| Jun 20, 2013
Gov. Rick Perry is fond of saying that Texas is "wide open for business." A couple of months ago he was in Illinois offering hope to local companies suffering from burdensome government regulation. "There is an escape route to economic freedom," he said,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Add another first to electric car company Tesla Motors’ list of accomplishments -- its first recall of its Model S sporty sedan.
Tesla will recall about 1,228 of its expensive Model S because of a problem with a seat latch, Elon Musk, the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Tesla Motors, Inc., unveiled plans Thursday night to offer a service that would swap out depleted batteries in its luxury electric cars for fully charged packs.
Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk took the stage inside the carmaker’s design studio in...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk threw a cocktail party in honor of a car battery Thursday night.
A debut for the new 90-second automated battery-swapping system for the automaker’s Model S electric sports sedan, the gathering provided a window into the...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Electric carmaker Tesla Motors has repaid in full a U.S. Department of Energy loan, according to the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company. Tesla said the $451.8 million wired today represented the balance, plus interest, of a $465 million loan awarded in......
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 8:08 AM
Just three days after Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk unveiled plans to greatly accelerate the rollout of his company's coast-to-coast fast charger network, an expert in a competing technology was saying wait a minute, not so fast.
| May 28, 2013
| 10:54 AM
Tesla Motors Inc. hit another milestone Tuesday morning. It's stock was up as much as $8.10 on the Nasdaq and topped $100 a share for the first time ever.
As the trading day progressed, Tesla shares lost a little ground, but the price was still up $7.25...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk has announced an accelerated rollout of fast super-charger stations across the U.S. and parts of Canada, promising to boost the current eight stations to 25 by midsummer.
By the winter months of this year,...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:49 AM
DETROIT (AP) — Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish electric car sales.
Honda announced Thursday that it's slashing the monthly lease cost of its tiny Fit EV by one third, following similar moves by other...