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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

DOJ wants to know if Tesla CEO Elon Musk broke the law in going-private tweets

On August 7 Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about taking the automaker private. While it may have seemed to slip out of the news, the tweet had not slipped the minds of federal agencies. The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) now has an open investigation into... read more

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Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Tesla works on tech to flash indicators when drivers forget

The turn signal is one of the most essential passive safety measures onboard every single new car. Yet, millions of drivers choose to ignore the ability, and let's face it... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
2020 Tesla Roadster

Tesla has a surprise reveal for Grand Basel show; is it the production Roadster?

The Grand Basel show in Switzerland will play host to a new Tesla reveal, the electric car manufacturer confirmed Friday. Tesla sent invites to owners declaring it has a... read more August 31, 2018 by


 
Audi S5 with Tesla Model S powertrain swap

This Audi S5 has a Tesla Model S powertrain

Engine swaps are an integral part of automotive culture. For decades, gearheads have ripped out factory engines and replaced them with something superior, at least in their... read more August 28, 2018 by


 
Jay Leno in 2020 Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster acceleration makes Jay Leno scream

In November 2017, Tesla showed us "one more thing" at the company's reveal of its Semi. That "thing" turned out to be the second-generation Roadster, planned for 2020. And at... read more August 27, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen was reportedly Tesla's backer to go private

Volkswagen may have offered to come to Elon Musk's rescue but the Tesla CEO turned down funding from the German automaker and others to take his company private, according to... read more August 27, 2018 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Elon Musk decides to keep Tesla public, board agrees

After a 17-day roller coaster, Tesla [NASDAQ: TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced Friday via a blog post on the automaker's website that Tesla will remain a publicly traded... read more August 25, 2018 by


 
Kalashnikov CV-1 electric car

Russian manufacturer Kalashnikov moves from AK-47s to an electric car

Readers may not recognize the Kalashnikov name, but they will recognize one of its best-known products: the AK-47 assault rifle. Now, the same company has decided to gun for... read more August 24, 2018 by


 
Lucid Air prototype during high-speed test at Transportation Research Center, Ohio

Saudis reportedly in talks over investment in Tesla rival Lucid

The dealings surrounding Tesla CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private just got a lot more complex with a report out that Saudi Arabia, via its Public Investment... read more August 20, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk

Opinion: It's time for Tesla's Elon Musk to step aside

It’s hard to overstate Elon Musk’s contributions to the 21st century. As one of PayPal’s founders, Musk cemented his fortune. As the dreamer behind SpaceX... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC subpoenas, board surprised, investor lawsuits: Tesla woes mounting?

A reported subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission may add to the long list of growing worries for Tesla and its embattled CEO Elon Musk that now includes... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Elon Musk says talks with Saudis led him to tweet "funding secured"

Tesla [NYSE: TSLA] CEO Elon Musk provided insight Monday behind his "funding secured" comment made last week when he floated the idea of taking the automaker private. Musk... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Report: SEC inquired about Elon Musk's tweet regarding taking TSLA private

The Internet and financial industry weren't the only ones to take notice Tuesday when Tesla CEO [NYSE: TSLA] Elon Musk took to Twitter floating the idea of taking the... read more August 8, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Elon Musk isn't kidding, Tesla board confirms TSLA could go private

Elon Musk disrupted multiple industries on Tuesday when the Tesla CEO [NASDAQ: TSLA] took to Twitter to float the idea of taking the Silicon Valley automaker private. Musk... read more August 8, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Updated: Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private, TSLA stock trading halted

Update: 3:53 pm EST: Tesla stock is now trading again. It opened today at $341.99 and is up 10.61 percent at $378.26 currently. ------------------------------------------... read more August 7, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S, X to receive spartan Model 3 interior design

Tesla's Model S and Model X haven't been put on the back burner as the electric car brand focuses on the Model 3. According to images published by Electrek on Monday, both... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
 

 
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