Tesla called a press conference for today 5 p.m. Pacific this afternoon, but the big news may have already leaked. According to the Los Angeles Business journal, Tesla Motors and Toyota will announce a partnership to jointly build an electric car in California. �SI would not say that it�"s an accurate statement,⬝ Jana Hartline, Toyota Environmental Communications Manager, told HybridCars.com.
Rumors spread based on comments that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger made during an appearance Thursday at Google�"s headquarters in Mountain View today.
Hartline informed us that there will indeed be a partnership, but did not disclose more details. Khobi Brooklyn, a Tesla spokeswoman, also declined to elaborate. �SWe�"re not commenting on or confirming anything the governor said,⬝ Ms. Brooklyn said. �SWe�"ll wait for our announcement later today.⬝
Stay tuned for a follow-up report on HybridCars.com immediately after the event.
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