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Tesla Introduces Faster ‘Gas Station’ System

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Tesla Introduces Faster ‘Gas Station’ System
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June 22, 2013 Page 1 of 2view all

For electric cars to replace gas-powered vehicles, people will need the entire range of options they now get from a car, including the ability to drive long distances without worrying about battery charging. Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) is responding to that need by introducing a battery swap system that gets drivers back on the road in less than two minutes, at prices that rival the cost of filling a gas tank.

CEO Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s battery swap method in an event Thursday night in California. When hoping to drive beyond the (at least) 200-mile range of a Tesla, drivers will be able to pull into a charging station and have a machi


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gs7101
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2013 7:23:07 AM

Don't believe the hype!
ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jun 24, 2013 6:59:37 AM

Waste.
Eugenian
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 8:13:25 PM

Outstanding.
sydb7
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 5:05:32 PM

Sounds good if you can afford the car!!!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 2:03:05 PM

Hmmmmm ok
tomok
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 1:14:21 PM

Points!
Repeat!
Repost!
Old before being New!
Soon to be deleted and gone from the topic list!
Bye!
Bye!
NEXT!
vjs3
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 1:13:24 PM

Probably good news for those that can afford to own a Tesla.
sljbc475
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 1:05:30 PM

Old news.
piggyster
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 12:43:18 PM

This is last weeks news
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 12:13:09 PM

A long way away from mainstream.
KrsnaDragon
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 11:38:29 AM

This is no longer news.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 11:33:43 AM

- Verrry Interrrresting . . . . . . . . .









WillyG
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 11:03:52 AM

Different article title, same exact content.
99church
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:58:12 AM

agree with rss517, this was discussed in another thread a few days ago
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:55:33 AM

Interesting!
rrs517
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:53:48 AM

The battery swap is merely an attempt to justify a failed concept for a very expensive car that can only travel 80 miles w/o a long-cycle recharge.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:53:48 AM

lol
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:52:50 AM

OK. Enough with Tesla.
Isn't that an electric car that I can't afford?
All my money is spent on gas already.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:50:00 AM

Tesla on the move.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:49:51 AM

good!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:49:20 AM

Still not enough, but making progress... Good.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:46:57 AM

I want one
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:46:52 AM

I will stick to my clean burning diesel.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:46:27 AM

Good needs to get better.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:45:34 AM

Go Tesla!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:44:20 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:43:49 AM

Old news!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:42:00 AM

Still not a real alternative to gasoline powered car.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:41:24 AM

Still not enough, but making progress... Good.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:37:34 AM

Good point, oldred.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:36:29 AM

Basically just another reprint, therefore it is very old news ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:36:07 AM

old
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old
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:35:08 AM

Essentially posted twice.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:35:01 AM

A workaround, not a solution.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:34:58 AM

NOT for me either.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:34:12 AM

"The price is estimated between $50 and $80, which would be around the price of filling a standard 16-gallon tank."

Yes, but a 16 gallon tank should take you at least 400 miles not 200.

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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:33:02 AM

Tesla is not for me.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:32:52 AM


Even on the low end $50 every 200 miles seems high to me. Fill up with gasoline for the same $50 and go 300+ miles.
Rick01
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:30:38 AM

Twice in the same 5 stories?
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:30:04 AM

same basically as the other article about Tesla
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:29:00 AM

sounds like a Daytona pit stop
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:28:59 AM


How can such an old news story that has been posted for 2 days get 31 votes to be posted here again?

USELESS NEWS!!!
docisnot
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:28:50 AM

What happens when your battery runs out before you get to the 200 miles?
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:28:40 AM

Fast is wonderful, so now, let's drop the price and make everyone happy.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:27:31 AM

that could work !!
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:26:40 AM

Getting closer.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:26:19 AM

More old news.....
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:24:34 AM

time tells all
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:24:21 AM

Still not quite there yet. Maybe electric car parking at stores so they can plug in while shopping.
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Message Posted: Jun 23, 2013 10:23:29 AM

Telsa needs to start paying highway taxes.
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