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Electric Car

Gov. Brown Pushes For More Electric Cars At San Francisco Event

Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind the proposed expansion of California’s electric vehicle market during an appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium on Monday.

09/17/2013

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Shares Jump On Lower 2nd Quarter Losses

Excluding one-time items and lease accounting, Tesla Motors Inc. said it had a profit of 20 cents per share. The one-time items included a $16 million charge associated with the payoff of a $465 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. Tesla paid off the loan in May, nine years earlier than it was due.

08/07/2013

Visitors look at Mitsubishi Motors Corp.'s electric vehicle i-MiEV displayed during the EV JAPAN, part of the Automotive World 2011, at Tokyo Big Sight on January 19, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. The three-day trade show gathers industry experts to discuss and display the latest in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) as well as related technologies. (Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Four Cities Tout Deal To Lease All Electric Compact Cars

Mayors from San Jose, Los Gatos, Campbell and Mill Valley on Thursday announced an agreement to add some all-electric, light-duty compact cars to their municipal fleets to reduce fuel costs and air pollution.

06/28/2013

Electric vehicle charging stations. (Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Looks To Update Building Codes For Electric Cars

With more electric cars driving on Bay Area roads and less charging stations than needed, Santa Clara county supervisors are looking to change local building codes as a solution.

05/24/2013

Tesla Motors S Sedan

Tesla Repays Energy Department Loan 9 Years Early

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.

05/22/2013

CODA electric car. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Calif. Electric Car Maker CODA Files For Chapter 11, Sold Only 100 Cars

Electric car maker CODA Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after selling just 100 cars and said it plans to quit the auto business altogether.

05/01/2013

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla Unveils Loan Program To Make Electric Cars More Affordable

Tesla Motors chief executive and co-founder Elon Musk on Tuesday announced a new financing plan for its Model S electric cars that’s aimed at making them affordable for more people.

04/03/2013

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Electric Car Maker Tesla Turns First-Ever Profit, Sales Beat Estimates

For the first time since its inception, Silicon Valley-based Tesla Motors has turned a profit as sales of its all-electric sedan are exceeding forecasts.

04/01/2013

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla CEO Vows To Pay Off Federal Loan Early

The chief executive of electric car maker Tesla Motors says his company plans to pay back an Energy Department loan in half the time required by the government.

02/26/2013

Tesla's Model S (Tesla)

Tesla CEO Claims NY Times Review Cost $100M In Value

The CEO of Tesla Motors has told Bloomberg that a New York Times review – which had its veracity called into question – may have cost the $100 million in value.

02/25/2013

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