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  1. April 7, 2014

    Publicity is free with no PRs

    Professional public relations executives are “safe”, according to Peter Hargreaves, co-founder and executive director of...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Closure of battery probe bolsters Tesla

    Tesla, the electric carmaker, climbed after US safety regulators closed an investigation into fires in the company’s luxury...

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  1. March 28, 2014

    Tesla fits Model S cars with underbody shield to reduce fire risk

    US electric carmaker Tesla Motors has begun fitting its flagship model with titanium underbody shields and aluminium...

  2. March 26, 2014

    SpaceX named in Argentina ‘holdout’ creditor case

    Creditors locked in a long-running legal dispute with Argentina over defaulted debt filed a lawsuit against the South...

  3. FT Alphaville

    March 26, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Kickstarter, where you can get a $2.4m early-stage investment in what would become a $2bn business...

  4. March 14, 2014

    Tesla chief takes aim at Chris Christie

    Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors, took personal aim at New Jersey governor Chris Christie on Friday over what he...

  5. February 28, 2014

    The new market space: billionaire investors look beyond Earth

    Here we are more than a decade into the 21st century and we’re still not there. To be a child of the 1960s and 1970s was to...

  6. FT Tech Hub

    February 27, 2014

    Gigafactory v Hyperloop: Elon Musk's next big thing

    The Wall Street analysts waiting eagerly for details of Tesla Motors’ planned “Gigafactory” will have been disappointed by...

  7. February 26, 2014

    Tesla plans $1.6bn convertible notes offering

    Tesla Motors, the US electric car manufacturer, announced plans to sell at least $1.6bn in convertible senior notes to raise...

  8. FT Alphaville

    February 26, 2014

    A Chinese wall made of battery packs

    Quite the week for Tesla Motors, which jumped 14 per cent on Tuesday after Morgan Stanley auto analyst Adam Jonas penned a...

  9. FT Alphaville

    February 25, 2014

    Tesla, from zero to hero

    Remember when bashing Tesla was all the fashion? When Elon Musk had to defend himself from shorters and haters on a daily...

  10. February 21, 2014

    Apple / Tesla Motors: fruit machine

    Greed. Envy. Pride. You can’t do $50bn in tech deals in the first two months of the year – as tracked by Dealogic – without...

  11. February 19, 2014

    Tesla to launch cash drive for cell factory

    Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla Motors, indicated that he is planning to use the electric car company’s soaring share...

  12. January 23, 2014

    Stripe valued at $1.75bn after funding round

    Stripe, an online payments company founded and run by two Irish brothers in their mid-20s, said it had been valued at...

  13. January 17, 2014

    Elon Musk’s SolarCity combines solar power with batteries

    Elon Musk, the Silicon Valley billionaire, is the man behind the PayPal online payments system, the Tesla luxury electric...

  14. January 14, 2014

    Tesla shares rise despite charger fears

    Tesla Motors said on Tuesday that it had overcome manufacturing and supply constraints to deliver 6,900 vehicles in the...

  15. December 4, 2013

    SpaceX launches first commercial satellite

    SpaceX finally succeeded in getting its first commercial satellite delivery off the ground at the third time of asking on...

  16. November 19, 2013

    US safety regulators open probe into fires in Tesla Model S cars

    US safety regulators are investigating Tesla Motors’ Model S electric car after a series of fires, an initial step that...

  17. November 5, 2013

    Tesla: off the accelerator

    Back on May 8, when Tesla released its first-quarter results, the company said that it could deliver 21,000 of its flagship...

  18. November 5, 2013

    Tesla share surge runs out of power

    The highly volatile shares of Tesla Motors dropped more than 12 per cent in after-market trading on Tuesday after the US...

  19. October 27, 2013

    Tesla tries to plug UK into electric car points

    US electric carmaker Tesla Motors and French industrial group Bolloré are targeting a substantial rollout of electric car...

  20. October 24, 2013

    Tesla admits market cap is supercharged

    Electric car manufacturer Tesla has a higher market capitalisation than it “deserves”, its chief executive said. Tesla,...

  21. FT Alphaville

    September 20, 2013

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Friday, - DOJ to reporter: “what’s a high road?” - The (declining) quality of jobs. - Waiting tables, for...

  22. FT Alphaville

    September 18, 2013

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Just in case you thought QE was ending. - How many jobs are vulnerable to computerisation?...

  23. FT Alphaville

    September 18, 2013

    The 6am London Cut

    Markets: Asian markets were mixed, with Japanese shares making large gains while the Kospi and the Hang Seng were slightly...

  24. September 17, 2013

    Tesla moves ahead of Google in race to build self-driving cars

    Robot cars that can take over most of the driving from their human handlers will be ready for the road within three years,...

  25. September 4, 2013

    Automobiles: Electric shock

    Move over Porsche, Audi and Jaguar. In the world’s most cutting-edge car market, Tesla Motors has the fastest-growing luxury...

  26. August 16, 2013

    The west desperately needs more madcap schemes like the Hyperloop

    Silicon Valley product launches are a dime a dozen. But Monday’s announcement was something rather special. Elon Musk,...

  27. August 15, 2013

    A history of LA’s loopy dreamers

    From the hopeful thousands who trekked west during the Gold Rush of 1849 to pioneers such as Howard Hughes, Walt Disney and...

  28. August 13, 2013

    Technology: Vanity or visionary?

    Growing hamburgers in test tubes. Mining for precious metals on asteroids. Taking a supersonic, ground-level trip from Los...

  29. August 12, 2013

    Tesla founder reveals Hyperloop amid hoopla

    A sealed, low-pressure steel tube suspended on columns, shooting capsules with passengers 350 miles from San Francisco to...

  30. FT Alphaville

    August 8, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Assessing the scale of metal warehouse trades: Izzy takes readers through a Morgan...

  31. August 8, 2013

    Strong sales power Tesla

    Shares in Tesla Motors, the electric carmaker, hit another new high in after-hours trading on Wednesday, despite a quarterly...

  32. July 3, 2013

    Real tests still lie ahead for Tesla

    A few years ago, Bill Ford, scion of the automotive dynasty, was politely scathing about electric car company Tesla Motors....

  33. May 16, 2013

    Elon Musk raises $1.3bn for green tech

    Elon Musk, one of the most prominent US environmental entrepreneurs, caught a wave of interest in the financial markets for...

  34. FT Alphaville

    May 15, 2013

    The Closer

    All-time highs for the S&P 500, the Dow — and Google. The company’s shares hit $916.38 during trading, closing above $915, a...

  35. May 10, 2013

    Tesla and Netflix: a letter to short sellers

    Elon Musk, boss of electric luxury car maker Tesla Motors, and Reed Hastings, chief executive of Netflix, love to write...

  36. FT Alphaville

    May 10, 2013

    Why Tesla's rally may have a short fuse

    Tesla stock seems to be flying on a SpaceX shuttle mission to Mars at the moment: Thursday’s earnings beat, which saw the...

  37. FT Alphaville

    May 9, 2013

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Fobor on film: David points to Deutsche’s Jim Reid comment in Thursday’s Authur’s note...

  38. May 9, 2013

    Tesla shares accelerate

    Shares in Tesla Motors soared to record highs in after-market trading on Wednesday as the US electric carmaker reported its...

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