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  • If Paris Hilton were a car company, she'd be Tesla

    Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
  • Tesla's fight with Chris Christie could shutter New Jersey stores

    Tesla's fight with Chris Christie could shutter New Jersey stores
    The strategy of Tesla Motors to sell its electric Model S sports sedan through company-owned stores took a hit this week when New Jersey required that autos sold in the state have to move through a middleman, namely a dealer. At the urging of auto...
  • Letters: Chris Christie vs. Tesla

    Re "The car dealers' racket," Opinion, March 17 So New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed a decision last week by the Motor Vehicle Commission to "protect consumers" and effectively kick Tesla out of the state by prohibiting it from selling its...
  • Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry

    Five ways Tesla Motors pushes technology change in auto industry
    Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
  • Tesla to install high-strength battery shields to reduce fire risk

    Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire. Elon Musk, the electric car company’s chief executive, outlined the...
  • Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model

    Have Tesla sales topped out? Automaker needs a cheaper model
    Have Tesla Motors sales stalled? That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data. Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
  • Tesla Motors closes at record after Apple merger rumor surfaces

    Rumors of a possible acquisition by Apple and expectations for a strong fourth quarter drove shares of Tesla Motors to $203.70 Tuesday, a 3% gain and a new closing high for the electric car company. It was the first time Tesla closed over $200....
  • L.A. Auto Show: Will fuel cells make battery electric cars obsolete?

    For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future. No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
  • Toyota exec touts fuel cell cars, dismisses EV rivals

    Toyota exec touts fuel cell cars, dismisses EV rivals
    DETROIT (Reuters) - In an escalation of the auto industry's war of words over future green technologies, a senior Toyota Motor Corp executive singled out Elon Musk and other rival executives on Tuesday and made a bold prediction for its hydrogen car. Bob...
  • Tesla Motors plans to debut cheaper car in early 2015

    Tesla Motors plans to unveil an electric car in early 2015 that could sell in the $40,000 range, a mainstream offering that could be key to the automaker's future growth. Tesla's only current offering is the Model S, a premium sport sedan that starts at...
  • Luxury auto brands give eco-friendly a spin

    Luxury auto brands give eco-friendly a spin
    With eco-friendly cars taking center stage at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, it was no surprise luxury carmakers wanted to tout their stuff too. And not just far-off concepts that drivers will need to wait years for, either. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac...