Nevada permits Tesla’s direct sales model and gives $1.3 billion tax breaks

The governor of Nevada -- Brian Sandoval – has inked tax breaks valued up to and a bill permitting Tesla Motors Inc. to bring its direct sales model in the state. The signing came after the... Read more about Nevada permits Tesla’s direct sales model and gives $1.3 billion tax breaks


Elon Musk is No. 1 disrupter in Vanity Fair’s influential person list

Vanity Fair has named Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk as the No. 1 disrupter in its New Establishment list of influential players in technology, entertainment, finance and politics.... Read more about Elon Musk is No. 1 disrupter in Vanity Fair’s influential person list


Tesla CEO sees future collaboration with Toyota in next 2-3 years

Tesla Motors and Toyota could collaborate on another “significant” joint project in two or three years, divulged Tesla chief executive Elon Musk. He added that the joint project would be at... Read more about Tesla CEO sees future collaboration with Toyota in next 2-3 years


Tesla will build its Gigafactory in Nevada

Tesla Motors made the official announcement that Nevada will be the place where it will build the massive battery factory. The final details are still not available, but we do know that the... Read more about Tesla will build its Gigafactory in Nevada


Georgia dealers vehemently oppose Tesla and its direct sales model

Opposition to Tesla and its direct sales model has yet to die down despite recent victories in some states. This comes as the Georgia Automobile Dealers Association recently filed a... Read more about Georgia dealers vehemently oppose Tesla and its direct sales model


Tesla signs agreement to build 400 charging points for its electric cars in China

In order to make sure that sales in China will bring enough money, Tesla Motors announced that it signed an agreement with China United Network Communications Corp. As a result, the two... Read more about Tesla signs agreement to build 400 charging points for its electric cars in China


Tesla extends drive unit warranty for Model S to 8 years and infinite miles

Tesla Motors Inc. has announced on its blog that the drive unit warranty for the Model S sedan now matches that of the battery pack and will now be covered for eight years and "infinite"... Read more about Tesla extends drive unit warranty for Model S to 8 years and infinite miles


Saleen unveils the Foursixteen based on Tesla Model S

Although it is widely known for its customized muscle cars, Saleen decided to look into the future and upgraded a Tesla Model S. Dubbed Saleen Foursixteen, the customized electric vehicle... Read more about Saleen unveils the Foursixteen based on Tesla Model S


Tesla Model S fails to impress Consumer Reports in the long-term test

Although it received a near-perfect score from Consumer Reports (99 out of 100), it appears that the Tesla Model S failed to impress the well-known magazine in the long-term test. The... Read more about Tesla Model S fails to impress Consumer Reports in the long-term test


Tesla Motors resolved trademark problem in China

Tesla Motors Inc. finally resolved a trademark dispute in China with Zhan Baosheng, who had registered rights to the name in the country before the carmaker entered the market. In an... Read more about Tesla Motors resolved trademark problem in China


Tesla Motors names Robyn Denholm as 7th board member

Tesla Motors Inc. has appointed the seventh member of its board of directors in the persona of Robyn Denholm. Denholm, who is Juniper Networks Inc.'s executive vice president and chief... Read more about Tesla Motors names Robyn Denholm as 7th board member


Tesla breaks ground in Nevada, but still undecided on gigafactory location

Tesla Motors Inc. may have already broke ground on a site near Reno, Nevada, but it remains undecided where to located its large-scale battery facility. Aside from Nevada, Tesla is also... Read more about Tesla breaks ground in Nevada, but still undecided on gigafactory location


Tesla doubles 2nd quarter net loss to $61.9 million due to r&d expenses

Tesla Motors Inc. posted $61.9 million in net loss in the second quarter of 2014, more than doubled the $30.4 million loss it logged in the same period in 2013. The larger loss comes... Read more about Tesla doubles 2nd quarter net loss to $61.9 million due to r&d expenses


Tesla and Panasonic ink deal to collaborate on gigafactory

Tesla Motors Inc. and Panasonic Corp. have reached an agreement to collaborate on the construction and operation of company’s gigafactory in the United States. Under the plan, Tesla will... Read more about Tesla and Panasonic ink deal to collaborate on gigafactory


Tesla opens second retail center in the UK

Tesla has launched its second store and service center in the United Kingdom, located right at Park House, Horton Road, West Drayton, UB7 8JD. Tesla’s newest store in the UK features a... Read more about Tesla opens second retail center in the UK


Tesla stops Model S output to prepare its factory for electric SUV production

Tesla Motors Inc. has stopped output at its Fremont site to pave for a reconfiguration of the production floor with an aim to accelerate assembly of the Model S by 25 percent and to get it... Read more about Tesla stops Model S output to prepare its factory for electric SUV production


Tesla says UK is considering Model S for transporting officials

Tesla Motors Inc. disclosed that its Model S is one of the cars being considered by the government of the United Kingdom is for transporting officials. The Government Car Service, which... Read more about Tesla says UK is considering Model S for transporting officials


China contest hacks Tesla Model S, finds vulnerabilities

Tesla Motors will probe and rectify any vulnerability discovered during a hacking contest in China that targeted its Model S sedan. Qihoo 360 Technology Co. has discovered methods to... Read more about China contest hacks Tesla Model S, finds vulnerabilities


Tesla confirms Model III midsize premium sedan for 2017

It was not a secret that Tesla wants to challenge the BMW 3-Series as the company revealed the fact that it originally intended to call the car the “Model E”. Still, Tesla’s plans were... Read more about Tesla confirms Model III midsize premium sedan for 2017


Pennsylvania governor signs bill allowing Tesla to open 5 stores

The governor of Pennsylvania --Tom Corbett – has inked a bill allowing Tesla Motors Inc. to run up to five stores in the state. It represents another victory for Tesla’s direct sales model... Read more about Pennsylvania governor signs bill allowing Tesla to open 5 stores


Experts surprised driver survived high-speed Tesla Model S crash

When a driver of a stolen Tesla Model S involved in a high-speed crash and fire didn’t die from the accident, surprises and questions were made known about the electric car. According to... Read more about Experts surprised driver survived high-speed Tesla Model S crash


Tesla faces trademark infringement lawsuit in China

Tesla Motors Inc. is facing a trademark infringement lawsuit against in China as filed by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the rights to the name before the US carmaker made its way into the... Read more about Tesla faces trademark infringement lawsuit in China


Pennsylvania House allows Tesla to increase number of stores in the state

Tesla Motors Inc. scored a win for its direct sales model in Pennsylvania after the state House recently passed legislation – green-lighted by the Senate – that allows the electric carmaker... Read more about Pennsylvania House allows Tesla to increase number of stores in the state


Pennsylvania Senate passes amended Tesla bill

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously passed a bill that benefits Tesla’s factory store model in the state. The bill -- worded to apply on to Tesla -- was amended to limit the number of... Read more about Pennsylvania Senate passes amended Tesla bill


Tesla Motors to add more fast-charging stations across Europe this year

Tesla Motors is planning to expand its network of fast-charging stations in Europe to allow owners of its Model S electric sedan to be able to cruise across the region by the end of 2014.... Read more about Tesla Motors to add more fast-charging stations across Europe this year


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