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Hier, les brevets Tesla étaient affichés dans le hall de notre siège social de Palo Alto. Ce n'est plus le cas. Ils ont été retirés, dans l'esprit du mouvement open source pour l'avancement technologique des véhicules électriques.
Nous avons sabré le champagne un samedi ensoleillé à Londres pour livrer les premières Model S avec volant à droite aux clients du Royaume-Uni. Le PDG de Tesla, Elon Musk, était présent à The Crystal, à l'est de Londres, pour remettre les clés aux cinq premiers propriétaires (dont l'auteur de Cinquante nuances de Grey E.L. James).
Fast, electric, safe — and a total "drag queen." Car and Driver magazine has found that the Model S is one of the "slipperiest" cars on the road (and yes, that's a good thing). In its latest issue, Car and Driver has published a comparison of five cars with low drag areas. Using a wind tunnel to determine each car's drag and lift properties, the magazine declared Model S the winner, beating out the Toyota Prius, the Nissan LEAF, the Chevy Volt, and the Mercedes-Benz CLA250.
We have just become aware of a last-minute attempt by the auto dealers lobby, via pressure on legislators, to bar Tesla from selling its vehicles direct to consumers in the state. This extraordinary maneuver amounts to a sneak attack to thwart due process and hurt consumer freedom in Missouri.
The final installment our Cross Country Rally film series finds Team Tesla in fragments. A gasoline support vehicle had broken down in the middle of the night in South Dakota, leaving a third of the team stranded. After hustling to the airport at Sioux Falls, the group finds its way to a Tesla service center in Highland Park, IL, where it reunites with the rest of the team and gets set for the last leg of the journey to New York City.
Narvik, a town of about 18,000 people, sits 220km inside the Arctic Circle. From the top of the ski mountain behind the city, you can look out and see nothing but ocean, or, to put it more precisely, the breathtaking Ofotfjord. Narvik is one of the northernmost cities in the world, first inhabited largely because of its port, which remains ice free only because of the warm currents of the Gulf Stream. Here, the mean annual temperature is a frosty 3.8 degrees Celsius.
We were taken by surprise by a lemon law claim recently filed against Tesla by a Wisconsin lawyer, describing himself as the "Lemon Law King", who says that we ignored his client's three demands for a buy-back after alleged problems with a Model S.
Based on an in-depth study of YouTube videos, Tesla has decided against self-driving cars, because pets can do so much better and people already have them.
We looked at cat-driving cars, but they had an inexplicable propensity to drive off a cliff. Repeated experiments by the SNL research group confirmed that it is not a good idea to let your cat drive your car, no matter how convincing he or she may be.
On Tuesday, under pressure from the New Jersey auto dealer lobby to protect its monopoly, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission, composed of political appointees of the Governor, ended your right to purchase vehicles at a manufacturer store within the state. Governor Christie had promised that this would be put to a vote of the elected state legislature, which is the appropriate way to change the law.