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Tesla Model S has highest customer satisfaction score seen in years for cars

Tesla might have had a bad day this week, but the electronic car manufacturer has seen some positive news this week.<p>While the NHTSA rebukes it for reporting a 5-plus star crash test rating, and the company suffers the departure of sales supremo George Blankenship, Tesla’s finding that its Model S …

Tesla Model S tops consumer survey

For Tesla Motors, the timing couldn’t have been better.<p>Consumer Reports on Thursday issued its annual car owner satisfaction survey, and Tesla’s Model S took top honors.<p>The electric luxury sedan beat all other cars, winning a near-perfect customer satisfaction ranking. As Consumer Reports put</i> …

Nissan Agrees With Tesla: Hydrogen Cars Won't Work

<b>Tesla Motors</b> CEO Elon Musk has made his feelings on hydrogen fuel-cell cars clear: He thinks the technology is a dead end. Of course, you'd expect …

Why SolarCity and Tesla are going to replace your utility

Millions of California homeowners and businesses have installed solar panels on their roofs to generate their own electricity. Now a small but growing number of them want to pull the plug on their utilities by storing that energy in batteries and tap that power when the sun isn’t shining. And that …

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Elon Musk: Autopilot for Tesla Cars Is Still 'A Few Years' Away

The Tesla electric car. Google's self-driving car. What if you could turn these two geek dreams into one? According to <i>Bloomberg</i>, the idea is not that …

Did Tesla Just Lose the Battle for Electric Trucks?

Don't look now, but Elon Musk may have just lost the battle for electric trucks.<p>Earlier this month, <b>Tesla Motors</b> CEO Musk pooh-poohed the idea that …

How Tesla Batteries Are Powering an Energy Revolution

Silicon Valley renewable-energy company SolarCity has started installing lithium-ion battery packs to help companies cut their utility bills.<p>Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1 percent any more.<p>They’ve started appearing in a …

Tesla defeats Ohio car dealers, defeats proposed anti-direct sales amendment

Once more into the fray: Another state’s car dealers are pushing for legislation to ban Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers.<p>This time it’s Ohio. And legislators have unexpectedly moved up a hearing on the new law to today, according to a letter from Tesla Motors …

How Tesla batteries are powering an energy revolution

Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.<p>They’ve started appearing in a small number of California homes to store electricity generated by rooftop solar panels, and beginning today SolarCity, the Silicon Valley solar …

SolarCity teams with Tesla on storing energy

Not content to blanket rooftops with solar panels, SolarCity is jumping into the energy storage market as well.<p>And the company is teaming up with corporate cousin Tesla Motors to do it.<p>SolarCity on Thursday will unveil DemandLogic, a new energy management and storage service for businesses. The …

SolarCity to offer Tesla-made batteries to business customers | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - SolarCity Corp SCTY.O on Wednesday said it will begin offering Tesla Motors Inc-made batteries with its commercial solar systems, allowing businesses to cut what they pay to their local utility by using stored electricity.<p>A logo of Tesla Motor Inc is seen on the wheel of its …

While U.S. Probes Tesla, What You Should Know About Car Fires

There's a car fire every three minutes in the United States. And most of them are not due to crashes.<p><b>Tesla Motors' Model S sedan began 2013 with the distinction of becoming Motor Trend's Car of the Year—a first for an electric car. (See related, “Tesla Motors' Success Gives Electric Car Market a</b> …

Tesla Patents Next-Gen Electric Car Battery that Gets 400 Miles on a Single Charge

Over the years, one of the biggest obstacles to widespread electric vehicle adoption has been the issue of how far the car can travel on one charge. …

Tesla Completes West Coast Supercharger Corridor from San Diego to Vancouver

Tesla Motors just completed the West Coast Supercharger Corridor, a network of electric vehicle charging stations that stretches all the way from San …

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Tesla shares look poised for a comeback

<i>Hi Lou,</i><p><i>Please share your opinion of Tesla Motors Inc.</i><p><i>Thanks,</i><p><i>George</i><p>Hey George,<p>This will be the second time that I investigate the case for Tesla Motors Inc.<p>The first was on Aug. 9, 2013 when the shares were trading for $153.48. The research conducted for Chris indicated that there was an established …

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Tesla Opens Assembly Plant in the Netherlands

American electric car company Tesla Motors opened an assembly plant last week in the Netherlands. The new Tilburg facility will serve as the final …

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Tesla Motors Plans Friday Opening at Mission Viejo Mall

Love electric cars? You'll get a chance to test-drive the new Tesla Friday in Mission Viejo.<p>California-based Tesla Motors plans to open its …

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