Tesla May Repay US Loan Years Early

5:55 AM, May 21, 2013   |    comments
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Tesla says the regular Model S can sprint from zero to 60 miles per hour in 5.4 seconds and has a top speed of 125 mph (Photo: Tesla)
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  • WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- The founder of electric car company Tesla is making some news on Twitter.

    Elon Musk tweeted that the company will "probably" repay its Energy Department loan as early as Thursday.  That date would be 9 years ahead of schedule,  issued under a green cars program.

    The car company has been doing very well with its electric Model S luxury sport sedan, which starts at about $70,000.

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