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Tesla Motors wants to bypass car dealers

Jul 3, 2013
In its petition to the White House, Tesla said, “state legislators are trying to unfairly protect automobile dealers in their states from competition."

Tesla asks: What's the point of car dealers?

Jul 3, 2013
Tesla wants to cut out the middleman and sell directly to consumers. But most states require car makers to sell through a dealer.

Will Tesla's new charging stations solve the 'road trip problem'?

May 31, 2013
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company plans to triple the size of its charging stations network.

Tesla's secret to success? Selling emissions credits

May 8, 2013
Luxury electric car maker Tesla is expected to report a profit on Wednesday. The profit comes not from the $100,000 cars, but from California Zero Emission Vehicle Credits that amount to thousands of dollars a car when resold to other car makers.

Tesla vs. Fisker: Why some electric carmakers break down and others don't

Apr 12, 2013
The electric car company Fisker has laid off three quarters of its employees and reports suggest a bankruptcy filing is near.

Why the Tesla-New York Times dispute doesn't matter for electric cars

Feb 15, 2013
The battle between Elon Musk of Tesla and the New York Times in the wake of a bad review for a test drive of the company’s car continues. But what is the real takeaway from the flap?

Who'd win in a fight? Tesla or the New York Times?

Feb 14, 2013
Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk is challenging a recent New York Times article that says the latest Tesla model failed a test drive from Washington, D.C., to Boston.

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All around, a bad week for all-electric cars

Sep 27, 2012
Tesla's behind its production schedule, Toyota is all but abandoning its plans for a plug-in car, and the new Fisker gets a bad review from Consumer Reports.

Tesla Motors introduces all-electric sedan

Jun 22, 2012
Sales of the new Model S sedan could make or break the electric car company.

Toyota introduces an electric RAV4, again

May 7, 2012
Toyota partnered with high-end electric carmaker Tesla to unveil the new RAV4 EV in Los Angeles today. Surprisingly, sales expectations are low.