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How Elon Musk Took Tesla To Hell And Back With The Model 3

[ad_1] In 2003, a Silicon Valley startup called Tesla Motors came up with an ambitious plan that would transform the auto industry. Founders Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning set out to redefine the electric car. Cars that everyone would want— affordable, environmentally friendly and fast. Their master plan started with a low volume of expensive […]

Which Automakers Can Seriously Challenge Tesla?

[ad_1] Several major automakers are making big bets on electric vehicles. A few vehicles have been released so far, but sales indicate any one of them has failed to make a significant dent in Tesla’s share of the EV market. So, who are they? And how much of a chance do they have? » Subscribe […]

Elon Musk To Debut New Solar Power Roof: Bottom Line | CNBC

[ad_1] The Tesla CEO and SolarCity chairman aims to unveil a Tesla/SolarCity solar roof on October 28. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. […]

Is Nuclear Fusion The Answer To Clean Energy?

[ad_1] Nuclear power has a controversial history, but many energy experts say it has a major role to play in our energy future. Some in the industry are working to make standard fission power safer and cheaper. Others are pursuing the holy grail of energy – nuclear fusion, the process that powers the sun and […]

SolarCity Powers A Remote Pacific Island Using Solar Power | Tech Bet | CNBC

[ad_1] SolarCity brings a modern convenience to a remote Pacific island 4,000 miles off the West Coast. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. […]

Elon Musk: Solar Roof Will Last Longer Than Most Houses | CNBC

[ad_1] Tesla CEO Elon Musk discusses his vision for his solar roof technology. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News […]

Why Tesla (And Everyone Else In Tech) Is Obsessed With Batteries

[ad_1] The battery industry is rapidly changing, in part because of growth in mobile devices and electric cars. The lithium-ion battery industry alone is expected to grow to $93 billion by 2025. But the energy sector could be disrupted by battery innovation as well. Here’s everything you need to know about the big business of […]

Why Rich Rebuilds Is Opening A Tesla Repair Shop

[ad_1] Rich Benoit runs the popular YouTube channel, Rich Rebuilds, where he takes broken-down Teslas and brings them back to life. Now he and his business partner, a former parts manager at Tesla, are opening up a repair shop to help stem some of the demand for Tesla service. Tesla customers have often complained about […]

How Elon Musk And Tesla Benefit From Tax Breaks

[ad_1] Elon Musk’s companies have propelled his net worth to almost $20 billion, but how have government policies and taxpayer money boosted his businesses? From subsidies at the national and state level, to federal tax credits for consumers buying electric cars and solar panels, to fuel efficiency standards that help bring millions in revenue for […]

Tesla Is Largely To Blame For The Slide In US Home Solar Sales, Report Finds | CNBC

[ad_1] After years of double-digit growth, home solar installations in the United States are poised to fall for the first time this year. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From ‘Wall Street’ to ‘Main Street’ to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your […]