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Elon Musk: ‘Not As Crazy’ To Short Tesla Stock Now (Investors)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk told Fox News late Thursday it was “not as crazy” to short the electric automaker now as it was earlier. But he added that shorting the stock is still not a good idea. Tesla shares were down 1.5% after hours, after closing up 0.9% to 164.93 in the stock market Thursday. The stock has risen 483.2% since the start of the year, helped by its first profitable quarter in Q1 after being in business for a decade.
How Tesla Conquered Norway (Fool)
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its Model S not only outsold every electric vehicle in Norway, but every other car, period. The VW Golf has been the best seller in Norway for months, but Bilnorge.no reported that in roughly the first week of this month, the market shares of the nation’s top three cars were the Model S (6.1%), the Golf (4.9%), and the Mazda CX-5 (4.2%). Of course, Tesla just started delivering its cars in Norway, so most of those vehicles were purchased — or rather, reserved — months before.
Tesla unveils new electric car charging station in Cherry Valley (RRStar)
An electric car magnet debuted today at CherryVale Mall where Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) unveiled a new free and fast electric car charging station. More than a dozen Model S owners from the Midwest drove in for the christening and to see where they can get a quick recharge when they’re road tripping through Rockford. Most electric cars are stuck in cities because they have limited range, but the Model S can go 265 miles on a full charge, and 150 more miles after a half-hour recharge at a Tesla Supercharger.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Thinking Much Bigger (ETFDailyNews)
In today’s “Global Outlook,” Bloomberg’s Betty Liu reports that Elon Musk is bringing his Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S to Germany to take on BMW and Mercedes on their home turf. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “In The Loop.” Elon Musk discusses bringing the companies car to other countries of the world…