The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.
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.
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company “definitely” won’t recall its Model S electric car despite three vehicle fires in the last six weeks
Electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn’t have enough of them.
Shares of Tesla Motors fell another 5 percent Thursday as investors in the high-flying company assessed the fallout from a fire in one of its $70,000 electric cars.
Tesla is recalling as many as 1,228 of its Model S vehicles, citing a problem with a rear seat latch in the electric sports sedan.
Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it has repaid a loan from the U.S. government nine years early.
The Model S sedan received a score of 99 out of a possible 100.
Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk has become incensed over a news article critical of the all-electric car that was published in The New York Times last week.