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2017 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

The Tesla Model 3 has officially begun rolling off the assembly line, but the car will see a staggered launch. Specifically, the Model 3 in production today is what has been named the "Long Range" variant. Now, we have some additional details on that car. Preliminary EPA documents, discovered by... read more

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Porsche lightweight lithium-ion 12-Volt starter battery

Porsche's $1,700 Starter Battery Option For Boxster Spyder, 911 GT3

Perhaps only Porsche, with its long legacy of pricey options, could consider charging $1,700 for a starter battery. To be fair, this isn't just any old 12-Volt lead-acid... read more December 9, 2009 by

2009 Tesla Roadster, Skyline Boulevard, San Mateo, CA

Driven: 2009 Tesla Roadster Will Make You An Electric-Car Believer

We can't even count the number of performance-car owners and drivers who sneer at electric cars. Usually the phrase "golf carts" comes up. Well, we guarantee that if you put... read more October 26, 2009 by

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes Rushed to Acting Class After On-Set Car Fire

No injuries were reported, but alleged film star and stunt spouse Katie Holmes is one lucky bit player today after an on-set accident involving a car. A part of a car... read more July 27, 2009 by

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GM opens advanced battery lab in Michigan

Despite a bankruptcy filing that's barely a week old, General Motors is fighting to preserve its image as a relevant and potent member of the automotive industry. To that... read more June 8, 2009 by

Better Place battery switch station at work

Better Place shows off its automated EV battery switching station

Shai Agassi's ambitious Better Place project has been rolling out plans for test-market EVs around the world for over a year now, and today the project took a huge leap... read more May 13, 2009 by

Tesla Roadster

Porsche buys a Tesla Roadster for competitive research

Researching the products of competitors, even to the point of purchasing and then carefully analyzing each piece, is a common practice in the auto industry, especially so at... read more November 25, 2008 by

2011 Chevrolet Volt

Report: GM picks Volt battery supplier

Just a month or so ago, the automotive world spent a frenzied several weeks feeding over the production Chevrolet Volt, unveiled for General Motors' centennial. This week a... read more October 24, 2008 by


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