Elon Musk’s new Tesla pay plan encourages him to shoot for the stars — but what if he misses?

Elon Musk, a charismatic entrepreneur, is nothing if not audacious. You’d expect the board of Tesla Industries to shape a CEO compensation plan that suits its outsized leader, and boy, did they ever

Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues

Tesla’s Model 3 EV delays are well-known, including in the company’s own earnings report and quarterly delivery numbers. A fresh report from CNBC on Thursday claimed that Model 3 productio

Elon Musk’s new Tesla compensation plan only pays if he delivers

Elon Musk’s new Tesla compensation package is the CEO equivalent of putting your money where your mouth is: He’ll only be paid out if he manages to raise the value of Tesla as a company to

Tesla’s Model 3 is coming to some of its East Coast showrooms

Tesla is bringing its newest production vehicle to its showrooms in some East Coast locations for the first time, so that potential (and many actual) customers will be able to check it out in person.

Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electri

Elon Musk says Model 3 owners will “be able to do pretty much anything” via voice

The Tesla Model 3 might be off to a slower production start than the company would’ve liked, but there are big improvements coming for the vehicle once Tesla gets on top of its assembly backlog.

Tesla launches a web-based version of its in-car trip planning tool

Curious about what it’s like to plan a long road trip as an electric vehicle owner? Tesla thinks you just might be, so now it’s launching a web-based version of its trip planning tool, whi

Tesla made 2,425 Model 3s in Q4 2017, aims to make 2,500 weekly by end of Q1 2018

Tesla produced a lot more Model 3 cars during the last quarter of 2017 than it did during Q3: it produced 2,425 cars during the quarter, adding to its production total of 23,565 vehicles overall, incl

With autonomous vehicles it’s not about the journey, it’s about the destination

Thanks to three parallel areas of development, we have the tools at our disposal which create potential for radical change in transportation -- data about resources and demand, electric drivetrains, a

Elon Musk promises to make a pickup truck ‘right after Model Y’

On the heels of unveiling the Tesla all-electric semi-truck and a second-generation Roadster in November, Elon Musk took to Twitter today to ask his fans how Tesla can further improve. In response to

Tesla vehicles to get a “major navigation overhaul” in 2018

Tesla is reworking its approach to in-car navigation, and will deploy a “major navigation overhaul” in “early 2018,” per Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who shared the news in response to

UPS reserves 125 Tesla Semi fully electric heavy-duty trucks

Tesla has another new high-profile customer – UPS, which has placed the largest order yet for Tesla Semi advance reservations. The shipping giant pre-ordered 125 Tesla Semi trucks, besting PepsiCo&#

NIO launches its ES8 all-electric SUV in China

Electric vehicle startup NIO has launched its first production car, the ES8 – a fully electric SUV with 220 miles of range, fast charging that will top off the battery entirely in one hour of chargi

Pepsi one-ups Budweiser brewer by ordering 100 Tesla electric semi trucks

PepsiCo is the latest company to reveal that it’s placed orders for Tesla’s forthcoming electric semi-truck – and also the company with the largest order so far. The beverage company has

Elon Musk is putting his personal Tesla into Mars’ orbit

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, its most powerful reusable rocket to date, is all set to have a spectacular first launch that will include Elon Musk’s very own Tesla. Following reports that time w

Elon Musk’s Boring Company to bid for Chicago airport link project

Elon Musk’s Boring Company, a project that plans to use futuristic underground pods to transport cars across long distances without traffic congestion, is starting to take shape. Fresh from rai

Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO more concerned with user experience than rival Tesla

Editor’s note: This post originally appeared on TechNode, an editorial partner of TechCrunch based in China. Visitors to the TechCrunch Shanghai even this week were greeted with a sleek silver hig

Lucid moves its electric car ambitions into a spacious new HQ

Lucid, one of the companies that looks like it could have the best chance to potentially field a true all-electric competitor to Tesla's Model S, is moving its headquarters to a new facility in Newark

In praise of Tesla’s bankruptcy

You know everybody loves Tesla -the-company. But did you know that a whole lot of smart people hate Tesla-the-business? “From a return-on-investment-capital standpoint, Tesla is a catastrophe.&#

Tesla’s electric Semi truck starts at $150,000, reservations now live

The Tesla Semi, the automaker’s all-electric transport truck, will retail starting at $150,000 for a version with 300 miles of range, and will also be available in a $180,000 version with 500 mi
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