Why do we care about Tesla?

Oct 25, 2018
After years of posting heavy operating losses, the electric car maker Tesla has made it into the black. On Wednesday, the company reported earning more than a $300 million profit in the July to September months. We hear a lot…
A Tesla showroom stands in the Meatpacking district in Manhattan on June 6, 2018 in New York City. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Why do we care about Tesla?

Oct 25, 2018
After years of posting heavy operating losses, the electric car maker Tesla has made it into the black. On Wednesday, the company reported earning more than a $300 million profit in the July to September months. We hear a lot…
A Tesla showroom stands in the Meatpacking district in Manhattan on June 6, 2018 in New York City. 
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The new Tesla will be the largest connected device you own

Aug 7, 2018
What does that mean? Data collection, privacy settings and software updates ... for a car.
The day Tesla announced it was rolling out its new Model 3, Tesla stock had its best day since November 2015.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Tesla gets a reality check

Jun 14, 2018
The automaker has had a rough 2018. Here's how it might turn things around.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images

The number of electrical car charging stations is rising, but does that mean wider adoption of electrical cars will follow?

Dec 11, 2017
Charging electric vehicles in 2017 can still be a hassle, and it leads some to rethink their purchase. Here’s how the industry, and even some government entities, are trying to address that.
A new electric vehicle charging station is seen near San Francisco city hall. Will the proliferation of charging stations lead to more electric cars in the West?
Justin Sullivan / Getty Images

Will a national charging-station network boost electric vehicle sales?

Nov 3, 2016
Low EV sales has sparked action from the White House.
Miles Willis / Stringer

Your electric car may be a carbon polluter

Aug 3, 2015
Some electric cars may cause more carbon pollution than a standard gasoline engine.

You’ve got questions. We help you answer them.

Support nonprofit, independent journalism that makes you smarter.

Tesla offering upgrade with 'Ludicrous' speed

Jul 17, 2015
Get to your destination four-tenths of a second faster.

Will Apple put the pedal to the metal?

Feb 20, 2015
There are reports that Apple is gearing up to build a car. Ok, we'll bite.

The race to build the car of the future

Jan 15, 2015
Seems like everyone's trying to make the first great electric, self-driving car.