Electric car company Tesla just unveiled a new financing plan today that allows people interested in getting one of its Model S vehicles to essentially turn the car back over to the dealership after three years of payments.
Apparently, it's not easy starting a brand new car manufacturing company.
Although the car maker has enthusiastic supporters, investors have clearly cooled on Tesla Motors, with its stock closing down 8.7 percent today.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk threatened to release the driving logs of a reviewer's car, after the reviewer claimed that the Model S has shorter than expected range.
The Model S is, by all accounts, an outstanding vehicle. That doesn't mean it completely lacks drawbacks. Here are a few of the little things bugging drivers.
Tesla's Model S has been named Motor Trend's car of the year -- the first electric car to get the nod in Motor Trend's 64-year history.
Although it made only a few hundred cars in the third quarter, Tesla says its production facilities have reached a turning point and are now able to produce 20,000 or more cars per year.
Last week, Elon Musk responded to accusations -- and lawsuits -- from traditional car dealers, who claim that Tesla's factory-owned showrooms violate federal and state automobile sales laws.
Tesla Motors will reveal not only the looks and details of the Supercharger but also its deployment plans in a webcast tonight from an event that starts at 7:30 Pacific (10:30 p.m. Eastern).
Japanese automaker Toyota has killed plans for a widespread launch of its second all-electric car, the eQ, citing a drastic misreading of the market and capabilities of electric vehicles.
With a Buy It Now price on the eBay auction of $145,000, the seller stands to make a healthy little profit should they find a buyer.
San Francisco's East Bay is known for its hippie movement, Berkeley's Telegraph Avenue, and oil refineries -- not so much for venture capital. Claremont Creek Ventures, an East Bay's VC, wants to change this perception.
On Thursday, Tesla Motors said that since June 22, when it started deliveries of its 2012 Model S, it has built 50 cars. Of those, 29 are destined for customer deliveries.
Let’s make one thing clear right up front: I think the 2012 Tesla Model S is the coolest freaking car in the history of Western Civilization.
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“Range anxiety” for pure battery-powered electric car owners wears off quickly as a driver begins to understand the capabilities and charging patterns of their car, according to a new study by the Technology Strategy Board.
Around 35 percent of electric …
A clear trend is emerging among electric car manufacturers: Plug-in hybrids are a better near-term bet than purely battery-powered cars.
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Car manufacturers Ford and Toyota announced today that the companies will collaborate on a hybrid-electric car powertrain for sport utility vehicles and light trucks.
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Electric car manufacturer Fisker Automotive is in the process of raising a $200 million funding round that would value the company at $2.2 billion, according to a report by Fortune.
It would be the company’s third funding round in six …