Who Bricked The Electric Car? You Did!

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According to an article by Michael Degusta over at theunderstatement.com, if a Tesla electric car, such as the Roadster is parked unplugged, it will eventually become what the company calls a “brick”. The vehicle can no more be started or even pushed down the road. This is the result of the car’s always-on subsystems which continually feed on the battery.

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Toyota RAV4 EV debuts with help from Tesla Motors

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This comes via a partnership with Tesla Motors (you know, of Tesla Roadster fame), so you know that the electric motor components are going to be pretty top notch. Interestingly enough, despite being significantly larger than the Honda Fit, the pre-production RAV4 EV gets the same 100 mile range on a single charge.

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Jay Leno test drives the Tesla Roadster 2.5 (video)

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Most people know Jay Leno has the host of Tonight Show (sorry, Conan but you’ll be on Comedy Central soon), he also happens to be a huge car enthusiast. He has a massive garage filled with both vintage and current cars, but also wants to check out the newest vehicles too. So, in the clip below, he takes a look at the Tesla Roadster 2.5.

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