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Tesla Motors electrifies energy summit

Las Vegas Review-Journal -- Musk and his team brought hard work and perseverance to the production of a two-seat electric Roadster sports car with a 240-mile range, as well as a new world-class Model S that can travel as far as 300 miles on a single charge, which began production in June.

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Submitted Aug 12, 2012 By: Eugenian
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 5:32:52 AM

thinking outside the box is good and needed.
Tundralimited2009
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 12:16:53 AM

Loan them more money
Amtrgas
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Message Posted: Aug 13, 2012 12:15:28 AM

All Electric Vehicles, are expensive toys. Not transportation.
Joliet_Johnny
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 11:57:56 PM

I think this will be a viable option when they come up with "next gen" solar cells.
Agarre
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 10:20:36 PM

okie
A2J
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 10:05:47 PM

How soon ?
viperND
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 9:04:33 PM

how much it cost to plug in for a tank?
FunMyster
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:23:28 PM

ok
batloverNM
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 6:33:03 PM

Go electric!
SkooterG
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 3:07:33 PM

Go Tesla! At least somebody is truly making an effort.
30mpg80
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 2:58:44 PM

Tesla put a charge into the energy summit
Cakes77
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 2:03:07 PM

Sounds good.
atdinut
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 11:44:44 AM

Let's keep our fingers crossed!
WBBNC
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 11:37:27 AM

We'll see
mrjames1818
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 10:41:10 AM

All this stuff is great for the long term. If the govt would look at butanol and ditch this ethanol garbage we would be way ahead of the game right now.
sljbc475
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 9:39:03 AM

Make the vehicles affordable for most.
Jeffro61
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 9:02:58 AM

Not for me.
dongo50
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:19:48 AM

woderful, how far will it carry a ton of trash?
mustangdaver
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:17:43 AM

cool
the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:15:59 AM

Could be a breakthrough.
bar1035
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:15:46 AM

Prepare for sticker shock
TxMtb
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:13:20 AM

Perhaps the future, but time will tell.
wulf2000
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:12:23 AM

Only the 1% can afford these cars.
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:08:24 AM

Right on techque!
techque
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:07:25 AM

this article is about Elon Musk, not Tesla cars or gas prices.
rvn4me
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:03:45 AM

Good for them, I still dont want one.
bjdorval
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 8:02:20 AM

Does the car spark when it goes over a speed bump?
yonasb
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:59:54 AM

Ok
Tiernan
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:58:33 AM

Still an also-ran.
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:56:16 AM

Still need to get the price down.
curlypooh
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:55:08 AM

At a hundred grand I'll still buy a Benz.
danny999
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:51:27 AM

Sounds like a possible winner.Batteries big problem to me.
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:51:22 AM

How long does the recharge take?
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:49:56 AM

It's good research to move forward
jony
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:49:54 AM

price will kill them off soon.
redbeard47229
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:48:04 AM

can everyone afford this or want it?
rnlunder
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:47:22 AM

Tesla Motors proved that an electric car can be built that can get more than 50 miles per charge and does not look like kiddie-car. The only problem now is cost....A Tesla is over $100,000....not exactly in the range of the average car buyer....I can buy gasoline for life at that price !!
RangerTrainer
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:47:11 AM

shocking news? zzzzz
jmg144
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:46:45 AM

P.R.
germainesr
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:45:05 AM

Do this help the common person in our lifetime?
fltdoc
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:44:39 AM

I read the entire article and there was nothing more about the vehicles. Just praise for Mr. Musk. Waste of time.
mobil1MN
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:43:06 AM

ok
hwmillerster
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:42:06 AM

Three hundred mile range? Now we're getting serious about range of EVs.
JLSindy
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:41:54 AM

Electricity already skyrocketing - if these cars become more popular - will go even higher.
civicdutie
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:41:02 AM

I suppose it's a start.
sdchris
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:40:58 AM

ok
Stevedog
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:40:43 AM

horses would work, but they are unpredictable and deadly. Ride your bike!
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:40:25 AM

ok
berniMI
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:40:24 AM

This does not even sound fesable for the regular person to me. If it does to
you, go for it! And the price, right!!! ridiculous...........
TANGOTANGO
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:39:32 AM

Who cares!

As soon as we all change to electric cars the price of electricity will skyrocket.

Lets go back to horses as local travel means and then at least we will know where all the S**T comes from.
oldred11
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Message Posted: Aug 12, 2012 7:39:18 AM

I have high hopes for Tesla but the two $10K incremental prices for what appears to be simply larger batteries gives me cause to pause. . .
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