Sunday, August 26, 2007

7GEN: The End of 'Easy Oil'

When "peak oil" theory was first widely publicized in such path breaking books as Kenneth Deffeyes' Hubbert's Peak (2001), Richard Heinberg's The Party's Over (2002), David Goodstein's Out of Gas (2004), and Paul Robert's The End of Oil (2004), energy industry officials and their government associates largely ridiculed the notion.

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The End of 'Easy Oil'

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Friday, August 24, 2007

Concours d’Elegance – Part Deux

You can tell a full year has passed since we announced the Tesla Roadster because we’re starting to repeat annual events. Last weekend we participated in the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for the second time. This is a terrific event held on the grounds of the Pebble Beach golf course each year.

Vintage Cadillac at
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Wednesday, August 15, 2007

The Next Leg of the Race

It’s been a few days now since news of the new Tesla Motors CEO hit the streets. There’s been a lot of coverage of this change – some good, some bad; some sympathetic, some not. A minute before midnight this Saturday, San Jose Mercury News writer Matt Nauman posted a blog with the earliest leak [...]

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

The Most Coddled Automotive Battery Ever?

We get some great questions and comments from the readers of our blogs, and this post takes its title from Brent, who on May 30 wrote:
“ The Roadster’s battery is arguably the most coddled automotive battery in history. It has its own climate control system, several monitoring computers, and perhaps some other mojo ‘they’ [...]