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In August 2014, Tesla CEO Elon Musk talked about "a fairly exciting upgrade" (i.e., an improved battery pack) to the company's first car, the Lotus-based Roadster. Today, we can finally put a price tag on what it'll cost you to give your aging all-electric sports car around 35-percent more energy...

September 1st 2015 at 8:24pm 0 Comments
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The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D is officially the highest-rated vehicle ever tested by Consumer Reports. In fact, it's so good, it actually broke the magazine's rating system, achieving 103 points on a 100-point scale. The reviewers call the sedan "a glimpse into the future of the auto industry." They...

August 27th 2015 at 8:47pm 0 Comments
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There's a reason this guy's so popular. Bjorn Nyland might be familiar to readers because he just earned himself a free Tesla Model X by successfully getting ten people to buy a Model S. He was able to promote the all-electric car so well because he's been doing it for ages. He's proven the capabi...

August 26th 2015 at 4:09am 0 Comments
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Aston Martin intends to launch an electric version of the Rapide in the next two years, boasting 800 horsepower, all-wheel drive, and a 200-mile range. An electric DBX is also on the way somewhat later. Aston Martin is taking direct aim at the top versions of the Tesla Model S with a plan to launc...

August 19th 2015 at 4:33am 0 Comments
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Translogic gets some seat time in the CXC Motion Pro II to test if the high fidelity racing simulator can impact our host's real-life track times.Translogic gets some seat time in the CXC Motion Pro II to test if the high fidelity racing simulator can impact our host's real-life track times. Hos...

August 13th 2015 at 1:24pm 0 Comments
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The best music often comes from the notes left unplayed, and so it was with the Tesla Motors Q2 earnings call with financial analysts this week. While we heard upbeat news about the Model X delivery schedule – and downbeat news about the company's vehicle output forecasts and profit margins...

August 8th 2015 at 5:56pm 0 Comments
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Translogic's Jonathon Buckley takes to the hills of Mulholland atop the Energica Ego, an all-electric performance motorcycle out of Italy. And while our ride takes place in the US, Energica CEO Livia Cevolini joins the conversation from across the pond to give us details on one of the world's fi...

July 30th 2015 at 9:54pm 0 Comments
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Well, that didn't take long. After a month of asking for individual investors to pony up some money through the crowdfunding site StartEngine, Elio Motors announced today that it has reached the $25 million level. Now, that doesn't mean that Elio just got a check for $25 million. Instead, StartEng...

July 28th 2015 at 9:43pm 0 Comments
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A fake city rising from the middle of a Midwestern college campus is more than a proving ground for autonomous and connected car technology expected to revolutionize American roads. It's a lynchpin in Michigan's strategy to stay economically relevant and prevent automotive technology jobs from bei...

July 21st 2015 at 12:53am 0 Comments
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Translogic heads to Austin, TX for a chance to drive the all-electric Zombie 222, a 1968 Ford Mustang converted by Mitch Medford and his team at Blood Shed Motors. The Zombie 222 has classic looks, but modern performance with over 800 horsepower and 1,800 ft-lbs of torque, making it the fastest...

July 17th 2015 at 10:27am 0 Comments
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In 2013 the DARPA Robotics Challenge was created to inspire universities and corporations to build robots to assist humans in disaster situations. The robots are asked to open doors, climb stairs, turn valves and even drive a cars and use power tools to saw through a wall! We head to Pomona, CA,...

June 24th 2015 at 1:41pm 0 Comments
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Honda is hitting the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in this experimental CR-Z with an electric powertrain driving and steering all four wheels up the twisting mountain route. Honda is running a CR-Z at Pikes Peak this year. But as you might have guessed, this is no ordinary CR-Z. This pa...

June 23rd 2015 at 9:42pm 0 Comments