Yes, it's a small share of the California car market, but Tesla Motors sales in the Golden State are supercharging.
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In percentage terms, Tesla sales zoomed 3,3571 percent in California compared to the period a year ago. That's because it had sold just 14 cars in the period of 2012.
Tesla shares have gained $16 billion in market cap this year, more than the total market cap value of about half of the S&P 500 components.
—By CNBC's Marty Steinberg