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

Published: 
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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Yet another California electric vehicle is coming. But this start-up has manufacturing expertise

Published: 
Fri, 03/30/2018 - 10:49am

The latest electric vehicle Silicon Valley start-up held its coming-out party Wednesday to introduce two crossover sport utility vehicles. Another EV player? Yes. But this one comes with some unusual twists.

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Tesla's plan in Santa Monica: a drive-in restaurant with electric-car charging stations

Published: 
Thu, 03/15/2018 - 5:55pm

Tesla Inc.'s Elon Musk recently mused about creating "an old school drive-in, roller skates & rock restaurant" in the Los Angeles area where people could eat while charging their electric cars.

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Tesla's bid for SolarCity would bring two Elon Musk companies together

Published: 
Wed, 06/22/2016 (All day)

Tesla Motors Inc. has offered to buy SolarCity Corp., a $2.8-billion deal that would unite two Bay Area companies funded and driven by Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk.

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Former Tesla workers launch mysterious Gardena start-up with ties to Chinese multibillionaire

Published: 
Fri, 11/06/2015 (All day)

In an industrial corner of Gardena, near a credit union and pet cemetery, a small white sign in front of a metal building reads “Faraday Future,” with a number to call for deliveries.