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Tesla stock assigned ‘junk’ credit rating by Standard & Poor’s

After analyzing its potential for default, Standard & Poor, has designated Tesla stock as a B-, or “junk” rating. That’s the same S&P  that assigned “AAA” credit ratings to bundles of sub-prime loans that helped crater the economy in 2008……

Welcome to the Tesla Wars

Not completely clear on the present state of Tesla’s war with the dealership associations? Not sure in which states Tesla sales are legal, and in which states Tesla is barred from direct sales? Don’t worry, ……

Missouri lawmakers tweak ATV bill to include direct sales ban on Tesla electric cars

Anti-Tesla Push In Missouri (via Clean Technica) Originally published on Gas2. The scumbags that make up the car dealership lobby are at it again, this time sneaking language into an unrelated Missouri bill that would ban Tesla’s direct sales model. There has been no public debate about this bill…  …

CBS News apologizes for dubbing engine noise over silent Tesla motor on ’60 Minutes’

CBS has apologized to Tesla for adding engine sound effects to its report last week on the electric car. An editor for the “60 Minutes” program made what CBS News described as an “audio error” for dubbing in the sound of a traditional motor over footage of the whisper-quiet Tesla…

Texas Governor Rick Perry sides with Tesla and the Gigafactory

Since Elon Musk’s announcement of the Tesla Gigafactory,  Texas, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico have been in a race with each other to host the site. It’s been fun watching each state inch ahead only to be overtaken — at least in the news —……

Tesla could help customers go off the grid

Morgan Stanley’s investigation into the potential of consumers to go off-grid in a major way in the US depends on a number of factors. The falling cost of solar we know about, and the rising cost of poles……

Tesla planning aggressive European expansion

Tesla Superchargers should cover most of Europe by the end of 2014, according to Elon Musk, with 30 new Tesla stores planned for the Old World as well. It’s part of a plan to aggressively market the Model S to foreign customers, with Musk expecting……

Tesla plans to flood U.S. with 500,000 electric cars using solar-powered ‘gigafactory’

Tesla plans to build a $5 billion “gigafactory” to produce more lithium-ion batteries by 2020 than were made worldwide last year – which should be enough, the company said, to power 500,000 electric vehicles annually. The automaker hasn’t chosen a site for the factory, expected to occupy by about 10…

California car dealers go crying to DMV about Tesla Motors’ website

California Car Dealers Go Crying To DMV About Tesla’s Website (via Techdirt) Auto dealers have been dealing with disruption just about as well as any other legacy industry has. Instead of attempting to compete, dealers have chosen to respond to Tesla’s refusal to cut them in on the middleman action…

Elon Musk making $1 Tesla salary, but $4.3 Million on Model X planning

Here’s a fun fact: Elon Musk, the co-founder, CEO, and Product Architect of Tesla, has an annual salary of $1 at Tesla. However, that doesn’t tell the full story. The 21st century Renaissance man gets a bit more for meeting specific performance…  …

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