Michael Liedtke

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Tesla handing over the keys to its technology

Jun 13, 2014

Tesla handing over the keys to its technology

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors is handing over the keys to its technology in an unusual effort to encourage other automakers to expand beyond gasoline-burning vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk promised Thursday to give away the company’s entire patent portfolio to all comers, as long ...