Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors, Inc. is a California-based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components.

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3p Weekend: 10 Hottest Headlines of the Year

Did you miss out on any of the year's biggest news? There's only one way to find out. Give that inbox a break,…
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3p Weekend: 7 Things You Need to Know About Tesla’s New Home Battery

Some headlines predicted that Tesla's new battery would "eliminate electricity bills," while others took it a step further saying it would "change the…
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Elon Musk and the Battery of Silent Revolutions

It's a common beef with electric vehicles: The electricity used to charge them can come from some grimy sources. But Elon Musk is…
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Tesla is Taking Its Batteries Off the Road — and Putting Them in Business

High-end electric vehicle company Tesla Motors is plunging into the high stakes commercial and residential energy storage market in California.
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Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

Ben & Jerry's is criss-crossing the U.S. for its Save Our Swirled tour in a tricked-out Tesla serving free ice cream and encouraging…
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3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EV

We're only a few months into the year, but all signs point to 2015 being a big one for electric vehicles. So, start…
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Place Your Bets: SunEdison Buys Solar Energy Storage Startup

SunEdison's acquisition of Solar Grid highlights growing interest among VCs and leading energy, industrial and solar companies in stationary energy storage. Along with…
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4 Trailblazing Green Companies

Whether or not the public continues to see value in green as a trend, the necessity of reducing costs by going green will…
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Elon Musk’s Next Business Venture: Home Energy Storage

In an earnings call last week, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company will soon unveil a consumer lithium-ion battery that can be…
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3p Weekend: 7 Brands We’re Crushing On this Valentine’s Day

To celebrate this day of love, this week we're tipping our hats to seven brand crushes that have never let us down.
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Electrified Truck Power-Train Can Cut Fuel Use in Half

Four-year-old California company Wrightspeed, started by Tesla co-founder Ian Wright, has developed a technology that zeros in on a specific niche of the…
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Volkswagen, BMW Join Forces to Create EV-Charging Corridor

With a first-phase rollout of 100 charging stations, the partnership could very well give Tesla a run for its money -- with one…
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Green Job Openings More Than Double in the Second Quarter of 2014

More than 12,500 clean energy and transportation jobs were announced in this year's second quarter (Q2 2014), more than double that of Q1,…
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California Pulls Out All Stops to Land Tesla Gigafactory

California is making the charge to woo Tesla Motors's proposed "Gigafactory" with an incentive package that could be worth up to a half…
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Tesla and Panasonic Agree to Build Battery Gigafactory

Panasonic and Tesla Motors inking of an agreement outlining a framework for building a “Gigafactory” creates winners all around.