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Toyota RAV4 EV to make public debut next week

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Toyota, a company known to sing the praises of hybrids, will next week debut the RAV4 EV developed with Tesla Motors to test market demand for EVs. [Read more]...
Toyota RAV4 EV to make public debut next week

Here's the Annual D: All Things Digital Tab From the WSJ

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As usual, The Wall Street Journal today published its annual pullout tab in the newspaper, which is also online, focused on some of the onstage interviews at last week’s D: All Things Digital conference. Our 11th show featured a panoply of top Internet and media execs, as well as some...
Here's the Annual D: All Things Digital Tab From the WSJ

Tesla to unveil details of super charger next Monday night

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Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it will unveil the technology and deployment plans for its super charger next Monday night. As we reported last year, Tesla has been planning to install a “super charger” station somewhere between Los Angeles and San Francisco that can add 150 miles of charge...
Tesla to unveil details of super charger next Monday night

Tesla CEO and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

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As CEO of both Tesla Motors and SpaceX, Elon Musk is methodically and intensely focused, but in conversation he’s surprisingly easygoing and willing to poke fun at himself. Somehow he’s actually pioneering space travel to Mars and also the first person to make the joke about how ridiculous that sounds....
Tesla CEO and SpaceX Founder Elon Musk: The Full D11 Interview (Video)

Tesla Motors Partners With Wells Fargo And US Bank To Finance Model S Electric Cars

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Today, Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors has announced a new plan to allow consumers to finance its Model S Electric cars, thanks to a partnership with Wells Fargo and US Bank. The company says that this is a new kind of financing product that “combines the surety and comfort of ownership...
Tesla Motors Partners With Wells Fargo And US Bank To Finance Model S Electric Cars
Remember: DOE rejected most of the electric car startups that wanted loans

Tesla Motors in New York Times row

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Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk brands a New York Times review of his company's electric saloon car as "fake", after its range is questioned....
Tesla Motors in New York Times row
Tesla Will Webcast Supercharger Quick-Charge Unveiling Tonight

Tesla Motors denied Virginia dealership license, but sees hope in battle with Texas to sell in state

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Tesla Motors is now fighting battles for dealership licenses on two fronts. On Tuesday, the automotive manufacturer was denied a dealership license by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, echoing a similar ruling the electric car company received in Texas brought on by the state’s dealership association. In a Tweet...
Tesla Motors denied Virginia dealership license, but sees hope in battle with Texas to sell in state

Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

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Here are the stories you read, shared, tweeted, and pinned this week. This week’s stories had an unquestionably nostalgic theme. Read on to catch up on everything from business building strategies to lightsabers capable of doing actual damage. Our April cover story about Facebook tops the list of clickables with...
Top 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

Meet RoadMap Book, exclusive for RoadMap attendees

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Because GigaOM’s second annual RoadMap conference is focused on design in the age of connectivity, we decided to do something entirely not connected (go figure) for all our RoadMap attendees this year: we designed and printed an old-fashioned book, which we’re exclusively giving to everyone at RoadMap. Our RoadMap book...
Meet RoadMap Book, exclusive for RoadMap attendees

What Nikola Tesla vs. VCs video says about the state of Silicon Valley

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Nikola Tesla. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Last night I tweeted a link to this video, about the legendary scientist Nikola Tesla pitching Silicon Valley venture capitalists, and commented that the truth is sometimes funnier that comedy. And I was surprised by the sheer number of people who agreed with...
What Nikola Tesla vs. VCs video says about the state of Silicon Valley

New Mexico developer suing Tesla over lost electric car factory

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Remember back in 2008 when electric car maker Tesla Motors changed its mind and decided to move the production of its Model S electric car from New Mexico to California? Well, so does the developer that was going to build a 150,000 square foot facility in New Mexico that was...
New Mexico developer suing Tesla over lost electric car factory

Elon Musk says Tesla will repay Department of Energy loan well before 2022 due date

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Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has been the focus of many headlines lately due to a certain, well-documented kerfuffle with The New York Times. Today, however, the automotive company's chief isn't questioning any reviews. Instead, he's taken to the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Energy summit to share his belief...
Elon Musk says Tesla will repay Department of Energy loan well before 2022 due date
How Elon Musk Is Revolutionizing Two Major Industries At The Same Time

How sensors and analytics can boost battery life

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While commercial scale battery manufacturing might be struggling in the U.S., innovation is actually alive and well here, and turns out new battery technology is not always about new chemicals or separators or architecture. Sometimes good ol’ information technology can help out, too. GE, Ford and the University of Michigan...
How sensors and analytics can boost battery life

Mark Zuckerberg's Lobby Unraveling As Musk And Sacks Leave

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The technology industry’s newest high-powered political lobby, FWD.us, is unraveling just a month after it launched, as two of its biggest partners, Tesla’s Elon Musk and Yammer’s David Sacks, leave the organization. Begun with a reported $20 million of Mark Zuckerberg’s own money, and rare op-ed by the politically shy...
Mark Zuckerberg's Lobby Unraveling As Musk And Sacks Leave

Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

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Elon Musk, CEO of electric-car company Tesla Motors, bows out of Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg's political action group after the group funds ads that rile the Sierra Club, MoveOn.org, and others. [Read more]...
Eco-minded exec Musk leaves Zuckerberg's political group

California Pumps $10 Million Into Tesla for SUV

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Luxury electric car maker Tesla is getting a bit of government help to bring its next vehicle to market. The California Energy Commission on Wednesday approved a $10 million grant that Tesla is to use to expand manufacturing capacity for its forthcoming Model X SUV. Under the terms of the...
California Pumps $10 Million Into Tesla for SUV
Tesla needs to gear up to meet Model S shipment goal
Elon Musk: Your Tesla may come with "autopilot" sooner than you think

Tesla Repays U.S. Loan

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Luxury electric-car maker Tesla Motors said it fully repaid a $452 million federal loan and said it would be able to finance development of its next two vehicles without selling new shares....
Tesla Repays U.S. Loan
Elon Musk calls 787 Dreamliner battery structure 'inherently unsafe'

Learning thermostat company Nest nabs Tesla's Tom vonReichbauer for CFO position

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Nest, the learning thermostat company, has appointed Tom vonReichbauer as it’s new CFO. The announcement was made today by founder and CEO Tony Fadell. vonReichbauer comes from Tesla motors, where he served as Director of Finance for the last 4 years. vonReichbauer brings a history of financial positions at other automotive companies...
Learning thermostat company Nest nabs Tesla's Tom vonReichbauer for CFO position

Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

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Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose recently sat down with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the twentieth episode of Foundation, a video series on Revision3 in which he interviews influential business leaders in the tech community. Their wide-ranging talk touched on Musk’s affinity for comic books, his...
Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk
How The Most Ambitious Auto Venture In A Century Nearly Collapsed And Then Came Back From The Dead (TSLA)
Instagram's Kevin Systrom Takes "Founder Of The Year" At The 2012 Crunchies

Tesla guarantees resale value of Model S

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Tesla Motors says it worked with Wells Fargo and US Bank to develop a purchasing plan for the Model S, which could bring net payments down to $500 a month. [Read more]...
Tesla guarantees resale value of Model S

Tesla, the New York Times and the levelling of the media playing field

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If you’ve been following the back-and-forth recently between pioneering electric-car maker Tesla Motors and the New York Times — which published what the company thought was an unfair review of its vehicle — you know that it has become a war of words in which both sides are claiming the...
Tesla, the New York Times and the levelling of the media playing field
"The US Is A Country Of Explorers" Says Elon Musk As He Plans For A Texas-Based Spaceport
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