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Some of Monday's midday movers:
TRUCKEE, Calif.— Tesla Motors Inc. is building a supercharger station in the Sierra Nevada north of Lake Tahoe where drivers of the company's electric cars can recharge for free along Interstate 80, a newspaper says.
Tesla wants to hire hackers to break into its cars. Gary Davis, McAfee, says Tesla is doing this so they can understand how hackers can exploit their car system.
Big investors are shaping transportation in 2039 by betting on relatively boring fixes to bridges, airports and roads.
CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg thinks Tesla has stretched earnings quality. Phil LeBeau, provides perspective.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
PALO ALTO, Calif.— Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has extended the drive-unit warranty for its Model S sedan to make it good for eight years and unlimited miles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a blog posting Friday that the move reflects the company's belief that electric motors are more reliable than gasoline engines.
Aug 15- Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc said on Friday it had boosted warranty coverage on its Model S sedan, a week after an influential U.S. consumer magazine highlighted problems with the $70,000- plus vehicle. It purchased the car in January 2013 for $89,650.
The company also said the warranty extension will have a "moderately negative'' effect on its earnings in the short term.
Aug 15- Electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc said the drive unit warranty for its Model S sedan has been increased to match that of the battery pack and will now be covered for eight years and "infinite" miles. The company also said the warranty extension will have a "moderately negative" effect on its earnings in the short term.
State Senator Ted Gaines, (R-Calif.), discusses the bipartisan bill introduced by California intended to lure Tesla to the Golden State.
Elio Motors wants to revolutionize U.S. roads with its tiny car, which is the same length as a Honda Fit but half the weight. Phoenix- based Elio plans to start making the cars next fall at a former General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Traders attempt to decipher whether the bond market or the stock market is sending the right signal, with the release several key reports Friday.
Karan Girotra, professor at INSEAD, discusses Tesla's business model and their ability to grab the fascination of consumers.
U.S. stocks closed higher for the third time in four days as a rally in tech, airlines and biotech firms helped lead gains.
Discussing Tesla's sales around the globe, with John Fichthorn, Dialectic Capital Management.
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U.S. stocks closed down in light volume trade for the first time in three sessions as developments in Ukraine and Russia troubled investors.
Edmunds senior editor Ed Hellwig, says after testing Tesla's Model S, most of their issues with the car were minor, but there were a lot of them.