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    Tesla stock goes on wild ride following negative report
    Elon Musk's Tweet Sends TSLA Back Up 1414584000

    Trading Tesla Motors stock is not for the faint hearted. For example, the stock was worth $235.24 at the end of trading on Friday but then dropped to $221.67 by the end of Monday. After yesterday's trading, it was back up to $242.77, a gain of almost 10 percent on the day. The movement was ...

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    Official: EDTA: Wall Street Journal attacked plug-in vehicles with "fuzzy math"

    First, we had Tesla's Elon Musk taking on The New York Times for what Musk said was bad math in the Times' review of the Model S. That dispute caught fire, resulting in what Musk said was a loss of up to $100 million in value. Now, here comes another criticism of a major publication's analysis of ...

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    Report: Elon Musk bets Dan Neil $1 million he can get Tesla Model S out on time

    Can a million dollars hold Elon Musks' feet to the fire? That's the value of a bet that Wall Street Journal auto journalist and all-around interesting guy Dan Neil and the Tesla Motors CEO reportedly have going over the release of the upcoming Model S. According to Green Car Reports, the bet ...

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    A miracle of another sort; after Senate ethanol vote, WSJ suggests lobbyists turn to EVs

    In a remarkable vote earlier this week, the U.S. Senate voted to end ethanol subsidies which total about $6 billion each year. It's great progress to see our lawmakers finally bringing some pragmatic fiscal and environmental common sense to the rag tag elements of transport energy policy. While ...

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    EDITORIAL: Attention Wall Street Journal - Ford does not use Toyota's hybrid system!

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    in an op-ed piece published in the Wall Street Journal, Alan Reynolds of the Cato Institute starts by making a few decent points about fuel taxation and fuel economy rules. Unfortunately, he undermines himself with some blatant ...

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    How do you get a Republican to buy a hybrid?

    The new Honda Insight is supposed to be the "hybrid for everyone," but does that include Republicans? A new Wall Street Journal article runs down the well-known tale of how, mostly, the people who drive hybrids are on the left side of American politics (remember this?). From there, Democratic ...

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    Is the Volt nothing more than bailout bait?

    The Wall Street Journal has been known to be a bit cynical when it comes to the Chevy Volt but does it really think GM is using a whole program just to angle cash out of Washington? That seems to be the what Holman W. Jenkins, Jr. is arguing in his article, "What Is GM Thinking?" According to the ...

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    The new business cycle: comfy bikes aimed at commuters

    In the past couple of decades the bicycle industry in the North America has focused mainly on fancy mountain bikes with full suspension and fast road bikes. While both of these styles of bikes are fairly well suited to their intended applications, the reality is that most people don't find them ...

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    OPEC cuts output, OPEC doesn't cut output. Rumors abound, oil prices on the rise

    This'll teach me to stare at news feeds all morning. At 7:39 AM EDT, the Dow Jones Newswire reported that the Organization for Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut oil production by 1 million barrels per day (about 3 percent). As a result, early electronic trading saw the price of crude oil ...

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    EPA lab's vehicles finally about to make it to the road

    A diesel-hydraulic passenger car that gets 80 mpg? A hybrid garbage truck? These are two vehicles built and tested by the EPA in recent years, and it is finally time for one of their prototypes to make it to the streets. The first will be the garbage truck, which is 30 percent more fuel efficient. ...

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    New Prius models could be Made in the USA

    Thanks to increased demand, and the ability of making the batteries and other hybrid components smaller, Toyota will likely build future Prius models in the United States, Toyota Vice chairman Fujio Cho said in a Wall Street Journal article published today and caught by EV World. The challenge will ...


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