Good Luck Tesla

Thus comes the end of a thrilling semester, so time to same good bye. Here is something for you… Top picks 2012: Tesla Motors Silicon Valley-based maker of electric cars powers up for the mass market.  This post is one in a series in which over 50 newsletter advisors share their Top Picks for 2012.  By … Continue reading

Tesla Factory

The Tesla Factory is an automobile manufacturing plant in Fremont, California owned and operated by Tesla Motors. The facility was formerly known as New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI), a joint venture between General Motors and Toyota. The plant is located in the East Industrial area of Fremont between Interstates 880 and 680. Read More on: http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/tesla-factory-birthplace-model-s tour through the factory tesla-factory-birthplace-model-s

Tesla and Panasonic

On January 7, 2010, Tesla and battery cell maker Panasonic announced that they would together develop nickel-based lithium-ion battery cells for electric vehicles. Naoto Noguchi, President of Panasonic’s Energy Company, said the Japanese firm’s cells will be used for Tesla’s “current and next-generation EV battery pack.” The partnership was part of Panasonic’s US$1 billion investment over three years … Continue reading

Tesla and Toyota

On May 20, 2010, Tesla and Toyota announced a partnership to work on electric vehicle development, which included Toyota’s US$50 million future conditional investment in Tesla and Tesla’s US$42 million purchase of a portion of the former NUMMI factory. Musk said the Model S sedan will be built at the plant, which is about 20 miles (32 km) east of the company’s headquarters in … Continue reading

Tesla and Daimler

Starting in late 2007, Daimler and Tesla Motors began working closely to integrate Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs and charging electronics into the first 1,000 units of Daimler’s electric smart car. The two companies are expected to collaborate further, including working together on the Tesla Model S sedan. The collaboration is not expected to result in … Continue reading