Batteries

A view of the main entrance to Apple Inc. in Cupertino, California. (Ryan Anson/AFP/Getty Images)

Apple Wants To Begin Production Of Electric Cars By 2020

Bloomberg Business reports that the car team already consists of about 200 people and Apple has ramped up hiring within the past few months.

02/19/2015

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Safeway Fined $10M For Illegally Dumping Electronics, Pharmaceuticals In California Landfills

The Safeway supermarket chain has been ordered to pay nearly $10 million for illegally dumping batteries, electronics and pharmaceuticals in California landfills.

01/06/2015

A Tesla Roadster Sport sits in a dealership showroom on November 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tesla Announces Major Upgrades To Roadster 3.0, Expected To Be Able To Travel 400 Miles On Single Charge

The Palo Alto-based company is expected to unveil the upgrades in early 2015, with a non-stop trip from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

12/26/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Looking Outside Of California For Battery “Giga Factory”

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.

02/26/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hayward Metal Firm Getting Huge Boost From Tesla Motors’ Success

Shares of Tesla Motors surged Friday following better than expected fourth-quarter results, and now another Bay Area company is getting a charge from electric car maker’s success.

02/21/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Stock Falls Most In 2 Years On Battery Shortage

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn’t have enough of them.

11/06/2013