Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) is going to start delivering the Model S in China this week and now CEO Elon Musk is hinting at expansion plans being set up in the Asian country. Musk said that he is planning to start manufacturing Tesla vehicles in China within the next three to four years, according to Bloomberg.
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has launched a new lease program fur businesses that wants to use its cars and for tax break advantages. Tesla Motors promised that it would set up a “straightforward and transparent” and “user friendly” lease program.
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Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has ambitious growth plans and its suppliers know it. Acknowledging the company’s rapid growth, CEO Elon Musk announced plans to build a massive “gigafactory” that would cost as much as $5 billion to build. The gigafactory would build more lithium ion cells than any other plant in the world.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced recently that vehicles in the U.S. will soon be required to have backup cameras installed as a standard feature. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers have petitioned the NHTSA to allow exterior-mounted rearview mirrors to be replaced with cameras. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 111 requires cars to have side mirrors, but Tesla Motors and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers wants the safety standard to be revised to allow camera-based rearview systems.
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One of the reasons why Pulse 2.0 focuses heavily on the efforts of Elon Musk is because we are motivated by his drive and passion for engineering and entrepreneurship. Between Tesla Motors changing the environment landscape in the automotive sector and the space exploration ambitions with SpaceX, Elon Musk is an engineering icon. Last night, Musk appeared on “60 Minutes” to discuss what drives him to succeed. The interview also involved several of Musk’s family members. Check out the video above.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) will be allowed to keep its dealerships in the state of New York as part of an agreement made between the electric vehicle company and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
A lawmaker in New Jersey has introduced a bill that would let Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) continue selling its electric vehicles directly to consumers again. This practice was banned by the state two weeks ago. Assemblyman Tim Eustace introduced the bill following the March 11th vote of the eight-member state Motor Vehicle Commission.
Google CEO Larry Page interviewed with Charlie Rose during a TED Talk last week, but the TED Talk video went live on Monday. During the talk, Page talked about Google’s future, his health, and some of his interests. He also discussed why he would give his wealth to people like Elon Musk, who make disruptive changes rather than donating it all to charities like Bill Gates is doing. Check out the video above.