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Electric Cars Need Sex Appeal; the Tesla Roadster's Got It

Electric Cars Need Sex Appeal; the Tesla Roadster's Got It

As electric cars move from garage conversions into mass production over the next few years, public adoption could be held back by something more crippling than battery technology: the notion that electric cars are no more than unattractive golf carts. A large part of the public perceive the... read more

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Tesla Roadster with CA Clean Air Vehicle sticker  --  flickr user jurvetson

If Tesla Roadster Production Ends in 2012, Show Us The Money

Whenever we're asked whether electric-car startup Tesla Motors will make it, we respond with our own question: What's the last carmaker started from scratch in the U.S. by... read more February 1, 2010 by 3

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Tesla Roadster Production to End in 2011, New Version Expected in 2013

According to a report from Wired's Autopia site, the Tesla Roadster that we are familiar with will come to the end of its production run in 2011.  A new version of the... read more February 1, 2010 by 8

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport Offers More Punch

The Tesla Roadster will undoubtedly go down in history has the first all-electric production sports car. Now that the Tesla is in its second production year, which can only... read more January 30, 2010 by 0


AC Propulsion and AutoPort, Inc. Partner to Develop Electric Vehicle for US Postal Service Feasibility Study

AC Propulsion, source of the technologies and/or components and systems for the Tesla Roadster and Mini-e, has now partnered with AutoPort, Inc. to develop an electric... read more January 20, 2010 by 1

Raging Grannies Protest Tesla

Raging Grannies Protest Tesla's Possible Use of Toxic Dump Site For Future Model S Plant

  A group of concerned activists is raising questions about one potential location for Tesla's future Model S assembly plant. The Raging Grannies spent last Saturday in... read more January 12, 2010 by 2

Literally a golf cart: EV Electric eZone Tropic, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

2010 Detroit Auto Show: The Confusing Wrongness of Electric Avenue

Only four electric vehicles really matter at the Detroit Auto Show: the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the 2012 Nissan Leaf, and the 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid, plus the current... read more January 12, 2010 by 20


Tesla Motors to Showcase Roadster VIN 1000 and Model S Concept at NAIAS.

Tesla Motors will be showcasing a major milestone in their production history at the North American International Auto Show.  Tesla Roadster VIN 1,000 will be making it's... read more January 12, 2010 by 4

Audi R8 e-Tron Los Angeles 2009

Audi E-tron Torque Numbers Recalculated, New Output 501.5 lb.-ft

Previous reports of the highly anticipated Audi E-tron electric vehicle have definitely raised some questions about the claimed torque rating of 3,319 lb-ft.  Though the... read more December 27, 2009 by 3

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

Your Dream of Driving a Tesla Roadster Sport Could Become a Reality

To many, the chance to drive a Tesla Roadster Sport may only be a dream.  Its high price and lack of usefulness as your primary, only car may put it out of reach to us... read more December 16, 2009 by 1

Tesla Roadster road-trip map from Los Angeles to Detroit, Dec 2009-Jan 2010

All-Electric Roadtrip From LA to Detroit? No Problem, Says Tesla

As we've noted elsewhere, we write a lot about Tesla. We certainly give them more ink...errr, electrons?...than their share of the sports car market, since they're just... read more December 11, 2009 by 2

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport - test drive contest at High Gear Media

Want To Drive a 2010 Tesla Roadster Sport? Enter Our Writing Contest!

We tested a 2009 Tesla Roadster last spring. Without a doubt, it's one of the most fun and breathtaking performance cars around. And the new-for-2010 Roadster Sport model is... read more December 9, 2009 by 0

Capstone Turbine CMT-380 concept car

Electric Supercar Concept Uses Small Turbine Engine To Boost Range

We're gearing up for the Los Angeles Auto Show here at GreenCarReports, and the press releases are flying across the desk. Most of them don't apply to green car buyers and... read more November 30, 2009 by 3

2009 Rolls-Royce Phantom

All-Electric Rolls-Royce Phantom To Awe 2012 London Olympics?

We almost never mention the 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom here on GreenCarReports.com. That's because--at three tons, with 453 horsepower from its 6.7-liter V-12 engine, and an... read more November 24, 2009 by 1

The ECOS Harbinger

Introducing The ECOS Harbinger-An Electric Supercar For Under $90,000

ECOS is known for the electric retrofitting of old Volkswagens -  for around $12,500, you can have your  Beetle converted into highway capable electric commuter. But... read more November 23, 2009 by 3

New Li-Ni Battery In An Energy Density Comparison

New Nickel-Lithium Battery Has Ultra-High Energy Density

Researchers at Japan’s National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) have succeeded in making the world’s first Ni-Li battery, a formulation... read more November 3, 2009 by 10


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