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  1. Motor Trend: 0-60 in 6.3, 1/4-mile in 14.9 @ 93.1

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events It’ll do 0 to 60 mph in 6.3 seconds, and the Chevy will motor through the quarter mile in 14.9 seconds at 93.1 mph. Those are serious “hot hatch” numbers, on par with the VW GTI or Ford Focus...
  2. Tesla makes improvements to Model S electric car

    I do not see this posted to our Tesla Forum (Mods can delete if this is a dup): "...Later this year, Musk says, Tesla will offer an upgraded driver's seat, addressing one of his pet peeves that the current...
  3. Marty Kaan's new Tesla on House of Lies

    Marty (Don Cheadle), the lead character on Showtimes House of Lies, has traded in his Mercedes SLS AMG for a Model S. He drives up to the home of Kristen Bell's character in it. Kristin Bell owns a Volt (or did), I wonder if she has a Tesla now...
  4. Tesla S gets highest safety rating, breaks tester

    It scored a perfect five stars in every National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) category while setting a new record for the combined Vehicle Safety Score (VSS): 5.4. It scored higher than every minivan and SUV that was tested as well, making an electric vehicle the safest car...
  5. Electric Avenue 2013 - Is On! Join us May 26th! Come Early for Formula North!

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    EV Fest Collaborates with Formula North to Create: Electric Avenue 2013 Sunday, May 26, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT), in Barrie Molson Arena 555 Bayview Drive, (at Mapleview Dr.) Barrie, Ontario, Canada Would have like to have had a Volt - at least an Owner - as an Exhibitor - but...
  6. My test drive of the Tesla Model S

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    2 year volt owner. Test drive with outside views at the end. Very impressed with just about everything. Holy crap 4.4 seconds 0-60. Quickest I've ever driven. 5 stars, other than price of course :)
  7. CNN Recreates NYTimes Disputed Trip. No Problems, Charge to Spare

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    "On Thursday, Peter Valdes-Dapena, an auto correspondent for CNN took a Tesla Model S -- the same model car that Broder used -- on a trip from Washington, D.C. all the way past Connecticut and up to Boston, stopping at two Tesla supercharger stations to refuel. He made it with electrons to...
  8. Tesla Model S first drive: the sports sedan goes electric (update: video)

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    Did anyone post this one? Nice article and videos. "So what's it like to drive the Model S? In a word: amazing."
  9. Tesla Model S deliveries to date?

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    I've been wondering how many Model S sedans have been delivered to date, and unfortunately Tesla is not releasing the numbers. This article has posited that ~3000 Model S's were delivered in 2012 based upon an analysis of serial numbers. That would seem to be a pretty good number, no? Seems...
  10. Fiat 500e EPA 108 MPGe Highway, 87 Mile Range

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    "Fiat is claiming an industry-best 108 MPGe highway rating, as well a 87-mile range, which the company is claiming makes it “best in class among high-volume manufacturers” a thinly veiled reference to the exclusive, niche nature of the Tesla Model S." "Size and performance-wise, the Fiat...
  11. Tesla 60 kWh Mid-Grade Model S Gets 208 Mile Rating From EPA

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    Over at Inside Evs... Interesting stuff:
  12. 2013 Automobile of the Year: Tesla Model S

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    Last summer, Automobile Magazine editors had the opportunity to interview Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, as the company launched its all-new electric sedan. A well-known industry insider warned us not to fall for Musk's smooth talk. "Don't bring any cash," he said. "Because you'll be offering to give...
  13. Foolish Road Test! Driving the Tesla Model S

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    The Motley Fool goes for a ride: They like it.
  14. Tesla Model S Out-Drags BMW M5

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    An Automobile Mag road test:
  15. Volt gets another acknowledgement; Tesla Model S gets 238 miles range

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    By Philippe Crowe Yesterday Strategic Vision announced the results of its 2012 Total Quality Index (TQI) study and the Volt upheld GM's good name, which we'll get to momentarily ... However, with the industry best of only 17 percent of owners reporting problems, Toyota Motor Sales corporation...
  16. Tesla builds first 50 S Models, faces challenges as it looks only forward

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    Since the first Tesla Model S deliveries at the company’s Fremont, Calif. factory celebration on June 22 , the company has produced 50 units and is tweaking last minute design details on the car as it also refines its assembly line quality control. “Our focus on quality has paid off as we...
  17. Two days until Tesla Model S launch

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    This week, eyes are on Tesla Motors as it prepares to launch its second all-electric vehicle this Friday, the Model S electric sedan, which will come in three different drivetrain configurations. Founded in 2003, and having seen a significant measure of success with sales of over 2,100...
  18. Countdown: One Month to Tesla Model S Blast Off

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    Tesla Motors has shown a talent for creating enthusiasm with lavish parties , personally written blogs, and an overall sense of imparting to its prospective customers that it is all about them. Company founder Elon Musk must be flying high, having yesterday seen his separate SpaceX company...
  19. Tesla says it has made the 'best car on planet,' Bob Lutz chides media over Volt

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    Well these are fast-paced and fun times in the emerging world of advanced-tech cars. GM is aiming to renew the Volt’s slandered image with advertisements, facts – and maybe also with help from a plug by Bob Lutz in a Forbes editorial. Tesla also is sharing info about the emergence of a new...
  20. Tesla posts Model S prices and options

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    Last week Tesla outlined its pending Model S options ranging from a pre-incentive MSRP of $57,400 to nearly double this at $105,400 for a packed-out Signature Performance edition. This is a fairly wide range for the company’s only model. Can you imagine Chevrolet optioning the Volt from $39,995...