Musk’s SolarCity to build enormous NY solar panel factory
Factory would manufacture enough panels to produce 1 gigawatt of peak power to outfit 200,000 homes annually.
Tesla opening access to its electric car patents
Opens the door to more collaboration and accelerate vehicle development.
California back in running for EV battery plant, Tesla says
CEO Musk says its still“improbable” the state will get the $5 billion factory because of sluggish regulatory approval times.
Tesla’s Musk paid $70,000 in 2013, but could rake in much more
Musk’s 5.3 million Tesla shares are now worth more than $1 billion.
Tesla gearing up for charging, support network in China
The automaker has delivered its first eight all-electric sedans to customers in China.
Automakers hone in on China as influence grows
China’s annual auto shows have grown into some of the industry’s most important commercial events.
Proposed cobalt plant in Saskatchewan passes environmental study
The plant would process cobalt for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries.
Tesla’s shares soar on Q4 performance, production forecast jumps
Electric car maker expects to ship more than 35,000 Model S sedans in 2014, a 55% jump from 2013.
Tesla gives customers new charging adapters to ease overheating concerns
The improved wall adapter has a thermal fuse to prevent current from flowing to the device if an electrical socket heats up.
Wyoming charging station opens pickup truck country to Tesla electric cars
The electric car-maker is installing supercharging stations in remote regions across the US, including a Wyoming town with a population of 1,557.
SolarCity offering Tesla batteries to businesses for backup power
Offered first to commercial customers, pilot program underway for residential use.
Tesla factory where 3 injured previously cited for safety violation
Tesla was fined $2,700 last year after health and safety investigators found a hydraulic power press did not have a proper stop control.
Workers injured in industrial accident at Bay Area Tesla factory
Three employees hurt by hot metal after low-pressure aluminum press fails.
New GM electric car will travel 320 km on single charge, exec says
If it’s ever built, the car would cost $30,000, considerably cheaper than the $42,000 Chevrolet Volt.
Tesla Model S is North America’s safest vehicle with 5-star NHTSA rating
Electric vehicle sweeps all safety subcategories and registers top marks overall.