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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

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

Tesla CEO Says Model S Won’t Be Recalled Due To Fires

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

11/12/2013

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Stock Falls Most In 2 Years On Battery Shortage

Electric car maker Tesla Motors has a battery problem. It doesn’t have enough of them.

11/06/2013

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

Tesla Shares Fall Further On Model S Fire Video

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.

10/03/2013

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Recalls Some Model S Sedans Over Rear Latch Problem

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.

06/19/2013

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

2013 Tesla Model S (credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla’s Model S Sedan Receives Record Marks From Consumer Reports

The Model S sedan received a score of 99 out of a possible 100.

05/09/2013

Tesla Motors Chairman and CEO Elon Musk introduces the new Tesla Model S all-electric sedan in Hawthorne, California on March 26, 2009. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Fires Back Over New York Times Article Critical Of Model S

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.

02/12/2013

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