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Aug 19, 2014

Integrating Portable Solar Panel Technology into the Tesla Model S

Elon Musk has long touted that solar energy will be the future of electric vehicles so why wasn’t it incorporated into the Tesla Model S? A part of me still wonders why this never happened. Perhaps it was a way to offset the large costs associated with having an automotive-grade lithium ion battery pack capable of…

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Aug 18, 2014

Tesla Warranty Consequences Means Earnings Will Fall Short Next Quarter

Elon Musk warns investors of the Tesla warranty consequences. The news of the Tesla warranty upgrade might be good news at first sight, but it also implies it will affect earnings. Tesla warranty and earnings effects All Tesla sold, we are assuming Model S and Model X will retroactively get an 8-year warranty on the…

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Aug 17, 2014

Saleen FOURSIXTEEN Tesla Model S Features & Specifications List

  Saleen FOURSIXTEEN Features & Specifications Saleen, known for building the exotic S7 supercar and tuned Ford GT40, has debuted its new FOURSIXTEEN at famed Pebble Beach, CA Concours d’Elegance. Their announcement that they would make their entrance into the world of electric vehicles with a tuned version of the Tesla Model S took the world by…

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Aug 17, 2014

TESLARATI.com Optimized for the Tesla Web Browser

Everyone knows by now that the Tesla Model S turned the automotive infotainment industry onto its head when it launched a never-before-seen 17″ touchscreen display with its own built-in web browser. The Tesla web browser provides in-car surfing using 3G mobile internet through an agreement reached with AT&T as the service provider. But with all this greatness, surfing and overall web browsing performance in…

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Aug 16, 2014

The Tesla Infinite Mile Warranty

The big news today was the announcement of the Tesla Infinite Mile Warranty . Those of us with the 85 kWh Model will now have an 8 year, infinite mile warranty on both the battery pack and drive unit. Not only did Tesla do this for cars they’ll be making in the future, but they made it retroactive to…

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Aug 15, 2014

News of Tesla Model S Flaws are Overblown

We’re always amused to see the media world jump on obvious statements and spinning them into a sensational headline. The Tesla Model S flaws news is making the rounds, which should make us consider once again, is the press world short on real news? Are there any cars without “flaws”? The Tesla Model S has…

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Aug 15, 2014 / 1 note

Top 5 Mistakes New Model S Owners Must Avoid

After buying the most expensive car in my life I was determined to take great care of it and wanted desperately to avoid anything to detract from its beauty. Despite my best efforts I’ve made mistakes. Here are the top 5 mistakes that new Tesla owners need to avoid (in the order in which I experienced…

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Aug 14, 2014

How does the Tesla Model S Traction Control system work?

I was pulling out of the parking lot at work the other day and happened to experience some wheel spin as I drove over a patch of sand near a construction site. One wheel spun with limited grip while the other wheel pushed me through the slippery patch. The wheel modulation happened automatically and trouble free which led…

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Aug 13, 2014

Saleen to display its Tesla Model S at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

Monterey, CA – (August 13, 2014) Saleen Automotive Inc (OTCBB: SLNN) will be unveiling its highly anticipated all-electric Tesla Model S based vehicle at the 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Spectators, Automotive Enthusiasts, and Media will all have access to preview the new Saleen vehicle during the Sunday August 17th event. Additional details and images…

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Aug 13, 2014

How to Build a Tesla Supercharger Station

The pace in which the Tesla Supercharger network is growing has really propelled adoption of electric vehicle mobility in a Model S, and paving the way for the upcoming Model X, across much of the globe. But what really goes into building a Tesla Supercharger station? The project managers at Electric Conduit Construction were excited to learn that they…

How to Build a Tesla Supercharger Station was originally published on TESLARATI.com