New Electric Car Travels 400 km on Single Charge

Big oil companies, automobile behemoths and influential governments with hidden agendas for tanking the advent of electric cars, better listen up.

Published: 26-Jul-2006

Big oil companies, automobile behemoths and influential governments with hidden agendas for tanking the advent of electric cars, better listen up.

A Silicon Valley start-up in the US, called Tesla Motors Inc, has raised millions in financing from San Francisco bay area techno giants such as Google, eBay and PayPal to produce a prototype battery electric car that has the potential to blow away the gas-guzzling, eco-hostile competition.

Check these specs: The Tesla Roadster goes from zero to almost 100 kmph in four totally silent non-revved out seconds, has a top speed of over 200 kmph and can zoom for about 400 km before needing a recharge.

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