A Tesla factory

3 reasons why 2015 will not be the year of Tesla in China

According to yesterday’s Q3 2014 Investor letter, the Tesla store in Shenzhen, China remains one of the young automaker’s most popular and highest-grossing locations worldwide. On top of that, the Chinese government, which is interested in combatting smog with electric vehicles, has been supportive of Tesla’s expansion into the Middle Kingdom.

Somewhere over the rainbow, there's a Tesla Model S. And a pile of cash.

Tesla 'D' coming October 9. Here's what it might be

Since the photo appears to show a Model S, we suspect that the October 9th announcement may involve updates and new options for that electric luxury sedan.

A Tesla Model S car.

Here's what Tesla's 'good faith' patent stance actually means

Legally, Tesla could still charge for access to its patented technologies. But it almost certainly won’t. The benefits of fostering a standard platform for electric car tech far outweigh short term revenue gains from paid licensing agreements. And that mindset demonstrates that, at its core, Tesla is a tech company, not a car company.

A Tesla Model S against a gorgeous ocean backdrop

Has U.S. demand for the Tesla Model S stabilized?

Even as shipments to Europe have grown — reducing the number of cars available for the American market — demand has not outstripped supply in the U.S.