With solar battery plan, Tesla CEO eyes energy revolution

| May 2, 2015

With solar battery plan, Tesla CEO eyes energy revolution

Never lacking daring ideas, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk is determined to jolt the electricity market. The CEO of electric car maker Tesla Motors hopes to park hundreds of millions of large, solar panel-connected batteries in homes and businesses so the world can disconnect from ...

Jan 14, 2015

Tesla to boost output to 'a few million' cars by 2025

Tesla Motors Inc. plans to boost production of electric cars to “at least a few million a year” by 2025 from fewer than 40,000 last year, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said Tuesday. Speaking at an industry conference in Detroit, Musk said Tesla may ...

Tesla reportedly to unveil 'autopilot' cars this week

Oct 6, 2014

Tesla reportedly to unveil 'autopilot' cars this week

Tesla Motors Inc. will make its first foray toward automated driving, joining luxury rivals in offering high-tech features, including one that can keep the car in its lane, according to a source familiar with the carmaker’s plans. It will announce the plans this week, ...

Sep 17, 2014

Panasonic riding Tesla wave to boost battery business in Europe

Panasonic Corp., the main supplier of lithium-ion battery cells to Tesla Motors Inc., has said that cooperation with the electric-car maker on the construction of a massive U.S. battery plant is likely to boost demand from European automakers. “The development with Tesla is catching ...

Aug 1, 2014

Panasonic, Tesla to build big U.S. battery plant

American electric carmaker Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming up with Japanese electronics company Panasonic Corp. to build a battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. expected to create 6,500 jobs. The companies announced the deal Thursday, but they did not say where in the U.S. ...

Jul 31, 2014

Panasonic's revamp efforts continue to pay dividends

Panasonic Corp. said Thursday that its operating profit grew in the April-June quarter on the back of efforts to restructure by shifting focus to industrial markets instead of less profitable consumer products. The electronics giant said group operating profit rose 28.2 percent to ¥82.29 ...