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June 18, 2014  

Musk’s SolarCity to build enormous NY solar panel factory

Factory would manufacture enough panels to produce 1 gigawatt of peak power to outfit 200,000 homes annually.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 13, 2014  

Tesla opening access to its electric car patents

Opens the door to more collaboration and accelerate vehicle development.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
May 7, 2014  

California back in running for EV battery plant, Tesla says

CEO Musk says its still“improbable” the state will get the $5 billion factory because of sluggish regulatory approval times.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations
April 25, 2014  

Tesla’s Musk paid $70,000 in 2013, but could rake in much more

Musk’s 5.3 million Tesla shares are now worth more than $1 billion.

News Automotive Manufacturing Production Sustainability
April 22, 2014  

Tesla gearing up for charging, support network in China

The automaker has delivered its first eight all-electric sedans to customers in China.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Operations Production
April 21, 2014  

Automakers hone in on China as influence grows

China’s annual auto shows have grown into some of the industry’s most important commercial events.

News Automotive Manufacturing Minerals Operations Production Sustainability
April 7, 2014  

Proposed cobalt plant in Saskatchewan passes environmental study

The plant would process cobalt for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Sustainability Technology
February 20, 2014  

Tesla’s shares soar on Q4 performance, production forecast jumps

Electric car maker expects to ship more than 35,000 Model S sedans in 2014, a 55% jump from 2013.

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January 13, 2014  

Tesla gives customers new charging adapters to ease overheating concerns

The improved wall adapter has a thermal fuse to prevent current from flowing to the device if an electrical socket heats up.

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January 7, 2014  

Wyoming charging station opens pickup truck country to Tesla electric cars

The electric car-maker is installing supercharging stations in remote regions across the US, including a Wyoming town with a population of 1,557.

News General
December 5, 2013  

SolarCity offering Tesla batteries to businesses for backup power

Offered first to commercial customers, pilot program underway for residential use.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Technology
November 14, 2013  

Tesla factory where 3 injured previously cited for safety violation

Tesla was fined $2,700 last year after health and safety investigators found a hydraulic power press did not have a proper stop control.

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November 13, 2013  

Workers injured in industrial accident at Bay Area Tesla factory

Three employees hurt by hot metal after low-pressure aluminum press fails.

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September 17, 2013  

New GM electric car will travel 320 km on single charge, exec says

If it’s ever built, the car would cost $30,000, considerably cheaper than the $42,000 Chevrolet Volt.

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August 20, 2013  

Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating

Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.