Tesla Motors, hailed by all as the saviour of the planet, has been selling the all-electric Roadster model since 2008. Three-and-a-half years later, the automaker reports it has sold “more than 1500” of the electric-powered two-seaters.
Yesterday morning we showed you a scary car accident camera phone video shot from the driver’s point-of-view as a two-by-four kicked up by a slow-moving trailer-carrying truck rockets through the windshield.
Now that electric-powered Nissan Leafs have been driven by the first owners for several weeks, Nissan’s claimed 160km range is being tested in reality. The result? Reports of Leafs running out of juice and stranding drivers with little warning. [Jalopnik]