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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

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

Tesla CEO says fire caused by impaled battery

SEATTLE (AP) — The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery that caught fire in a Tesla vehicle was apparently impaled by a metal object. Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Friday […]

10/04/2013

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

Tesla shares fall further on Model S fire

Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars. The fire began in the car’s battery […]

10/03/2013

Tesla Model S all-electric sedan (AP Photo)

Tesla stock tumbles after Model S catches fire

SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle. Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. […]

10/02/2013

GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — As automakers race to make cheaper electric cars with greater battery range, General Motors is working on one that can go 200 miles per charge at a cost of about $30,000, […]

09/16/2013

An image released by Tesla Motors, is a sketch of the Hyperloop capsule with passengers onboard. (AP Photo/Tesla Motors)

‘Hyperloop’ travel idea gains fans if not backers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk urged the public to polish sketch plans he released last week for a “Hyperloop” that would shoot capsules full of people at the speed of sound through […]

08/23/2013

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Traveling on the ‘Hyperloop’

L.A. to Frisco in 30 minutes? Sounds a little like a pipe dream. Or maybe a tube is more like it. That’s the premise behind the “Hyperloop,” a travel system that’s twice as fast as […]

08/13/2013

An image released by Tesla Motors, is a sketch of the Hyperloop capsule with passengers onboard. (AP Photo/Tesla Motors)

‘Hyperloop’ would link LA-SF in 30 mins, if built

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Imagine stepping into a car-sized capsule in downtown Los Angeles and, 30 minutes later, emerging in San Francisco On Monday, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled a transportation concept that he said […]

08/12/2013

Honda Fit electric car (AP Photo)

Cheap leases offered to spur electric car sales

DETROIT (AP) — Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish electric car sales. Honda announced Thursday that it’s slashing the monthly lease cost of its tiny Fit EV by […]

05/30/2013

Tesla Model S all-electric sedan (AP Photo)

Tesla promises to add charging stations

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is promising to boost the number charging stations during the next year so its customers can drive across North America. The company says it will triple […]

05/30/2013

Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports’ top score

DETROIT (AP) — The Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car has tied an older Lexus for the highest score ever recorded in Consumer Reports magazine’s automotive testing. The Model S, which starts at $62,400 […]

05/09/2013

The SpaceX Dragon is unberthed from the station's Harmony node as the sun begins to rise over the Earth. (Photo Credit: NASA)

SpaceX Dragon cargo ship leaves space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A privately owned cargo ship left the International Space Station with a full science load Tuesday and aimed for a splashdown in the Pacific.

03/26/2013

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