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Time Travel With Thomas Dolby, Musician & Electric-Car Pioneer

Time Travel With Thomas Dolby, Musician & Electric-Car Pioneer

We're all time travelers, really. The thing is that we only move in one direction, and--in real time--very slowly at that. If you fancy the idea of zipping forward in time to see if electric cars really take off, you'll need some kind of Time Machine. Guess what? My favorite English musician... read more

March 30, 2012 by - 2
 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Is Tesla 'Bricking' Story Just An Angry Owner's Warranty Claim?

And now perhaps it all becomes clear. The Tesla battery 'bricking' post that was today's electric-car news story and generated reams of coverage may simply be an attempt by... read more February 22, 2012 by 97


 
Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla Battery 'Bricking': The Real Story Behind The Scare

Late last night, a sensational blog post circulated through Silicon Valley. It claimed that several $100,000-plus Tesla Roadsters were now useless as the result of a... read more February 22, 2012 by 23


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Bricking A Tesla Roadster Battery: Today's Electric Car Meme

Heard of "bricking" yet? No? You will shortly. It's the phenomenon in which the lithium-ion battery pack of an electric car that's left unplugged for a long period goes... read more February 22, 2012 by 12


 
2012 BMW ActiveE  -  Driven in Monterey, February 2012

BMW ActiveE Electric Car, Seen Through Nissan Leaf Driver's Eyes

The e-mail pitch from BMW said, "Electronauts Wanted". The goal was to get several hundred drivers to lease a new electric car, the BMW ActiveE, for two years to give BMW... read more February 14, 2012 by 5


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

After Model X, Tesla To Sell Cheaper Electric; 2015 Roadster To Follow

Tesla is a company charting a very logical path to its future. While some may call the electric-car builder’s plans ambitious, each model is carefully orchestrated to... read more February 13, 2012 by 5


 
Tesla Repairs Roadster Just Before Warranty Expires

Tesla Keeps Roadster Owner Happy, Rebuilds Car Before Warranty Ends

When you buy any new car, it comes with a warranty which guarantees the automaker will replace or fix any defects in the car for a set period of time. Generally, warranty... read more February 7, 2012 by 2


 
PG Elektrus electric sports car

After The Tesla Roadster, Can Other Electric Cars Fill The Void?

With the last Tesla Roadsters making their way towards owners in Europe, Asia and Australia, the world of electric cars will soon be lacking a sports car figurehead. Since... read more January 30, 2012 by 12


 
Revenge Of The Electric Car DVD Box

Revenge Of The Electric Car: Available On DVD, From Today

Last year, Chris Paine’s sequel to Who Killed The Electric Car? --Revenge Of The Electric Car -- premiered to a packed audience at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York... read more January 24, 2012 by 4


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

Tesla Updates Roadster For 2012. There’s Just One Catch...

When the Sexy Tesla Roadster blasted into the automotive world five years ago, we all knew that California-based Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was only planning to build a few... read more January 11, 2012 by 0


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

Last Tesla Roadster Built By Lotus, All Eyes Toward Model S

All good things must come to an end, and it's the same with the first modern electric car, the already legendary Tesla Roadster. It's long been known that Lotus Cars would... read more December 27, 2011 by 6


 
Santa In A Tesla Roadster

Santa Wants You To Drive A Tesla Roadster This Christmas

Still looking for a holiday gift for an electric car enthusiast who hasn’t yet experienced the sheer thrill of an accelerating electric sports car? If you live in... read more December 20, 2011 by 0


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport 2.5

Tesla Roadster Owners Soon To Get iPhone App Thanks To Tech-Savvy Fans

Nearly every electric car on the market today comes with technology that enables you to remotely start its charging cycle, pre-cool the cabin, or check its state of charge... read more December 5, 2011 by 1


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

Tesla Confirms Rapid-Charging Corridor Between LA And SF

The 2012 Tesla Model S all-electric sedan isn’t due to roll off the production lines for another 8 months, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants the world to know that the... read more November 7, 2011 by 18


 
National Plug-In Day, Oct 2011

National Plug-In Day: Roundup Report Of Electric-Car Events

National Plug-In Day on Sunday, October 16, was a success by any measure. Organized as a nationwide call to action in many U.S. cities by Plug-In America, the Sierra Club... read more October 27, 2011 by 10


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

Electric Cars A Failure? Ha! They've Driven 35 Million Miles

If you read only certain subsections of the "news," you might be forgiven for thinking that plug-in electric cars have been a sales disaster. They haven't. The Tesla... read more October 27, 2011 by 12


 

 
 

 
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