The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires.
The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.
Looking to eventually produce more electric cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said they may need a new factory for battery cells alone and its size would be major.
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.
Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.
Investors in the Tesla electric car company stemmed the bleeding a bit Friday. But it was still an abysmal few days, marred by another fire in a Model S and earnings results that many found disappointing.
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.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn’t have enough of them.
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.
Tesla Motors shares dropped Monday after reports of a second fiery crash involving the company’s Model S electric car.