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Tesla under U.S. criminal probe for Model 3 comments – source

Oct 27, 2018 - 6:08 PM

The probe concerns whether the automaker told investors it was on track with targets for the closely-watched build-out of the Model 3 car despite knowing it could not meet such goals

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the “Interplanetary Transport System” which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, in the conference he gave during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR GUERRERO

Tesla board forms committee to consider going private

Aug 14, 2018 - 9:46 PM

By going private, Tesla could operate without requirements for financial reports and other pressures of a publicly traded firm. But it could also lose visibility and limit its ability to raise capital.

TESLA'S FUTURE. Elon Musk hopes the Model 3 will propel the California manufacturer into the mass market. Photos from Elon Musk and Tesla Motor's Twitter profiles.

Elon Musk: tech dreamer reaching for sun, moon, and stars

Mar 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In a sector where entrepreneurs often speak of moonshots Musk is one of the biggest dreamers

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the “Interplanetary Transport System” which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, in the conference he gave during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR GUERRERO

Tesla loss widens as company works to speed production

Aug 04, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The carmaker reports a net loss of 293 2 million in the second quarter of 2016

epa04727762 A row of Tesla Motors Model S cars are seen at a parking lot of the Tesla Motors Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA, 30 April 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Tesla unveils battery to 'transform energy infrastructure'

May 01, 2015 - 2:21 PM

The Tesla Powerwall can store power from solar panels from the electricity grid at night when it is typically cheaper and provide a secure backup in the case of a power outage

TESLA POWERWALL. Screen shot from http://www.teslamotors.com/powerwall

Ambitious Tesla runs into roadblocks

Jan 11, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Oil s global price plunge puts Tesla s billionaire founder Elon Musk at risk

TESLA'S CEO. Elon Musk, Tesla's billionaire founder, hopes the Model 3 will propel the California manufacturer into the mass market. But Wall Street experts say the global oil price plunge will likely sink his dreams. Photos from Elon Musk and Tesla Motor's Twitter profiles.