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2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla To Appeal New Jersey’s Ban On Direct Car Sales

Electric-car company Tesla Motors has filed notice it intends to go to court to appeal New Jersey’s ruling that would stop it from selling its vehicles in the state within two weeks.

04/02/2014

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

NJ Blocks Direct Car Sales; Tesla Decries ‘Affront To Free Market’

New Jersey motor vehicle officials have approved a regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain franchise agreements to receive state licenses.

03/12/2014

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

Tucson Courts Tesla Motors With Bid For New Battery Factory

City officials confirmed Sunday that they have made a bid for electric-car maker Tesla Motors to consider Tucson for the site of a massive battery factory that would employ 6,500 people.

03/09/2014

Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hayward Metal Firm Getting Huge Boost From Tesla Motors’ Success

Shares of Tesla Motors surged Friday following better than expected fourth-quarter results, and now another Bay Area company is getting a charge from electric car maker’s success.

02/21/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Shares Soar On Results, Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.

02/19/2014

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

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

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

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

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

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