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  • Tesla opens first Apple-style store on U.S. east coast

    Electric carmaker Tesla Motors is opening more stores ahead of deliveries of its high performance Model S five-seater (plus two optional kid-sized seats in the back) pure-electric luxury car. The launch of the latest store at the Westchester shopping centre in White Plains, New York brings to 22 the number of worldwide stores owned by the company.
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    By Gavin Conway May 29, 2012 4:57 PM
  • YouTues: Tesla’s Elon Musk is Iron Man

    It’s been a long time coming, but Chris Paine’s 2011 feature documentary film Revenge of the Electric Car, a fascinating behind the scenes peek at Tesla, Nissan and Chevrolet as they race to launch ground-breaking plug-in cars, is finally coming to screens in the UK. And to mark the occasion, YouTues this week has a clip from the film showing how Tesla’s Elon Musk is “as close as you can get to a real life Tony Stark” (a.k.a. ‘Iron Man’).
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    By Will Dron May 29, 2012 2:37 PM
  • Batteries implicated in fatal China EV taxi crash

    A horrific crash in Shenzhen involving a drunk-driver in a Nissan GT-R supercar, an electric taxi made by BYD and a third, petrol-powered taxi has claimed the lives of three people. They were the two female passengers and the driver of the BYD e6 electric taxi, reports the South China Morning Post. BYD has now issued a statement on the accident.
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    By Gavin Conway May 29, 2012 12:27 PM
  • Dutch electric car drivers “will never be stranded”

    Nissan has taken the wraps off the first of 400 new rapid chargers for electric cars to be installed across Europe, with a view to thousands being rolled out over the next few years. Detroit News reports that initially, forty units will be installed in Holland, with France also getting forty chargers.
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    By Gavin Conway May 28, 2012 1:06 PM
  • Troubled Saab could enjoy electric car future

    Saab vehicles may proudly display a lion on its badge but the bankrupt company could soon have more in common with a phoenix, if reports are to be believed.
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    By John Silcox May 27, 2012 10:59 AM