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  1. Tesla Upgrade to Prevent Running Out of Charge AccidentallyRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Washington Post

    In the next update, which should be widely released within 10 days, an alert will prevent drivers from running out of charge accidentally, in part by communicating with the increasing number of supercharging stations, he said on a conference call. "It will be impossible to run out of charge unless you do so intentionally," Musk told reporters Thursday on the call.

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  2. Tesla Free to Sell Cars in New Jersey as Christie Signs BillRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Christie on Wednesday said he signed legislation allowing direct sales by manufacturers of zero-emissions vehicles. The law requires Tesla to maintain a service center in the state where consumers can have their cars fixed.

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  3. VW to Decide on New Battery Technology for Electric Cars by JulyRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Volkswagen AG plans to decide in the first half of this year whether new battery technology under development at U.S. startup QuantumScape Corp. is ready for use in its electric cars. The technology's potential to boost the range of battery- powered vehicles is compelling and tests are progressing, VW Chief Executive Officer Martin Winterkorn said outside a press conference in Stuttgart, Germany, on Tuesday.

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  4. Tesla Reassigns Sales Chief After Slow Start to China DeliveriesRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc. is reassigning its sales chief after struggling to gain traction in China and suffering a market-share decline in its home state of California. It's interviewing for executives to lead retail operations by region.

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  5. Fine-Chocolate Exporter Builds Fame on Remote African IslandRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | The Washington Post

    His delicacies sell at $26.50 for a 160-gram box in Palo Alto, California, in a shop a stone's throw away from a Louis Vuitton store that sells handbags from $1,200. But he eschews trade shows, labeling, fancy packaging, and insists on calling himself an agronomist.

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  6. Tesla Cuts Jobs in China as Sales Slower Than ExpectedRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Customers look at a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric vehicle on display at the company's showroom in Beijing.

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  7. Tesla Says Battery Factory Construction Remains on ScheduleRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | The Washington Post

    "The project is progressing and the gigafactory is still on schedule," Alexis Georgeson, a spokeswoman for the electric- car company, said Friday in an e-mailed statement. The company said last month that equipment would be installed this year and that battery-pack production would begin in 2016.

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  8. Billionaire Musk's Tesla Hiring for New Stationary-Storage UnitRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc. is staffing up for its new stationary-storage unit that will make battery packs and help founder Elon Musk expand beyond electric vehicles into providing energy for homes, businesses and utilities. The electric-car maker currently lists 78 open jobs on its website for the storage team, including chief counsel, several engineers, an installation project manager, and a regulatory and policy advocate.

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  9. Elite Athlete DNA May Hold Secret to Training, Treatment: HealthRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The world's finest endurance performers are giving saliva samples for DNA analysis to Stanford University researchers, who hope to find new drugs, perfect training methods, and improve exercise and heart health for the merely normal. At Euan Ashley's lab in Palo Alto, the director of Stanford's Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease has gathered DNA from 200 world-class runners, skiers and other athletes after hooking them up to a brutal exercise test to separate the best.

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  10. Hewlett-Packard Plunges After Profit Forecasts Trail EstimatesRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Hewlett-Packard Co. dropped in early U.S. trading after forecasting quarterly and full-year profit that trailed analysts' estimates, saying a rising U.S. dollar will hurt results as the computer maker prepares to split in two.

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  11. Harvard's Star Alumni Urge Week of Protests on Fossil FuelsRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Organizers of "Harvard Heat Week" are planning events of "highly civil civil disobedience," including daily sit-ins for the week of April 13, according to a letter released Friday asking alumni to come to the campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to join the effort. Comparing their cause to 1980s campus protests against South Africa's former apartheid policy, students at Divest Harvard have been calling for the school's $36.4 billion endowment to end investment in oil, gas and coal because of their environmental impact.

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  12. Koch Brothers, Sierra Club Join Tesla in Fight With DealersRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Talk about strange bedfellows. The environmental group Sierra Club and Americans for Prosperity, the political action group funded by the Koch brothers, are both backing Tesla Motors Inc. in its battle to avoid franchised dealers and sell cars direct to consumers.

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  13. Tesla Falls After Missing Estimates as Weather Slows DeliveriesRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc. tumbled in early trading after the electric-car maker led by Elon Musk missed targets for vehicle deliveries and reported an unexpected quarterly loss. The shares fell as much 9.2 percent Thursday, after the electric-car maker reported a fourth-quarter loss, excluding certain items, of 13 cents a share, in a letter to investors posted on its website.

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  14. Musk Boosts 2015 Tesla Forecast While Revamping China StrategyRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc.'s Elon Musk is revamping his approach to selling cars in China as the carmaker tries to rebound from a disappointing fourth quarter and meet an ambitious new sales target for 2015. Analysts had estimated Tesla would post its second-best quarter ever with earnings of 32 cents a share, excluding certain items.

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  15. Tesla Misses Estimates as Holidays, Weather Slow DeliveriesRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Washington Post

    The fourth-quarter loss, excluding certain items, was 13 cents a share, the company said in a letter to investors posted on its website. Analysts had estimated a profit of 32 cents a share, on average, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

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  16. Greece Loses ECB Funds, Raising Pressure on Tsipras to YieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | The Washington Post

    Greece held fast to demands to roll back austerity as the European Central Bank turned up the heat before Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis was to meet one of his main antagonists, German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble. The encounter at 12:30 p.m. in Berlin comes hours after Greece lost a critical funding artery when the ECB restricted loans to its financial system.

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  17. Tesla Offers Roadster Upgrades Extending Range to 400 MilesRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Improved battery technology can provide 31 percent more energy than the original Roadster cells, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a blog posted on its website. Combined with an aerodynamics kit, new tires and improvements to wheel bearings and brakes, range can be increased as much as 50 percent compared with the original Roadster, Tesla said.

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  18. Tesla Offers Roadster Upgrade Package to Reach a 400-Mile RangeRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-carmaker, is offering a suite of upgrades to the sporty two-seater it no longer sells that will give owners as much as a 400-mile range, enough to drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Improved battery technology can provide 31 percent more energy than the original Roadster cells, the Palo Alto, California-based company said in a blog posted on its website.

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  19. Tesla to Help Chinese Buyers Trade in Their Old Cars for Model SRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | The Washington Post

    Tesla Motors Inc. will help Chinese buyers trade in their old cars if they buy a Model S, part of the automaker's latest efforts to spur sales of its all-electric sedan in the world's biggest vehicle market. The electric-car manufacturer led by billionaire Elon Musk will liaise with used-car traders to buy vehicles from customers in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou, it said in an e-mailed statement.

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  20. Hortonworks Surges in Trading Debut After $100 Million IPORead the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Washington Post

    The shares rose 65 percent to $26.38 at the close in New York after they were sold yesterday for $16 apiece, above the marketed range. That values the Palo Alto, California-based company at $1.1 billion, close to its private valuation of greater than $1 billion.

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