Tesla unveils 'Gigafactory' to ramp up mass-market car
Tesla Motors unveiled plans Wednesday for a so-called "Gigafactory" for advanced electric car batteries as part of a plan to move from niche manufacturer to mass market carmaker.
What would the iCar look like? It's fun to dream
Rumors have been swirling since news broke this week of a possible meeting between Apple's top executive for acquisitions and the CEO of electric car maker Tesla.
Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming
In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam—and rule—the roads.
Google's top searches peer into society's mindset
Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google's search engine this year.
SolarCity to back up solar with Tesla batteries
The solar panel installer SolarCity is beginning to address one of solar power's big drawbacks: The sun doesn't always shine.
Tesla chief expects US to clear Model S in fires
The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a U.S. investigation into two battery fires.
US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires (Update 2)
The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla's Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car's underbody and battery.
Test magnet reaches 13.5 tesla – a new CERN record
The Short Model Coil (SMC) programme tests new magnet technologies with magnets about 30 centimetres long. The technology developed in the SMC will eventually help engineers build more powerful magnets for ...
Three injured at Tesla factory in California
Tesla Motors says three employees have been injured after an aluminum casting press failed at its factory in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Third fire in Tesla Model S reported
A Tesla Model S electric car caught fire this week after hitting road debris on a Tennessee freeway, the third fire in a Model S in the past five weeks.
Tesla falls most in two years on battery shortage (Update)
U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn't have enough of them.
Feds won't investigate Tesla electric car fire
U.S. auto safety regulators have decided not to open a formal investigation into the Oct. 2 fire that damaged a Tesla electric car near Seattle.
Tesla hires Apple engineer to develop new cars
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has hired Apple Inc.'s chief Mac engineer to lead new vehicle development.