| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars.
In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Tesla Motors Inc. is on the verge of winning its fight to sell its electric cars directly to the public in New Jersey, as the company says it is on track to start on its deliveries of its Model X electric sport utility vehicle next year.
The Palo Alto...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Could Tesla Motors be the world’s most important car company?
Morgan Stanley Research analyst Adam Jonas makes that argument in a new report to investors.
“Not even two years after the delivery of the first Model S, Tesla Motors has...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
State lawmakers from both parties want Elon Musk to know that they're ready to open the checkbook to persuade Tesla Motors to put its "gigafactory" battery plant in California. The thing is, it's not their checkbook, it's yours.
But maybe they should...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly.
“We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Driving an electric Tesla Model S sedan, the governor of Texas whisked into the state capital of California on Tuesday with a not-subtle message that he wants to keep nabbing businesses from the Golden State.
Although in the state for a series of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car.
Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers.
“Technology leadership is not...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The Tesla Model S just became the world's first open-source car.
Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company's patents to all comers.
"Technology leadership is not defined by patents,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Elon Musk and Tesla Motors can expect a warm welcome from the automobile dealers of Nevada, once the company's gigafactory deal with the state is done.
Reversing its position, and withdrawing plans to prevent Tesla from continuing direct sales of its...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Sales of electrified vehicles in the United States have slowed dramatically in the last year, causing concern that the emerging technology has lost its charge.
A study by online automotive research company Edmunds.com suggests a stall in the market...