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Quoted: Elon Musk talks Mars on ‘The Colbert Report’

"(Mars is a) fixer-upper of a planet." — Elon Musk, SpaceX CEO, talks about his goal of getting to — and perhaps settling in — Mars to Stephen Colbert of "The Colbert Report" after Colbert expresses doubt about how Read More →

Quoted: Model S customer smashes windshield, and other Tesla news

"I feel like I just married a woman who has been married before." — Yu Xinquan, a Tesla customer who had been offered a display car while awaiting the delayed delivery of his Tesla Model S in China. Today, Read More →

Tesla shares keep rising after news about dealership battle and more

Tesla shares are still zooming ahead, a day after they rose almost 9 percent in their highest one-day jump in four months. Shares in the Palo Alto electric-car maker are up nearly 4 percent, to $233.28, as of Read More →

Sacramento airport hopes for big landing: the Tesla ‘gigafactory’

California's hope to land Tesla's much-hyped "gigafactory" could lie in the state capital, although it's being called a long shot. The electric car maker is planning to build a massive battery factory, and four states — Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico and Read More →

Quoted: on Elon Musk, Tesla the car company and Tesla the man

"Instead of taking that money and buying a mega-yacht full of champagne and strippers and drifting off into a sunset of opulent repose, Musk invested every penny of his fortune into a new company: SpaceX." — Matthew Inman, in Read More →

The week in Tesla news, by the numbers

There were many Tesla-related numbers in the news this week, so we've rounded them up. • 431,000: We're starting high. That's the square footage of a former Chrysler parts-distribution center in Lathrop (San Joaquin County) that Tesla is said Read More →
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