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Tesla Model S May Park in Driveways Early

Some good news is making the rounds for fans of the Tesla Model S electric vehicle. According to the rumors making the rounds the car may launch in about a month, which would be right at 30 days before expected. The rumor says that Tesla is completing crash testing early and will be up to start production before expected.

Another interesting tidbit has also surfaced claiming that in the two-cycle EPA testing methodology involving 55% city driving and 45% power driving the Model S achieved a longer driving distance that originally expected. The car was able to go 320 miles on a single charge rather than the expected 300 miles.


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Saleen goes from muscle cars to electric cars with modified Tesla Model S

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Tesla revolutionizes cars

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Remember when the iPhone came out? Everybody was so shocked that you could make a touchscreen phone. It changed the way we think about phones. Now imagine if something like this happened to cars. That’s what Elon Musk is hoping to accomplish with its electric car company, Tesla. The company’s most recent model, called Model S, can go 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, which fits in with the fastest sedans in the world. Photo courtesy of ...
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Selling Teslas in China Won’t Do Much for the Environment

Source: MIT Technology Review

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Because China relies so heavily on coal for power, electric vehicles aren’t necessarily an improvement over gasoline-powered cars.Sales of electric vehicles in China, the world’s largest auto market, have been minuscule despite government incentives meant to put five million of the cars on the nation’s roads by 2020. Tesla Motors hopes to begin changing that as it makes its first delive ...
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Tesla Model S convertible is all kinds of right

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Is Your Connected Car Safe From Hackers?

Source: Fast Company

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A new breed of Internet-enabled cars from Tesla, Ford, GM, Toyota, and others offer drivers new features and conveniences--but also create loopholes that let criminals track and even unlock far-away cars.Recently, Tesla owners received a wake-up call. At a conference in Singapore, an information security expert revealed that Tesla's electric cars can be hacked using simple techniques. Nitesh Dhanjani, a Ernst and Young security executive who moonlights as a well-known writ ...
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Famous Tuner Saleen Releases Tesla Model S Hot-Rod Sketches

Source: Green Car Reports

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No matter how fast a car is, there's always someone who'll want to make it faster. That's why you'll find as many companies tuning high-end cars as there are modifying pony cars or basic subcompacts. And it's why Saleen is developing its own hot-rodded version of the Tesla Model S electric sedan. The regular Model S is alre ...
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Tesla Model S CONVERTIBLE arrives in time for summer

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This Is What the Saleen Model S Will Look Like

Source: Complex

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Saleen Tesla Model S to Arrive This Summer, Mods Still a Mystery

Source: Motor Trend

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First peek at Saleen's take on the Model S.Saleen late last year announced it would begin work on the Tesla Model S, which has already already proven to be one of the fastest sedans money can buy. The tuner isn’t ready to reveal how it will make the all-electric sedan a better performer, but it is ready to show off its cosmetic modifications, shown i ...
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