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FIM’s New Electric Motorcycle Racing Series Will Get Underway in 2010

The public is giving more attention to electric motorcycles; therefore, the motorcycle companies are jumping right in after. It makes good business sense, especially with the recent success of the electric TTXGP earlier this month. Profits will be made and public interest is there. It’s a wonderful stepping stone to get this eco-friendly endeavor set […]

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Auto Makers Standardize the Plug for their Electric Vehicles

A standardized EV plug has been created, merely hours after leading automotive and energy companies reached an agreement. "The three-point, 400-volt plug, which will allow electric cars to be recharged anywhere in a matter of minutes, will be unveiled Monday at the world's biggest industrial technology fair in Hanover, northern Germany." (PhysOrg.com) A major step […]

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Tesla Motors’ Model S Received 711 Reservations in the First Two Weeks After Launching

After Tesla unveiled the Model S all-electric family sedan on March 26, 2009, online and in person reservations started pouring in. Set to start production in late 2011, this is likely to be the world's first mass-produced, highway-capable electric vehicle. Tesla Motors set the Model S base price for $49,900 after a US federal tax […]

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If You’re Looking for an All Electric Family Sedan, the Wait is over Thanks to Tesla Motor’s Model S

Building on the proven technology and success of the Tesla Roadster, which is six times as energy efficient as gas guzzlers, Tesla has created a sleek and family oriented sedan – the Model S. With the ability to sit five adults and two children (that's 7 people!) in calm comfort you won't be losing storage […]

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Tesla Motors’ Model S Roadster finds new home in San Jose, CA.

    San Jose, CA – Tesla announced the new construction of a $250 million facility to house production of their 100% electric Model S Roadster (shown above), a luxury sedan that will seat five. Hoping to receive LEED, U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, gold certification construction will begin in […]

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