Aug 03, 2017
The Tesla Model 3, just unveiled, will be the best car in its class by a mile, sport batteries made in the second-largest free-standing structure in the world, and built in a factory that will be pumping out 20,000 cars a month by the end of 2017. Or so says Mr. Musk.
Jun 23, 2016
Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to merge with his cousin's photovoltaic company. It's a decision made from the heart, not the head, but it may be a good idea anyway.
Oct 04, 2015
It was a typical Tesla launch--an hour late, but plenty of spectacular features, from a big windshield and a phone holster to those amazing doors. It's only later that you scratch your head over the price and the long delay getting to market.
Mar 06, 2014
Elon Musk is betting big (up to $5 billion) on a gigantic battery plant. It definitely makes sense in the short term, but will lithium-ion eventually be replaced with hugely efficient solid-state technology? Whatever Tesla builds should be ready for a retrofit.
Jul 24, 2012
The Tesla Model S is billed as an electric rocket ship with 300-mile range that doubles as a practical sedan. How's it stack up against those claims? Jim Motavalli takes it for a spin and reports back.