| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The fierce competition among five states to land Tesla Motors' planned "gigafactory" for battery production has been the economic development story of the summer.
Now budget watchdogs from Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico and Texas have jointly...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Tesla Motors is expanding its presence in Southern California, and in China.
The company opened a new "store" Friday in Pasadena, on Colorado Boulevard, increasing its SoCal footprint.
The Pasadena retail outlet for the Palo Alto-based electric car...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 4:57 PM
When Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors announced plans to build a $5-billion battery "gigafactory," it listed four states as possible homes — none of them California. Since then, feverish wooing by Gov. Jerry Brown's administration and some state...
| 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 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,"...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Tesla Motors has crossed another hurdle in its attempt to create a nationwide network of dealerships.
The state of Pennsylvania has voted to allow the Palo Alto-based electric car manufacturer to sell cars directly to the public. The state's governor,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 11:54 AM
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk once thought the electric car company’s lineup would spell out SEX. There would be the Model S sedan, the upcoming Model X sport-utility vehicle and later, the Model E, a smaller, less expensive vehicle for the masses....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Tesla Motors confirmed plans for a compact all-electric sedan priced at an estimated $35,000 and due in 2017.
The Model 3 will be the third Tesla in the lineup, excluding the discontinued Roadster, and will compete against the BMW i3 plug-in hybrid....
| Jul 12, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown has quietly approved a potential property tax break for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. in hopes of enticing the high-tech, Palo Alto company to build a giant battery factory in California.
The potential savings is buried in...