31 Oct '11, 9am

Not a really big surprise now, is it? ~ Tesla Keeps Maverick Role in Electric Car Revolution

Tesla has been known as a non-conformist in its activities in the electric car market. First was its Roadster, a high end all electric car. Now, it is on the final stages of its sedan, the Model S. Now, it has decided to keep its own charging system unique away from the standards now being made in the car revolution. Elon Musk, the CEO of the company recently unveiled its new combination plug and wall mounted charging unit. The charging plug is of its own designed and took the opportunity to call the J1772 standard plug for other electric vehicles as “absolutely terrible, extremely ugly and low power.” The J1772 standard plug was designed by SAE International, a consortium of scientists and engineers whose plug design has been deemed standard by other electric car manufacturers. He added, “It looks like it was designed by committee and things designed by committee are not ...

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