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

NHTSA Investigating Tesla Model S Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

11/19/2013

Fremont Fire Department vehicles on the scene of an industrial accident at the Tesla factory on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA: Tesla Factory Had Previous Safety Violation

The Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday.

11/14/2013

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

3 Workers Injured In Accident At Fremont Tesla Factory, CEO Speaks Out

Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.

11/13/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Stems Bleeding After Bad Few Days

Investors in the Tesla electric car company stemmed the bleeding a bit Friday. But it was still an abysmal few days, marred by another fire in a Model S and earnings results that many found disappointing.

11/08/2013

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Tesla Reports Third Fire Involving Model S Electric Car

A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.

11/07/2013

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)

Report Of 2nd Fiery Crash Sends Tesla Shares Lower

Tesla Motors shares dropped Monday after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car.

10/28/2013

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

Tesla CEO Says Fire Was Caused By Impaled Battery

The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery in a Model S that caught fire this week was apparently impaled by a metal object.

10/04/2013

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

Tesla Shares Fall Further On Model S Fire Video

Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars.

10/03/2013

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

Tesla Stock Stumbles After Model S Catches Fire

Shares of Bay Area electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle.

10/02/2013

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