Tesla Motors made history Tuesday when the Tesla Model S became the first all-electric vehicle to win Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. Will Tesla's honor silence critics of the electric car industry?
Tesla Motors has debuted a network of Superchargers, fast-charging stations for electric cars. The new green technology is about twice as powerful as previous fast-charging stations, according to Green Car Reports.
Car of the year is awarded to the Chevy Volt, GM's cutting-edge hybrid.
Telsa Motors will be the first US auto company to go public in 50 years, when it begins selling stock to the public on Tuesday