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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.

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Dealers Association Supports EV Maker-Owned Outlets, In Limited Numbers

Tesla may be on the verge of getting approval from the state of Maryland for direct-to-consumer sales.

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Tesla is employing some skill from Formula 1 by hiring former Red Bull chief mechanic Kenny Handkammer as the automaker's global director of service training.

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There are various obstacles Tesla has tripped over in its first year in China, with one stumbling block looming over all others: range anxiety.

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Tesla's Kurt Kelty To Battery Partners: 'I Need To Know You're On board'

Tesla executive Kurt Kelty gives a speech in Japan asking battery suppliers to take more risks to increase production. Tesla needs more batteries in order to make more cars and drive the price of batteries down.

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The Georgia Senate approves Tesla's direct-sales model, but at a maximum of five stores in the state. West Virginia says 'no' to any direct sales by any car company.

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Fortune's new World's Greatest Leaders list includes a few automotive bosses. GM CEO Mary Barra and Tesla boss Elon Musk are mixed in with people like Pope Francis and Apple leader Tim Cook.

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'It Is The Dealership's Position That We Would Like Some Of The Money'

Looking for a more satirical take on the battle between direct sales and dealerships? This "letter" to Tesla from Car and Driver should make you happy then.

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Central Valley Politico Also Proposes Boosting Rebate To $3,500

California state senator proposes $40,000 price cap on rebate-eligible electric vehicles.

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Tesla Model X development continues to move forward ahead of the first deliveries expected in the third quarter of 2015. This example was spied driving in California wearing only a little camouflage.

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Richard Branson suggested during the Miami round of the Formula E Championship that Virgin could build a car to compete with Tesla someday.

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Semi-Autonomous Auto Steering Coming Soon

Tesla's Model S software update 6.2 adds Range Assurance and Trip Planner to help ease range anxiety, and update 7.0 promises much more exciting tech, like auto steering and semi-autonomous modes.

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Slow Delivery, Charging Issues May Doom 200 Jobs

Tesla China may lay off a third of its workforce because the Model S isn't selling quite as many units as expected.

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Station Helps Automaker Gain California ZEV Credits

Tesla Motors' California battery-swapping station remains under 'pilot-program' status.

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New video answers gripping question of which is quicker off the line on a frozen lake – a Tesla Model S P85D, or a snowmobile.

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A study by Thomson Reuters looks at the past 24 years of auto patents to examine Apple's current place in the industry. Samsung might be a big competitor, but an Apple merger with Tesla could be a real boon for both businesses.

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Translogic Tests 'Insane Mode' In Tesla's All-Wheel-Drive Model S Update

If the original Model S proved that electric cars can be class-leading, the P85D hammers home that point with class-demolishing specs. We test out "Insane Mode" and discuss the over-the-air updates that will keep the improvements coming for the Model S in this episode of Translogic.

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EV Maker Looks To Boost Deliveries By 70 Percent This Year

Tesla last year almost doubled its workforce to about 10,200 employees as it gets ready to increase production.

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Ford could unveil a 200-mile, $30,000-ish battery electric car later this year to go properly head-to-head with the upcoming Chevy Bolt.

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EV Maker Appears to Make Good On 2013 Goal

The latest Tesla Supercharger count rolls past 2,000 worldwide to serve Model S drivers.

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The Fact Checker column in the Washington Post takes issue with a key report attacking dealer franchise laws. The paper, written at the Department of Justice in 2009, attempts to justify allowing manufacturers to sell directly to consumers, but because of some bad research, tried to make its case by citing a failed GM direct-sales program that had shut down years earlier.

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