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Did you think that Tesla was done with surprises this year after name-dropping the Model 3? Far from it. The company's Elon Musk has just teased the unveiling of what looks like another vehicle, the \"D,\" on October 9th. There will also be \"something else\" in store, he says. Just what either of tho

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After running a successful initial round of crowdfunding, The Oatmeal is now looking to put the finishing touches on its plans to build a Nikola Tesla Museum. To do so, it needs a bit more help from kind souls on the internet. Despite hitting the goal amount on Indiegogo a couple of years ago, and

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There are probably lots of justifiable reasons why carmakers haven't got around to making an electric pickup that anyone can buy (range and demand would be just two), but that doesn't mean such vehicles don't exist. Engineers at Nissan, with a little too much time on their hands, wanted to create

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It appears that Tesla Model S owners get as excited by firmware updates as gadget nuts get when a new phone operating system gets released. Someone on the Tesla Motors Club forum has posted some plausible-looking screenshots from what purports to be Model S OS v.6.0. The changelog promises some ni

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Tesla's Model S P85 can vault from zero to 60 MPH in 4.2 seconds or so -- pretty good for a luxury car with no pistons. Tuning outfit Saleen thought it could top that, though, and has come up with a new version called the Foursixteen. The company also bestows 700HP to Mustangs, but it thinks the M

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Tesla's right-hand drive Model S has been available in the UK for a couple of months now, but its complementary Supercharger network has yet to make real impact on Britain's roads. However, the company has always intended to expand its free car-charging stations to cover many of the UK's major mot

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Nearly a hundred years ago, a deal between Henry Ford and Thomas Edison to make electric cars fell apart because 1914 battery technology wasn't up to the job. From then on, cars ran almost exclusively on gas, driving us straight into our current global warming mess. Now, Ford has joined companies

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How is Elon Musk going to produce his vaunted $35,000 Tesla when EV batteries are so expensive? By making his own. Tesla has signed a deal with Panasonic that'll see the pair team up to build the Gigafactory. It's from here that vehicle packs and cells will be mass-produced on an unprecedented sca

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Take a Tesla Model S for a spin in the US or Europe, and you'll have the help of a integrated navigation system to help you find your way. In China, you'll have to unfold a traditional, paper map. Local drivers are learning that the country's aversion to Google services keeps Tesla from employing

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In order to boost output of the Model S and to prepare for production of the Model X SUV, Tesla has paused work at its only plant for two weeks. Bloomberg reports that $100 million in upgrades are on tap for the factory that will allow both vehicles to be constructed on the same assembly line. The

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