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The first Model S fire occurred along a freeway near Seattle. (Getty Images)

U.S. Safety Agency Opens Probe Into Tesla Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla’s Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car’s underbody and battery.

11/19/2013

File photo of Elon Musk  (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Getty Images for Tesla)

Inventor Musk To Share Plans For High-Speed Travel

Twice as fast as an airplane, cheaper than a bullet train and completely self-powered: that’s the mysterious transportation system that inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is promising to reveal design plans for Monday.

08/12/2013