Tesla hopes to sell its electric cars directly to Texans over the Internet
It seems North Texas has lost out. Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.
Governor Rick Perry’s office says it continues to negotiate with Tesla Motors to build an electric car battery factory in Texas, despite Tesla’s announcement Thursday that it has broken ground on a Nevada site.
It’s considered one of the safest cars on the road, but you won’t find a Tesla at any care dealership in Texas. Tesla Motors designs and manufactures electric vehicles. Now the company is opening a new storefront at NorthPark Center in Dallas.
General Motors is knocking 12.5 percent off the Chevrolet Volt’s sticker price as it tries to better compete with electric car rivals. The vehicle will now start at $34,995.
Members of the Texas House are considering a bill that would allow manufacturers of 100-percent electric vehicles or all battery-powered vehicles to sell directly to consumers, bypassing car dealers.
The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 mph, so pedestrians can hear them coming.
A new partnership with Kroger stores means North Texans driving electric cars will soon have more options when it comes to recharging their vehicles.
As gas prices continue to climb, some drivers might be wondering if it’s time to switch to an electric vehicle. CBS 11 News put one to the test.
An indoor go-kart track in Frisco has become the first location in North Texas where drivers race all-electric vehicles.
In a campaign trail attack on subsidized electric cars, Newt Gingrich said, “You can’t put a gun rack in a Volt.” A Volt owner has set out to prove him wrong.
Dallas will have more charging stations for environmentally conscious drivers to get their juice.