My Car Quest

June 26, 2017

Open Letter To Tesla CEO, Elon Musk

by Wallace Wyss - Hey Elon Musk, I welcome the news that you will be unveiling your electric tractor-trailer truck this September. But I wanted to call your attention to some serious work that’s been done in truck aerodynamics, work that I … [Read more...]

1966 GM Electrovair II Electric Car – GM Could Have Been The World Leader In Electric Car Technology

by Mike In 1966 General Motors experimented with an electric car based on the 1966 Corvair called the Electrovair II. It was powered by a silver zinc battery pack located in the front and the rear producing 532 volts. Silver zinc was … [Read more...]

Tesla vs The New York Times

by Mike - I am a big fan of the potential of the electric car but I am not a fan of the way that Tesla handles publicity, especially when they disagree with someone in the media: * Remember the lawsuit with the BBC's Top Gear? * Remember … [Read more...]

The Tesla Model S On The Street

by Mike - The Tesla Model S is not a classic car yet but I like the new electric technology. Here are my photos of the first Tesla Model S that I have seen on the street. These photos were taken with my wife's new iPhone 5. The … [Read more...]

Various Interesting Stuff: Tesla, Fisker and Ford

by Mike -  Tesla Tesla is making the news again and not for a good reason, again. Jalopnik reports that Tesla has both a technical problem and a customer relations problem caused by their battery design and maybe short sighted … [Read more...]

Fisker Wins BBC Top Gear Award

by Mike - The Fisker Karma has been named the "Luxury Car of the Year" by the BBC Top Gear magazine and James May, of Top Gear, names the Fisker Karma as his "Car of the Year". No word as to what Jeremey Clarkson thinks yet. Fisker's main … [Read more...]

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