Infographic Reveals Tesla Model S Part Origins

While Elon Musk hopes to that Tesla Motors is the vanguard of the future car manufacturing, the company still relies on a small number of parts suppliers to put the car together. This neat infographic shows who makes what on the Tesla Model S, and you might recognize some of these names.

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Toyota Offering Early Adopters Up To $17,500 Off of RAV4 EV Purchase

Nobody seems overly-impressed with the new Toyota RAV4 EV. With a price tag similar to the Tesla Model S, but less than half the range, and sales limited to just California, calls of “compliance car” were shouted by many a blog. But in an interesting twist, Toyota is offering buyers a chance to cut the RAV4 EV’s price down to a much more acceptable level.

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2013 Toyota RAV4 Could Go Hybrid

As the undisputed king of hybrid cars, the Toyota Prius and its family of Prii dominate hybrid vehicle sales. Why Toyota even bothers building hybrid versions of its other cars like the Camry is beyond me. Yet it appears hybridization is contagious, as Toyota is saying that a hybrid version of the new 2013 Toyota RAV4 is a “possibility”.

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