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Silicon Valley and Cleantech Reporter — San Jose Mercury News
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Kale grower. Oakland dweller. Longtime San Jose Mercury News reporter writing mostly about clean tech, Tesla Motors & California energy policy.

Tesla anger: Recent Model S buyers cry foul over new features

contracostatimes.com — Tesla Motors announced last week that every Model S rolling off its assembly line includes a new hardware package that enables autopilot features and that prospective customers can also order the "D," an all-wheel-drive version of the electric vehicle.

Recent Model S buyers angry with Tesla for missing out on new features

mercurynews.com — Tesla Motors announced last week that every Model S rolling off its assembly line includes a new hardware package that enables autopilot functionality. Prospective customers can also order the 'D,' an all-wheel drive version of the electric vehicle.

Tesla Motors unveils all-wheel-drive D version of Model S, autopilot features

mercurynews.com — Posted: 10/09/2014 09:43:32 PM PDT Updated: 10/09/2014 11:31:18 PM PDT Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled an all-wheel-drive version of the electric Model S sedan Thursday dubbed the "D," an option geared for potential customers who live in snowy climates. "The D stands for dual motor," said Musk at a packed event in Hawthorne.

Tesla Motors unveils all-wheel-drive D version of Model S and safety features

mercurynews.com — Posted: 10/09/2014 09:43:32 PM PDT Updated: 10/09/2014 09:43:32 PM PDT Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled an all-wheel drive version of its electric Model S sedan Thursday, an option geared for potential customers who live in snowy climates. "The D stands for dual motor," said Musk at a packed event in Hawthorne.

Tesla Motors unveils All Wheel Drive D version of Model S and safety features

contracostatimes.com — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled an all-wheel drive version of its electric Model S sedan Thursday, an option geared for potential customers who live in snowy climates. Compared with the standard Model S, the "D" has a higher top speed and increased efficiency, and can accelerate from zero to 60 miles per hour in 3.2 seconds.

Panasonic to invest 'billions of yen' in Tesla's Nevada gigafactory

mercurynews.com — Posted: 10/07/2014 02:40:28 PM PDT Updated: 10/07/2014 02:50:58 PM PDT Panasonic will invest "tens of billions of yen" -- hundreds of millions of dollars -- in Tesla's Nevada gigafactory, according to a statement made by Panasonic's CEO at a trade show in Japan. The gigafactory will produce lithium-ion batteries for Tesla's electric cars and stationary storage devices.

Panasonic to invest "billions of yen" in Tesla's Nevada gigafactory

contracostatimes.com — By Dana Hull dhull@mercurynews.com Posted: 10/07/2014 02:40:35 PM PDT Updated: 10/07/2014 02:51:03 PM PDT Panasonic will invest "tens of billions of yen" -- hundreds of millions of dollars -- in Tesla's Nevada gigafactory, according to a statement made by Panasonic's CEO at a trade show in Japan.

Tesla's media strategy: build a brand without spending on advertising

mercurynews.com — Posted: 04/05/2013 01:49:50 PM PDT Updated: 04/07/2013 09:18:39 PM PDT It's been quite a week for Tesla Motors ( TSLA). The Palo Alto-based electric car company reported that it reached profitability for the first time, saw its stock close at an all-time high, unveiled a new financing program and celebrated the opening of its expanded showroom in San Jose's Santana Row.

Tesla Motors to "Unveil the D" Oct. 9

contracostatimes.com — By Dana Hull dhull@mercurynews.com Posted: 10/02/2014 10:45:03 AM PDT Updated: 10/02/2014 10:45:04 AM PDT PALO ALTO -- A cryptic tweet from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk sparked buzz among his 1 million followers and devotees of Tesla's all-electric car. "About time to unveil the D and something else," tweeted Musk.

Tesla Motors to 'Unveil the D' Oct. 9

mercurynews.com — Posted: 10/02/2014 10:44:54 AM PDT Updated: 10/02/2014 10:44:54 AM PDT PALO ALTO -- A cryptic tweet from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk sparked buzz among his 1 million followers and devotees of Tesla's all-electric car. "About time to unveil the D and something else," tweeted Musk.
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Oct 20, 2014

SFO announces agreement with @lyft and Uber, permitting both to operate

Oct 20, 2014

RT @SrWHOfficial: "Maybe convincing our base the election was lost with fundraising emails wasn't a good idea after all." - DCCC, 11/15/2014

Oct 18, 2014

@PJHORNAK He is not alone. More than 700 people have signed this petition. Read the comments on it: chn.ge/1o7YWti

Oct 17, 2014

Friday, it is good to see you. Everyone: Have a great weekend!

Oct 17, 2014

Would love to see the state-by-state war room. Latest battleground is MI. New on @TeslaMotors blog: teslamotors.com/blog/raw-deal-…

Oct 17, 2014

RT @MrDanZak: Orphaned by #Ebola. This photo by @michelducille rises above the ceaseless flow of impersonal hazmat shots. pic.twitter.com/a7uauO7gbi

Oct 16, 2014

RT @BrigidSchulte: The latest from "man town" Silicon Valley: Freezing eggs, or freezing moms out of high-tech? - The Washington Post buff.ly/1ruvl7Z

Oct 16, 2014

The boy has pneumonia. Which has made for a challenging week, but given all the other public health issues facing the world: grateful.



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