Potential, good ideas can't pay the bills forever

For every car Tesla sold, it lost more than a year's pay at a minimum-wage job. That's eye-popping, but it's not a fair assessment of Tesla.

Tesla surpassing GM? Only on Wall Street

It's important to remember how irrelevant Wall Street's arbitrary measure of a company's value is on every other street in America, where you're far more likely to see a GM vehicle in the driveway than a Tesla.

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Supreme Court ruling could protect automakers from predatory patent suits

The Supreme Court ruled that patent lawsuits must be filed on the defendant's turf, a decision expected to protect US automakers from predatory patent litigation.

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