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    Report: Musk vows to repay Tesla's federal loans in five years, not ten

    Tesla Chief Elon Musk says his company will repay its US Department of Energy loans within five years, Automotive News reports. That's way, way ahead of the 10-year deadline the electric-vehicle maker was originally given to pay back the $465-million loan it got from the feds. Musk says ...

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    Report: Tesla will start repaying loans by end of this year

    A week after Tesla Motors announced it would be able to deliver the first Model S in June, a month ahead of the original July release date, the startup automaker continued the good news by announcing it will start repaying the Energy Department loans it got in 2009. The $465 million loan was ...

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    Tesla: here's why the DOE's $465 million helped; we'd like some more

    On September 23, the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to approve (291-in-favor, 27-against) a stopgap bill that cuts $1.5 billion from the Department of Energy's Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) Loan Program. The bill, say the Democrats who opposed it, ...

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    Done deal: Tesla, DOE complete $465 million loan paperwork

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    While only half of the AutoblogGreen readership said they'd invest in Tesla Motors when (if?) the company gets its IPO organized, technically, most of you technically already have. As Wired put it, "Are you a U.S. citizen? If so, ...

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    Huh? Detroit News columnist criticizes Tesla loan, but not exactly in a brilliant manner

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    Manny Lopez does not appreciate Tesla Motors getting $465 million from the Department of Energy. The Detroit News columnist wrote an article published today that calls the money "an all-out gift to Tesla, the Silicon Valley startup that makes ...


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