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After IPO, Aqua Metals Bought 12.5 Acres Next To Tesla

Bay Area-based company Aqua Metals says its process is cheaper and greener than smelting.


Faraday Future remains quite secretive. The company now promises to invest $1 billion in state-of-the-art, US factory, but for now the EV maker only narrows down the potential location to California, Georgia, Louisiana, and Nevada.


The Penske Ferrari Maserati dealership inside the Wynn resort in Las Vegas is closing after ten years. It will relocate to Towbin Motorcars.


The Nevada Transportation Authority has approved new regulations for Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services.


The latest drone flyover of the Tesla Gigafactory shows the rapid rate of construction in just the past few months.


4,000-Acre Nevada Site Has Lots Of Sun, Wind For Power Generation

Tesla chief is known to be a Burning Man festival enthusiast, but company denies his involvement in making the event permanent.


All-Electric Car Company Talking To Four States For Upcoming Factory

Electric car company Faraday Future is talking to four states about its first factory location. Nevada is working hard to get the nod.


Annual Cost Would Be $300,000 Plus A Percentage Of Revenue

The Nevada Transportation Authority may impose an annual fee of $300,000 plus a percentage of revenue to ridehailing companies like Uber and Lyft.


That Battery Plant Is Really, Really Big. It's Also Quite Large.

A new video shows the new Tesla Gigafactory from the air, and gives a sense of just how big this battery plant is going to be.


EV Maker Will Hire Estimated 6,500 For Massive Facility

Tesla starts hiring for engineering, facility management positions for Gigafactory near Reno.


Uber, Lyft And Other Ridehailing Apps Could Add $50 Million A Year To State Coffers

Nevada state lawmakers make a deal to regulate Uber and other ridehailing companies. They're now "transportation network companies.


The Freightliner Inspiration Truck has been unleashed in Nevada, making it the first autonomous commercial vehicle operating on highways in the US.


Plant Tab May Hit $5 Billion When All Said And Done

Tesla has spent $62 million so far prepping its Gigafactory in Nevada.


Nevada May Spend $10 Million To Educate Workers

Tesla is already boosting Reno-area minimum wages because of planned payment scale at Gigafactory, and the state of Nevada is talking about millions of dollars of worker investment.


To paraphrase Dr. Evil from Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, why spend a trillion when you could spend ... billions? That's what Panasonic is saying about its investment in Tesla's gigafactory, though there's a catch. The billions are in Japanese yen.


Harry Reid says the federal government should commit more funds towards incentives for electric-vehicle purchases. We'll wait for readers' shock to sink in. Now, here are the details.


Movie Tax Breaks, Insurance Companies Losing Out

Now that the Nevada deal for the Tesla Motors Gigafactory has the governor's signature, we've got more details on the automaker's $1.2-billion benefits package. As originally reported, this is the broad breakdown:


When it comes to Nevada's financial incentives that lured Tesla Motors to build its Gigafactory in the Silver State, some lawmakers have said Gov. Brian Sandoval has some 'splain' to do. And such explanations are slated to start today, reports Reuters. When there are $1.3 billion or so worth of incentives, the conversation's likely to be a lengthy one.


You want details on the Gigafactory? You got 'em. At least the preliminary ones. At an event with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval this afternoon, Tesla Motors announced that its first Gigafactory will be built outside Reno. As was leaked yesterday and confirmed by unnamed state officials today, the plant will be where Tesla will make a big statement not only about EVs but also the power of Nevada to further that particular fight.


After months of guessing, the location of the first massive Tesla battery plant should be announced around 24 hours from now. A joint press conference has been called by Tesla and the Nevada Governor's office for tomorrow afternoon and the subject is likely to be that the so-called Gigafactory will be built in Reno, NV.


Nevada may not often be thought of as a state plagued by heavy rains, but some residents who are being inundated with severe storms that are causing flash flooding and mudslides might beg to differ. One recent deluge was strong enough to overflow the US 95 highway and shut down the road. The powerful current turned the median into raging rapids capable of carrying away people and cars. Of course, with everyone carrying a camera at all times these days, the horrifying incident was captured on vid

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