| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:24 AM
CAPE CANAVERAL —(Reuters) — Space Exploration Technologies, also known as SpaceX, plans to try again on Tuesday to launch its first commercial communications satellite after its Falcon 9 rocket was twice sidelined by technical issues,...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
By the time Nelson Mandela was released from prison in 1990, the path to ending South Africa's political crisis through the abolition of apartheid was known, even if it would not be easy or straight.
Solving the country's economic crisis was another...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 8:53 PM
By Nichola Groom
LOS ANGELES, Dec 4 (Reuters) - SolarCity Corp on
Wednesday said it will begin offering Tesla Motors Inc-made
batteries with its commercial solar systems, allowing businesses
to cut what they pay to their local utility by using stored...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:05 PM
SolarCity, a California company leasing thousands of rooftop solar installations nationwide, is leveraging a partnership with Tesla Motors to bottle up the sun's power for times when pulling energy from the grid proves expensive for businesses.
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
With a thunderous roar, a 224-foot rocket carrying a massive satellite launched from Cape Canaveral and blasted into outer space, hurtling over the Atlantic Ocean as it cut across the night sky.
On Tuesday, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Tesla Motors If you're a Tesla Motors fan or a possible Model S buyer in the state of Ohio, you've probably received an email asking for help this week. Maybe two. The California-based automaker is taking up the fight against...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 4:42 PM
* Rocket carries communications satellite owned by SES
* Seventh flight of company's Falcon 9 booster
* SpaceX has backlog of nearly 50 launches, worth $4
By Irene and Klotz
Nov 28 (Reuters) - The launch of an unmanned Space
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tesla Motors shares plunged in early trading Wednesday after the electric car maker said a battery shortage was limiting sales and that it is spending heavily on research and development to bring new models to market.
Shares of the automaker dropped 16%...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:40 AM
A Tesla Model S electric performance car caught fire Wednesday outside Nashville, Tenn. The driver walked away unharmed.
It is the third fire of a high-priced Model S in six weeks. On Oct. 1, a Model S outside Seattle caught fire after it collided with...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:44 AM
A series of three fires in five weeks has prompted a federal investigation into the Tesla Model S. In a blog post yesterday, the luxury electric car company’s CEO and Chairman Elon Musk said Tesla requested the National Highway Traffic Safety...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 1:41 PM
No one can deny that Elon Musk of Tesla Motors is a great promoter, and possibly a great motivator of engineering manpower. As a seller of electric cars at a profit ... well, let's just say the jury is still out. But it can't be good for Musk or his...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:30 PM
After suffering through various technical issues with its Falcon 9 rocket, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX canceled its scheduled launch from Cape Canaveral.
The company is targeting Thursday at 2:38 p.m. PST for its next launch attempt.