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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Among NASA Contenders To Launch Astronauts To Space Station From U.S. Soil

NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil, and one of the likely contenders is SpaceX, the private rocket company formed by PayPal and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk.

09/16/2014

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Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve $1.3 Billion In Tax Breaks For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

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.

09/11/2014

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

Nevada Kick-Starts Special Session Over $1.3 Billion In Incentives For Tesla ‘Gigafactory’

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.

09/10/2014

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

Nevada Offers Tesla Up To $1.3B In Incentives For ‘Gigafactory’ Battery Plant

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.

09/04/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Coachella Valley Emerges As Possible Location For Tesla Motors Battery ‘Gigafactory’

Known for its annual music festival, the Coachella Valley in Southern California has emerged as a potential location for Tesla Motors to build its widely anticipated battery factory.

08/19/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Extends Drive-Unit Warranty On Model S To 8 Years, Says Electric Motors Are More Reliable

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has extended the drive-unit warranty for its Model S sedan to make it good for eight years and unlimited miles.

08/15/2014

State Sen. Ted Gains attempts to present Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk with a 'golden' shovel. August 8, 2014. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

State Senator Presents Tesla’s CEO With ‘Golden’ Shovel; Courting Auto Maker’s Multi-Billion Dollar Battery Factory

State Sen. Ted Gaines (R-Roseville) visited Tesla Motors’ Palo Alto headquarters Friday to deliver a golden shovel to as a gift and a hint to the electric car maker’s CEO and founder, Elon Musk.

08/08/2014

Red Dragon Crew-Carrying Capsule (Credit SpaceX)

NASA Considers Mars Mission With Help Of Tesla’s Elon Musk, While Celebrating 45 Years Since Apollo 11 Moon Landing

45 years ago, America landed a man on the moon, and years from now, NASA and Tesla founder Elon Musk hope to have already landed a man on Mars, using Musk’s SpaceX rocket in a public-private partnership that turns the Apollo program model on its head.

07/16/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

New Tesla For The Price Of A Prius? Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000

Tesla Motors, makers of luxury and performance electric cars, will now have a smaller fourth version Model 3 priced at $35,000 to compete with the BMW 3 Series and at the same price as a loaded Toyota Prius, making owning a Tesla much more plausible for the rest of us.

07/16/2014

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 CEO Pledges $1M To Proposed Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla got a big present for his 158th birthday from the man responsible for his namesake electric car company.

07/10/2014

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