Tesla

VIDEO: Naked guy stops traffic on PCH

A guy in a Tesla stops traffic on Pacific Coast highway in Malibu by opening up his sunroof, taking off his clothing, and doing a prolonged dance as paramedics stand by and encourage him to […]

04/24/2014

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk  (AP Photo/Jack Plunkett, File)

Tesla CEO expects feds to clear Model S in fires

DETROIT (AP) — The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors says he is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a federal investigation into two battery fires. CEO […]

11/23/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars. The National Highway Traffic Administration says fires broke out in two of the […]

11/19/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla CEO: ‘Definitely’ no recall of the Model S

DETROIT (AP) — 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. “The headlines are extremely misleading. If fire […]

11/12/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla CEO says fire caused by impaled battery

SEATTLE (AP) — The CEO of electric car company Tesla says a battery that caught fire in a Tesla vehicle was apparently impaled by a metal object. Elon Musk wrote in a blog post Friday […]

10/04/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Tesla shares fall further on Model S fire

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. The fire began in the car’s battery […]

10/03/2013

Tesla Model S all-electric sedan (AP Photo)

Tesla stock tumbles after Model S catches fire

SEATTLE (AP) — Shares of electric car company Tesla sank more than 6 percent Wednesday after an Internet video showed flames spewing from one of the company’s vehicles near Seattle. Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. […]

10/02/2013