Falling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.
People who bought an electric car, thinking they were saving the environment, might be doing more harm than they think.
The Tesla ‘D’ will feature dual motors, and all wheel drive, which links the wheels electronically, as opposed to a shaft that connects most all wheel drive systems.
For the last four years, America’s newest car company has been hidden away behind the doors of a Silicon Valley garage. But it’s out in the open now and about to blow some doors off.
An unprecedented package of economic incentives to bring Tesla Motors’ $5 billion lithium battery factory to Nevada won unanimous approval from the state Legislature late Thursday and Gov. Brian Sandoval was preparing to quickly sign it into law.
Opposition emerged Wednesday as Nevada lawmakers began negotiating over whether to approve a complex package of up to $1.3 billion in incentives for Tesla Motors in a special session ordered by Gov. Brian Sandoval to seal the deal to bring the electric car-maker’s $5 billion battery factory to the state.
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval announced Thursday that Tesla Motors will build a massive battery factory in the state as long as legislators approve tax breaks and other incentives worth up to $1.3 billion over 20 years.
Billboards are a common sight along Bay Area freeways, but drivers along the Nimitz could be in for a surprise. Tesla is looking to install a billboard standing 40 feet tall and stretching 200 feet wide near its factory in Fremont.
Earlier this week, budget watchdogs wrote an open letter warning five states, including California, not to offer too many incentives to Tesla.
The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…