Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
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Who's hotter than Nikola Tesla? Instead of an internal combustion engine, the Tesla Motors electric vehicles use a three-phase alternating current (AC) induction motor, a technology first patented in the US in 1888 by Nikola Tesla.
According to Tesla Motors, "With an electric motor, instant torque is available at any RPM. The entire rotational force of the motor is available the instant the accelerator is pressed. Peak torque stays constant to nearly 6000 RPM, only then does it start to slowly roll-off." Software ensures that you don't take off like a rocket ship every time you put your foot on the pedal.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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