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How Hillary Clinton’s VP Pick, Tim Kaine, Stands On Cars

By   July 23, 2016

Potential VP Tim Kaine and a Tesla Model 3

Tim Kaine

If you’re online today then you know that Hillary Clinton picked Tim KainePorsche 911 with the majority of the lineup now being turbocharged (with the exception of the GT3 and GT3 RS). This allows for more fuel efficiency and better performance, but does change the character of the car slightly – a huge deal in a legend like the 911.

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The Problem With The Tesla Model 3

By   April 5, 2016

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3

Last week Tesla unveiled the Model 3. What made the electric car gather a huge amount of hype is the price tag.

Tesla’s are normally fairly high priced, but the Model 3 will be offered at a more reasonable $35,000. Add in the $7,500 in tax credits and you get a net price of $27,500. Although, it is highly likely that only a small portion of Model 3 buyers will be able to claim what remains of Tesla’s 200,000 credits (each manufacture gets 200,000 for all of their electric vehicle sales). In fact there is a good chance that under 10,000 buyers will be able to claim the credit before it is gone for Tesla.

For this price you get a car that is promised to launch from 0-60 mph in 6 seconds and have a battery range of 215 miles per charge. It is no wonder then that within 24 hours of the unveiling that just under 200,000 folks had already reserved a Model 3. With a planned production run of 500,000 cars per year starting in the 2017, that sets the new Tesla up for success.

However, there is one huge problem with the package.

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