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    Report: UAW sets up organizing committee at Tesla's Fremont factory

    Tesla is happy to do things differently than other automakers, from the company-owned stores to the all-electric drivetrain. It also doesn't use union workers at its factory in Fremont, California (the former NUMMI plant, pictured). But now the United Auto Workers (UAW) is testing the waters for ...

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    Report: Developer sues Tesla over proposed New Mexico Model S plant

    New Mexico may be The Land of Enchantment, but at least one developer from the state is less than charmed with Tesla Motors. The electric-vehicle maker has been sued by Rio Real Estate Investment Opportunities for what the developer says was an agreed-upon deal for Tesla to produce its Model S ...

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    Official: Tesla Model S deliveries will start June 22; crash testing returns five stars *UPDATE

    The early delivery hints were spot on. Tesla's vice president of worldwide sales and ownership experience, George Blankenship, has declared June 22 – just one month away – as the day when the first Model S will be delivered. He wrote on the official Tesla blog today that, "We are ...

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    AB First Ride: 2012 Tesla Model S Beta

    As part of the big coming-out weekend for the Tesla Model S, our friends at Autoblog got to spend some time learning about the current-version beta prototype that Tesla is showing off to the media and prospective owners who have put down $5,000 deposits on the all-electric sedan. How much time? ...

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    Tesla to buy old resources from GM, Toyota for NUMMI plant

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    When Tesla struck a deal a few months ago with Toyota to buy the closed NUMMI factory in Fremont, CA it was made clear that the $42 million price tag only included the building and property. At the time, Tesla officials indicated that ...

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    More details emerge on Tesla-Toyota-NUMMI agreement - it's far from a done deal

    Just a few days ago, we learned of the Tesla-Toyota-NUMMI deal and many immediately rejoiced. It was one of the most exciting moments we've written about in quite some time, and we were admittedly head over heels about it. Now that the initial excitement has waned and some additional details ...

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    Musk says hiring ex-NUMMI workers is top priority for Tesla

    When NUMMI closed its doors, 4,700 employees were left stranded without a job. Then, Toyota and Tesla stunned the auto industry with the announced partnership that would bring vehicle assembly back to NUMMI, this time for an electric vehicle project that will benefit both companies. So the ...

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    Reuters: UAW pressuring Tesla/Toyota to hire union workers at former NUMMI plant

    Yesterday, Toyota and Tesla announced that the two companies would be collaborating on electric vehicle development. Tesla will be taking over the NUMMI factory in Fremont, California, which was recently closed. Now, the United Auto Workers is urging Toyota to hire union workers to operate the ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota and Tesla to partner on EV production in California

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    California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda held a joint press in Palo Alto, California to announce that the two companies would be collaborating on electric vehicle development and production, with ...

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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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    Aurica Motors wants to keep NUMMI open to make electric cars

    Who the heck is Aurica Motors? An under-the-radar electric car company with big dreams, that's who. A company that, if it gets its way, will turn the soon-to-be-closed NUMMI plant in Fremont, CA into a huge production facility for electric vehicles. Earlier speculation about NUMMI's future ...

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    REPORT: GM execs to meet with Toyota regarding hybrid sharing

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    Rumors that General Motors may get access to Toyota's proprietary hybrid technology just won't go away. Today, Bloomberg cites two unnamed sources in reports that Toyota President Akio Toyoda and GM chief Fritz Henderson will meet ...

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    GM and Toyota deny reports of hybrid sharing

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    Reports have been flying rampant over the last few days that General Motors and Toyota would be entering a joint agreement to share Toyota's Hybrid Synergy Drive technology through the two automaker's NUMMI joint venture. It appears the ...

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    Toyota denies decision has been made to build Prius in U.S. at joint GM plant

    Responding to a Tokyo Shimbun story that said discussions with GM were underway, Toyota says that no decision has been made about potentially building the Prius at New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. (NUMMI), the joint Toyota-GM plant in California. The AP reports that Toyota is stepping back from ...

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    GM and Toyota to make a hybrid together?

    There was a rumor at the 2007 LA Auto Show that there will be hybrid version of the 2009 Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Matrix. The Pontiac Vibe is a product of NUMMI, New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., a joint venture between GM and Toyota. So, if the rumor is true, GM and Toyota are working on a ...


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