We’ve covered the Tesla vs. Auto Dealers saga pretty extensively. But looking at these pieces separately can give a confusing view of where Tesla and its direct sales model stands across the US. So the map above allows us to take a step back and look at the overall picture. [keep reading]
It seems like bad timing for an unheard of Italian car company called Vygor to announce the release of a new luxury crossover. Especially when considering an established brand like Saab can’t get help from their own country and most people have yet to see a Tesla Motors car on the road even though the brand’s been around for nearly a decade. No matter, Vygor plans to shake up the automotive world with the Opera.
Ending each week on the Mojo Motors Blog is “Putting it into park,” a compilation of newsworthy links from the past five days.
-A parade of 51 hearses in Hell, Michigan breaks the Guinness World Record. [link]
-Taking a page out of the Tesla Motors book of delays, Alfa Romeo pushes back the release of their 4C roadster. [link]
-The 1969 Camaro was named the greatest Chevrolet ever, but did the voters get it right? [link]
-Jalopnik’s ten best car commercials ever. [link]
-Completely customize the new Ford Mustang down to the hood pins. [link]
-A new reality show on the Discovery Channel, “Carfellas,” is about three guys who run a used auto lot. [link]
-Auto blog Hooniverse is “staking a claim in the automotive fringe.” They also have a cool name. [link]
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