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California man intentionally drove Tesla off cliff

A man who injured himself and three others, including two children, after driving his Tesla off a cliff in California on Monday is now facing multiple charges after authorities said the plunge was intentional. California Highway Patrol in San Francisco on Facebook said Dharmesh A. Patel, of Pasadena, was arrested for attempted murder and child […]

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Home energy storage as well as electric cars to be sold in Tesla shops

Tesla’s recent acquisition of Solar City mean the automaker’s retail stores are about to get a makeover. Tesla is perhaps best known for its electric cars, but the company has another prominent business as well. Its Tesla Energy division markets stationary lithium-ion battery packs for energy storage. Energy-storage systems can increase the utility of home solar arrays, […]