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Touche: Times Reviewer Refutes Tesla Accusations

Including the weird one about driving in circles in a parking lot

(Newser) - A New York Times auto reviewer has issued a point-by-point rebuttal to Tesla's claims that he deliberately set out to make the Model S electric car look bad. In one of the standout accusations, based on the car's driving logs, Tesla's Elon Musk wrote that John Broder... More »

Tesla: Logs Show NYT's Negative Review Is Bogus

Automaker says reporter was out to make the car look bad

(Newser) - Tesla has lobbed the latest volley in what's become a nasty public fight with the New York Times over a negative review of the electric Model S sedan. In a blog post titled "A Most Peculiar Test Drive," Tesla chief Elon Musk says logs from the drive... More »

Kia Soul Sport Better 'Beat Box' Than Vehicle

Should score with its target market, who want 'hearing damage'

(Newser) - The 2010 Kia Soul Sport isn’t “fun to drive,” but that doesn’t mean it won’t be fun for its target drivers, “audio-obsessed teens and 20-somethings,” writes Dan Neil in the Los Angeles Times. Priced under $20,000, it’s “a cool-looking little... More »

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