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Walmart sues Tesla for solar panels that went up in flames

Aug. 20, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart sued Tesla for "gross negligence" on Tuesday, saying that the electric car company's energy division installed solar panels that went up in flames on its store rooftops. The retailer said fires broke out at seven store rooftops between 2012 and 2018, causing millions of dollars in...

Tesla restarts its solar-panel business, offers rental plans

Aug. 18, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla is trying to spark its solar-panel business by letting consumers rent rooftop systems rather than buy them. Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced the offering in a series of tweets Sunday. The company will allow residents of six states to rent solar-power systems starting at $50...

Today in History

Aug. 17, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 17, the 229th day of 2019. There are 136 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 17, 1987, Rudolf Hess, the last member of Adolf Hitler's inner circle, died at Spandau Prison at age 93, an apparent suicide. On this date: In 1863, federal batteries...

Officer worker dies after car crashes into building

Aug. 5, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

GREENWOOD, Del. (AP) — Authorities say a Delaware woman has died after a vehicle crashed into the office building where she was working. Delaware State Police say 31-year-old Kathryn E. West of Seaford died Sunday of injuries she suffered in the July 21 incident. Investigators say West was working in the...

Tweet could get Elon Musk in trouble with regulators _ again

Jul. 31, 2019 5:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, Tesla CEO Elon Musk could be in hot soup with U.S. securities regulators, this time for tweeting a forecast for solar roof production. At 8:54 p.m. Monday, Musk responded to a Twitter question about progress on roof manufacturing by saying he hopes to make about 1,000 per week...

Electric vehicles gain slow momentum in North Dakota

Jul. 27, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Step on the accelerator in Capital Electric Cooperative's new Chevrolet Bolt and it, literally, bolts forward. "They're really snappy, quick and fun to drive," said Energy Services Supervisor Josh Schaffner as he demonstrated on the road next to his office. The car is one of 141...

Tax breaks for big corporations drawing new look in Nevada

Jul. 26, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — It was a different time. That's what Nevada lawmakers say when asked about massive, recession-era tax breaks approved for companies such as Tesla, Amazon and Apple. It's also what legislators tend to say when defending new efforts to rein in incentives now that the state has rebounded...

Asian shares fall ahead of US-China trade talks

Jul. 25, 2019 10:18 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are lower Friday as investors continued to watch the brewing trade conflict between China and the U.S., and any signs of what's in store from central banks. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 0.6% to 21,637.21 in morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.4% to 6,792.20....

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Jul. 25, 2019 4:43 PM EDT

Stocks retreated from record highs set a day earlier as large companies delivered weak earnings reports and disappointing forecasts. Technology stocks sustained the steepest declines throughout the day Thursday. Digital payments company PayPal slid after cutting its revenue forecast. Facebook dropped after the...

Raytheon and Netgear rise while Tesla and Ford skid

Jul. 25, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Tesla Inc., down $36.06 to $228.82 The electric vehicle maker's second quarter financial results fell short of forecasts and a key executive is resigning. Ford Motor Co., down 77 cents to $9.56 The automaker's second quarter...