| Jan 2, 2015
| 5:20 AM
SAN JOSE, Calif. When Tesla Motors' long-delayed Model X designed to blend the best of a sport utility vehicle with the benefits of a minivan starts deliveries to customers in late 2015, Tesla will gain entry to two critical and overlapping markets for...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Because zero to 60 in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 130 miles per hour are just not enough, Tesla has quietly announced a software upgrade that will allow its 85D and P85D Model S electric cars to achieve a top speed of 155 mph.
The Palo Alto car...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Tesla Motors has made a habit out of making continued improvements to its vehicles after they leave the showroom, sometimes with software "updates" that look like recalls, and sometimes with actual improvements.
The company announced one of the latter...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Some of the most interesting automotive announcements in 2014 will make for the most compelling storylines of 2015. How will the all-aluminum F-150 alter the automotive landscape? How will American buyers react to the wave of subcompact crossovers ready...
| Dec 12, 2014
Tesla just beat out Porsche and Audi as the top brand in a consumer satisfaction survey from Consumer Reports, and the industry is taking notice. Now, The Detroit News reports Audi plans to build a competitor to the California luxury-carmaker???s......
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Tesla Motors has delivered its first plug-in electric Model S vehicles to customers in Australia, opening what is likely to be a lucrative market for the Palo Alto-based car maker.
At a glitzy ceremony held at the Star Casino in Sydney's Pyrmont...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:18 PM
The efforts by various auto dealer associations across the U.S. to keep Tesla Motors from selling its expensive electric cars directly to the public is hypocritical and makes dealers look bad, said Mike Jackson, chief executive of AutoNation, the...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Tesla Motors held a grand-opening ceremony Thursday for its new service center and revitalized showroom in Costa Mesa's business district near John Wayne Airport.
For the past few years, the Palo Alto-based electric car company has been operating out of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 9:10 AM
Concerned about slow sales of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, automakers are increasingly betting the future of green cars on hydrogen fuel cell technology.
Even Toyota Motor Corp., maker of the popular Prius gas-electric hybrid, will use hydrogen...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Tesla Motors reported a $75-million loss, about double that of a year ago, and announced another delay for its highly anticipated Model X sport utility vehicle.
But other numbers in the earnings report on Wednesday spoke to continuing growth at the maker...
| Oct 30, 2014
Remember Detroit Electric? The startup company, which is resurrecting a brand last seen in 1939, announced plans more than a year ago to build a new electric car by August 2013. The first car ??? the all-electric SP:01, based on......