24 Feb '12, 3pm

Tesla

A single blogger is spreading a rumor about electric vehicles becoming inoperable. “Bricking” is an irrational fear based on limited information and a misunderstanding of Tesla’s battery system. Here is why the rumor is unfounded: Of the many pleasures that Tesla owners have, one of the most appreciated is nearly worry-free maintenance of their vehicles. As an owner, you no longer have to worry about constant oil changes, exhaust checks, or spark plug replacements. You can drive it for many years by simply plugging it in when needed, and performing maintenance once a year. If anything goes wrong, call us. We’re always happy to hear from our owners. Tesla routinely provides exceptional service that is above and beyond what people have come to expect. In return, we ask that you remember to charge it. A plugged-in Tesla is not only charging its battery, it is also keeping key...

Full article: http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/plug-it

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teslamotors.com 23 Feb '12, 6pm

I’ll never forget my first time driving a Roadster. It was a prototype, one of the early ones. It was 2005. Tavin, my wife...

New blog post: UK Folding Plug becomes a reality

New blog post: UK Folding Plug becomes a reality

blog.dk.sg 25 Feb '12, 8am

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“Bricked” Tesla Roadsters The Scandal Du Jour

“Bricked” Tesla Roadsters The Scandal Du Jour

gas2.org 23 Feb '12, 7pm

My take: Basically, this is just another manufactured scandal, this time from an irate customer who is understandably upse...

Tesla libel suit against Top Gear fails again

green.autoblog.com 25 Feb '12, 12am

Elon Musk was never going to win a libel suit against a show he doesn't understand. TG, is not really a motoring show in t...

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evworld.com 25 Feb '12, 2pm

Tesla Motors is downplaying a claim that completely draining the battery in its electric sports car “bricks” the vehicle, ...

Tesla bricked battery story may have a short ci...

green.autoblog.com 23 Feb '12, 4pm

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green.autoblog.com 24 Feb '12, 12am

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Check out: Tesla bricked battery story may have...

green.autoblog.com 23 Feb '12, 5pm

one thing to keep in mind is that Tesla has taken a VERY different approach on the battery front, with literally thousands...

Tesla's 'Brick' Problem - EV World #ev

Tesla's 'Brick' Problem - EV World #ev

evworld.com 22 Feb '12, 4am

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greencarreports.com 01 Mar '12, 7pm

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green.autoblog.com 23 Feb '12, 1am

I don't understand the message. I'm a creative hustler with swagger to spare and a penchant for the Tesla brand, though I ...

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greencarreports.com 22 Feb '12, 3pm

The post describes five alleged cases in which Tesla Roadster battery packs were left uncharged sufficiently long--or in o...

Oh la la... Model X from Tesla! from @pluginame...

pluginamerica.org 12 Feb '12, 4am

The Tesla Model X is an all-electric crossover that seats 7 adults and features "falcon-wing" rear doors, which require li...

$200 Per kWh Batteries By 2015? Maybe, Says Tesla CEO

$200 Per kWh Batteries By 2015? Maybe, Says Tes...

gas2.org 22 Feb '12, 4pm

Anyone who knows EV’s knows that the highest cost of doing business comes from the expensive battery technology that, I th...