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  • Electric cars could be cost-competitive with gas-powered in 2017

    Electric cars could be cost-competitive with gas-powered in 2017
    The cost of owning an electric car is wriggling its way down to becoming competitive with its gas-powered peers, according to new projections by the Electrification Coalition. Representatives from the Washington, D.C., advocacy group said during a...
  • Elon Musk intends to turn James Bond prop into real submarine car

    Elon Musk intends to turn James Bond prop into real submarine car
    Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk secretly purchased the amphibious sports car that appeared as a movie prop in a 1970s James Bond film with the intention of converting it into the real thing.   Musk, chief executive of electric car company Tesla Motors...
  • Tesla's Elon Musk defends Model S electric car after fire

    Tesla's Elon Musk defends Model S electric car after fire
    Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week. Writing on Tesla’s...
  • Tesla shares continue to fall on report of battery fire in Model S

    Tesla shares continue to fall on report of battery fire in Model S
    Shares of electric car company Tesla Motors continued to fall Thursday after pictures and video of a mysterious Tesla Model S fire circulated on the Internet. The fire raised concern the popular luxury car -- Tesla is selling all it can make -- might...
  • Tesla shares fall after mysterious car fire and analyst downgrade

    Tesla shares fall after mysterious car fire and analyst downgrade
    Shares of Wall Street darling Tesla Motors fell 6% Wednesday after the high-flying stock was downgraded by an investment house and pictures and video of a mysterious Tesla Model S fire circulated on the Internet. The shares dropped $12.05 to close at...
  • Going electric? Hybrid and electric cars set sales records in August

    Going electric? Hybrid and electric cars set sales records in August
    Inch by inch, hybrids and electric cars are gaining ground in the U.S. auto market. Automakers sold 54,855 hybrids in August, reports Autodata Corp., a sales tracking firm. That is a 32% gain from the same month a year earlier and an industry record...
  • SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive built on a bright idea

    SolarCity CEO Lyndon Rive built on a bright idea
    The gig: Lyndon Rive, 36, chief executive of SolarCity Corp., a company co-founded in 2006 with his older brother, Peter, that helped popularize a new direction in residential solar power development. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels...
  • California new car dealers claim Tesla violates advertising laws

    California new car dealers claim Tesla violates advertising laws
    The trade group for California’s new car dealers wants the state Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ advertising practices, alleging that the upstart automaker is violating various state and federal laws in marketing...
  • Tesla fan petition to White House reaches 100,000 signatures

    Tesla fan petition to White House reaches 100,000 signatures
    A White House petition to allow Tesla Motors to sell straight to consumers throughout the U.S. surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold it needed this week to prompt response from the administration. “States should not be allowed to prevent Tesla...
  • Tesla shares surge as analyst raises estimate of carmaker's sales

    Tesla shares surge as analyst raises estimate of carmaker's sales
    Shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors surged nearly 8% on Monday after a securities analyst increased her sales projection for the company and upgraded its stock. With less than two hours left in regular stock trading Monday, the Palo Alto...
  • Tesla supporters petition White House for direct sales

    Tesla supporters petition White House for direct sales
    Tesla Motors’ fight over direct sales went grass-roots earlier this month with the launch of a petition to allow straight-to-consumer transactions in all 50 states. The Palo Alto maker of high-end electric cars has been in a tussle with...