2014 Tesla Model S P85+ Test Drive

?2014 Tesla Model S P85+? An electrifying example of gas-free luxury travel It goes almost without saying that a large percentage of our nation?s automotive community holds the electrification of the automobile as somewhat of a pipedream. They obviously have never experienced the driving experience, and they would be wrong….

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Toyota Electric RAV4 with Tesla Battery Pack

Toyota will begin selling the RAV4 EV in the southern California market late this summer.? The electric RAV4 is the first Toyota vehicle that will be powered by the Tesla battery pack, which was developed through a joint venture between the innovative electric car builder, Tesla, and Toyota. The pair worked together to develop the…

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Tesla Announce Model S Pricing

Tesla announced U.S. details and pricing for the new Model S, the company?s first all-electric sedan. Available in six models, generally defined by the size of the battery, start with the basic Model S with a 40 kWh battery and a starting price of $49,900 after a $7,500 federal tax credit. The well quipped sedan…

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The Toyota RAV4 Tesla Edition?

In a move that should help a both Toyota and Tesla, the pair has announced they will jointly develop a Toyota RAV4 electric vehicle to be built at the Toyota Woodstock, Ontario plant starting next year. ?The Tesla-Toyota joint development team has agreed that building the vehicle at the Woodstock plant on the same line…

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Toyota and Tesla Ready Next RAV4 EV

35 Test Vehicles Planned for 2011 Toyota unwrapped its second generation RAV4 EV at the recent LA Auto Show and announced it plans to build 35 of the vehicles for a demonstration and evaluation program with their new electric vehicle partner Tesla Motors. Toyota planners have targeted an operating range of 100 miles in actual…

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Tesla buys Northern California Factory

Electric car builder Tesla Motors announced it has purchased the former NUMMI plant in Fremont, California as a location to build the Model S sedan and future vehicles.? As recently as April of 2010, the NUMMI factory was used by Toyota to produce the Corolla and Tacoma vehicles using the industry-leading Toyota production system. It…

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Tesla and Toyota Work Together on Electric Vehicles

Tesla, the company that has captivated the imagination of millions with its high performance battery powered roadster, has joined forces with Toyota to provide each other with engineering support to develop new electric vehicles, parts and production systems. The two companies intend to form a team of specialists to further those efforts. TMC has agreed…

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