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    Report: ‚ÄčTesla's Musk will give keynote at inaugural Teslive conference in July

    Were you expecting Bob Lutz? The first-ever Teslive conference for Tesla Motors enthusiasts will be getting a big of company star power when company chief Elon Musk comes to participate as its keynote speaker. The San Jose Mercury News says Musk will headline a two-date event starting July 12 ...

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    Report: Elon Musk: Tesla could go federal with franchise dealer fight

    Mr. Musk Goes to Washington? Jimmy Stewart references aside, that's the approach Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk may take in his crusade to get factory-owned dealerships legalized. Musk tells Automotive News that he may go to Congress in an attempt to take on the country's auto-dealer groups in ...

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    Report: Elon Musk regrets not saying more about NYT Model S review

    Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk has always taken pains to pitch how far his cars can go when sufficiently charged. The man himself is proving he can go quite a distance as well. Sufficiently chafed by a review of the Tesla Model S in The New York Times that said the electric vehicle's single-charge ...

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    Official: Tesla's Elon Musk offers "final" thoughts on NYT spat, but Twitter flames continue

    For a while there, Tesla CEO Elon Musk was having a kumbaya moment after the public editor The New York Times, Margaret Sullivan, wrote that her publication may have been overzealous in its criticism of the Tesla Model S and admitted that Times reporter John Broder was not entirely precise with ...

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    Report: Musk says Tesla Model S sold out

    About a month ago we reported that 1,500 Model S buyers showed up at the Tesla NUMMI plant to see firsthand the progress being made at the automaker's new California factory. Many of those buyers even got the chance to drive pre-production beta models of the Model S. It's the least Tesla could do ...

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    Report: Tesla Roadster to reappear in 2014

    Next year, the Tesla Model S will hit dealerships across the globe. Then, the crossover Model X will bow, likely followed by a convertible based on the Model S platform. But beyond that, Tesla Motors has taken to the tight-lipped approached. That is, until now. According to Autocar, Tesla will ...

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    Video: Elon Musk talks SpaceX with Translogic

    Our buds over at Translogic recently interviewed one of the most influential and passionate individuals of our time, Elon Musk. Translogic spoke with Musk about many things, but this first interview focuses solely on SpaceX (a video about Tesla Motors should be coming soon). If you haven't heard ...

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    Report: Elon Musk: Tesla Model S makes other premium sedans feel like jalopies

    Leave it to Elon Musk to make the boldest of statements to date regarding the Tesla Model S. Following the recent 2012 Model S Beta first ride, Tesla CEO Musk told the crowd:

    The Model S is not the best electric car, it's the best car of any kind. It's about the same external dimensions as ...

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    Video: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk gives Reddit community candid answers about the future

    Chief executive officer of Tesla Motors. Chairman of SolarCity. CEO of SpaceX. Co-founder of Paypal. Inspiration for Iron Man's Tony Stark. Those are a handful of titles that apply to American entrepreneur Elon Musk. Elon Musk is a go-big-or-go-home type of guy. Recently, Musk agreed to answer ...

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    Report: Musk: Tesla "will not be applying" for additional DOE loan

    Despite reports to the contrary, Tesla Motors won't ask the U.S. Department of Energy for an additional Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing (ATVM) loan, according to the automaker's chief executive officer. Palo Alto-based Tesla has "significant" capital reserves and more than enough funds ...

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    Report: Tesla Model S Sport to rival BMW M5, 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds

    A high-performance version of the zero-emissions Tesla Model S sedan will reportedly be available immediately from the vehicle's launch in 2012, giving Tesla a rival to the ultimate of Ultimate Driving Machines: the BMW M5. Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk reportedly confirmed the Model S ...

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    Elon Musk: "majority" of vehicles will be electric by 2030 [w/video]

    The oft-outspoken chief executive officer of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk, is chomping at the electric bit again. While speaking at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in San Francisco recently, Musk, a 40-year-old billionaire recently profiled by Bloomberg Risk Takers, shared an enthusiastic vision of ...

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    Video: Bloomberg Risk Takers takes on Tesla CEO Elon Musk

    Elon Musk on Bloomberg Risk Takers – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Elon Musk, born June 28, 1971 in South Africa, is an American entrepreneur. Musk created PayPal, the world's largest Internet payment system, assisted in establishing America's first viable electric automaker ...

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    Tesla Roadster nearly sold out in U.S.

    Tesla Roadster 2.5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The days of walking into a Tesla showroom and purchasing one of the automaker's iconic Roadsters are limited, says Tesla chief executive officer, Elon Musk. The oft-outspoken Musk told SFGate that:
    I think there's a handful ...

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    Elon Musk says Top Gear is "completely phony"

    Last time we broached the subject of Tesla libel suit against Top Gear for the program's 2008 review of Roadster, Top Gear producer Andy Wilman responded to Tesla's claims that the automotive show had fibbed about the Roadster's brakes not working properly, that its range was merely 55 miles and ...

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    Tesla CEO: Optimizing vehicle design for electric powertrain will give us better EVs

    Tesla Model S - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Most of the current crop of electric vehicles (EVs) scheduled to hit the market soon are not optimized to apply the full benefits of the electric powertrain. Why's that? Well, many of the existing and upcoming EVs, like the Tesla Roadster, ...

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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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    BREAKING: Governator says Tesla teaming up with Toyota in Cali

    Tesla Model S sedan – click above for high-res image gallery
    California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger has apparently let slip ahead of a scheduled 5pm Pacific announcement that Tesla Motors will be teaming up with Toyota to build electric cars. While some might speculate that the ...


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