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Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

low gas prices are not good for the future of the country — we should actually be raising them if we are to address the long-term issues of the U.S. dependence on oil.

Adam’s Angle: New Jersey should not restrict sale of Tesla vehicles

Adam’s Angle: New Jersey should not restrict sale of Tesla vehicles

April 3, 2014


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Tesla Motors has until April 15 to continue selling its cars through company-owned stores in New Jersey. After then, its stores will be used as galleries where shoppers can view Tesla’s Model S but cannot purchase one or even inquire about pricing. The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission just...

Electric cars are practicable in the near future

Electric cars are practicable in the near future

November 14, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Tesla Motors is having a bad month of PR. Last week, a third Tesla vehicle erupted into flames. Naturally the skeptics of electric propulsion picked up the story first, using the combustion as a springboard for their cynicism. Automakers have struggled to market existing electric vehicles as viable a...

Electric cars not realizable in the near future

Electric cars not realizable in the near future

November 14, 2013


Filed under Editor's Picks, Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

Last week and for the third time in less than two months, a Model S from electric carmaker Tesla Motors caught fire after being involved in an accident. Shares of the company fell at least 7 percent for two consecutive days. The business, run by celebrity CEO Elon Musk, had already reported a net lo...