Browsing Tag

tesla

Abt Exclusive

The Tesla Owners Club Visits Abt

A group of people standing in front of a fountain

You may have seen our Tesla EV chargers in front of our store, but that’s not the only way our brands are connected. Members of the Tesla Owners Club visited Abt on Saturday, October 8 for an exclusive tour of our store, recycling center and more. Abt’s Bob Taylor had the honors of guiding the group of 50 around our store and facilities. He led them around the store to see everything…

Continue Reading

News

Celebrating Earth Day, Every Day.

One of the cornerstones of Abt’s approach to business is a strong dedication to environmental stewardship. We recognize the importance of being good to the Earth: we’ve got only one, and damaging it affects all of us. Wherever possible, we try to make the most environmentally-friendly decisions, whether in designing new additions to our store or in services we offer. As green technologies continue to advance, these solutions are often sound business…

Continue Reading

Abt Exclusive News

Tesla Powerpacks!

We’re no strangers to green thinking or renewable energy, and this week, the latest addition to our array of eco-friendly infrastructure was installed: a cluster of Telsa Powerpacks. A sort of souped-up version of the Powerwall residential batteries announced in 2015, the Powerpacks are purpose-built to commercial and utility-grade specifications. They’re meant to endure harsh conditions—Chicago winters, for instance—while providing a reliable source of backup power for high-demand consumers.…

Continue Reading

Abt Exclusive CES 2016 Videos

CES 2016: Faraday Future Electric Supercar

One of the concepts getting the most buzz at CES isn’t a home electronics device or an appliance, it’s an electric car from a company that almost no one has heard of before.  Faraday Future, a California-based electric vehicle startup, pulled the wraps off their concept vehicle, the FFZERO1. With a single look, it’s clear that the FFZERO1 is no electric econobox. It’s not here to compete with the Prius or the…

Continue Reading

Abt Exclusive

Tesla Model S Info Console: Abt Checks It Out

Tesla Model S center console: A long way from cassette tapes and gas-station maps CES 2013—The life of a copywriter is far from glamorous; as someone who drives an 18 year-old station wagon with alignment issues and a rusty muffler, I get excited when I ride in a car with a CD player. Needless to say, when I saw this video of the Tesla Model S interactive center console, I was more…

Continue Reading

Events Products

Abt Earth Day Extravaganza!

Yesterday Abt Electronics celebrated Earth Day in style!  For starters, we had on display an electric car from Tesla. With a sleek design, it is also extremely energy efficient. Up to 245 miles per charge and goes 0-60mph in 3.7 seconds, this car releases no tailpipe emissions. In addition to that, The Grove from Glenview Park District came out and showed our customers some of their popular reptiles like turtles and snakes.…

Continue Reading

Events News Products

Tesla Roadster Sport at Abt

Have you seen the newest eco-friendly attraction in our atrium? We are happy to partner with Tesla Motors to showcase a Roadster Sport in our store until this Saturday, July 31st. The Roadster is one of the first electric cars available for purchase today. It can go from 0 to 60 MPH in 3.7 seconds, 245 miles per charge and has 0 tailpipe emissions!  What’s great is that it plugs into nearly…

Continue Reading