30 Jun '11, 6pm

Tesla Electric Car Plus Solar Power Equals Zero-Cost Driving (Video)

Tesla Electric Car Plus Solar Power Equals Zero-Cost Driving (Video)

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll. Enlarge Photo Almost every Tesla Roadster owner is probably a car enthusiast, but Mike Koenigs is also a true clean-power activist. First, he set up a “Life with Tesla” website when he got his car. Now he's doing the final editing of an extended video meant to spread the word about the fun and freedom that comes with owning an all-electric car, in his case a Tesla Roadster. Mike should copyright the phrase he has highlights on his website--the “Tesla Grin"--which he illustrates on the faces of his passengers on demonstration rides. It's something very special. Mike’s message is that the Tesla Roadster is a great thrill to drive, even to ride in as a passenger, and that with photovoltaic solar panels on one’s home, driving can be free of day-to-day fuel costs. 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevy Volt, with roof solar panels visibl...

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