Tesla Motors

Tesla Motors, Inc. is a California-based company that designs, manufactures and sells electric cars and electric vehicle powertrain components.

3p Weekend: These Partnerships Are Out to Revolutionize Transportation

This year, transportation outpaced the utility sector as America's largest carbon emitter. That demands big change. And these seven partnerships aim to deliver…

Tesla Finalizes $2.6 Billion Acquisition of SolarCity

On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately…

Elon Musk’s Libertarian Case for a Carbon Tax

A recent Q&A session with Tesla's Elon Musk at first focused on tax breaks, then morphed into a libertarian case for a carbon…

Test-Drive Comparison: Tesla Model S vs Toyota Mirai

3p economic correspondent Bill Roth test-drove the all-electric Tesla Model S and the hydrogen-fueled Toyota Mirai. Check out his side-by-side comparison, and see…

Tesla Announces Part 2 of Its Master Plan, With Part 1 Still Unfulfilled

Ten years after outlining his first master plan for Tesla, Elon Musk released a sequel that aroused a wide range of reactions from…

Elon Musk and Tesla Twitter Outbursts Smack of a Cover-Up

Some aren't happy with the way Tesla and its co-founder, Elon Musk, are responding to a fatal accident involving the company's autonomous-driving technology.…

Tesla Makes Offer to Buy SolarCity

Electric vehicle superstar Tesla just tendered an offer to buy America’s largest solar company, SolarCity. The move would make Tesla “the world’s only…

Nissan Mocks Tesla in Attempt to Boost Sales

Nissan raised a few eyebrows with a new advertising campaign that pokes fun at Tesla Motors -- and the fact that it has…

Elon Musk and Tesla Motors’ Big Gamble

Tesla Motors is due to unveil a peek of its new Tesla 3 this week (anticipated date is March 31). Autonomous driving, self-parking…

7 Pioneer Companies Shaking Up Sustainability

Read how seven companies are transforming business, and sending strong messages to shareholders and consumers about sustainability.

Green Mountain Power Now Leasing and Selling Tesla’s Powerwall

Last week, Green Mountain Power, the B-Corp utility that services 75 percent of Vermont, has started offering Tesla’s Powerwall batteries to its customers.

In Wake of the VW Scandal, Elon Musk Calls for Random Emissions Testing

According to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, the solution for the Volkswagen scandal is simple: random emissions testing on cars when they are on…

WSJ Editorial Calls Consumer Reports a Sustainability ‘Prostitute’

Call it a poorly planned intersection of values and subscription marketing, but Consumer Reports' banner rating of the new Tesla Model S didn't…

Tesla’s Newest Car Crashes Consumer Reports’ Rating System

Tesla's Model S P85D sedan just broke the record for the best car ever, according to Consumer Reports. It scored 103 out of…

Energy Storage is Coming Home

A recent GTM research report predicts behind-the-meter storage (residential, commercial, education, military or nonprofit) will account for 45 percent of the market by…