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The Factory That Forged Me: Fremont, the Tesla Motors Plant

Carl Pope | Posted 07.23.2014 | Green
Carl Pope

Ironically, this is the first time I've toured this particular auto-assembly plant (which was first owned by General Motors; then by NUMMI, a joint venture between GM and Toyota; and now by Tesla), even though much of my understanding of innovation and sustainability comes from bird-dogging the evolution of this building over the years.

The Wrong Debate on Green Jobs

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

We've been talking about the new green economy jobs entirely the wrong way

Cars and Schools

Jason Pugatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jason Pugatch

The great backbone of America, cars and schools, once pulsing new factories pumping out lawyers, middle managers and Oldsmobiles, have become incontrovertible failures.

Tesla - Toyota - Nummi : The Electric Car Reborn?

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard H. Smith

When the history of a 21st Century "Green Revolution" is written, last week's Toyota-Tesla headlines and, behind the lines, the concern of a veteran C...

Three automotive stories you want to know

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Tesla to Downey, CA - Drop dead! Updated If you're driving through Downey, CA, I wouldn't recommend driving a Tesla. A dream of Downey leaders to re-...

The Breaking Wave

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

Toyota announced a new venture with Tesla Motors to build electric cars at the Fremont, CA facility. This is a model for how to build the green-jobs economy while getting America off oil.

California Factory Closing - HUGE Impact - Steps You Can Take

Dave Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Johnson

This post originally appeared at Campaign for America's Future (CAF) at their Blog for OurFuture as part of the Making It In America project. I am a ...

"Detroit Three's Ten Most Significant Cars" -- 2008 and Beyond

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Since every automotive enthusiast publication runs some sort of "Best of" list, I'm listing those I think are Detroit's "Most Significant" for 2008 and 2009, and some early available news on 2010 models.

Detroit's Next Step; Analysis of Rescue Proposal Here

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

It's always nice to own part of any failing automotive giant from the last century, if the companies are still not viable three, six or even twelve months from now, what will taxpayers' ownership be worth?