Once more into the fray: Another state’s car dealers are pushing for legislation to ban Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to buyers.
It’s been a bumpy few months for electric car maker Tesla Motors.
There have now been three separate fires among roughly 20,000 Tesla Model S electric luxury sedans on the world’s highways.
A few weeks back at the opening of a Tesla Motors service center in Munich, Elon Musk told a room full of fans and journalists that Tesla would offer a special tuning package for high-speed Model S driving.
Editor’s Pick Teaser: A lithium-ion cell production “giga-factory” could be in the works.
If anyone can shake life into Daimler’s electric vehicles, it’s Tesla, and further collaborations could prove beneficial for both companies.
In Vancouver, Canada, we’ve had the longest-running gonna-be-a-success-any-day fuel cell company in history, Ballard Power Systems, which has been touting the advantages of fuel-cell powered cars and buses for decades.
Tesla Motors has fought legal and legislative battles in a number of states over state laws that try to stymie its unique factory-direct sales and service model. But in Texas the company’s lobbying efforts have run into a brick wall.
While it won’t help the distracted driving problem, in-car Internet access is becoming a popular option among tech-conscious customers, and a new source of revenue for car makers and data providers.
Now that Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk spent nearly $1 million buying the transforming submarine car from the James Bond move The Spy Who Loved Me, he wants to make it work.
Tesla is looking for a new partner to produce electric-car batteries in addition to its current maker, Panasonic, and it may have found one.
Palo Alto is home to countless startups, including Tesla Motors, whose Model S luxury sedans can be seen throughout the neatly manicured streets of the very, very pricey town.
Is Tesla’s current market capitalization overly high, based less on the fundamentals of its financial performance than on hype, fad, and favorable media coverage?
Tesla’s in the market for an autonomous driving engineer, someone who will likely bring some of those great hands-free features to its electric cars in the future.
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.