Earlier this year, Tesla Motors founder and CEO announced his intentions for a cross-country Tesla Model S road trip.
While the Model S is a very different kind of car, it seems to have a very stereotypical kind of buyer. Tesla has 29 percent fewer female owners than the average luxury brand.
The company has unveiled an aggressive plan to build self-driving cars that are commercially viable within two “vehicle generations.”
Tesla is expected to sell as many as five different models by 2016: the two sedans and crossovers mentioned above, plus a sports car to replace the much-loved Roadster. Could the Model E be the firm’s next two-seater?
Telsa’s Model S is not only super luxurious — it’s also super safe.
When it comes to thinking big, the Hyperloop is about as big as it gets. Well, excluding space travel, we guess.
Guest Post Jim Zemlin is the executive director of the Linux Foundation.
There’s a lot more to know about the Hyperloop — a high-speed train-in-a-tube that makes all other high-speed trains look like they’re stuck in first gear.
“I think I kind of shot myself by ever mentioning the Hyperloop,” he said. “I don’t have any plans to execute, because I must remain focused on SpaceX and Tesla.”
Looks like Tesla is having Apple’s deja vu over trademark lawsuits in China. An opportunistic trademark troll bought the rights to “Tesla” and is fighting the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company off.
Our lessons learned from an epic Google hangout between Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the Virgin Group Chairman Richard Branson. Their advice to entrepreneurs? “Build things that people like and will find useful in their lives.” Right on.
While Musk plans to reveal information about his Hyperloop transportation system, he will give it over to the community to build.
Elon Musk will reveal plans for his high-speed “Hyperloop” next month. But we have a sneak peek, thanks to the audacious imagination of an independent engineer.
As Oracle departs the Nasdaq, Tesla will take its place in the Nasdaq 100 index.
Mobileye’s Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) uses a single camera and chip to keep drivers and passengers safer and decrease traffic accidents, at a lower-cost than competitors like Google.
A White House petition to make it legal for Tesla Motors to sell its revolutionary cars directly to consumers surpassed its goal of 100,000 signatures today — meaning it’ll get an official response from the Obama administration.
“Larry Ellison has done a lot of hand-waving about the cloud,” CEO Dave Kellogg told me this morning. “But I haven’t seen any traction for Oracle moving any existing products into the cloud. They’re trying, but their customers are getting there faster than Oracle is.”
It’s time to begin paying attention to the tech policies formulated in the U.S right now., starting with the 5 very important policy issues we’ve listed below:
The company is contacting affected customers individually and will transport the faulty vehicles, reinforce the striker brackets, and return the cars to their owners.
Electric-car company Tesla is planing to hold a demonstration of its battery-swapping technology, which should enable its vehicles to travel nonstop on long road trips.
By next year, you’ll be able to drive a Tesla Model S from Los Angeles to New York, recharging at Tesla Motors’ “Supercharger” stations all the way.
Tesla stock has had an amazing three months, blasting above $100 from the low $30s just in March.
And just to put a cherry on top, the notoriously tough Consumer Reports writers say that the $89,650 Tesla Model S comes close, and just may be, the best car ever.
Electric car manufacturer Tesla’s stock jumped in after-hours trading today after the company announced the first quarterly profit in the its 10-year history and record sales of over half a billion dollars in the first quarter of 2013.
Several thousand Tesla owners have now purchased their cars by ordering and paying for them online after visiting a Tesla Store showroom. And national auto-dealer groups don’t like it one bit.
Venture firm The Westly Group closes its latest fund of $160 million to invest in up-and-coming clean tech startups.
The New York Times’s negative review of the Model S scared lots of would-be buyers into canceling their orders, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
Guest Post When you think of “Big data,” you rarely think of log data. It just doesn’t have much sex appeal: It’s what IT uses to monitor applications, compliance, and security. But we got a reminder this week that log data truly is valuable big data.
Guest Post When Tesla CEO Elon Musk slammed New York Times writer John Broder yesterday for allegedly fabricating a number of details in his test-drive account, I found the whole exchange fascinating.
Refuting a negative New York Times review of the Model S, Tesla is showing why data is the car company’s best friend.
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.
Green tech picked up speed again in 2012, thanks to groundbreaking research, huge advances in efficiency, and a little company called Tesla.
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.
Willy Shih, a professor at Harvard University, warns that manufacturing is key to the economy and the country should do what it can to hang onto it.
There are two major concerns when it comes to electric cars; how long they can drive without needing to stop for a charge and how much they cost. Envia, a lithium ion battery developer, hopes to eliminate both concerns with its latest world-record 400 watt-hour/kilogram battery.
Blogger Michael DeGusta sparked a minor uproar in the electric vehicle community this week when he posted about the “devastating design flaw” that he said left many Tesla cars “bricked:” their batteries depleted, unable to move, with the only repair being a new $40,000 battery.
Editor's Pick The International Consumer Electronics Show is a huge festival of gadgetry, but there’s no better place to get a bead on where technology is going in the coming year.