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Would Tesla want a former nuclear plant as a French factory? Government offers it up

What do you do with a decommissioned nuclear power plant? If you’re the French government, you offer the land it sits on to Tesla Motors as a potential new factory site. Tesla has mulled large-scale European production for some time, and French Energy Minister Segolene Royal believes she can get the company to commit with […]

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Elon Musk: Tesla Model 3 orders surpass $14 billion in one week

One week after Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Model 3, the company’s first mass-market car, hundreds of thousands of people have paid $1,000 to reserve the car despite its expected late-2017 launch. That reservation figure totals to $14 billion theoretical dollars in sales, or 325,000 cars, with one big caveat: with only $1,000 down, some, perhaps many, of these […]

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Tesla finally unveils the Model 3: Its first car for the masses

At long last, here’s our first look at the Tesla Model 3, the company’s debut mass-market electric car starting at $35,000 and (perhaps) launching next year. Telsa CEO Elon Musk unveiled the vehicle to the press and relentless devotees during an event at the company’s design studio in Hawthorne, California this evening. We’ll update this story as the event unfolds (and, by the way, […]

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Tesla’s Model 3 event: Everything we know, plus how to watch live

The tedious wait for Tesla’s Model 3 continues. Tonight Tesla CEO Elon Musk is set to unveil the company’s first mass-market car, the Model 3, and you can watch the event live on Tesla’s website starting at 8:30 p.m. PT (11:30 p.m. ET)  — or maybe later, Tesla isn’t always punctual. Like an iPhone launch, excitement for the Model […]

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How to reserve your $35,000 Tesla Model 3 when it launches on Thursday

We’re pretty much expecting Tesla Model 3 enthusiasm to build to a fever pitch over the coming week. Thursday, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk will reveal the design of the $35,000, 200-mile electric car that the company plans to use to vault itself into sales of hundreds of thousands of cars a year. And reservations […]

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