| 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,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 11:15 AM
I was front and center in Fairfield when the Green Coast Awards (www.greencoastawards.com) were handed out last week, recognizing area companies such as Xerox and Sikorsky Aircraft for their commitment to sustainability.
Also in that packed,...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 9:39 AM
SolarCity Corp. expanded the size of its highly anticipated initial public offering but knocked down the share price in what analysts said was a bid to boost investor demand.
The San Mateo company said in a Wednesday filing with the Securities and...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The Tesla Model S may be a silent car, but other automakers will no doubt hear it coming.
In its first crack at a premium sedan, the Silicon Valley electric-car maker has matched or beaten the likes of the Audi A7 or Mercedes-Benz CLS — products...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. reported a larger-than-expected loss in the fourth quarter, but its revenue of $306 million beat expectations.
For the three months that ended Dec. 31, the electric car maker said it lost $90 million, or 79 cents a share. Excluding...
| 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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tesla Motors shares plunged in early trading Wednesday after the electric car maker said a battery shortage was limiting sales and that it is spending heavily on research and development to bring new models to market.
Shares of the automaker dropped 16%...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
For most of this year, Tesla Motors has looked like the next Google or Apple.
Its stock soared about 470% as Wall Street analysts characterized the business as a small but revolutionary automaker that acted like a tech company — disrupting the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 8:24 AM
With reports of car fires and other bad news driving the price of Tesla Motors shares down 30% from its all time high reached almost six weeks ago, is this the time to start buying into the electric car company?
Not yet, said Efraim Levy, a S&P...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:13 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...