Tesla’s Model III is Here, White House Timid to Tesla & Musk Donates $1M To Tesla’s Laboratory

Blog - Tesla announces the Model III: At half the price of the Model S, Tesla wants to take EVs mainstream

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Blog - Tesla announces the Model III: At half the price of the Model S, Tesla wants to take EVs mainstreamTesla announces the Model III: At half the price of the Model S, Tesla wants to take EVs mainstream

Tesla’s Elon Musk has revealed his company’s plans to take on compact executive cars, such as the BMW 3-series and i3, with the Tesla Model 3. The all-electric Model 3 (which was originally going to be called the Model E) will be around 20% smaller than the Model S, and will have a shorter range of around 200 miles — but it will have “strong performance” like the Model S and start at just…

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Blog - White House Responds To Tesla Direct-Sales Petition: Sorry, Talk To CongressWhite House Responds To Tesla Direct-Sales Petition: Sorry, Talk To Congress

Fully a year ago, a Tesla supporter started a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking president Barack Obama to let Tesla Motors sell its electric cars directly to consumers in all 50 states. While it got the necessary 100,000 signatures, it has taken the White House a year to respond–and its answer is a polite apology for not being able to intervene. In essence, the response notes that auto sales are traditionally regulated by…

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Blog - Musk Continues To Back Nikola Tesla Museum, This Time With $1 MillionMusk Continues To Back Nikola Tesla Museum, This Time With $1 Million

Tesla is such a hot topic in the electric car world at the moment, the name itself has almost lost meaning. Luckily, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk still appreciates the value of the Tesla name. To prove it, he’s donating $1 million, and a Tesla Supercharger, to a museum dedicated to the company’s namesake: Nikola Tesla. Tesla (the inventor, not the car company) is best known for pioneering alternating current–the system that powers your home. Unfortunately, Tesla’s old laboratory…

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