Tesla's Model S is rated for a top speed of 130 mph.

Watch this Tesla Model S hit 132 mph on the Autobahn (video)

A few weeks back at the opening of a Tesla Motors service center in Munich, Elon Musk told a room full of fans and journalists that Tesla would offer a special tuning package for high-speed Model S driving.

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Shell Oil: The last gasoline car will be built in 2070

Ultimately, none of us can predict the future. But when global firms like Shell start assuming that gasoline will go away, the next 100 could be very interesting indeed.

Tesla's Model S is rated for a top speed of 130 mph.

From Nissan Leaf to Tesla Model S: the big electric car jump

We took delivery of our Leaf in February 2011, and over the next two-plus years recorded more than 16,000 trouble-free miles. But with the consistently positive reviews of the upscale Tesla Model S, this year we decided to make the big jump to that car.

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Tesla cars to use AT&T wireless internet service

While it won’t help the distracted driving problem, in-car Internet access is becoming a popular option among tech-conscious customers, and a new source of revenue for car makers and data providers.

Toyota's concept hydrogen fuel cell car, the FCV-R.

Toyota shows a sneak peek of its upcoming hydrogen car

Toyota has given a small selection of journalists their first taste of prototypes of its long-awaited hydrogen fuel-cell production car–and driving impressions are beginning to surface.


Korea's first electric car is coming to the U.S. next year

The upcoming Soul EV electric car will show off “Kia’s engineering capabilities as well as our commitment to producing vehicles with reduced environmental footprints,” according to Kia exec Orth Hedrick.


Hertz newest rental car? The hot Tesla Model S

The Model S won’t be a regular rental option, though. It will be offered through Hertz’s Dream Cars program, which also includes exotic cars from Aston Martin, Ferrari, and Lamborghini.