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Tesla CEO Continues to Hammer NYT over Model S Report

Tesla CEO Continues to Hammer NYT over Model S Report

Feb 15 2013, 12:30pm CST | by

NYT and Tesla are still going at it over the Model S

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the New York Times continue to go round and round with Musk alleging that a recent report of the Model S was faked and the New York Times continue to assert that the review...

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Tesla CEO Continues to Hammer NYT over Model S Report

Feb 15 2013, 12:30pm CST | by

NYT and Tesla are still going at it over the Model S

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the New York Times continue to go round and round with Musk alleging that a recent report of the Model S was faked and the New York Times continue to assert that the review was factual. Musk has provided logs from the vehicle that he feels prove that the New York Times writer behind the wheel of the vehicle, John Broder, faked some his findings put down in the story.

The row stems from Broder testing the Model S electric car on a trip from Washington DC to Connecticut. Rather than being a specific review of the vehicle, the test was more geared towards trying out two sets of high-speed charging stations that Tesla has installed in Newark, Delaware in Milford Connecticut. The stations are space 200 miles apart for people traveling between Washington and Boston.

Broder set off on a cold day and the crux of his report was that the vehicle failed to make the distance between the two charging stations. Broder claims that he fully charge the vehicle and drove conservatively. Musk on the other hand says that the vehicle logs show the battery was charged full capacity and that the driver took a detour further depleting the cars battery.

 
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Tesla China Sales, Aluminum Ford Super Duty Trucks, 2015 Zero Electric Motorcyles: Today's Car News

Sep 30 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

Today's theme is "variety." We've got a report on Tesla Motors sales in China, confirmation of aluminum-bodied 2016 Ford Super Duty pickup trucks, and an overview of the updated line of 2015 Zero electric motorcycles. All this and more on Green Car Reports. 2015 Zero electric motorcyles get ...
Source: Diesel Reports   Full article at: Diesel Reports
 

 
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Tesla Model S China Sales 'Robust', Electric Car Waiting List Long: Analyst

Sep 30 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Tesla Motors sales in China are "robust," and the company may have as many as 4,000 reservations for its Model S--which it only started selling in China five months ago. The upbeat assessment came from Patrick Archambault, a Goldman Sachs analyst who has followed Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] since its ...
Source: All Small Cars   Full article at: All Small Cars
 

 
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Tesla Passes 200 Supercharger Sites, Only 60 Percent In U.S.

Sep 30 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

Tesla Motors' steadily-growing network of Supercharger DC fast-charging stations for its electric cars recently hit a significant milestone. The Silicon Valley carmaker recently announced that its 200th Supercharger site is now open, in Oxnard, California--about 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles. The new station is ...
Source: Diesel Reports   Full article at: Diesel Reports
 

 
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2016 Chevy Volt Camouflage So Secret That GM Issues Press Release

Sep 29 2014 8:33pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The styling of the next-generation Chevy Volt is one of the automotive world's best-kept secrets, and this I know because that is the exact first line of Chevy's press release concerning the styling of the 2016 Chevy Volt , complete with picture. And they want you to know all about t ...
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Totaled Tesla Model S is a case of buyer beware

Sep 29 2014 6:10pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, Legislation and Policy, USA, Videos Getting a Tesla Model S for just $50,000 is a steal, but when it's a salvage title car and was written off as totaled by an insurance company, the bargain might not be worth the headache. That's what a San Diego man is learning now that he's having trouble getting his fancy but damaged electric vehicle to work. Tesla has a different version of the story, of course. Pet ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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Wrecked Tesla, Dopey Dealers, VW Passat Plug-In Hybrid, Sakti3 Batteries: Today's Car News

Sep 29 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

We've got two Tesla stories--one in which a car-dealer rep says something really dumb--plus a debate over green transport, VW's second plug-in hybrid, and the emergence of a secretive battery startup with ties to GM. All this and more today on Green Car Reports. On Saturday, we covered the prior week ...
Source: Diesel Reports   Full article at: Diesel Reports
 

 
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2015 Honda Civic Type R, Porsche 918 Spyder Fire, Buying A Crashed Tesla: Today’s Car News

Sep 29 2014 10:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

Honda has released the first specs for its 2015 Civic Type R, a high-performance version of the Civic hatchback that the rest of the world enjoys. In addition to the new specs, we’ve also been treated with another concept version of the car, this time painted blue. We’re sad to report that a Porsche 918 Spyder has been eng ...
Source: Motor Authority   Full article at: Motor Authority
 

 
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2015 Ford Mustang, Tesla Vs. Iowa, First Challenger SRT Hellcat: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Sep 29 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 Ford Mustang Review The sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang has arrived, and for the faithful, it's a watershed moment. The new Mustang fully extracts the pony car from its plebeian beginnings--it's now a luxury sport coupe of the first order, with enough performance on the order sheet to muscle up clo ...
Source: The Car Connection   Full article at: The Car Connection
 

 
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Buying A Crashed Tesla Model S: Damage, Risk, Safety, Salvage, And Reporting

Sep 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Hybrid SUV Reports

Caveat emptor. Or, for those less conversant in Latin, buyer beware. That's the lesson that should always apply when buying a used car. Especially one with obvious damage. Especially a used electric car that's been so badly damaged that it's been declared a total writeoff by an ins ...
Source: Hybrid SUV Reports   Full article at: Hybrid SUV Reports
 

 
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Tesla's Musk will speak at Automotive News World Congress

Sep 28 2014 11:02pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla Motors Inc., will be a featured speaker at the Automotive News World Congress in Jan ...
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