| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The cost of owning an electric car is wriggling its way down to becoming competitive with its gas-powered peers, according to new projections by the Electrification Coalition.
Representatives from the Washington, D.C., advocacy group said during a...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 11:19 AM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk secretly purchased the amphibious sports car that appeared as a movie prop in a 1970s James Bond film with the intention of converting it into the real thing.
Musk, chief executive of electric car company Tesla Motors...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:13 PM
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk moved Friday to put out the financial fire that resulted from when one of the electric car company’s expensive Model S hatchbacks burned up on a roadway near Seattle this week.
Writing on Tesla’s...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Shares of electric car company Tesla Motors continued to fall Thursday after pictures and video of a mysterious Tesla Model S fire circulated on the Internet.
The fire raised concern the popular luxury car -- Tesla is selling all it can make -- might...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Shares of Wall Street darling Tesla Motors fell 6% Wednesday after the high-flying stock was downgraded by an investment house and pictures and video of a mysterious Tesla Model S fire circulated on the Internet.
The shares dropped $12.05 to close at...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Inch by inch, hybrids and electric cars are gaining ground in the U.S. auto market.
Automakers sold 54,855 hybrids in August, reports Autodata Corp., a sales tracking firm. That is a 32% gain from the same month a year earlier and an industry record...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 11:26 PM
The gig: Lyndon Rive, 36, chief executive of SolarCity Corp., a company co-founded in 2006 with his older brother, Peter, that helped popularize a new direction in residential solar power development. The San Mateo, Calif., company installs solar panels...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:41 PM
The trade group for California’s new car dealers wants the state Department of Motor Vehicles to investigate Tesla Motors’ advertising practices, alleging that the upstart automaker is violating various state and federal laws in marketing...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 8:41 AM
A White House petition to allow Tesla Motors to sell straight to consumers throughout the U.S. surpassed the 100,000-signature threshold it needed this week to prompt response from the administration.
“States should not be allowed to prevent Tesla...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 11:27 AM
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors surged nearly 8% on Monday after a securities analyst increased her sales projection for the company and upgraded its stock.
With less than two hours left in regular stock trading Monday, the Palo Alto...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Tesla Motors’ fight over direct sales went grass-roots earlier this month with the launch of a petition to allow straight-to-consumer transactions in all 50 states.
The Palo Alto maker of high-end electric cars has been in a tussle with...