26 Dec '14, 10pm

Tesla's Roadster 3.0 Package Delivers 400-mile Range-

Tesla's Roadster 3.0 Package Delivers 400-mile Range-

Tesla is releasing a new upgrade package for its Roadster that will almost double the car’s range. The company announced today that the Roadster 3.0 package will include a new lithium-ion battery in the same dimensions as existing but 31-percent more efficient and with roughly 70 kilowatt-hours capacity. The 3.0 package also includes more effective low rolling resistance tires to reduce rolling resistance by 20-percent and new more efficient wheel bearings. Further, an aerodynamic kit has been developed to cut cd of 0.36 to 0.31 or about 15 percent. By combining the incremental gains from all these efficiency tweaks, Tesla is projecting that the Roadster’s range will increase from 244 miles to over 400 miles under ideal driving conditions. As always, range will vary depending on drive conditions, and harder use will see range below this maximum threshold after an easy driv...

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puregreencars.com 27 Dec '14, 8am

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cleanmpg.com 28 Dec '14, 2am

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gas2.org 26 Dec '14, 5pm

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gas2.org 30 Dec '14, 12pm

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