| Jun 4, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Tesla Motors Chief Executive and "product architect" Elon Musk told shareholders Tuesday that 2014 has been a great year and next year will be even better -- and kept them rolling in the aisles as he did so.
Addressing an approving audience in...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Elon Musk, the California entrepreneur who heads electric car company Tesla Motors and rocket builder SpaceX, wants to combine aspects of each by developing a car that can fly.
“We could definitely make a flying car -- but that's not the hard...
| May 8, 2014
| 1:43 PM
Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. plunged after the electric car maker reported losing $49.8 million in the first quarter and outlined a host of challenges.
The Palo Alto automaker reported Wednesday that research and development expenses are rising,...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The Tesla Model S just became the world’s first open-source car.
Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors Inc., said Thursday that he was opening up the electric car company’s patents to all comers.
“Technology leadership is not...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:24 AM
Once relegated to the realm of science projects, hydrogen fuel cells are starting to displace fossil fuels as a means of powering cars, homes and businesses.
On June 10, in the latest addition to mainstream fuel-cell use, Hyundai will begin deliveries...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry drove a Tesla Motors electric car past the state Capitol Tuesday afternoon, sending a not-very-subtle message that he’s in a rush to woo Chief Executive Elon Musk to build a $4 billion-plus battery factory in the Lone Star...
| May 29, 2014
| 9:49 PM
With much fanfare, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry NASA astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station.
Standing before a crowd of journalists and SpaceX...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:22 PM
Elon Musk, founder and chief executive of Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX, hastily called a news conference Friday in Washington, D.C., where he outlined an array of matters confronting his upstart company.
A cryptic email was sent to media around 9 p.m....
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:20 PM
WASHINGTON — Elon Musk wants to apply the contrarian style that made him millions of dollars from PayPal and billions from rocket ships and electric cars, and revolutionize the litigious world of patents.
Tesla Motors became a rarity among...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:23 PM
An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction.
Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
| May 16, 2014
| 1:25 PM
What’s the secret to the kind of success that creates worldwide fame and brings in billions of dollars? “Work super hard!” Elon Musk told graduating seniors at USC.
What about entrepreneurial genius? An uncanny ability to ferret out...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car company whose stock climbed fourfold last year, was slapped with a junk credit rating by Standard & Poor's because of "considerable uncertainty" about its long-term prospects.
The B-minus ranking, six levels below...