Tesla's diversified interests bring it into markets that don't function like the tech industry, eroding advantages.
Tesla’s Gigafactory is far from a typical manufacturing facility—the plant’s unique constraints outweigh the typical benefits that manufacturing companies seek when they move to or invest in a foreign nation.
Elon Musk's latest masterplan includes electric bus fleets and self-driving taxis.
Tesla sold $2 billion worth of stock following the incident.
Tesla founder Elon Musk said: "Sounds like the wrong thing happened on many levels."
The company also warned on Wednesday that it will ramp up spending to meet that goal.
Even if you order directly from the factory, the order must go through the dealer. This dealer distribution system adds about 30 percent to the cost of cars.
Tesla's CEO claims semi-autonomous mode on electric carmaker's vehicles halve the probability of an accident.
France’s Minister of Environment and Energy offered Tesla the Fessenheim nuclear power plant in Alsace.
Tesla has received 276,000 pre-orders worth almost $10 billion in just two days.
It gets 215 miles on a charge, and Elon Musk says his company has already sold 115,000 of them.
Tesla boss Elon Musk says Apple's plans for an electric car are an "open secret."
"Most of the current major car companies will fail."
New "autopilot" features, designed for cars built after September 2014, will be available for customers in the United States.
The electric car's battery pack is also among the upgrades to Tesla's only offering.
At this point, the technology industry might be better off without any patents.