4th September 2013

2012 Tesla Model X Concept

2012 Tesla Model X Concept

The long-awaited revelation of the Tesla Model X has finally arrived. And we gotta admit, the hype and all that wait was definitely worth it.As the third model of Tesla’s company automotive portfolio, the Model X Crossover carries the same design architecture of the Model S. As expected, the front end of the Model X is similar to the Model S while the sloping roofline exudes an aura of coupe-like aggressiveness and downright awesomeness. We ...
21st August 2013
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Tesla Taking a New Approach to Automotive Sales

We always see new little wrinkles in automotive dealerships to try and make the car-buying experience seem less stressful and forced. Two key examples are the “No-Haggle” promise offered by now-defunct Saturn and the “Sign-and-Drive” ...
12th August 2013
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Nissan Objects to New SAE Charging Standard

Not even a week ago, automakers from all over the globe agreed to a new standard for electric vehicle charging, called the Combined Charging System, or CCS. Ford, General Motors, Volkswagen, Audi, BMW, Daimler AG, and Porsche have been lobbying for the use of single-pug system (a.k.a. CCS) for rapid charging, and Chrysler joining the group as well. But somebody forgot to tell ...
10th August 2013
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Telsa to Electrify Roads with Crossover SUV, Sports Car by 2016

Telsa shocked the autosphere late last week with plans to deliver two new vehicles: another crossover SUV and a sports car. The unnamed crossover SUV would be the second such vehicle, joining Tesla’s upcoming Model X. The sports car would be heir apparent to the Tesla Roadster, which was discontinued at the beginning of 2012. No details of these two new vehicles have been ...
6th August 2013
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Week in Review: February 6-10

Week in Review: February 6-10

This week marked the start of the Chicago Auto Show, showing us new Hyundais, Kias, a family crossover from GMC, and more, sustaining its reputation as the “consumers’ auto show.” Oh yeah, and there was a 650-horsepower Mustang GT500 convertible, surely an outlier. Regardless, it was a week of news, controversy, success, and failure. Read below for the biggest stories of the ...
29th July 2013
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More on Tesla Model X crossover EV unveiled, set for late ’13 launch

The all-electric Tesla Model X crossover was unveiled at a red-carpet, velvet-rope style event at the Tesla Design Studios in Hawthorne, CA tonight, with company co-founder Elon Musk confirming that the Model X will start production late next year and that full production is expected in 2013. With luminaries such as California Gov. Jerry Brown in attendance and a post-announcement concert by Foster the People, Musk presented a CUV that, as rumored, has so-called 'falcon-wing' doors ...
25th July 2013
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Tesla looking at smaller CUV, Roadster successor for 2016

Five models doesn't quite equal GM, but it's pretty impressive for a startup. And five models is exactly what Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk is shooting for. Musk says the battery-electric luxury vehicle maker will have five models by 2016, when Tesla will add a small crossover and a sports car to the mix at around the same time, according to Wired. Of course, we've heard similar predictions over the years (remember when there were hints ...
14th July 2013
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The Manliest Carpool: 5 Rides for Busy Dads

Not every dad can rock the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 as the family whip. Even with a disposable income, it’s occasionally necessary to haul groceries, store Little League equipment, and yes, take over the neighborhood carpool duties. Thus, for dads, the word “practical” and “car” are sometimes lumped into the same sentence, which is why Chevrolet teamed up with Harris Interactive to ...
4th July 2013
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More on Tesla Model X crossover EV unveiled; set for late ’13 launch

The all-electric Tesla Model X crossover was unveiled at a red-carpet, velvet-rope style event at the Tesla Design Studios in Hawthorne, CA tonight, with company co-founder Elon Musk confirming that the Model X will start production late next year and that full production is expected in 2013. With luminaries such as California Gov. Jerry Brown in attendance and a post-announcement concert by Foster the People, Musk presented a CUV that, as rumored, has so-called 'falcon-wing' doors ...