Elon Musk and New York Times Duke It Out Over Tesla Supercharger Evaluation
In case you weren't already aware, Tesla Motors' Elon Musk and The New York Times' John M. Broder have been involved in something of a brouhaha ever since Broder published a rather damning evaluation of Tesla's Supercharger network, and therefore their Model S electric vehicles, on the East Coast last Friday. Essentially, Musk and Tesla contend that Broder essentially sabotaged his own review, and Broder argues that everything he did during the review was justified. Musk has since come forward with a whole mess of data on the trip, but the reality of the situation is still rather murky.Read on...
Electric Motorcycle Hits World Record Speed for Electric Vehicles at Over 200 MPHLarry "Spiderman" McBride rode into the record books last Friday when he made a quarter mile run on his Lawless Electric Rocket bike in 6.94 seconds at a staggering 201.37 miles per hour. The super fast run not only set a record for fastest electric motorcycle -- a category I didn't know existed prior to this morning -- but also a record for electric vehicles overall.Read on...
Domino’s Electric Scooter Makes Hilarious, Branded Noises [Video]
Electric vehicles have a tendency to be really, really quiet. On the one hand, that's sort of awesome, but on the other hand, it can be incredibly dangerous to have heavy, silent machines darting around at high speeds. That's why most electric vehicles have safety sounds, simulated engine noises that alert people of its presence and just make it sound like less of a toy. Domino's, instead of opting for standard motor noises for one of its electric scooters, decided to do something just slightly different that is not only funny, but gets their name out too. I'll let you find out what it is for yourself.Read on...