Video tip: Consumer Reports tested the Tesla Model S P85D and found out that acceleration is not quite as fast as Tesla claims. It took 3.5 seconds to get to 60 mph in “Insane” mode, a blink of an eye more than the advertised 3.1 seconds.
Reading tip: Tesla ranks first on Forbes’ new list of the world’s most innovative companies. Read more about the four main differences between Tesla and other carmakers.
Events for the upcoming week: China (Shanghai) International Battery Industry Fair (Aug 26-28; Shanghai, China) ++ Eurobike (Aug 26-29; Friedrichshafen, Germany)
You can find a complete list of upcoming industry events at electrive.com/calendar
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