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BMW i3 versus Tesla Model S electric car comparison

The Tesla Model S, left, starts at $69,900,

(Credit: Tesla, BMW)

BMW unveiled the production model of its much-anticipated all-electric car July 29. The car immediately elicited comparisons to the Tesla Model S, which is seen as the current leader for luxury electric cars.

Here's a side-by-side look at some of the specs.   Tesla Model S BMW i3 Price: $69,900 (base) $41,350 Range: 230 miles 80 to 100 miles Top Speed: 120 mph 93 mph 0 to 60 mph: 5.9...

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Electric cars still don't meet 'society's needs'

A Tesla Motors electric sports car charges in

(Credit: Bloomberg News, 2011)

When GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney slammed President Barack Obama during last week's debate for pouring some $90 billion in to clean energy "losers," Obama supporters were quick to point out that Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla, included among those "losers," has actually proven to be a winner. Indeed, the company's share price is up more than 50 percent since...

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