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Real Or Imagined: Is The Tesla Model S Drivetrain Defective?

Recently Edmunds sold their long-term Tesla Model S; but before they did so the car had four (yes, four) drivetrains replaced by Tesla Motors.  Motor Trend’s long term car is working on its 2nd. This does not make us ask the question “is drivetrain failure a common occurence in the Model S?” Because…

1 day ago by Jay Cole 82

This Guy At LG Chem's South Korean Battery Facility Now Gets To Take The Weekends Off As Demand Moves Back To Michigan

LG Chem To Supply 200 Mile Battery In 2016; But To Whom?

Today, LG Chem announced that it is planning on delivering 200 mile batteries in 2016. Here is the fun part.  In making the statement, LG Chem’s CEO Cho Suk-jeh DID NOT specifically call out the automaker (s) who have contracted with the company for their 2nd generation battery product. As LG Chem already…

5 days ago by Jay Cole 85