan Leaf but disappointed that you can't take more of your friends along for the ride? Or don't have space for champagne flutes? The Nissan Leaf limo for sale on... read more November 13, 2012 by  9


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Want To Trade Your Tesla Roadster In For A 2012 Model S? Now You Can

If you’ve ever purchased a car, the chances are you’ll be familiar with the concept of trade-ins: giving the dealer your old car-- and the equity contained within... read more October 18, 2012 by  3


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOL

Not Driven An Electric Car Yet? Try These Five First

If you've not yet driven an electric car, we think you're really missing out. Even if you consider yourself an electric car cynic, it's worth having a drive in one... read more September 12, 2012 by  2


 
Nitters European Leaf Trip

What I Did This Summer: Electric Cars & Owners Go On Vacation

Now we’ve entered the start of September, it’s officially no-longer summer. For many Americans that means no more road-trips, balmy summer evenings or family... read more September 4, 2012 by  3


 
Rafael de Mestre's Crashed Tesla Roadster (via Facebook)

Globe Trotting Tesla Tragically Crashes 600 Miles Short Of Finish

Back in July, we told you about Frenchman Rafael de Mestre, and his Verne-inspired attempt to travel around the world in just 80 days in his all-electric Tesla Roadster... read more September 4, 2012 by  7


 

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