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    Report: Tesla's Elon Musk made $1.1 billion yesterday, how about you?
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    Thanks to skyrocketing share prices, yesterday was a very big payday for Tesla founder Elon Musk. The already wealthy businessman added another USD$1.1 billion, ten per cent of his net worth, to his overflowing wallet yesterday after Tesla's shares hit $248. This time last year, TSLA was trading ...

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    Rumormill: Apple's merger chief met in secret with Tesla CEO Elon Musk [w/video]
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    There's no lack of connections between two of the most darling Silicon Valley companies, Apple and Tesla Motors. Most recently, the electric car manufacturer hired away Apple's "Hacker Princess," Kristin Paget, but it's possible to look back as far as 2010 to see when Tesla hired the man who ...

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    Report: Analyst predicts GM will buy Tesla in 2014
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    There's little question that Tesla has come at the automotive industry as an outsider. But will it last as an outsider for much longer? Not if you ask Yra Harris of Praxis Trading. According to USA Today, the veteran financial analyst recently predicted on CNBC that General Motors will try to buy ...

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    Report: Is Tesla's next project an F-150 competitor? [w/poll]
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    What's the future look like for Tesla after it launches the Model X CUV and possibly a smaller, sub-Model S sedan? Would you believe a pickup truck? Yes, Tesla could be looking to use its EV know-how to take the fight to Ford and the F-150, based on comments made by company founder Elon ...

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    Report: Analyst calls on Apple to buy Tesla
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    This is the layman's understanding of how the tech world works: come up with an idea; execute idea; start making money; get bought out by Apple, Google or some other wealthy company seeking the Next Big Thing; retire to Fiji at age 23. Occasionally, though, one of those startups grows quickly ...

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    Auctions: Elon Musk buys James Bond's Lotus submarine, wants to install Tesla powerplant
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    Remember when we reported the long-lost-but-found-again Lotus Esprit submarine used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me had sold at auction in London for US$966,560 (well, US$863,000 plus a 12-per cent buyer's premium)? At the time, the buyer's identity remained a mystery, but Jalopnik ...

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    Report: Musk sticking to plan for 'affordable' Tesla model
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    By now, we've all heard that Tesla has repaid its loan from the US Department of Energy – nine years ahead of schedule – and the Model S is selling well enough to put at least a little fear into Audi, but what's next? Well there's the Model X crossover slated for late next year, but ...

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    Featured: Wall Street loves Tesla's Elon Musk, values the brand higher than Fiat
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    Tesla's value on the stock market far exceeds the number of vehicles it contributes to the automotive market. According to a report from Automotive News, Tesla is currently valued at US$8.8 billion. Almost unbelievably, though we've never claimed to have a firm grasp on the inner workings of the ...

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    Report: Tesla's Elon Musk offering more of his own money to widen LA's 405 freeway
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    While Henrik Fisker was in Washington, D.C. being grilled by US Congress over government loans received by his former company, Fisker Automotive, Tesla co-founder Elon Musk was offering to give the California government money to help widen the traffic jam packed 405 freeway. With delays and cost ...

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    Video: Musk says New York Times debacle may have cost Tesla $100 million
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    Despite the old chestnut that there's no such thing as bad publicity, there's always a cost incurred – sometimes it's hidden, and sometimes it's front and center. Enigmatic Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to think his company's now-infamous Model S range dustup with The New York Times is falling ...

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