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hyperloop-022715.jpg Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, a start-up that has adopted Elon Musk's ambitious project of high-speed transportation system, plans to build a Hyperloop test track in California and completed as early as 2016. Hyperloop Test Technologies, a crowd-funded company, plans to take Musk's dream...

FirstSolar-022415.jpg Solar products companies First Solar Inc. and SunPower Corp. said they are in advanced talks to form a joint yieldco vehicle that will hold a portfolio of selected solar generation assets of both companies. Both the companies are slated to report their financial results for the fourth quarter on Tuesday.

Nissan-021815.jpg Nissan is trying out glow-in-the-dark cars, with its European operations demonstrating the illuminating concept on its popular electric car Leaf. The automaker said the technology is part of its focus on using solar energy and to propagate it among households.

Electric car maker Tesla is expected to make big changes in China following a report that only 120 of its vehicles were sold in the country last month. Based on transcripts of internal emails obtained from sources, Reuters reports that billionaire Elon Musk is preparing to fire a number of his managers...

Chargingstations-021015.jpg Utility PG&E Corp. is seeking approval from California regulators to build 25,000 electric vehicle charging stations in a bid to meet green energy targets. The landmark project is reported to cost about $654 million and to be borne by the utility's customers.

Tesla-020615.jpg Sales of Tesla Model S in the U.S. surpassed Nissan Leaf in January, making the luxury sedan the best-selling electric car for the month, as per two estimates. This is the second consecutive month that Model S sales are estimated to be ahead of Leaf.

Tesla-Charging-Stations-020615.jpg In a game changing announcement, luxury electric car maker Tesla Motors, Inc.' new China Head Zhu Xiaotong announced Thursday that the company would begin installing free charging stations for Chinese customers at their homes in 2015. The move is seen as a bid to boost sales in China after sales dropped in the country in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014.

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