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Elon Musk pledges $1 million for Tesla museum

On Nikola Tesla's 158th birthday, it was the effort to build a museum in the influential scientist's honor that got the gift.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Inventions, Science / Technology, Startups, Shoreham, NY

Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Motley Fool

Tesla Motors Inc Opens 100th U.S. Supercharger

Okay, maybe that's not quite true. We expect Tesla to officially announce the opening of Supercharger #100 in the US sometime soon, but we've got the jump on Tesla this time and can claim that Tesla's 100th US Supercharger, located in Tifton, Georgia is now operational.

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Related Topix: Startups, Tifton, GA, Tift County, GA

Los Angeles Times

Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has said that he's considering Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas, as well as California, for a new battery factory.

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Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Startups, Santa Clara County, CA, Palo Alto, CA, Palmdale, CA, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin

Detroit News

Batteries battle fuel cells, leaving plug-in hybrids to prosper

Auto manufacturers like Toyota of Japan are backing away from battery-only powered vehicles as sales fail to take-off, and hint that fuel-cells are the holy grail for future, green machines.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Toyota Prius, Hybrid, Hatchback, Toyota, Sedan, Stanley, Electric Vehicle, Startups

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Park Record

Billionaire Elon Musk giving $1M to Tesla museum

The billionaire owner of Tesla Motors is giving $1 million to a New York museum dedicated to preserving the legacy of the inventor who inspired its name.

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Related Topix: Startups, Beverly Hills, CA, Park City, UT

The Motley Fool

A Deep Dive Into Tesla Motors Inc: Part II -- Understanding Profits

To start from the beginning, head to Tesla Motors Deep Dive: Part I . In this installment, I want to take a closer look at the automaker's Generally Accepted Accounting Principals, or GAAP, versus non-GAAP reporting, to see if there is important information that investors are overlooking.

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Related Topix: Startups

Detroit Free Press

Electric car maker Tesla hunts for site for $5-billion battery factory

Texas Gov. Rick Perry - exiting a Tesla Motors Type S electric car in Sacramento, Calif., on Tuesday - is courting Tesla.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, Startups

Colorado Springs Business Journal

Springs never had a shot at Tesla's mega-jackpot

The 43-year-old founder of PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors, took on legacy organizations that seemed impregnable, challenging the mighty on their own ground.

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Related Topix: Startups, Colorado Springs, CO

GreenCarReports

Musk Continues To Back Nikola Tesla Museum, This Time With $1 Million

Tesla is such a hot topic in the electric car world at the moment, the name itself has almost lost meaning.

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Related Topix: Tesla Model S, Sedan, Startups, Inventions, Science / Technology

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Gov. Jerry Brown signs tax bill benefiting Tesla

A legislative debate that lasted for hours July 3 over AB2389 by Assemblyman Steve Fox, D-Palmdale, focused nearly entirely on the 15-year tax incentive for Lockheed Martin Corp., which is bidding for a $55 billion federal aerospace contract.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Manufacturing, Aerospace-Defense, Lockheed Martin, California, Startups

Barron's

Tesla Motors: China Tax Break - Significant Additional Stimulus,' Deutsche Bank Says

Deutsche Bank's Rod Lache and team assess the impact of China's decision to waive a 10% purchase tax for electric vehicles on Tesla Motors : Since the auto purchase tax rate is equivalent to 10% of a car's price , this represents a significant additional stimulus for Tesla demand in the world's largest Auto market.

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Related Topix: Startups, BMW 7 Series, Sedan, BMW

Business Journal

Tesla eyeing 700 acres in southern Dallas for $5B Gigafactory

At one time, DLH Master Land Holdings planned to build a massive industrial park on about 4,300 acres of land in southern Dallas.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Startups, Dallas County, TX, Colleyville, TX

Automotive News

Tesla's fatality-free crash surprises safety experts

A high-speed crash and fire that left alive the driver of a stolen Tesla Model S last week should have killed the person, according to safety experts who reviewed images of the calamity.

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Related Topix: Fire, Startups, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA)

Nag.blog

Tesla Motors goes open-source, opens patents to all

It's not often that companies give out their trade secrets for the benefit of others.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intel, CPU, Inventions

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Freshnews

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Related Topix: Confluence Solar, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, St Jude Medical, Startups

Las Cruces Sun-News

Barela says New Mexico still in running for Tesla

ALBUQUERQUE >> Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela says New Mexico is still in the running for a Tesla Motors battery plant.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Startups, Susana Martinez, US Governors, Santa Fe, NM

Dallas Observer

Dallas-Area Officials Hoping to Lure Tesla's Gigafactory to Dallas

The conventional wisdom at the moment is that when Tesla Motors gets around to announcing details of its highly coveted, $5 billion battery gigafactory -- the type of economic development that gives red-state governors with ill-concealed presidential aspirations wet dreams -- it will land in one of two places: Reno or San Antonio .

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Startups, Texas, Dallas County, TX

Myrtle Beach Online

Maureen Dowd | Silicon Valley Sharknado

But Syfy's "Sharknado 2" trailer, this one about a shark storm hitting Manhattan, just went up and features chain saws buzzing, the Statue of Liberty's severed head whizzing, Tara Reid kvetching and Robert Klein barking "This is the Big Apple! Something bites us; we bite back!" In a recent interview with CNBC, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Robots, Inventions, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

GigaOM

At a big solar show, batteries take center stage

The world's largest solar companies have filled three floors of the Moscone Center in downtown San Francisco this week with solar gear, everything from next-generation solar panels to robots that assemble solar cells.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Robots, Science / Technology, Hybrid, Electric Vehicle, Startups

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Seeking Alpha

No, We Are Not Seeing 'Musk's Tesla Exit Strategy'

We all make mistakes. My most recent Tesla Motors article had a big one, and has since been corrected.

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Related Topix: Startups, Warren Buffett

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