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Why Tesla’s electric cars have a long way to go — if their charge makes it

Excerpt from New York Times

Skift Take

Scathing may not be the perfect word to describe this review of Musk’s electric supercar, but it’s likely the most charitable way to describe it.

— Jason Clampet

Having established a fast-charging foothold in California for its electric cars, Tesla Motors has brought its formula east, opening two ultrafast charging stations in December that would, in theory, allow a speedy electric-car road trip between here and Boston.

But as I discovered on a recent test drive of the company’s high-performance Model S sedan, theory can be trumped by reality, especially when Northeast temperatures plunge.

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