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.

Tesla Model S

Tesla a 'fringe brand' says former GM product czar Bob Lutz

Speaking Wednesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” finance show, Lutz discussed Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s September 5 comment that Tesla’s stock price was “kind of high” at the moment.

The 2013 Nissan Leaf

What's holding back the electric car market in the U.S.

Three and a half years after modern electric cars entered the mass market, there are now no fewer than 17 models on sale in the U.S. But only three of them are widely available nationwide.

Two Tesla Model S cars on a cross-country rally drive.

3 reasons why Tesla can scale where others have failed

Tesla rocked the automotive world last month with news that it plans to build a 5 GW lithium ion battery plant in the United States. That’s huge: 5 GW is equivalent to all of the world’s current battery production, so, Tesla will basically double global battery manufacturing.

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.