How much a mile of range costs in an EV based on MSRP

There were some pretty good discussions on whether buying a diesel or buying a hybrid was actually worth it. We wanted to take a slightly different approach with EVs. We created a metric to analyze the exact Cost Per Mile of Range (CPMR). This number is calculated by taking the MSRP of an electric car sold in the … » 9/04/14 9:40am 9/04/14 9:40am

Need to Contact Elon Musk? Just Write an Article in Your Local Paper!

Elon Musk may be hard to reach being a CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have time to sit down and read the paper. Two Tesla owners took an ad out as an open letter to Musk with some great ideas they thought should be implemented. Some of the options can be seen standard on other luxury… » 8/28/14 2:25pm 8/28/14 2:25pm

Tesla Wants to Hire Hacks at DEFCON

Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, was recently spotted at DEFCON in Las Vegas. The conference draws in hackers from across the globe to this convention, which is based on cyber security and finding vulnerabilities in big-name companies. Musk has been very vocal about his cars' software security, and plans on hiring hackers he's… » 8/22/14 11:30am 8/22/14 11:30am

Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. » 8/12/14 3:46pm 8/12/14 3:46pm