| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:10 PM
The strategy of Tesla Motors to sell its electric Model S sports sedan through company-owned stores took a hit this week when New Jersey required that autos sold in the state have to move through a middleman, namely a dealer.
At the urging of auto...
| Mar 20, 2014
Re "The car dealers' racket," Opinion, March 17
So New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie endorsed a decision last week by the Motor Vehicle Commission to "protect consumers" and effectively kick Tesla out of the state by prohibiting it from selling its...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 8:57 AM
Although Tesla Motors sold fewer than 23,000 cars last year, an almost immeasurable amount of the 15.6 million vehicles Americans purchased last year, the electric car company is pushing technological change throughout the auto industry, according to...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 11:59 AM
Tesla Motors Inc. has announced plans to reinforce the undercarriage of about 16,000 cars with high-strength shields to reduce the risk of damage from a crash starting a fire.
Elon Musk, the electric car company’s chief executive, outlined the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Have Tesla Motors sales stalled?
That’s what analysts are asking after looking at the electric car company’s latest sales data.
Tesla sold about 1,600 of its Model S sports sedans in the U.S. in March, just slightly more than it sold in...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Rumors of a possible acquisition by Apple and expectations for a strong fourth quarter drove shares of Tesla Motors to $203.70 Tuesday, a 3% gain and a new closing high for the electric car company.
It was the first time Tesla closed over $200....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:52 PM
For decades, hydrogen fuel cell cars have been the automotive technology of tomorrow: the big idea, for someday far in the future.
No longer. At auto shows in Los Angeles and Tokyo this week, Toyota Motor Corp., Honda Motor Co. and Hyundai Motor Co....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 6:39 AM
DETROIT (Reuters) - In an escalation of the auto industry's war of words over future green technologies, a senior Toyota Motor Corp executive singled out Elon Musk and other rival executives on Tuesday and made a bold prediction for its hydrogen car.
| Dec 15, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Tesla Motors plans to unveil an electric car in early 2015 that could sell in the $40,000 range, a mainstream offering that could be key to the automaker's future growth.
Tesla's only current offering is the Model S, a premium sport sedan that starts at...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 11:24 AM
With eco-friendly cars taking center stage at the 2013 L.A. Auto Show, it was no surprise luxury carmakers wanted to tout their stuff too.
And not just far-off concepts that drivers will need to wait years for, either. BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Cadillac...