| 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.
| May 28, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Tesla Motors Inc. hit another milestone Tuesday morning. It's stock was up as much as $8.10 on the Nasdaq and topped $100 a share for the first time ever.
As the trading day progressed, Tesla shares lost a little ground, but the price was still up $7.25...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has announced an accelerated rollout of fast super-charger stations across the U.S. and parts of Canada, promising to boost the current eight stations to 25 by midsummer.
By the winter months of this year,...
| May 31, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk said that the fourth vehicle in the automaker's lineup with be a small $35,000-ish SUV.
Musk made the announcement during an interview with CNBC on Friday.
The SUV would be roughly half the base price of the company's...
| May 31, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Want to hear an Antarctica-based folk music station in your car? How about a radio broadcaster that plays only Grateful Dead covers?
TuneIn is trying to make that a possibility for more people. The Palo Alto company, founded in 2002, is taking on...
| May 22, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Upstart electric car maker Tesla Motors on Wednesday paid off a Department Energy loan that had become a political hot potato.
Tesla owed the federal government $451.8 million on a loan that was part of a special program to develop alternative fuel...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Tesla Motors shares are trading at about $90 and could easily top $100, buoyed by its ability to tap capital markets for about $1 billion through its announced sale of stock and convertible notes.
It is an impressive performance that will help the...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 7:29 AM
What would it take to get you into an electric car today?
Forced by state regulators to sell more zero-emission vehicles, automakers are tripping over each other to offer consumers rock-bottom lease deals. For the first time, electric vehicles are...