At the Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota unveiled the FCV, a concept car powered by fuel cell technology.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he requested the probe of the Model S to erase any 'false perception' about electric car safety. But the US safety agency NHTSA said it decided to act independently.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed concerns over a third battery fire Tuesday, saying the Tesla Motors Model S electric car is among the safest cars on the road. The outspoken Tesla CEO is using his high profile to counter worries about the safety of electric car batteries.
Tesla Motors (TSLA) had avoided major battery complications until this fall, when three Model S cars crashed and their batteries caught fire. Tesla Motors officials are scrambling to assure investors and the public that these Tesla fires are not spontaneous eruptions that have plagued other battery-powered vehicles.
Tesla Motors' (TSLA) third-quarter sales numbers came in under most analysts' expectations late Tuesday, and the electric carmaker's stock price plunged, triggering a 'circuit breaker' on the Nasdaq. But the fundamentals of Tesla Motors appear to remain strong, and the California-based company has plans for expansion.
Two fires in damaged Tesla Motors Model S cars have raised some concerns over the safety of lithium ion batteries. But the concern should be more about the response from Tesla Motors, Finley writes, than the fires themselves.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc has taken up the reins for the 'hyperloop' high-speed transportation system introduced by Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk earlier this year.
The Internet is full of speculations and declarations about Tesla Motors and its Model S electric luxury sedan. GreenCarReports has put together a few facts that even huge Tesla Motors fans may not have known.
Tesla Motors has jumped into the race to build a self-driving car. Autonomous transport promises greater convenience, safety and energy efficiency than the human-operated vehicles of today. Self-driving cars are the kind futurist, energy-centric issues Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk likes to tackle.