| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in after-hours trading after the Palo Alto automaker reported a surprise operating profit in its automotive operations.
Excluding one-time expenses, the maker of high-end electric cars squeezed out an operating profit...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Tesla Motors stock continued to climb Thursday after the automaker beat analysts' expectations for the second quarter.
With less than two hours left in the trading, the stock has climbed more than 20%, to about $155. That pushed Tesla’s market...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Los Angeles billionaire Elon Musk has already revolutionized spaceflight business for NASA. He has shaken up the automotive industry. Now he's turned his attention to public transportation.
On Monday, Musk wrote a blog post revealing the design of his...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 3:48 PM
It's easy for Californians to get breathless about Elon Musk's futuristic Hyperloop, considering how much bad news they've gotten about the high-speed rail line they voted for in 2008. So when Musk revealed details of his idea Monday afternoon in a blog...
| 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...