Tesla Motors Inc


  • HONG KONG, June 13- Shares in China and Hong Kong rose on Friday, led by strong gains in the banking sector after data showed China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, adding to hopes that the economy was stabilising.

  • Elon Musk's big patent bet     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    Discussing Elon Musk's patent play and if there is any risk his decision to open all patents could hurt Tesla, with Ross Gerber, Gerber Kawasaki CEO & president, and CNBC's Phi LeBeau.

  • Tesla opens patents: What's Musk's end game?     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 3:24 PM ET

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced it is opening up all its patents to competitors to spur innovation. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.

  • DETROIT, June 12- Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday said it would allow others to use its intellectual property in hopes of speeding up development of electric cars by all manufacturers. Tesla co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the company would not take legal action against anyone who "in good faith, wants to use our technology."

  • Tesla opens patents to competitors     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla hopes opening patents will spur electric vehicle development.

  • Elon Musk opens Tesla's patents     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 1:05 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced the automaker will open up its patents to spur innovation in the auto industry.

  • Tesla to allow others to use its patents: Musk Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:58 PM ET
    Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Inc.

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk said it it will allow others to use its patents.

  • Tesla battery battle     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    Mayor of Reno, Nevada Bob Cashell makes the case for bringing Tesla's battery plant to Reno. Cashell says San Antonio, Texas is a strong competitor but Nevada will win.

  • Pick a side in Uber's 'Battle for Your Ride' Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Inside a UberX taxi, Washington, D.C.

    Uber and its $17 billion valuation has drawn the line between the free market and statists. Which side are you on, asks Jake Novak?

  • Is Tesla becoming yesterday's fashion? Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:53 PM ET
    Tesla Model S

    “I didn’t mean anything by it,” insisted Jim Cramer. “I didn’t mean to provoke a fight.”

  • Musk sharing Supercharger with auto industry Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:34 PM ET
    A row of new Tesla superchargers outside the company's factory in Fremont, Calif.

    Tesla's Elon Musk plans to encourage standardizing electrical car specifications by opening the Supercharger design to other automakers.

  • Tesla's $5 billion gigafactory plan     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Carolin Roth speaks to Tesla CEO Elon Musk about the development of its $5 billion "gigafactory" in the U.S.

  • Tesla's Musk summons Warren Buffett logic Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 4:40 AM ET
    Elon Musk

    Elon Musk, Tesla chief executive, has quoted Warren Buffett, suggesting that it is like dealing with a "manic depressive" when handling the stock markets.

  • Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, says the carmaker's value is driven by expectations of what the group can achieve in the future.

  • Hope for Tesla's sales model     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Tesla has been banned from selling cars in New Jersey since April, but a new bill provides hope for the automaker, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 5- California lawmakers proposed financial incentives for electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc on Thursday in a bid to entice the company to build a large battery factory in the most populous U.S. state.

  • CNBC.com hot list: $10 million yacht capsizes     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the capsizing of a $10 million yacht; Apple's stock price; and Elon Musk's battle with Ford for the name of Tesla's new car are the hottest topics on CNBC.com.

  • Musk: No S-E-X for Tesla Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    Tesla logo on a Model S sedan

    Tesla CEO Elon Musk explains why the electric car maker abandoned its Model E trademark application and missed out on a risqué joke.

  • Power Rundown: What Tesla's planning     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Dominic Chu and Julia Boorstin look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Tesla CEO Elon Musk is thinking of doing something "fairly controversial."

  • Musk on Model E: 'Ford's killing S-E-X'     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    A shareholder asks Tesla Founder & CEO Elon Musk, why he abandoned the trademark for the Model E? Musk relates a funny story about wanting to trademark Models S, E, and X.