60 Minutes Admits Dubbing Engine Noises Over Tesla Footage

Yesterday's 60 Minutes included a segment on Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk. It also included footage of a Model S making some very uncharacteristic engine noises that seemed suspiciously overdubbed. Today, CBS admitted in a statement to Fox News that the noises were the result of an "audio editing error." » 3/31/14 6:59pm 3/31/14 6:59pm

Why Is 60 Minutes Dubbing Motor Noises Over Tesla Footage? (Video)

Anyone watching 60 Minutes' interview with Elon Musk? They keep dubbing motor noises over driving footage of the Model S. It sounds like they recorded a motorcycle engine and used it to spice up the car footage. Whatever it is, it's not the sound of a Tesla. (Update: 60 Minutes admitted to dubbing the sound) » 3/30/14 7:50pm 3/30/14 7:50pm

Electric Touring Car Racing: Is Such a Thing Even Possible?

Juan Barnett's post of a rendering of a race-spec Tesla Model S got me thinking; can the Model S be realistically adapted for production-based touring car racing? How much must the car be altered to meet regulations? How will the electric motor's performance be matched with competing internal-combustion engines? … » 1/27/14 4:00pm 1/27/14 4:00pm