Ten Ways Tesla Could Lose Its Juice

Tesla Motors "founder" Elon Musk has a propensity for boasting about his electric car business, but the company's latest SEC filing shares the risks he doesn't like to talk about, including having the Roadster's advertised range cut 30%. » 8/16/10 12:30pm 8/16/10 12:30pm

The Dog Ate Our 10Q: Delphi Delays First Quarter Earnings Report


Delphi's kinda like that kid in class who never seems to be able to get his math homework in on time, with assignment after assignment piling up on top of each other. One day, the kid finds himself with a seemingly insurmountable mountain of homework and missed assignments to do. And then he's gotta choose — do all… » 5/11/06 10:41pm 5/11/06 10:41pm

Oopsie! Bean Counter Mishap At The General (Again...)

One would think with the eyes of the SEC already firmly afixed upon you, now would not be the best time for accounting misstatements to come to light. Or maybe it is, how would we know? Our version of accounting is figuring out how many drinks we had the night before by the number of fingers we can see in front of us… » 3/20/06 10:25am 3/20/06 10:25am

Oof. GM Reports Additional $2B Loss for '05

The hoons of Pedro are hootin' and hollerin' for some reason tonight, but we're pretty sure it's not because of the latest dish outta the RenCen: GM has revised its earnings statement for 2005 to include an additional two billion samoleons to the tally, bringing the total to a cool $10.6 bil. The discrepancy is… » 3/16/06 10:50pm 3/16/06 10:50pm

General Motors Called in by SEC on Delphi Transactions

Aggressive accounting or fraud? That's what the Securities and Exchange Commission is trying to determine a part of an ongoing investigation into accounting practices at General Motors. The Federales have their plasma sights (and subpoenas) honed in on the company's accounting practices related to transactions with… » 10/27/05 12:23pm 10/27/05 12:23pm