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


Tesla opens for-your-eyes only gallery in Dallas, Texas

Tesla Motors has finally touched down in Dallas, Texas, but its gallery Northpark Mall cannot offer test drives or discuss pricing or purchasing, no thanks to an existing legislation in the... Read more about Tesla opens for-your-eyes only gallery in Dallas, Texas


Tesla Model X all-electric crossover will arrive to customers in early 2015

According to a Tesla spokesman the Model X production will start in early 2015 for the customers who already placed a reservation for the new electric crossover. In an email set to... Read more about Tesla Model X all-electric crossover will arrive to customers in early 2015


Tesla open-sources patents to its EV and supercharging technologies

Other carmakers could now gain open-source access to Tesla Motors intellectual property, chief executive Elon Musk said in his blog. He said that the carmaker has released its legal right... Read more about Tesla open-sources patents to its EV and supercharging technologies


Tesla preparing a long wheelbase Model S, will arrive later this year

In order to become even more popular in China, Tesla will introduce a long wheelbase version of its popular Model S sedan. Set to arrive later this year, the new Model S will offer more... Read more about Tesla preparing a long wheelbase Model S, will arrive later this year


Tesla to build European site if sales reach 160,000 units annually

Tesla Motors will build a plant in Europe once it sold 160,000 electric cars annually in the continent, chief executive Elon Musk told Automotive News Europe. Tesla will also launch a... Read more about Tesla to build European site if sales reach 160,000 units annually


BMW and Tesla seeking ways to promote electric cars

After introducing the i8 and i3, BMW seems determined to take its plug-in hybrid cars to the next level. As a result, BMW managers met with Tesla Motors executives in order to discuss... Read more about BMW and Tesla seeking ways to promote electric cars


Tesla Model E could have come after S and X but Ford stopped it

After the Tesla Model S and Model S, there could have been a future Model E. It would have been Tesla Model S-E-X, but Ford killed the only vowel in the series. Why? Because Ford has... Read more about Tesla Model E could have come after S and X but Ford stopped it


California bill proposes incentives for Tesla’s planned gigafactory

Financial incentives are being proposed by California lawmakers in a bid to persuade Tesla Motors Inc. to build its battery gigafactory in the state. Already based in California, Tesla has... Read more about California bill proposes incentives for Tesla’s planned gigafactory


Tesla to decide on gigafactory location before end of the year

The decision for the location of Tesla Motors Inc.’s “gigafactory” won’t be out until end of 2014, according to chief executive Elon Musk. The proposal for the expansive battery site was... Read more about Tesla to decide on gigafactory location before end of the year


Elon Musk says Dragon V2 spaceship will be operational by 2016

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies Corp. claims that its Dragon V2 spaceship will be all ready to bring astronauts to the International Space Station within two years. Musk said... Read more about Elon Musk says Dragon V2 spaceship will be operational by 2016


S&P assigned B- corporate credit rating to Tesla Motors

Standard & Poor's has given Tesla Motors Inc. below investment grade corporate debt rating of B- (junk), saying that the carmaker represents a vulnerable investment. S&P said the outlook... Read more about S&P assigned B- corporate credit rating to Tesla Motors


Toyota hoping to still wcollaborate with Tesla on battery technology

Toyota Motor Corp. is hoping to still collaborate with Tesla Motors Inc. on battery technology after their battery-supply deal comes to an end this year, according to Osamu Nagata,... Read more about Toyota hoping to still wcollaborate with Tesla on battery technology


Wanxiang founder may be on collision course with Tesla’s Elon Musk

If the United States has Elon Musk, China has its own Lu Guanqiu. Lu is chairman and founder of Wanxiang Group Corp., the company who acquired Fisker Automotive Holdings Inc. at a... Read more about Wanxiang founder may be on collision course with Tesla’s Elon Musk


Tesla will end battery supply agreement with Toyota this year

A battery pack supply agreement between Tesla Motors Inc. and Toyota Motor Corp. will end this year. Toyota disclosed in May 2012 that it would buy Tesla’s battery packs for 2,600 electric... Read more about Tesla will end battery supply agreement with Toyota this year


Tesla logs 11% drop in shares after publishing dismal Q1 2014 results

Tesla Motors Inc. saw its shares drop 11-percent on May 8, 2014, to $178.59 after disclosing that it made a loss in the first quarter of the year. The carmaker also disclosed that supplies... Read more about Tesla logs 11% drop in shares after publishing dismal Q1 2014 results


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