Tesla Motors secretly asks for more government money

With federal aid for green-tech startups under assault in Washington, Tesla Motors took to the webs last week touting how its $465 million federal loan had helped create hundreds of jobs — but it didn't reveal that it's now asking for more government money. They also won't reveal why they want it or how much they're… » 9/26/11 2:30pm 9/26/11 2:30pm

Elon Musk on Top Gear: "It was fucked up"

After launching the public relations campaign/lawsuit against Top Gear last week over its withering test of the all-electric Tesla Roadster, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally spoke out today. His reason for suing? Tesla's investors kept asking about it. » 4/05/11 3:00pm 4/05/11 3:00pm

Tesla IPO Shows Bread Van, Convertible, Other Sexy Vaporware

Elon Musk's shopping around Tesla's future products in the lead-up to the company's IPO. Included in his presentation is a Model S Convertible, a bread van, and a crossover SUV. Here's to playing with other people's money. [RRS via Autoblog] » 6/21/10 5:30pm 6/21/10 5:30pm