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Tesla Reports Third Fire Involving Model S Electric Car

A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.

11/07/2013

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

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

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Of 2nd Fiery Crash Sends Tesla Shares Lower

Tesla Motors shares dropped Monday after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car.

10/28/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Hires Apple Engineer To Lead New Vehicle Development

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hired Apple Inc.’s chief Mac engineer to lead new vehicle development.

10/24/2013

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

Tesla CEO Says Fire Was Caused By Impaled Battery

The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery in a Model S that caught fire this week was apparently impaled by a metal object.

10/04/2013

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

Tesla Shares Fall Further On Model S Fire Video

Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars.

10/03/2013

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

Tesla Stock Stumbles After Model S Catches Fire

Shares of Bay Area electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle.

10/02/2013

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New Palo Alto Homes Required To Have Wiring For Electric Car Chargers

The Palo Alto city council voted unanimously Tuesday to require new homes to come pre-wired for electric car charging systems.

09/25/2013

Blink electric car charger by Ecotality. (CBS)

SF’s Ecotality, Maker Of Electric Car Chargers, Files For Bankruptcy

Ecotality, which makes charging systems for electric vehicles, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and wants to sell its assets in an auction.

09/17/2013

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