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December 13, 2009

Green Thinking

Initial public offering rumors surround Tesla; clean-diesel Audi wins green honors

Tesla roadster

Tesla

Tesla IPO?
Sources are saying electric carmaker Tesla Motors plans to file for an initial public stock offering in the near future, though the company has declined to comment. An IPO by Tesla, which makes the $109,000 Roadster (right), would be the first among the crop of electric car companies that have sprung up in recent years.

--Associated Press


Audi A3 TDI

Audi

Green winner
Green Car Journal named Audi's 2010 A3 TDI the "Green Car of the Year" at the Los Angeles Auto Show last week, marking the second consecutive year a clean-diesel vehicle has won the prize. The A3 TDI gets 42 mpg on the highway -- 50 percent better fuel efficiency than a gasoline powered A3.

--Associated Press

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