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Tesla picks Nevada for Gigafactory

Formal announcement set for Thursday press conference.<p>Nevada is going to produce a <i>lot</i> of batteries for Tesla in the years to come.<p>CNBC reports (via the Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones) that a press conference will be held tomorrow in Carson City, NV to announce that the state will be the home to the …

Tesla

2016 Mustang GT350 Engine Details Potentially Leaked in Ford Parts Catalog

With hints and rumors swirling that Ford’s upcoming Mustang GT350 will get a modified version of the regular Mustang GT’s 5.0-liter V-8 using a flat-plane crankshaft, you can bet enthusiasts watching the car’s gestation are hot with anticipation. We’ve spotted the car testing—and, sometimes, …

Sports Cars

Tesla Motors picks Nevada for planned $5-billion battery factory site

Sorry, Sacramento: Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for its proposed $5 billion battery plant.<p>The state's governor, Brian Sandoval, will announce the deal Thursday afternoon at a news conference in Nevada's capital, Carson City, according to a source with knowledge of the agreement.<p>In …

Electrified car sales stall as buyers back away from hybrids

Sales of electrified vehicles in the United States have slowed dramatically in the last year, causing concern that the emerging technology has lost its charge.<p>A study by online automotive research company Edmunds.com suggests a stall in the market for electrically powered cars, led by a decline in …