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Tesla Motors S Sedan

Fremont Celebrates Tesla’s New Model S Sedan

The first Tesla S sedans rolled off the Fremont assembly line last Friday.

06/25/2012

The NUMMI Factory

Labor Department Provides Additional $6M Grant To Ex-NUMMI Workers

The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday a $6 million grant to continue re-employment services for more than 4,800 workers directly affected by the closure of the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. auto plant in Fremont two years ago.

06/19/2012

Tesla roadster

Tesla Motors Touts Fremont Job Creation From Federal Loan

The Tesla Motors plant sits ready and waiting for new workers to fill its assembly lines, thanks to a nearly have a billion dollar loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. The car maker said Tuesday that it planned to hire about 400 people.

11/22/2011

(L-R) Chris Gronet lead U.S. President Barack Obama and Ben Bierman on a tour of  Solyndra (Paul Chinn-Pool/Getty Images)

Solyndra Bankruptcy Could Dry Up Solar Industry Funding

FREMONT (KCBS) – While many venture capitalists remain bullish about solar companies, a Republican call for further investigation of how bankrupt Solyndra spent millions in federal loans could mean less public money for the solar […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Disabled Ex-NUMMI Workers To Get $6 Million Settlement

If the settlement is approved, it will resolve a lawsuit that was filed last year alleging that NUMMI and Toyota Motor Corp. violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011

George Miller headshot, as US Representative of California

East Bay Politician Decries New National Trade Agreements

Three agreements pending before Congress are set to open up trade between Korea, Panama and Colombia, but East Bay Congressman George Miller said he is afraid they may not go far enough to protect American workers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. , Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. In background is the Tesla electric car Model S sedan. The new Tesla factory is the former NUMMI plant. (AP)

Palo Alto-Based Tesla Motors Ramps Up Production

As more and more consumers become interested in electric vehicles, Tesla Motors in Palo Alto is hoping to lead the foray into the next wave of cars.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/26/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Former NUMMI Workers To Get $2 Million For Retraining

Alameda County has approved an additional $2 million to train former workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing plant for other jobs.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

The NUMMI Factory

Fremont Officials Have Big Plans For Area Around Old NUMMI Plant

As 2011 approaches, Fremont officials will be closely examining different concepts at redeveloping the acres and acres around the old NUMMI plant.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/20/2010

Tesla roadster

Tesla Celebrates Opening of Fremont Factory

The reopening of the former NUMMI auto plant in Fremont under the auspices of Tesla Motors marks an important milestone for California manufacturing and for the electric car maker, company officials said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/28/2010

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