Video: Tesla Model S Hits 132MPH On The Autobahn


Several weeks ago, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was in Munich, Germany opening a new service center.  Musk told Tesla fans that the company would be setting up a tuning package for autobahn driving.  The autobahn has no speed limit.  Above is a video of the Model S hitting 132 MPH.  The Model S takes five seconds to hit around 100MPH.  Of course, the Model S would not last 265 miles of battery life at those speeds.  Check out the video above of the Model S hitting 132MPH.
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Toms Launches Marketplace for Socially Conscious Goods

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Toms, the socially conscious brand that donates shoes or provides eye care for each pair of shoes or sunglasses that it sells, launched an online marketplace on Tuesday

The offshoot, Toms Marketplace, carries more than 200 products from 30 different companies, all of which incorporate giving back into their business models.

"At Toms, we feel it's our responsibility to give companies that are integrating a social mission into their business some exposure," Toms founder Blake Mycoskie told Mashable. "How can we use our community and infrastructure to lift up our movement? I just loved this idea, and it can provide a big benefit to these organizations." Read more...

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Bill Gates Believes Human Health Is More Important Than Tech

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With Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on the way out, some have wondered if the company’s co-founder, Bill Gates, might be interested in returning to his role as head honcho. But if a new interview is any indication, Gates thinks there are things far more important than tech that deserve his attention.

In a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times, which focused primarily on his work to bring health aid to the world's impoverished regions, Gates offers a glimpse into how much his views have changed regarding the importance of technology in our lives Read more...

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