| Aug 20, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Adding to a growing list of accolades, Tesla Motors' Model S has secured the title of safest car on the road.
In its first model year, the premium electric sport sedan is one of just seven cars since 2011 — among hundreds — to receive a...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Now that Tesla Motors has turned a profit, and its Model S electric car has scored the top federal safety rating and the top Consumer Reports rating, what’s left for the upstart Palo Alto automaker?
What Tesla has accomplished is...
| 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...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:49 PM
As Los Angeles launches into its solar buyback program between companies and the L.A. Department of Water and Power, one rooftop power producer is exploring a way to avoid depending on utilities altogether.
Lyndon Rive, chief executive of San Mateo,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Add another first to electric car company Tesla Motors’ list of accomplishments -- its first recall of its Model S sporty sedan.
Tesla will recall about 1,228 of its expensive Model S because of a problem with a seat latch, Elon Musk, the...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
No stranger to leveraging his Twitter presence to maximize attention for his electric car company, Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk sent his company's stock up 2.5% on Monday with a single, cryptic tweet.
"Really exciting @TeslaMotors announcement...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Tesla Motors, Inc., unveiled plans Thursday night to offer a service that would swap out depleted batteries in its luxury electric cars for fully charged packs.
Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk took the stage inside the carmaker’s design studio in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk threw a cocktail party in honor of a car battery Thursday night.
A debut for the new 90-second automated battery-swapping system for the automaker’s Model S electric sports sedan, the gathering provided a window into the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Just three days after Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled plans to greatly accelerate the rollout of his company's coast-to-coast fast charger network, an expert in a competing technology was saying wait a minute, not so fast.