Analysts think Tesla stock is worth $320, but won't get there in a straight line.
By Jason Orestes: With acrimonious geopolitical tensions abound, the current setting does not bode well for American space travel that is almost (inexcusably) entirely reliant on Russian cooperation for such endeavors. Elon Musk is seeking to change all that. Show More Summary
Tesla has emerged as one of the world's most exciting and successful electric vehicle manufacturers -- and now the Silicon Valley company is getting into the battery business in a big way. Tesla CEO Elon Musk just unveiled new images of the company's...
Here's how China could take over EVs and energy storage before Tesla Motors and SolarCity can.
With all the excitement surrounding SpaceX, and the success of PayPal and Tesla Motors, one might expect Elon Musk to take SpaceX public. So why hasn't he? "The reason I haven't taken SpaceX public is the goals of SpaceX are very long-term, which is to establish a city on Mars," Musk said at a press briefing on September 8. Show More Summary
Because basically everything Elon Musk tweets is worth writing about, and because the Tesla Gigafactory is probably the biggest cleantech story of the year (or the decade?), here’s the latest speck of news: the street where the Gigafactory will be located is to be called Electric Avenue. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors founder and all-round entrepreneurial dynamo Elon Musk has been named ‘Disrupter’ number one on a list of the world’s most recognisable, powerful and influential identities. Compiled by magazine Vanity Fair, the list is divided into two categories: The Powers That Be, and the provocatively titled The Disrupters. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: If you caught Elon Musk and JB Straubel’s Norway town hall in February, you might recall Elon stating that it was “likely” Tesla would bring the first autonomous car to market. That was before Google unveiled a fully autonomous prototype electric car, of which it is building approximately 100 for testing. Show More Summary
Earlier this week, General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] announced it will launch a Cadillac model for the 2017 model year that will be capable of driving autonomously in certain situations. Of course, many other automakers are planning similar technology, including the new kid on the block, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. Speaking with Japan’s Nikkei...
By Douglas Ehrman: When Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk - whose is garnering a reputation as a visionary akin to Steve Jobs - suggests that the stock's valuation is too high, it is worth taking a look. The remarks, made during...Show More Summary
Self-driving cars might be on the roads faster than most people think, says Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Musk told reporters in Tokyo that Tesla is developing the technology for “full autopilot” consumer cars in just five years. This new timeline is faster than some experts–even Musk himself–had anticipated. IHS, a research firm, previously predicted... Read More
Elon Musk has made it clear that fully autonomous driving isn't a top priority for Tesla. Instead, he wants an auto-pilot system where the driver can cede control for short amounts of time, say, in traffic or on the highway. And the first Tesla to get that feature will be the Model 3. Read more...
GAS2. Last week an area outside of Reno, Nevada was chosen as the site of the first Tesla battery Gigafactory. In addition to bringing 6,500 much-needed jobs and a cutting-edge manufacturing facility to Nevada, Elon Musk has also promised to power the Gigafactory using only its own, green energy sources. Show More Summary
Was the RAV4 EV a prelude to something bigger?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly said this week that his electric vehicle company could extend its partnership with Toyota in two or three years. Their relationship has previously produced the Rav4 EV, unveiled at the LA Auto Show in 2010 containing technology from Tesla with a driving range of around 160km. Show More Summary
"I think in the long term, all Tesla cars will have auto-pilot capability," Tesla CEO Elon Musk said. Self-driving cars might be on the roads faster than most people think, says Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Musk told reporters in Tokyo that Tesla is developing the technology for "full autopilot" consumer cars in just five years. Read Full Story
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is in Japan, making the media rounds and presumably pushing forward the electric carmaker's Asian business. But he's also gone on a TV game show — testament to his bravery, as Japanese TV game shows are well know for being downright bizarre. Show More Summary
Though Toyota and Tesla have, to paraphrase Fleetwood Mac, gone their own way while their RAV4 EV project draws to a close, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he sees his company working with Toyota in two to three years’ time. Automotive News...Show More Summary
By John Morgan: When last we wrote about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) stock in March, it had escaped earth's atmosphere and was orbiting roughly on a course with CEO Elon Musk's space exploration ambitions. Trouble is, cars don't belong in outer space. Show More Summary