Elon Musk's Tesla Motors says take our tech, please
June 12, 2014, 5:57 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
It sounds radical, but Musk went open-source at his other company, SpaceX, years ago. The aim here is to increase the appeal of electric cars in the marketplace, and get more of them on the road fighting climate change.
Tesla unveils 90-second swap-out battery
June 21, 2013, 9:33 a.m.
Video: Tesla Motors shows off its new battery system in Southern California. The technology allows motorists to take out the old battery and put in a newly charged one in about one and a half minutes.
Tesla dramatically expands charging locations, making NY to LA trip possible
May 30, 2013, 4:41 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
The Model S-only network will enable not only coast-to-coast electric rides, but 20-minute charges. CEO Elon Musk is ramping up the timetable and putting the chargers on steroids.
Tesla on a roll, selling more electric cars than anyone else
May 9, 2013, 10:05 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Tesla made its first profit in the first quarter of 2013, and it's selling more plug-in cars than GM or Nissan. The stock is soaring, and Consumer Reports is raving.
Ian Somerhalder turns spy for eco-thriller 'Time Framed'
April 25, 2013, 2:34 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Environmental activist and 'Vampire Diaries' star releases a trailer for his new green-themed web series