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5 US States Play Their Cards to Get Tesla Factory, but What Can They Offer

The Tesla Motors logo is seen on the wheel of a car at Tesla Motors headquarters May 20, 2010 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
The Tesla Motors logo is seen on the wheel of a car at Tesla Motors headquarters May 20, 2010 in Palo Alto, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES—From the start, little has been typical about Tesla Motors’ plan for a $5 billion factory to make batteries for a new generation of...




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  • In a Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 file photo, a customer purchases a meal at a Burger King restaurant in Marseille-Provence airport, in Marignane, France. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File)

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