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By Zaher Karp ·
May 07, 2010

Tesla Searches for Model S Production Site, In Race Against Time

Tesla has made clear they have plans for its electric sedan, the Model S, to enter production by 2012. That's an aggressive timetable, considering that the factory location has not been selected.

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By Zaher Karp ·
May 03, 2010

Tesla CEO: We Didn't Get Bailed Out

The government bailed out General Motors and Chrysler, but not Tesla Motors. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, doesn't like it when people confuse the situation.

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By Brad Berman ·
April 28, 2010

Tesla Electric Crossover SUV in the Works

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, was in Detroit to receive an award as "auto executive of the year." While in town, he said that Tesla will produce an electric SUV, offer four-wheel-drive vehicles, and expand its role as a provider of electric powertrains to other automakers.

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By Zach McDonald ·
April 26, 2010

Panasonic Will Supply Battery for Tesla Model S

Tesla's Model S will contain the highest-energy density EV battery packs in the world. That's according to Panasonic, whose lithium ion battery factory in Suminoe Japan was recently visited by JB Straubel, Tesla's Chief Technology Officer.

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By Brad Berman ·
December 14, 2008

Tesla Bailout Request Spurs Class-Warfare Backlash

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is drawing fire over his request for a $350 million loan from the federal government. Although the company receives widespread support for its leadership role in the burgeoning electric car industry, critics argue that Tesla's request to use taxpayer money to help a company making cars for wealthy patrons is elitist and wrong.

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