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Electric Cars

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla Looks To Make Affordable Electric Car In 3-4 Years

Tesla’s Model S electric car has often been seen as a novelty, a cutting-edge toy for the rich, but America’s youngest car company is enjoying a run of good news that has nothing to do with being the new kid on the assembly line.


Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla Motors Joining Nasdaq-100, Replacing Oracle

Tesla will be joining the Nasdaq-100 Index on Monday as software maker Oracle Corp. heads to the New York Stock Exchange.


2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

100K Petition Obama To Support Tesla In Direct Sales To Consumers

More 100,000 people have signed an online petition urging President Barack Obama to oppose efforts by states to block Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday.


Visitors look at Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s electric vehicle i-MiEV displayed during the EV JAPAN, part of the Automotive World 2011, at Tokyo Big Sight on January 19, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. The three-day trade show gathers industry experts to discuss and display the latest in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) as well as related technologies. (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Four Cities Tout Deal To Lease All Electric Compact Cars

Mayors from San Jose, Los Gatos, Campbell and Mill Valley on Thursday announced an agreement to add some all-electric, light-duty compact cars to their municipal fleets to reduce fuel costs and air pollution.


2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Recalls Some Model S Sedans Over Rear Latch Problem

Tesla is recalling as many as 1,228 of its Model S vehicles, citing a problem with a rear seat latch in the electric sports sedan.


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)

Electric Car Makers Think Outside The Garage At Silicon Valley Symposium

Sustainability advocates convened in Silicon Valley this week to share ideas about how to enhance the electric vehicle charging infrastructure as the technology slowly becomes mainstream.


Tesla Supercharger Station. (

Tesla Motors Announces Massive Rollout Of Electric Car Supercharger Stations

Tesla Motors is announcing a dramatic rollout of its network of super-fast car charging stations, to ease the range anxiety for drivers of their all-electric Model S sedan.


Electric vehicle charging stations. (Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Looks To Update Building Codes For Electric Cars

With more electric cars driving on Bay Area roads and less charging stations than needed, Santa Clara county supervisors are looking to change local building codes as a solution.


Tesla Motors S Sedan

Tesla Repays Energy Department Loan 9 Years Early

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.


Hybrid, Electric Vehicles Gain Traction At Silicon Valley International Auto Show

The Silicon Valley International Auto Show is underway with over a dozen manufacturers showing off their new wheels in San Jose.