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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

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

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla’s Elon Musk Uses Crisis In Ukraine To Tout His SpaceX Company

At a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Musk said his rival in the world of military satellites, United Launch Alliance, has rockets made partially in Russia.

03/06/2014

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Rumors Abound Surrounding Apple And Tesla

An interesting article appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle over the weekend that indicated that leaders with Apple and Tesla Motors had a recent face to face.

02/17/2014

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Apple Diversifying, Reportedly Talking With Tesla Motors

Could Apple be branching out into cars? Looking for the next big thing, the merger and acquisitions chief, Adrian Perica, met with Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk last spring, according to sources.

02/17/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Expects Feds To Clear Model S In Fires

The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires.

11/22/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Mulling Largest Lithium-Ion Battery Factory In World

Looking to eventually produce more electric cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said they may need a new factory for battery cells alone and its size would be major.

11/18/2013

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

Tesla CEO Says Model S Won’t Be Recalled Due To Fires

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company “definitely” won’t recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks

11/12/2013

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 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

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