Tesla was in the news a lot yesterday. A Model X took a hit from a speeding Honda but protected its occupant. SpaceX launched the heaviest satellite yet. Analyst Adam Jonas took his foot off the “buy Tesla” pedal. And SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive announced he is leaving to seek other opportunities.
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The Tesla Q1 2017 earnings call had lots to say about the Model 3, energy storage, solar power, and the Tesla delivery experience. Read all about it here.
Tesla shareholders overwhelming approved the merger of Tesla and SolarCity, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesla. Elon Musk can now continue building his dream of a vertically integrated sustainable energy company.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today that a Solar Roof made of glass tiles will cost no more than an equivalent conventional roof. The first installations will begin this summer.
Originally published on EV Obsession. The prominent advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has given its recommendation to support Tesla’s $2.3 billion SolarCity acquisition/merger, telling shareholders that Tesla would be able to bridge the funding gap with SolarCity, and also that the acquisition was an important step in the firm’s path to becoming an integrated sustainable […]
Elon Musk told investors yesterday that the merger between Tesla and SolarCity is virtually a no brainer. The synergies between the two companies will result in more profits for both.
Tesla has confirmed that it has completed its agreement to purchase SolarCity to create the world’s first vertically integrated renewable energy company. The transaction is supposed to be complete before the end of this year.
Wall Street has not been kind to the idea of Tesla Motors buying SolarCity in a deal that would involve no cash but would pay the solar panel company with $2.8 billion in Tesla stock. Some analysts have even used words like “deranged” when referring to Elon Musk’s latest idea. But according to Bloomberg, Elon may […]
Wall Street has reacted badly to Elon Musk’s proposal to buy SolarCity with $2.8 billion in Tesla Motors stock. The value of Tesla stock is down 10% since the announcement on Tuesday.
Tesla Motors has offered to purchase SolarCity for $2.8 billion in stock. Not everyone is thrilled with the idea.
Tesla has leased a 500,000 square foot factory that once was used by Solyndra to make solar panels. it is just a few miles from Tesla’s assembly plant.
The Tesla PowerWall is sold out until 2016 already, bringing Tesla almost $800 million in new business. But does it make economic sense to buy one yourself?
It has long been hinted-at and speculated that Tesla Motors may be much more than just an electric automaker, and a recent tweet by CEO Elon Musk pretty much confirms that. Musk posted that a “Major new Tesla product line” will debut on April 30th at Tesla’s design center in Hawthorne, California…and it won’t be […]
A new SolarCity-Honda megadeal will make $50 million available to finance solar energy projects for Honda and Acura customers and dealerships in the U.S.
One of the biggest appeals of Tesla is access to the free Supercharging network, and free home charging could be an option in the future too.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has ensured that his company is more than just a car company. If anything, Tesla Motors is a battery company, selling its lithium-ion battery packs to the likes of Toyota, Daimler, and now SolarCity, installer of solar panels. The two companies have been working for the past couple of […]
On my recent trip across country, I drove on many highways across 30 different states. Every highway was a bit different, from the two lane roads in Wyoming to the massive six-lane highways outside of LA. But all of them lacked the same thing; electric vehicle chargers. That would make any cross-country trip in an […]
[social_buttons] The biggest limitation on electric cars, as we know, are the batteries. They take hours to charge, and cannot travel nearly as far as gas-powered engines. So while California may be the center of the “green movement,” traveling the almost 400 miles between Los Angeles and San Francisco is impossible on electric power. Until […]