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Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster gets set for liftoff

After a flurry of speculation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is showing off his midnight cherry-red Tesla Roadster sports car as it’s being prepared for its ride atop a Falcon Heavy rocket. Liftoff from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space … Continue reading

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Launching a sports car to Mars? Questions abound

Billionaire CEO Elon Musk tweeted out the idea of putting a cherry-red Tesla Roadster on SpaceX’s first Falcon Heavy rocket and sending it toward Mars, sparking lots of questions in the process. The first question has to be: Is he … Continue reading

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Australia powers up Tesla’s monster battery

South Australia’s state government turned on the switch for the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery today, marking a signal achievement for rapid deployment of renewable energy resources. Technically speaking, the 100-megawatt battery bank built by Tesla isn’t the highest-capacity power storage … Continue reading

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Elon Musk hits deadline for big Australian battery

It’s a rare day when Tesla CEO Elon Musk actually finishes a job before the deadline, but that’s what happened with the massive 100-megawatt battery bank that his company built in South Australia. The world’s largest lithium-ion battery bank has now been … Continue reading

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Elon Musk unveils Tesla Semi and a new Roadster

Tesla CEO Elon Musk rode in with revelations about his company’s all-electric Semi truck, but walked off with an even bigger surprise: a new version of the Tesla Roadster that breaks records for speed and range. Tonight’s unveiling at Tesla’s … Continue reading

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Tesla stock drops amid Model 3 production snags

Tesla share prices declined 5 percent in after-hours trading today, due to a grimmer-than-expected quarterly report that highlighted snags in the production ramp-up for the company’s make-or-break Model 3 electric car. The company reported its biggest-ever net quarterly loss, $619.4 mllion or $3.70 per share. … Continue reading

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Elon Musk is willing to rebuild Puerto Rico’s grid

A Twitter conversation about beefing up Puerto Rico’s hurricane-hit power grid with solar power and heavy-duty batteries is turning into what may be Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s next grand project. Get the full story on GeekWire.

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