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Four Out Of Five Dentists Open To Driving Electric Cars (Apparently)

Four Out Of Five Dentists Open To Driving Electric Cars (Apparently)

Unless you've been living in a remote shack in the remote wilderness of Northern Alaska you'll be familiar with the television adverts we all suffered in the 80s which started with the immortal line "Four out of five dentists..." What followed was normally an advertisement for some form of dental... read more

July 23, 2010 by - 0
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at the wheel of a Tesla Roadster

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk Can't Handle the Truth

Elon Musk, the CEO of electric-car startup Tesla Motors and rocket-launcher SpaceX, should be applauded for the mighty challenges he’s taken on and the powers of persuasion... read more July 12, 2010 by 8

CA 'Access OK' Clean Air Vehicle carpool lane sticker

California Yanks Prius Perks: No More Hybrid HOV-Lane Access

You may remember that in California, 85,000 lucky owners of three hybrid vehicles were granted special stickers giving them access to High-Occupancy Vehicle lanes, even with... read more July 8, 2010 by 16

Tesla Roadster 2.5

BREAKING: The Tesla Roadster 2.5 Is More Than Just A Few Tweaks

 Tesla have taken cues from the world of software design as it announces the latest set of upgrades to its world-famous Tesla Roadster. But unlike a minor software upgrade... read more July 1, 2010 by 4

Tesla Roadster 2.5

2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5: New Looks, Wheels, Seats, Less Noise

Tesla's on a roll, it seems. Two days after its successful public stock offering, the company has released details of the latest updates to its Roadster electric sports... read more July 1, 2010 by 1

Alan Salzman of VantagePoint Venture Partners

VantagePoint’s Alan Salzman on Tesla and how VCs should think green

I just sat down with Alan Salzman, CEO of VantagePoint Venture Partners — perhaps better known today as the first venture capital firm to invest in Tesla Motors — to see... read more June 30, 2010 by 1

Tesla Model S and Roadster

IPO Or Not, Tesla Won't Survive As Independent, Analysts Say

Quick, name the last automaker to go public before yesterday's Tesla Motors IPO. Stumped? It was Ford Motor Company. The year was 1956. Perhaps buyers of Tesla Motors stock... read more June 30, 2010 by 6

Tesla Roadster NYC

Tesla Building Next-Gen Roadster Completely In-House

Today was a big day for Tesla, with the company’s shares finally trading on Nasdaq and investors pouring in more than $226 million into its coffers. As with any major Wall... read more June 29, 2010 by 1

Racing Green Endurance electric car, Imperial College, London, June 2010

Drive An Electric Race Car From Alaska to S America? Why Not?

The British have a long history of improbable and unlikely quests. Sometimes they succeed, sometimes they fail. So the attempt by a group of 20-something engineers to boost... read more June 15, 2010 by 9

BYD e6 concept

Does BYD’s Ultimate Taxi Roadtest Hold Company’s Future?

What does a pizza delivery teen, a taxi driver and a courier have to do with EVs? Not much right now, but could these and other professional drivers hold the key to truly... read more June 14, 2010 by 6

Tesla Motors and Toyota logos

WSJ: No Tesla-Toyota Joint Venture, Yet

They may have struck a deal to transfer control of the old NUMMI manufacturing facility, but as of yet, Toyota and electric-car manufacturer Tesla have no firm deal to... read more June 10, 2010 by 3

Screen capture from Driver's Republic drive report of 2009 Tesla Roadster

Friday Favorite: Best 2009 Tesla Roadster Video Review Ever!

We've driven a 2009 Tesla Roadster, contributed to the complete review, and written about the torturous tradeoff between using the stupendous acceleration and maintaining... read more June 4, 2010 by 0

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors

If Musk Ever Leaves Tesla, Daimler Will Help Choose New CEO

What would happen if the charismatic CEO responsible for the 2009 Tesla Roadster -- the most sexy electric sports car to hit the roads of the U.S. this century -- were to... read more June 1, 2010 by 1

2012 Fiat 500 Electric/Elettra

Snapped on the Street: Fiat 500 Electric Car Visits Palo Alto

The great thing about having your company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is that you never quite know what you'll see on the street. There are lots of expensive cars... read more May 14, 2010 by 5

Tesla in Moscow's Red Square

Watch Out, Russia, Here Comes the Electric Tesla Roadster!

The 2010 Tag Heuer Tesla Roadster made its way to Moscow last week. It is the first electric car, and the first car not made with Russian parts, to park in Moscow's famous... read more May 4, 2010 by 0

2010 Tesla Roadster Sport

2010 Tesla Roadster's Price is Right--But Not For One Player

You've seen it all--Alpine hikers plummeting to their deaths, women losing tube tops and falling down spinning the big wheel, people losing their "stuff" when they bid... read more April 23, 2010 by 0



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