Previously posted by EV_QC in the Bluestar thread but the article is focused on the possibility of Tesla introducing disruptive battery technology and since I'm not very familiar with this topic I was interested in the feedback from the battery experts in the forum. Article seems overly optimistic. http://seekingalpha.com/article/1024301-will-tesla-disrupt "As the following graph shows, a prospective 300 mile range BlueStar B55 designed around 2015 (optimistic case) Li-ion batteries handily beats any BMW 3 or Audi A4 on price. And the 160 mile and 240 mile range B26 and B39 offer a lot of competition to some very mainstream mid-size cars including Toyota's Camry, GM's Malibu and Ford's Fusion. According to the Wall Street Journal, a quarter million mid-size cars were sold in the United States. In October. If Tesla can crack the mid-size sedan market with BlueStar, it could easily sell hundreds of thousands of units a year. This is disruptive."