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BMW Wins LAPD Contract Over Tesla

June 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The LAPD has decided to lease 100 BMW i3 sedans for routine department duties. The three year lease will cost the city $1.4 million. The i3 was chosen over the Tesla Model S primarily because it costs half as much.

Elon Musk Clarifies Samsung SDI Battery Rumor

June 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Rumors were swirling yesterday that Tesla had struck a deal with Samsung SDI for batteries for the Model 3. Elon Musk took to Twitter to dispel the rumors but did say his company might use Samsung batteries for its grid storage products.

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