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  1. Tesla Model S - The #1 "Large Luxury Car" Brand in America

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    HybridCars.com recently published "Will Tesla Model S Be Americas Best-Selling Plug-in Car in March?" which basically argued that Tesla was on the verge of becoming the best selling plugin in America. For a long time now, this sort of story, which seeks to compare the Model S with cars like the Chevy Volt or Nissan Leaf, has generated a certain amount of consternation on my part because those ...

    Updated 2013-03-31 at 08:45 PM by CapitalistOppressor

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  2. Addressing factors that cause range anxiety

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    My wife and I are extremely happy EV owners. We regularly take road trips in our EVs, and we don’t have range anxiety. We did when we first got the cars - at the time, we didn’t know anybody else that owned one. It didn’t take long for us to get over it, so we are confident that new owners will be fine with practice. But we are afraid that many potential owners are missing out on all of the advantages of driving electric because of this fear. Fortunately, ...

    Updated 2013-03-24 at 02:43 PM by ChadS

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  3. Elon Musk 2013 TED interview

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    Elon Musk in conversation with TED curator Chris Anderson, recorded February 2013. Click through to watch the video below and be sure to comment.



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  4. LIVE: Elon Musk speaks in Norway about Tesla's European plans

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    Tesla CEO Elon Musk is about to give a talk at the US embassy Tesla store in Norway. We expect he will announce important information about the European launch of the Model S as well as Tesla's European Supercharger plans. The talk begins at 7:30pm CET, 10:30am PST. Watch with us live here and comment below.

    Update: The event is now over, but you can watch a recording of it below. Things get started after the 00:25:30 point. Elon said ...
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  5. Almost completely uneventful long weekend drive

    by , 2013-03-04 at 05:22 PM (The Big Gay Car Blog)
    After all the hoo-hah recently about superchargers, and running out of electrons, I thought I'd post something completely boring about a perfectly successful long weekend trip from San Diego, out and about in Los Angeles, and back.

    My wife Pat, her father Richard, and I left about 11:00 Friday from San Diego, and had a perfectly comfortable drive up to Hawthorne airport. We started with a not-quite-complete range charge, and made it with about 100 miles and one hour to spare. I had ...
  6. SpaceX CRS-2 Mission to ISS

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    It's become a bit of a tradition for many of us here at Tesla Motors Club to cheer on the exploits of SpaceX. This morning the Dragon capsule makes its third visit to the International Space Station and its second official resupply flight. Follow the mission LIVE with us here and leave your comments below. The launch is scheduled Friday, March 1st at 10:10am EST. Coverage starts at 9:00am EST.



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