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In today's video, we get behind the wheel of start-up electric-car maker Tesla Motors (Nasdaq: TSLA). Two big oil players, BP (NYSE: BP) and ExxonMobil (NYSE: XOM), deliver a hopeless outlook for the electric vehicle market. But Tesla pushes forward with plans to deliver its zero-emission Model S sedan, as well as a crossover vehicle dubbed Model X.

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