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    Video: Bill O'Reilly imploring everyone to get behind Tesla
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    Bill O'Reilly is a fan of Tesla. Calling the California car company "the one concrete thing that all responsible people should be rooting for," the popular Fox Network host is asking everyone to ignore the green lobby, the politics of global warming and dim opinions of alternative energy, ...

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    Report: Tesla's Elon Musk made $1.1 billion yesterday, how about you?
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    Thanks to skyrocketing share prices, yesterday was a very big payday for Tesla founder Elon Musk. The already wealthy businessman added another $1.1 billion, ten percent of his net worth, to his overflowing wallet yesterday after Tesla's shares hit $248. This time last year, TSLA was trading at ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #308
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    Motor Trend Car of the Year, 2013 Honda Civic, 2014 Ford Mustang, Global Ford Ranger wins award Episode #308 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Jeff Ross talk about the Tesla Model S being named Motor Trend Car of the Year, the 2013 Honda Civic and the new ...

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    Exclusive: In deep with Tesla CEO Elon Musk: Financials, Falcon doors and finding faults in the Model S
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    Tesla Motors Elon Musk spends about half his working life – i.e., almost all of his waking hours – in his office at SpaceX in Los Angeles. The automotive CEO is, after all, also in charge of the rocket company, which means that he's thinking about a lot more than just ramping up ...

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    Report: Developer sues Tesla over aborted New Mexico Model S plant
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    New Mexico may be The Land of Enchantment, but at least one developer from the state is less than charmed with Tesla Motors. The electric-vehicle maker has been sued by Rio Real Estate Investment Opportunities for what the developer says was an agreed-upon deal for Tesla to produce its Model S ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S "almost ready"
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    Tesla Motors is close to rolling out the first Model S electric five-doors from the company's Fremont, California plant, and customers who reserved the Model S Signature Series are already sending in their specification requests, indicating that the company will likely hit its July deadline for ...

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    Tesla Model X to have ... "falcon" doors?
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    If you've been following the story of the soon-to-be-revealed Tesla Model X, you're likely aware that the all-electric crossover is said to be quicker than a Porsche 911, offer more interior space than an Audi Q7 and come with all-wheel drive (at least as an option). Also, if the teaser image is ...

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    Report: Bob Lutz: "I honestly think Tesla's going to make it."
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    Back around 2006, GM's Bob Lutz was spurred to action by Tesla Motors. Unable to get The General to move forward on a plug-in car, he pointed to the California start-up as a reason to get the Chevy Volt project going. This is all made pretty clear in the Revenge of the Electric Car movie, which ...

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    Report: Musk says Tesla Model S sold out
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    About a month ago we reported that 1,500 Model S buyers showed up at the Tesla NUMMI plant to see firsthand the progress being made at the automaker's new California factory. Many of those buyers even got the chance to drive pre-production beta models of the Model S. It's the least Tesla could do ...

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    Report: Court rules Top Gear did not libel Tesla
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    Tesla's libel suit against Top Gear was dealt a crushing blow with London's court ruling that no Top Gear viewer would have reasonably assumed the Tesla Roadster's on-track performance on the show relates to its real-world capabilities. As you might recall, Top Gear's review of the Roadster ...

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    Report: Elon Musk bets Dan Neil $1 million he can get Tesla Model S out on time
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    Can a million dollars hold Elon Musks' feet to the fire? That's the value of a bet that Wall Street Journal auto journalist and all-around interesting guy Dan Neil and the Tesla Motors CEO reportedly have going over the release of the upcoming Model S. According to Green Car Reports, the bet ...

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    Confirmed: Toyota RAV4 EV production set for Ontario, Canada
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    All 2012 RAV4 EV models destined for the U.S. will be manufactured in Ontario, Canada, according to Toyota Motor North America senior vice-president Ray Tanguay. Speaking on the sidelines of the Center for Automotive Research's Management Briefing Seminars in Traverse City, MI, Tanguay told ...

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    Official: New pictures of Tesla Model S Alpha show sleeker, more refined look
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    Tesla Motors has put up some new pictures of the Tesla Model S Alpha, and its gorgeous new model looks more production-ready than ever. The changes we can see are subtle, but compared to the prototype, the Model S now sports a different lower fascia. The new look seems slightly more aggressive ...

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    Tesla Model S Update: Pricing to start from $57,000 before credits
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tesla recently held a celebration in honor of its newest store, located in Milan, Italy. At the event, customers and company-folk mingled while chatting about their favorite electric car company. One of the key talking points was the ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S-based crossover coming to Frankfurt? [UPDATE: Nope]
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Up to this point, the only actual vehicle Tesla Motors has offered for sale is the all-electric Roadster. But the Silicon Valley-based automaker has drummed up a ton of interest and money by showing off its next planned product, the ...

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    Tesla Model S begins first phase of road testing [w/video]
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    Tesla Model S road testing – Click above to watch the video after the break The last time Tesla Motors released a video about the Model S, it was a lot of talking from the company's vice president and chief engineer for vehicle engineering, Peter Rawlinson, about engineering the ...

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    Report: Tesla says Model S will be profitable thanks to cheaper batteries
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    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not exactly a surprise that battery costs for electric vehicles will go down over time, but the big question is by how much and how fast. Tesla Motors, which uses small lithium-ion cells similar to the kind found in laptop ...

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    Report: Tesla Motors share price drops as IPO lock-up period ends
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    Tesla Motors (TSLA) shares were hammered hard near the end of last week and are still dropping as word of the expiration of a 180-day post-IPO lock-up agreement continues to make the rounds. Starting today, 75 million Tesla shares, which had previously been subject to a lock-up agreement ...

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    Tesla catches Christmas spirit, gives away hundreds of Roadsters [w/video]
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    Radio-controlled Tesla Roadster – Click above to watch video after the jump
    In spite of being busy making deals, preparing the Tesla factory and watching the stock price shoot up, the upstart automaker has still found time to remember the people who helped get it where it is today – ...

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    Tesla SEC filing reveals Model S has 3,000 deposits
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    In an 8-K filing posted with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, Tesla Motors revealed that, by the end of the third quarter, it had already lined up 3,000 buyers, each of whom has coughed up $5,000 required to reserve the automaker's long-promised Model S. Additional ...

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