Senator Charles , Consumers Union and other groups call for investigation of exploding lithium ion batteries. Same batteries as used in Tesla and Fisker.

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Senator Charles Schumer, The Consumers Union, and a variety of consumer groups call for lithium ion investigation Senator Charles Schumer, The Consumers Union, and a variety of consumer groups across the nation, today, have called for an investigation of lithium ion batteries based on reports of extensive explosions and fires which have, literally, set consumers Read More

Auto industry revenge strikes Tesla, reduces value of Tesla’s by $30,000.00

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Auto industry revenge strikes Tesla, reduces value of Tesla’s by $30,000.00 The auto industry is not pleased that Tesla bought-it’s-way-in instead of earning-it’s-way-in like they did. For payback, they took extraordinary measures. Never in the history of the automobile industry has there been a concurrent release of a tapered-nose/ open-mouth grill design by multiple companies. Read More

Tesla “Battery Swap” doesn’t work already.

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So they’re going to demonstrate the process for swapping the battery. Is there anyone who doesn’t believe they can swap batteries? The bigger problem is one of cost and practicality. Let’s say you want to set up a battery-swap station in a major population center. And let’s assume you want to be able to service Read More

Forbes Rips Musk’s smoke-screen

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Forbes Rips Musk’s smoke-screen (Photo Above: Tinman was RIGHT be to afraid of Fires. Musk is a carny with shiny objects) Red Herrings And Straw Men: Musk’s Argument On Tesla Fires Dale Buss- Forbes It’s still a good bet that the Tesla Model S and Elon Musk will come through their fire-investigation saga relatively unscathed Read More

Cornell University Says Tesla Batteries Are Failed in Technology and Plans

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  By Ronald D. White Just three days after Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled plans to greatly accelerate the rollout of his company’s coast-to-coast fast charger network, an expert in a competing technology was saying wait a minute, not so fast. Paul F. Mutolo, director of external partnerships at the Energy Materials Read More

Taxpayers’ loss on GM bailout looks to be about $10 billion

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Taxpayers’ loss on GM bailout looks to be about $10 billion By Jerry Hirsch June 7, 2013 The U.S. Treasury’s deal to sell 30 million shares of General Motors Co. will recoup taxpayers another $1 billion of the bailout money the government put into the automaker back in 2009. All told, taxpayers have recovered $32.5 Read More