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Electric Car

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

‘Lemon Law King’ Files Suit Against Tesla

Wisconsin’s self-proclaimed “lemon law king” filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of refusing to give a Franklin doctor a refund on a defective electric sedan that cost nearly $100,000.

04/08/2014

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Leads Bay Area In Number Of Electric Car Drivers

The city that’s home to the Tesla electric car factory is also leading by example in the use of electric vehicles.

02/27/2014

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. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Shares Soar On Results, Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.

02/19/2014

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

NHTSA Investigating Tesla Model S Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

11/19/2013

Fremont Fire Department vehicles on the scene of an industrial accident at the Tesla factory on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA: Tesla Factory Had Previous Safety Violation

The Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday.

11/14/2013

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

3 Workers Injured In Accident At Fremont Tesla Factory, CEO Speaks Out

Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.

11/13/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Shares Drop As 3rd Quarter Earnings Fall Short

Tesla Motors’ high-flying stock tumbled 12 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after the electric car maker’s third-quarter results fell short of expectations.

11/05/2013

Gov. Brown Pushes For More Electric Cars At San Francisco Event

Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind the proposed expansion of California’s electric vehicle market during an appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium on Monday.

09/17/2013

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Shares Jump On Lower 2nd Quarter Losses

Excluding one-time items and lease accounting, Tesla Motors Inc. said it had a profit of 20 cents per share. The one-time items included a $16 million charge associated with the payoff of a $465 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. Tesla paid off the loan in May, nine years earlier than it was due.

08/07/2013

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