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Turning Dreams Into Reality: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Gets Crowdsourced
2013-10-31 13:52:51

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two months ago, SpaceX founder Elon Musk unveiled plans for a transit system capable of taking passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes, and that far-fetched dream is slowly becoming a reality. The Hyperloop theoretically would send people traveling over 700 miles-per-hour across 900 miles of land through a vacuum tube. The concept would overcome the Kantrowitz limit, which is a speed law limiting how fast a pod can...

2013-10-31 12:22:05

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no secret that the Tesla Model S is the newest "must-have" toy among America's most affluent citizens. But a shocking analysis from Edmunds.com, the premier resource for car shopping and automotive information, finds that in some of the country's richest communities, the Model S sells better than any other car on the market. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130612/MM31390LOGO) According to Edmunds.com's analysis...

2013-10-30 04:20:11

OSAKA, Japan and PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic Corporation and Tesla Motors today announced that the two companies have reached an agreement in which Panasonic will expand its supply of automotive-grade lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla. With this agreement, the two companies update and expand their 2011 arrangement to now supply nearly 2 billion cells over the course of four years. The lithium-ion battery cells purchased from Panasonic will be used to...

2013-10-29 23:27:04

Solstin.com is pleased to announce Bryan Richards was awarded a patent for an AirBearing electrical connection that super charges EVs on the go. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 It is generally accepted the cost of solar power is following a Moore’s Law pattern, not the downward trend of cost-per-transistor, but a downward cost-per-watt. Some regions are already reaching parity. And solar costs continue to decline. Electric transportation will eventually cost much less than...

2013-10-28 12:20:37

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BASF was honored by Tesla Motors with its Supplier Award for excellence in delivery performance. The awards ceremony was held at Tesla's Fremont, Calif. manufacturing and engineering complex on Oct. 15. "It is an honor to receive this award. The collaborative relationship we have with Tesla has enabled us to innovate and deliver the performance they need," said Joe Schmondiuk, Vice President of Global Accounts for BASF Coatings...

Several State Governors Push For More Electric Vehicles By 2025
2013-10-25 12:53:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Eight governors from the East and West Coasts have signed a non-binding pledge to bring 3.3 million zero-emissions vehicles on their roads by 2025. The governors, hailing from states where these vehicles celebrate their greatest popularity, say they’ll add more charging stations in their states, create incentives for fleet operators to choose electric vehicles, and work to drive down home energy costs. Automakers were pleased with...

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk Wants To Build Submarine Car
2013-10-18 12:55:55

[ Watch the Video: Elon Musk Wants To Take The Plunge With His New Toy ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month, the Lotus Esprit submarine car featured in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me” sold in an auction for $866,000 to a secretive and unknown buyer. Gawker Media's Jalopnik weblog yesterday reported it has uncovered the buyer — none other than entrepreneur Elon Musk, founder/co-founder of several companies including Space X, Tesla Motors,...

Tesla Inks Deal To Bring AT&T Wireless To Connected Cars
2013-10-18 08:14:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Electric-car manufacturer Tesla Motors has selected AT&T to provide high-speed wireless services to its vehicles, Chris Penrose, senior VP of emerging technologies at the Dallas-based telecom firm, announced on Thursday. Speaking at the GigaOM Mobilize 2013 conference, Penrose said that AT&T’s wireless networks would be features in Tesla’s connected cars, and that they would provide two-way vehicle communications,...

2013-10-08 08:20:13

MPG Car Rental, the only all-green fleet in Los Angeles, has added the Tesla Model S Electric cars in time for the upcoming holiday season. Motor Trend estimates the new, entirely electric car uses the equivalent of 74.5 miles per gallon! LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With a comprehensive fleet of popular hybrid, plug-in, and TDi vehicles, MPG Car Rental provides the largest variety of green vehicles in Los Angeles. The new addition of the Tesla Model S Electric cars to...

2013-10-07 08:20:32

National Electric Vehicle Charging Services Provider to Discuss Recent Company Developments MIAMI BEACH, Fla., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of convenient electric vehicle (EV) charging services, announced today that it will host an investor conference call on Thursday, October 10, 2013. The call will begin at 4:15 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST). "We are committed to providing our shareholders as well as...