Inside the Secret $178 Million Tesla IPO Presentation

Tesla's broke. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, is broke. Now Musk is traveling the country, hat in hand, begging for cash in a series of secret, closed-door meetings. One unimpressed insider shared this exclusive, behind-the-scenes look with us. » 6/22/10 3:45pm 6/22/10 3:45pm

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

Tesla Files IPO Paperwork, Plans To Go Public

Tesla Motors filed paperwork Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering hoping to raise as much as $100 million. Oh, good, because they lost $31.5 million in the first nine months of 2009. » 1/29/10 6:15pm 1/29/10 6:15pm