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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

Brown v. Kashkari

Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown’s long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year’s governor’s race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.

09/04/2014

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

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

Tesla Motors Looks To Install Massive Sign Near Fremont Plant

Billboards are a common sight along Bay Area freeways, but drivers along the Nimitz could be in for a surprise. Tesla is looking to install a billboard standing 40 feet tall and stretching 200 feet wide near its factory in Fremont.

08/28/2014

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Budget Watchdogs Urge California To Show Restraint As Tesla Gigafactory Competition Heats Up

Earlier this week, budget watchdogs wrote an open letter warning five states, including California, not to offer too many incentives to Tesla.

08/27/2014

Tesla Charging Station (credit: LEX VAN LIESHOUT/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla Building I-80 Supercharger Station Near Truckee

The Palo Alto-based electric car company is reported to have installed charging bays in Truckee…

08/26/2014

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

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