| 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,...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 8:32 AM
SolarCity Corp., a Bay Area solar energy company, is looking to raise as much as $151 million in its initial public offering, widely considered to be the most anticipated renewable-power IPO coming down the pike.
The San Mateo business – which...
| Aug 1, 2012
As shipments go, it was routine — about half a ton of supplies — except it was delivered by the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. SpaceX partnered with NASA in this new model, the brainchild of Elon Musk, who's behind...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has repaid in full a U.S. Department of Energy loan, according to the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company. Tesla said the $451.8 million wired today represented the balance, plus interest, of a $465 million loan awarded in......
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Toyota is expected to retake the title of No. 1 automaker from GM for 2012, according to analysts speaking with Bloomberg News. The automaker reported selling 4.97 million vehicles in the first half of the year compared to GM's 4.67......
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Tesla Motors Inc., will join the Nasdaq 100 stock index beginning Monday to fill the spot of computer technology company Oracle Corp., which announced last month it would move to the New York Stock Exchange.
Headed by Elon Musk, the billionaire also...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk delivered a teaser for the electric carmaker’s second-quarter earnings this week, divulging that Model S output had surged past its initial weekly goal.
That target was to build 400 sedans a week, the pace of...
| 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 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...