Tesla Model-S launch

Tesla Model-S launch

The time perhaps has finally come for electric cars with the Tesla Model-S launch

My first encounter with the electric car that may even answer Jeremy Clarkson’s objections to such vehicles, was an intriguing one. The Tesla Model S looks like a swish saloon car, not a bug or bubble-car like so many other electric vehicles, and it has enough power to beat even the Aston Martin Rapide, all without petrol and with no emissions. It marks the first time the car has been available in right-hand drive and hails the start of a new future for electric cars that may actually fit into people’s lives.

Since its US release in June 2012, Tesla has sold more than 25,000 of the five-door Model S electric cars worldwide, backed by a network of the company’s proprietary superchargers which can rapidly charge the Tesla’s batteries giving up to a [...]

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