| Jul 27, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The San Joaquin Valley city of Stockton has had it rough.
It's been plagued with soaring home foreclosures, a municipal bankruptcy and 10%-plus unemployment.
Now, locals are hoping that their luck might change.
Their guarded optimism centers on...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
(Reuters) - Panasonic Corp plans to initially invest about 20 billion to 30 billion yen ($200-300 million) in Tesla Motors Inc's planned lithium-ion battery plant in the United States, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
| Sep 5, 2014
Tesla Motors and the state of Nevada have jointly announced that the company has selected Nevada for the site of its new "Gigafactory," a manufacturing plant that will supposedly supply the electric vehicle automaker with enough batteries to build 500,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 11:16 AM
Morgan Stanley, which recently pronounced Tesla Motors Inc. "the world's most important car company," now wants to take a little heat out of the electric car company's overheated stock price.
Tesla shares, which closed Friday at $279.20, rose to their...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Mercedes-Benz is joining the ranks of other luxury plug-in automakers with the introduction of a plug-in hybrid version of its flagship S-Class sedan.
“[It] is the first luxury sedan with the performance of a V8 and the fuel consumption of a...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Bills designed to lure Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors' $5-billion battery factory to Nevada are making their way through the state legislature in Carson City.
The bills are part of a package promoted by Gov. Brian Sandoval to bring a key part of Elon...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 10:01 PM
The state of Nevada, of all places, should understand the gambler's adage about how if you can't pick out the sucker at your card table, it's you.
Despite that, the state Legislature has approved a massive giveaway to Elon Musk's Tesla Motors to build a...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:05 AM
To the editor: Only time will tell whether Tesla Motors will be successful — and whether the overly generous tax breaks and credits given it by Nevada to build a battery factory in the state were worthwhile. ("Tesla mines gold in Silver State,"...
| Apr 22, 2014
Tesla Motors, the California-based maker of an all-electric four-passenger sedan highly touted by Consumer Reports magazine, plans to install a charging station exclusively for its Tesla S model -- the one the magazine calls "not only the best electric...
| May 9, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Tesla has been the talk of the automotive industry since the Tesla Motors Model S was announced.
Now, a man has put the no-gas electric vehicle to the test by driving 2,600 miles from Herkimer, N.Y. to Miami without spending a cent, WKTV reports. ...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While designing the next-generation F-150 truck, Ford Motor Co. secretly substituted the steel body on some of its current pickups with an aluminum shell and delivered them to business customers.
The automaker was looking to test how lightweight aluminum...