Fri 16 Nov 2012
Finally someone made a car that is better than one powered by gasoline. Really that is all they have to do.
Tesla Model S wins Motor Trend’s Car of the Year. Are electric cars here to stay?
Tesla Motors made history Tuesday when the Tesla Model S became the first all-electric vehicle to win Motor Trend’s Car of the Year award. Will Tesla’s honor silence critics of the electric car industry?
By David J. Unger, Correspondent / November 13, 2012
It is the first time in Motor Trend’s 64-year history that the award has gone to a vehicle not powered by an internal combustion engine.
“It drives like a sports car, eager and agile and instantly responsive,” wrote Angus MacKenzie, editor-at-large of Motor Trend Magazine. ”But it’s also as smoothly effortless as a Rolls-Royce, can carry almost as much stuff as a Chevy Equinox, and is more efficient than a Toyota Prius.”
The announcement is a boost for an EV industry labeled a failure by some analysts and politicians.
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