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    One stock analyst says Tesla will fail like internet groceries

    Who remembers Webvan? Go ahead and raise your hands. Hmm, that's not a lot of hands. Well, Webvan was one of the biggest flameouts of the late-1990s dot-com bubble. After raising hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital and an initial public offering, it spent even more building ...

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    Elon Musk rips into Nissan Leaf's "primitive" batteries

    If there's ever going to be a green car cage match, we can guarantee that one of the fighters will be Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, who apparently can't pass up the chance to take on any competitor. His latest target? The lithium-ion battery pack in the Nissan Leaf, about which Musk had some ...

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    Video: Elon Musk chats it up on Colbert Report

    Elon Musk on The Colbert Report – Click above to watch the video after the break
    Imagine that, Elon Musk has a sense of humor. Proof of this can be seen in the video pasted after the break, where you'll see the co-founder of Paypal, Tesla Motors and Space X have a sit-down interview with ...

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    Those two mystery Tesla prototypes for Toyota? Bloomberg says RAV4 and Lexus RX

    Toyota has several fingers in a few electric pies. There's the electric car it's working on in-house, in conjunction with Panasonic, using proprietary technology. Then there are two mash-up prototypes that Tesla is building for Toyota, which according to Bloomberg include an electric RAV4 and ...

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    Musk talks up electric vehicles, boasts about achievements in TIME interview

    Tesla's chief executive officer, Elon Musk, is well-known for his occasionally outlandish remarks, boastful company claims, over-the-top comments and much more. To put it nicely, Musk is an outspoken individual, which just means that when he sat down with TIME magazine for a recent interview, there ...

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    Elon Musk talks divorce on Huffington Post

    Elon Musk has felt the acute, and acutely painful, need to correct some of the erroneous statements being written about him and the divorce he is seeking from Justine Musk. Some of those erroneous details have been repeated here, so in all fairness the man should get his time at the mic. Musk's ...

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    Tesla shares in freefall, now below IPO price

    After rising 41 percent on the first day of trading, stock in Tesla Motors has been in an alarming freefall. Today, shares of Tesla Motors fell another 16 percent, landing below their initial offering price of $17 each. For those keeping track of such things, company head and largest shareholder ...

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    Elon Musk nets much needed $24M profit from Tesla's IPO

    We find it hard to believe that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk could possibly be running low on cash, but that's the story we've heard. If true and Musk actually is almost broke, he's a lot less so now with the addition of some $24 million in pocket change courtesy of Tesla's recent ...

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    Tesla shares now trading 40% higher than IPO price

    We can safely say very few people saw this one coming. By the close of trading today, Tesla stock was trading at $23.89 – up a hefty 40.53 percent from the stock's IPO price of just $17. If that's not surprising enough for you, how about this little gem: overall trading on NASDAQ was down ...

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    Tesla to distance itself from CEO, says Musk's "financial situation" won't affect IPO

    It's no secret that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk is experiencing some difficulties right now. From the messy divorce to reports that he's broke, Musk has recently made headlines for all the wrong reasons. That's precisely why Tesla Motors hope to distance itself from the CEO as it ...

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    Report: Elon Musk says he's broke

    Can a broke man buy a $125,000 Tesla Roadster Sport? He probably can if he's Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors who recently wrote in legal documents that, "I ran out of cash." What running out of cash means for a person like Musk (who it looks like still spends around $200,000 a month) and the ...

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    BREAKING: Governator says Tesla teaming up with Toyota in Cali

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    California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger has apparently let slip ahead of a scheduled 5pm Pacific announcement that Tesla Motors will be teaming up with Toyota to build electric cars. While some might speculate that the ...

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    Wife of Tesla CEO demands 10 percent of his stock in company, $6M cash, Roadster and more in messy divorce

    It's not all that often that a messy divorce pops up with a billionaire on one side and somebody who wants part of the money on the other, right? Actually, we all know this occurs far too often and a divorce involving wealthy individuals can be downright messy and ultimately destructive to those ...

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    Tony Stark isn't just Iron Man - he's Elon Musk, too

    Regular AutoblogGreen readers who went to see Iron Man 2 this past weekend probably noticed an unexpected little cameo from one of the most flamboyant automotive CEOs around: Elon Musk. Why would Musk show up in a superhero movie? Because this is really a movie about fictional genius billionaire ...

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    Tesla IPO could go decently, or worse, depending on CEO's divorce trial

    Darryl Siry, who used to be CMO at Tesla Motors and is now CEO of NewsBasis, and so has a better-than-most insight into the situation, hears word that Tesla's upcoming IPO will go out for somewhere between $1 and $1.5 billion. This will mean that the opening price could be around $10-$12 a ...

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    Tesla to announce site of electric vehicle plant soon, hirings underway as Model S development gets going

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    Tesla Motors chief executive officer Elon Musk is good at playing the public relations game. He has the ability to help Tesla make headlines when nothing even happens. Case in point, Musk recently told Automotive News that Tesla plans ...

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    Report: Tesla's Elon Musk says new CUV model due in 2013

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    The Tesla EYE design concept we saw in at the Geneva Motor Show was just an experiment some students at the Istituto Europeo di Design of Turin did with the Tesla brand. But the idea that we will see more and new vehicle models ...

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    Report: Tesla says it gave Musk stock options valued at over $44.5 million

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    In January, Tesla filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a lead-up to their eventual IPO. In a revised S-1 filing last week, the company updated its paperwork, disclosing that it lost more money last year ...

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    Model S gets software update to prevent unintended acceleration

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    Last week Tesla Motors filed an update to its original S-1 documents. The S-1 filing is a requirement as the company moves closer to its initial public offering (IPO). The update contained an abundance of new information such as the ...

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    Tesla CEO Elon Musk named Automotive Executive of the Year Innovator

    Tesla Roadster in Switzerland – Click above for high-res image
    Before the sad news of the plane crash yesterday, Tesla Motors had two announcement about positive happenings for the company: that CEO Elon Musk won the Automotive Executive of the Year Innovator Award and that one of Tesla's ...


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