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Building (and buying) a cheaper electric car

Aug 7, 2013
Flashy electric-car maker Tesla is struggling to become more profitable, and GM and Daimler are cutting prices on their zero-emission models
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

The biggest obstacle for the Hyperloop? Money

Jul 22, 2013
Musk has only hinted at what the Hyperloop is, but he's described his latest idea as a 'cross between a Concorde, a railgun and an air hockey table.'
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk, transporation, inventions

Tesla stock reaches pole position: NASDAQ-100

Jul 15, 2013
Tesla joins the NASDAQ-100 on Monday, only a year after some critics were expecting it to be another dud.
Posted In: NASDAQ, Elon Musk, Tesla S, electric cars, tesla

Tesla Motors wants to bypass car dealers

Jul 3, 2013
In its petition to the White House, Tesla said, “state legislators are trying to unfairly protect automobile dealers in their states from competition."
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk

Tesla asks: What's the point of car dealers?

Jul 3, 2013
Tesla wants to cut out the middleman and sell directly to consumers. But most states require car makers to sell through a dealer.
Posted In: tesla, Elon Musk, car dealers

Will Tesla's new charging stations solve the 'road trip problem'?

May 31, 2013
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company plans to triple the size of its charging stations network.
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

Tesla's secret to success? Selling emissions credits

May 8, 2013
Luxury electric car maker Tesla is expected to report a profit on Wednesday. The profit comes not from the $100,000 cars, but from California Zero Emission Vehicle Credits that amount to thousands of dollars a car when resold to other car makers.
Posted In: tesla, carbon-dioxide emissions, california

Tesla vs. Fisker: Why some electric carmakers break down and others don't

Apr 12, 2013
The electric car company Fisker has laid off three quarters of its employees and reports suggest a bankruptcy filing is near.
Posted In: fisker automotive, tesla, electric cars

Why the Tesla-New York Times dispute doesn't matter for electric cars

Feb 15, 2013
The battle between Elon Musk of Tesla and the New York Times in the wake of a bad review for a test drive of the company’s car continues. But what is the real takeaway from the flap?
Posted In: electric cars, tesla, New York Times, Auto

Who'd win in a fight? Tesla or the New York Times?

Feb 14, 2013
Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk is challenging a recent New York Times article that says the latest Tesla model failed a test drive from Washington, D.C., to Boston.
Posted In: tesla, New York Times

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