Bob Lutz thinks Tesla is Doomed. Do You? 

In a recent collum for Road and Track, former Car Exec and champion of the Volt program Bob Lutz outlined why Tesla is doomed to fail. Lutz cited “bleeding cash, securitized assets, and mounting inventory”, as well as falling oil prices, the Tesla store model (“When I came to BMW in the Seventies, it had five factory… »10/26/15 10:20pm10/26/15 10:20pm


Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. »8/12/14 3:46pm8/12/14 3:46pm

Did Somebody Invent A Long-Range EV Solution 20 Years Ago?

Range has been the Achilles heel of EVs ever since the first one. The problem with batteries is that they weigh a lot, take forever to charge, and aren't really efficient ways of storing energy. Everyone from the likes of the Top Gear UK crew, to Dr. Evil's alter ego, Elon Musk, to the mighty GM have tried to tackle… »11/24/13 3:37pm11/24/13 3:37pm