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A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla opening access to its electric car patents

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is giving other companies open access to its patents to accelerate the development of electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday the company will share […]

06/12/2014

Elon Musk, right, unveils the SpaceX Dragon V2 spacecraft Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Hawthorne, Calif. SpaceX, which has flown unmanned cargo capsules to the International Space Station, unveiled the new spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to the space station. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Elon Musk unveils spacecraft to ferry astronauts

HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) – A company that has flown unmanned capsules to the Space Station unveiled a spacecraft designed to ferry up to seven astronauts to low-Earth orbit that SpaceX founder Elon Musk says will […]

05/30/2014

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk  (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)

Elon Musk to unveil spacecraft to ferry astronauts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — SpaceX, which has flown unmanned cargo capsules to the International Space Station, planned to unveil a new spacecraft Thursday designed to ferry astronauts to low-Earth orbit. The Southern California-based rocket builder, […]

05/29/2014

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Silicon Valley billionaire buys record life policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An unnamed Silicon Valley billionaire has purchased the world’s most valuable life insurance policy. The man who cobbled the deal together said Saturday that it took seven months and 19 insurance companies to […]

03/16/2014

Solar panels line the roof of Ikea's Brooklyn store, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

SolarCity to back up solar with Tesla batteries

NEW YORK (AP) — The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power’s big drawbacks: The sun doesn’t always shine. The solution: big battery packs that will provide backup power while […]

12/05/2013

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk  (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)

Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors says he is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires. CEO […]

11/23/2013

SpaceX CEO and Chief Designer Elon Musk pausing during his commencement speech for Caltech graduates in Pasadena, Calif. on June 15, 2012. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires. CEO Elon Musk said […]

11/22/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars. The National Highway Traffic Administration says fires broke out in two of the […]

11/19/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla CEO: ‘Definitely’ no recall of the Model S

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company “definitely” won’t recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks. “The headlines are extremely misleading. If fire […]

11/12/2013

This image released by Tesla Motors shows a conceptual design sketch of the Hyperloop passenger transport capsule. (AP Photo/Tesla Motors)

Group of engineers, entrepreneurs working to bring LA-SF ‘Hyperloop’ from concept to reality

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of engineers, designers and entrepreneurs has been working to turn one man’s vision of zipping between Los Angeles and San Francisco in half an hour into a reality. Now […]

10/31/2013

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