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  • High-speed rail would be better than a new Bay Bridge

    High-speed rail would be better than a new Bay Bridge
    Having had the opportunity to attend the recent Maryland Climate Change Summit, it was both enlightening and reassuring that our governor, the legislature and our state agencies are taking proactive positions in planning for what cannot be stopped and a...
  • Elon Musk promises $1 million, Supercharger for New York's Nikola Tesla Museum

     
    Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Green Culture, Tesla Motors Earlier this year, Matthew Inman, the creator of The Oatmeal, penned a gushing review of his Tesla Model S, and followed it up with a request to Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for $8 million to help build a...
  • Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights

    Air Force certifies SpaceX Falcon 9 flights
    In a move that could shake up the spaceflight business, Hawthorne rocket company SpaceX has passed a key milestone toward its goal to launch the U.S. government's most sophisticated national security satellites. The upstart firm said Friday that the Air...
  • Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill

    Tesla tax break for building battery factory buried in aerospace bill
    Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California. The potential savings is buried in...
  • Buzz Aldrin talks Mars, aliens, Sandra Bullock on Reddit

    Buzz Aldrin talks Mars, aliens, Sandra Bullock on Reddit
    Buzz Aldrin, the second human to walk on the moon, took to Reddit on Tuesday to promote the 45th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing. Calling himself a "global space statesman," Aldrin answered questions about colonizing Mars,...
  • Car maker Tesla sued in China for trademark infringement

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc is being sued in China for trademark infringement, a surprise development that casts a shadow over CEO Elon Musk's ambition to expand rapidly in the world's biggest auto market. Tesla said...
  • Fastest U.S. hiring since 1999 as company confidence rises

    Fastest U.S. hiring since 1999 as company confidence rises
    A family-run concrete business in Michigan, the U.S.'s second-biggest carmaker, the largest railroad and a solar power provider in California are all hiring as industrial companies lead a broad labor-market rebound that's on pace to add the most jobs in...
  • Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal

    Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal
    An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction. Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
  • Automaker interest in open Tesla EV patents is decidedly lukewarm

     
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors, AutoblogGreen Exclusive Tesla Motors made big headlines when CEO Elon Musk announced a few weeks ago that he would open up all of the automaker's patents. The response has been interesting,...
  • Tesla's Elon Musk giving away trade secrets for potential profit

    The following editorial appeared in the Dallas Morning News on Thursday, June 19: Elon Musk is the kind of guy who probably spent his high school years asking, "Why?" or "Why not?" each time he ran up against conventional wisdom. He took that mind-set...
  • SpaceX unveils sleek spaceship to fly U.S. astronauts

    SpaceX unveils sleek spaceship to fly U.S. astronauts
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. -- Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, on Thursday unveiled an upgraded passenger version of the Dragon cargo ship NASA buys for resupply runs to the International Space Station. Rather than parachuting down into the ocean,...
  • Solar installer SolarCity to build its own panels after acquisition

    SolarCity Corp. is going to build its own solar panels on a giant scale in order to bring the cost of residential solar power lower than energy produced from fossil fuels, following in the path of Elon Musk's other Silicon Valley company. The San Mateo,...