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Tesla Model S Crash Tested, Earns Five Stars

Tesla Model S Buying a Tesla Model S may seem like a leap of faith. After all, Tesla is a new automaker selling a new model that runs on new technology. However, the Model S’s five-star crash test rating, released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) last week, shows that, when it comes to safety, Tesla can compete with the major manufacturers. The five-star rating is NHTSA’s highest. Tesla earned a five-star overall rating, as well as five-star ratings ... continue reading»

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CEO Says Bad Tesla Model S Review Cost Company $100 Million

Earlier this month, a New York Times review of the Tesla Model S claimed that the all-electric car ran out of battery power faster than expected on a test drive from Washington, D.C. to Boston. The review sparked an uproar from Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who stood behind the Model S, saying that the test driver didn’t fully charge the car and took a long detour. Now Musk claims the bad review has cost Tesla $100 million. Musk ... continue reading»

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Tesla CEO Charged Up Over New York Times Model S Review

One of the biggest hurdles for electric cars in the American market is range anxiety: the fear that the car's batteries will run out before you can recharge them, leaving you stranded. A review of the Tesla Model S electric car in The New York Times not only takes on range anxiety, but is also causing some anxiety among Tesla investors and anger from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The goal of the Times piece was to check out newly ... continue reading»

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