Tesla Model S: People who preordered the electric vehicle got a chance to see it up close over the weekend. The company's CEO pleaded with fans to talk up the Tesla Model S.
Solar energy company Solyndra CEO Brian Harrison and the chief financial officer, Bill Stover, both invoked their Fifth Amendment right to decline to testify to avoid self-incrimination.
Solyndra bankruptcy is causing Congress to look into how the solar manufacturer got federal subsidies. The Energy Department restructured the loan seven months before the Solyndra bankruptcy.
FBI Solyndra raid believed to be related to more than $500 million in federal loans the solar firm received before filing for bankruptcy. FBI: Solyndra investigation is being carried out jointly with Energy Department.
Bankruptcy of Solyndra, once touted by President Obama, is third failure of a US solar firm this month. Bankruptcy will serve as fuel for critics of government stimulus.
Satellite TV lets immigrants cocoon in their own culture. Does it also alienate?
America's immigrants stay connected to their home countries via satellite television. Afghan immigrants Fatima Majeed (c.) and Naseer Ahmadi (foreground) watch an average of eight hours of Afghan shows on cable TV a day in their suburban three bedroom apartment in Fremont, Calif. Their son Mostafa (background) says he has little interest in his parents’ shows.
Electric cars: Panasonic, Japan's biggest electronics maker, will acquire about a 2 percent stake in Tesla, purchasing Tesla common stock at $21.15 per share.
Tesla Motors, which recently opened a new factory in the California town of Fremont, has received $30 million in investment capital from Panasonic. In exchange, Panasonic gets a two percent investment stake in Tesla Motors.
Nine years after US-led airstrikes on Afghanistan began, President Karzai on Thursday inaugurated a new peace council that is tasked with reconciling with the Taliban and other insurgents. Kabul residents say they see no end in sight to the war.