Electric Car

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Shares Soar On Results, Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.

02/19/2014

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

NHTSA Investigating Tesla Model S Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

11/19/2013

Fremont Fire Department vehicles on the scene of an industrial accident at the Tesla factory on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA: Tesla Factory Had Previous Safety Violation

The Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday.

11/14/2013

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Workers Injured In Accident At Fremont Tesla Factory, CEO Speaks Out

Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.

11/13/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Shares Drop As 3rd Quarter Earnings Fall Short

Tesla Motors’ high-flying stock tumbled 12 percent in after-hours trading Tuesday after the electric car maker’s third-quarter results fell short of expectations.

11/05/2013

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

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