​What You Need To Know About Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory

Elon Musk joined Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval in Carson City to announce the selection of Nevada as the official site for the Tesla Gigafactory. At over 5 million square-feet, the massive diamond-shaped battery plant will be one of the largest in the world, and Tesla is getting $1.2 billion in tax breaks over 20… » 9/04/14 8:01pm 9/04/14 8:01pm

Dear Tesla: Bypassing Environmental Laws Is Bad For Everyone

Tesla is planning a so-called Gigafactory, an enormous battery plant to supply the company's upcoming high-volume Model 3. California wants that factory bad, offering to waive its environmental regulations to win it. That's bad news—for Tesla, for California, for you and me, and for the future of electric cars. » 8/12/14 3:16pm 8/12/14 3:16pm

Texas Dealers: No Direct Car Sales, Even For Tesla's Gigafactory

When you really think about it, what state wouldn't want to get Tesla's planned Gigafactory? That's 6,500 high-tech jobs and potential millions of dollars in tax revenue. But the head of the car dealers' lobby in Texas says the Lone Star State shouldn't have to change their laws banning direct car sales to woo Tesla… » 2/28/14 4:20pm 2/28/14 4:20pm