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California BMW drivers get paid $1,000 to delay charging cars

theglobeandmail.com — In a new pilot program, a California utility is paying drivers of BMW electric cars to delay charging their vehicles when the power grid is under pressure. One hundred owners of BMW AG's i3 hatchback receive $1,000 upfront to participate in Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s 18-month trial, which starts this week and is confined to the San Francisco Bay Area.

BMW Drivers Get Paid $1,000 to Delay Charging i3 Electric Cars

bloomberg.com — In a new pilot program, a California utility is paying drivers of BMW electric cars to delay charging their vehicles when the power grid is under pressure. One hundred owners of BMW AG's i3 hatchback receive $1,000 upfront to participate in Pacific Gas & Electric Co.'s 18-month trial, which starts this week and is confined to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Jul 30, 2015

BMW Drivers Get Paid $1,000 to Delay Charging i3 Electric Cars bloom.bg/1SjXJ0i. Demand Response today, V2G down the road?

Jul 30, 2015

RT @BloombergNEF: Hot story on Bloomberg terminal: BMW drivers paid $1,000 to delay charging i3 electric cars bloom.bg/1SjXJ0i pic.twitter.com/BnOuOEWG66

Jul 30, 2015

BMW Drivers Get Paid $1,000 to Delay Charging i3 Electric Cars bloom.bg/1SjXJ0i via @business

Jul 30, 2015

RT @BloombergNEF: Hot story on Bloomberg terminal: BMW drivers paid $1,000 to delay charging i3 electric cars bloom.bg/1SjXJ0i pic.twitter.com/BnOuOEWG66

Jul 30, 2015

Whoa. BMW owners are being paid to delay charging their i3's when power grid is under pressure bloom.bg/1SjXJ0i @business @danahull

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Tesla Motors Inc’s Elon Musk seeks to boost Model S sales with $1,000 referral program

business.financialpost.com — Elon Musk is looking to boost Tesla sales with a little help from his friends. Tesla Motors Inc. will provide discounts when an owner recommends a Model S to a new buyer. It's the first incentive program for the company, which eschews traditional advertising and dealer networks.

Musk Offers Model S Referral Program as Tesla’s First Incentive

bloomberg.com — Elon Musk is looking to boost Tesla sales with a little help from his friends. Tesla Motors Inc. will provide discounts when an owner recommends a Model S to a new buyer. It's the first incentive program for the company, which eschews traditional advertising and dealer networks.
Jul 29, 2015

Shoulda played "With a Little Help From My Friends" as hold music? Musk Offers Model S Referral Program: bloom.bg/1IL7VKJ

Jul 30, 2015

RT @technology: Elon Musk offers Model S referral program as Tesla’s first incentive bloom.bg/1IL7VKJ

Check Out the Latest Views of Tesla’s Massive Gigafactory

bloomberg.com — The Gigafactory is coming. Tesla is building the biggest battery factory in the world, in the desert near Reno, Nevada. Here are some of the latest images of the project, taken this week. At 10 million square feet, this will be one of the biggest industrial factories ever built.
Jul 25, 2015

RT @business: Check out the latest views of Tesla's massive gigafactory being built in the Nevada desert bloom.bg/1HOTcei pic.twitter.com/y7F8afpkVi

Jul 24, 2015

RT @business: Check out the latest views of Tesla's massive gigafactory being built in the Nevada desert bloom.bg/1HOTcei pic.twitter.com/y7F8afpkVi

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Honda Refreshes Accord Sedan Adding Apple, Android Connectivity

bloomberg.com — Honda Motor Co. unveiled a refreshed Accord at the opening of its expanded Silicon Valley Lab. For the 2016 model year, the midsize sedan and coupe will add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Jul 23, 2015

Honda Refreshes Accord Sedan Adding Apple, Android Connectivity bloom.bg/1LyMn4t

SpaceX rocket explosion caused by tiny metal strut

smh.com.au — Elon Musk has said an initial investigation into the failure of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket last month points to a 60 centimetre long, inch-think strut in a liquid oxygen tank that snapped. Musk, the company's founder and chief executive officer, also said that SpaceX has become "a little bit complacent" as it has grown in size, since the vast majority of current employees have only known successful launches.

Musk Says SpaceX Failure Caused by Strut in Liquid Oxygen Tank

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Jul 20, 2015

More TK, but first story: Musk Says SpaceX Failure Caused by Strut in Liquid Oxygen Tank bloom.bg/1HLWY5G via @business

Jul 20, 2015

RT @danahull: More TK, but first story: Musk Says SpaceX Failure Caused by Strut in Liquid Oxygen Tank bloom.bg/1HLWY5G via @business

Jul 20, 2015

"After 20 consecutive successful launches, SpaceX may have become “complacent,” said Musk, the CEO." bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 20, 2015

RT @business: Elon Musk says SpaceX failure was probably caused by a strut in the liquid oxygen tank bloom.bg/1HLWY5G pic.twitter.com/1IRKt26tb8

Jul 20, 2015

Updated story: SpaceX Explosion Blamed on Weak Strut. bloom.bg/1HLWY5G via @business.

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Tesla Climbs After Unveiling Improvements to Model S Sedan

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. rose to a 10-month high after the electric-car maker unveiled enhancements to the Model S sedan. The shares advanced 3.8 percent to $285.18 at 2:28 p.m. in New York after reaching $286.65, the highest intraday price since Sept. 4.

Musk Adds Cheaper Model S, Offers Bigger Battery, Faster Version

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the company is offering cheaper, faster and longer-lasting versions of its Model S sedan. Musk said the Model S can be upgraded to a 90 kilowatt-hour version from the 85 kWh version for $3,000.
Jul 17, 2015

Ah, the Ludacris joke: Musk Adds Cheaper Model S, Offers Bigger Battery, Faster Version bloom.bg/1gFqtQ6 via @business

Jul 17, 2015

RT @danahull: .@ElonMusk Adds ‘Ludicrous Mode’ for Tesla Drivers With Need for Speed bloom.bg/1gFqtQ6 via @business

Jul 17, 2015

.@ElonMusk Adds ‘Ludicrous Mode’ for Tesla Drivers With Need for Speed bloom.bg/1gFqtQ6 via @business

Jul 18, 2015

ICYMI: Tesla Adds ‘Ludicrous Mode’ for Drivers With Need for Speed bloom.bg/1gFqtQ6 via @business

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Aug 03, 2015

RT @KateGalbraith: Politics of Clean Power Plan should be interesting to watch in Ohio, swing state that gets 2/3 of electricity from coal & has coal mines.

Aug 03, 2015

RT @CALFIRE_PIO: CA Fire Summary for 8/2 PM Update - Over 9,300 firefighters are battling 21 large wildfires in California. calfire.ca.gov/communications…

Aug 02, 2015

RT @MaryNicholsCA: Proud to stand w/@POTUS, @GinaEPA tmw in DC. #CleanPowerPlan a win for public health, planet & lasting prosperity https:…

Aug 02, 2015

Wheels down Detroit. Tell me where to get dinner at this hour

Aug 01, 2015

.@BMW drivers get paid $1,000 to delay charging i3 electric cars fw.to/oitzD1W. Picked up in the Chicago Tribune



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