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

California Still In The Running For Tesla Motors’ New Battery Factory

California is making a late push to land electric-car maker, Tesla Motors’ new high-tech battery factory that would create thousands of jobs.

07/21/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Tax Incentives That Would Benefit Tesla Battery Plant

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Thursday that he signed legislation that creates a $420 million tax credit for aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin and includes similar tax incentives designed to benefit California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.

07/10/2014

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Tesla To Study Model S Charred And Severed In High-Speed L.A. Crash

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is requesting to review the remains of a stolen Model S Sedan that split in half and went up in flames following a high-speed chase in Los Angeles.

07/07/2014

Two Tesla Model S cars are displayed at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

As Workforce Expands At Tesla Motors, Company Is Hiring More Veterans

The Palo Alto company has more than 6,000 employees and 5 percent are currently American military veterans.

07/04/2014

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

Tesla To Share Patents With Rival Companies To Boost Electric Vehicle Industry

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is opening access to its patents to accelerate electric vehicle development.

06/12/2014

Tesla HQ

California Looks At Incentives To Land Tesla Motors $5 Billion ‘Gigafactory’

Tesla Motors has its pick on where to build its brand new battery factory. California lawmakers are trying to win the electric car company over with incentives.

06/06/2014

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

Tesla Loses Nearly $50M In 1st Quarter As Development Costs Grow

Electric car maker Tesla Motors lost $49.8 million in the first quarter as it accelerated the development of its new crossover.

05/07/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

California Back In Running For Tesla Electric Car Battery Plant, CEO Elon Musk Says

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said California is back in the running for a massive battery plant it plans to start building this year.

05/07/2014

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

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Likens Car Dealers To ‘Mafia’ As KPIX Poll Finds Support For Direct Auto Sales

Dealerships across the country continue to take aim at Tesla Motors over their direct-to-consumer sales. Now Founder Elon Musk is firing back and getting some support from Bay Area, where poll results show support for the company’s model.

03/19/2014

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

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