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    Exclusive: Elon Musk: At Tesla, "you're choosing to be the equivalent of Special Forces"

    Lots of people are looking for jobs these days, and if you're interested in seeing just how many work hours you can pack into a week, then perhaps you should apply at Tesla Motors. The electric vehicle automaker is hiring like mad – CEO Elon Musk told us recently that "we're at almost 3,000 ...

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    LA 2010: Elon Musk says Tesla-powered Toyota RAV4 EV is good for Model S

    Elon Musk (right) and Jim Lentz with the Toyota RAV4 EV – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Following the unveiling of the brand-new Toyota RAV4 EV, "Powered by Tesla," at the LA Auto Show yesterday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Jim Lentz, Toyota Motor Sales' president and chief operating ...

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    Musk talks up electric vehicles, boasts about achievements in TIME interview

    Tesla's chief executive officer, Elon Musk, is well-known for his occasionally outlandish remarks, boastful company claims, over-the-top comments and much more. To put it nicely, Musk is an outspoken individual, which just means that when he sat down with TIME magazine for a recent interview, there ...

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    Elon Musk nets much needed $24M profit from Tesla's IPO

    We find it hard to believe that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk could possibly be running low on cash, but that's the story we've heard. If true and Musk actually is almost broke, he's a lot less so now with the addition of some $24 million in pocket change courtesy of Tesla's recent ...

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    Tesla to distance itself from CEO, says Musk's "financial situation" won't affect IPO

    It's no secret that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk is experiencing some difficulties right now. From the messy divorce to reports that he's broke, Musk has recently made headlines for all the wrong reasons. That's precisely why Tesla Motors hope to distance itself from the CEO as it ...

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    Report: Elon Musk says he's broke

    Can a broke man buy a $125,000 Tesla Roadster Sport? He probably can if he's Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors who recently wrote in legal documents that, "I ran out of cash." What running out of cash means for a person like Musk (who it looks like still spends around $200,000 a month) and the ...

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    Tony Stark isn't just Iron Man - he's Elon Musk, too

    Regular AutoblogGreen readers who went to see Iron Man 2 this past weekend probably noticed an unexpected little cameo from one of the most flamboyant automotive CEOs around: Elon Musk. Why would Musk show up in a superhero movie? Because this is really a movie about fictional genius billionaire ...

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    Tesla IPO could go decently, or worse, depending on CEO's divorce trial

    Darryl Siry, who used to be CMO at Tesla Motors and is now CEO of NewsBasis, and so has a better-than-most insight into the situation, hears word that Tesla's upcoming IPO will go out for somewhere between $1 and $1.5 billion. This will mean that the opening price could be around $10-$12 a ...

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    Report: Tesla says it gave Musk stock options valued at over $44.5 million

    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In January, Tesla filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a lead-up to their eventual IPO. In a revised S-1 filing last week, the company updated its paperwork, disclosing that it lost more money last year ...

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    Model S gets software update to prevent unintended acceleration

    Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Last week Tesla Motors filed an update to its original S-1 documents. The S-1 filing is a requirement as the company moves closer to its initial public offering (IPO). The update contained an abundance of new information such as the ...

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    Tesla CEO Musk used private jet 12 times to lobby Washington for DOE loans

    When the CEOs of the three Detroit based automakers used corporate jets to fly to Washington in late 2008, they were eviscerated by the national media and grandstanding politicians. Within weeks, all three companies had canceled the leases on those aircraft and all future travel by Detroit ...

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    Tesla hires new manufacturing lead, but there's more

    With the news that Tesla Motors will soon go public, there's been a lot of scrutiny of and discussion about the company's future plans. On the corporate side, that involves things like former Toyota production engineering general manager Gilbert Passin joining the company as leader of Tesla's ...

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    VIDEO: Like, it's Elon Musk talking to Valley Girl

    Elon Musk talks to Vally Girl - Click above to watch the videos after the break
    If you've ever wanted to see someone run the escargo pun into the ground, we've got just the videos for you. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk recently pinked it up with Valley Girl (played by Jesse Draper), who apparently ...

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    Tesla lawsuit update: Eberhard not declared one of two founders, case not dismissed

    There aren't yet any news reports posted about the events in court today surrounding the Tesla Motors lawsuit filed by ex-CEO Martin Eberhard, but we know from a new statement put out by Tesla that the judge struck down Eberhard's request to be declared one of just two founders of the company. ...

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    Tesla Motors' lawsuit update: Martin Eberhard, Elon Musk have a court date tomorrow

    The legal battle between Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and ex-CEO Martin Eberhard continues tomorrow in San Mateo County Superior Court when Musk and Tesla's lawyers will ask a judge to toss out Eberhard's original lawsuit. Earlier this year, Eberhard filed a lawsuit that alleges that Musk, among ...

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    Elon Musk: Daimler's "golden handcuffs" mean I'll stay with Tesla through Model S launch

    For a guy who allegedly wants a lot of the credit for creating Tesla Motors, Elon Musk certainly doesn't seem to like the job of being its CEO. As part of Daimler's investment deal with Tesla, Musk needed to commit to staying on as Tesla's CEO at least until the Model S launches in 2011. Musk told ...


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