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US Agency Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration Complaint

DETROIT — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own. The agency said it will look into allegations that cover about 500,000 Tesla vehicles including ...
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Tesla Walks Back Its Plan to Close Most Showrooms

DETROIT — Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles. "As a result of keeping significantly more stores open, Tesla will ...
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Elon Musk Firm Pitched to Build Transit System in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Entrepreneur Elon Musk's dream of an express tunnel transit system could finally become a reality in Las Vegas after major setbacks in other cities. Las Vegas' tourism agency announced Wednesday it is recommending that an enterprise backed by th...
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GM to Slash 14,700 Jobs in North America

DETROIT — General Motors will lay off up to 14,000 factory and white-collar workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it restructures to cut costs and focus more on autonomous and ...

What We’re Following: Westlands Says No to Delta tunnels

Here is a look at the stories from the Valley, the nation and the world that are catching our eye: No doubt about it, this story is huge. The Sacramento Bee is reporting that Westlands Water District's board of directors has voted against participating in...