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Tesla Motors Aiming For Performance Over Luxury

July 31st, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

How does one define a performance car versus a luxury car? Surely one would not call the $110,000 Corvette ZR1 a “luxury” car despite its six-figure price tag. So it is that given a choice between the distinctions, a Tesla exec said that the EV maker is “competing base don performance”, aiming to build not just a great electric car, but a great car in general


Video: Consumer Reports Prefers The Chevy Spark EV To Gas Version

July 17th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Since the demise of the EV1, General Motors has stayed away from pure electric cars. The Chevy Spark EV is its first attempt at a battery electric vehicle in about a decade, and once again GM has built an EV worth owning. In fact Consumer Reports even prefers the all-electric Spark to the gas-powered version GM also sells



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