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Musk declares Tesla 'just became a real car company.' But can it keep building Model 3 vehicles at this pace?

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Mon, 07/02/2018 - 2:48pm

Tesla Inc. reached a milestone crucial to Elon Musk’s goal to bring electric cars to the masses — and earn some profit in the process — by finally exceeding a long-sought production target with the Model 3. By building more than 5,000 of the sedans in the last week of the second quarter, Tesla “just became a real car company,” the chief executive said in an internal email Sunday obtained by Bloomberg News.

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Why is Tesla fighting a rule that would force electric-car manufacturers to treat their workers well?

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Mon, 06/18/2018 - 2:18pm

A new California rule saying that state rebates for electric cars can go only to manufacturers certified as being “fair and responsible” in their treatment of workers has put Tesla, the state’s only major EV maker, in a tough position.

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What happened to the 'affordable' $35,000 Tesla Model 3?

Published: 
Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:51pm

It's March 2016. Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is on stage for the dramatic unveiling of the Tesla Model 3.

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California Bill in the Works to Banish Gasoline Cars by 2040

Published: 
Tue, 12/05/2017 (All day)

A California lawmaker wants to put the state alongside China, France and the U.K. and have its legislature consider a ban on vehicles powered by fossil fuels.

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California's goal: an electricity grid moving only clean energy

Published: 
Fri, 09/01/2017 - 3:40pm

California lawmakers are considering a future without the use of fossil fuels to generate electricity, a step that would boost the renewable energy industry and expand the scope of the state’s battle against global warming.