| May 9, 2014
| 10:10 AM
Auto dealers have picked another fight with electric car company Tesla Motors Inc., this time in Missouri.
Late in Missouri’s legislative session a lawmaker proposed new language in an existing bill that would allow the state's consumers to...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Tesla Motors will partner with Panasonic Corp. to create the $5 billion "gigafactory" battery plant that the company has said will bring down the cost of its popular but expensive electric cars.
Panasonic could invest as much as $1 billion in the...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:24 AM
SAN FRANCISCO/DETROIT (Reuters) - In 2012, a small team of Google Inc engineers and business staffers met with several of the world's largest car makers, to discuss partnerships to build self-driving cars.
In one meeting, both sides were enthusiastic...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Tesla Motors Inc. is on the verge of winning its fight to sell its electric cars directly to the public in New Jersey, as the company says it is on track to start on its deliveries of its Model X electric sport utility vehicle next year.
The Palo Alto...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:04 AM
Could Tesla Motors be the world’s most important car company?
Morgan Stanley Research analyst Adam Jonas makes that argument in a new report to investors.
“Not even two years after the delivery of the first Model S, Tesla Motors has...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
State lawmakers from both parties want Elon Musk to know that they're ready to open the checkbook to persuade Tesla Motors to put its "gigafactory" battery plant in California. The thing is, it's not their checkbook, it's yours.
But maybe they should...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly.
“We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Driving an electric Tesla Model S sedan, the governor of Texas whisked into the state capital of California on Tuesday with a not-subtle message that he wants to keep nabbing businesses from the Golden State.
Although in the state for a series of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car.
Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers.
“Technology leadership is not...