Tesla Adds Protective Battery Shields and Deflector Plates to Model S Tesla Motors faced a crisis of sorts after two of its Model S vehicles caught fire. That is why the company has added new protective battery features including triple underbody titanium shield and aluminum deflector plates for the safety of all future Model S passengers.
Mar 28 2014, 10:52am CDT
Tesla Finishes One West-To-East Route It may not go down in history like the driving of the “golden spike” that completed the transcontinental railroad in May of 1869. But Tesla nevertheless finished an important cross-country route of its own this week: In...
Jan 25 2014, 7:25am CST
Is the BMW i3 In Trouble In California Already? An article from TheStreet.com has declared that just as the i3 is launching, a “critical BMW selling point has been removed, resulting in a huge victory for Tesla as well as BMW’s other competitors.” The...
Jan 23 2014, 2:10am CST
Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one caveat. The large-battery version of the car — which appears to be the only one headed for China...
Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST
Tesla Stock Rises After Increased Demand Tesla Motors stock rose by 16% after an increase in demand for its vehicles. Especially, the Model S sedan is up for grabs and has been a major contributor to the coffers of Tesla Motors.
Jan 15 2014, 2:11am CST
Tim Draper Loves Bitcoin, Pebble Watch And China It’s the second week of 2014, and I’m on my way to visit the world’s innovation center, Silicon Valley, for the first time.
My destination: 2882 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park in California. I’m to meet Tim Draper, founder...
Jan 10 2014, 5:01pm CST
HD Everything and Internet of Toothbrushes at CES 2014 Sorry, did I say Internet of Toothbrushes? Maybe I meant Internet of Things. It’s definitely arrived though, for you can connect all sorts of mundane things to the interwebs now, including even your toothbrush. OK,...
Jan 10 2014, 3:11pm CST
Carmakers: Driverless cars need legal framework Carmakers and technology companies urge lawmakers to catch up to driverless tech
LAS VEGAS (AP) — With apologies to David Hasselhoff and "KITT," Knight Rider reruns aren't the only place you can see a...
Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST
Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming Lusk, Wyo., charging station positioned to open up pickup-truck country to Tesla electric cars
LUSK, Wyo. (AP) — In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks...
Jan 7 2014, 12:26am CST
Guru Round Up: The 43 Best Investment Ideas For 2014 Last year was a year for stock market record books as index fund buyers added 30% to their nest eggs while many skilled hedge fund managers underperformed. Oddly, many of the smartest investment advisors believe that...
Jan 6 2014, 12:56pm CST
First Look At SketchFab: A Youtube For 3D Files SketchFab is a web service to publish, share and embed interactive 3D models in real-time. Put simply, the site is part of a growing network of online 3D software to enable artistes, designers, and lay users to design...
Dec 28 2013, 1:01pm CST
Would Elon Musk Sell Tesla To GM Or Ford In PayPal Redux? Tesla has been on a remarkable run this year, with the stock up nearly 360% as the company rolled out its award-winning Model S to thousands of new customers. But perhaps that means its a perfect time to sell out to an...
Dec 27 2013, 9:06am CST
The Future of Driving Revealed at CES 2014 Among other automotive innovations, this year’s CES will showcase vehicles with alternative fuel, self-driving vehicles and car internal connectivity
Dec 25 2013, 9:29am CST
Facebook Flying As Santa Claus Visits Wall Street It looks like Santa Claus is coming to town. On this shortened Christmas Eve session, Europe is now on Day #5 of its rally, but a tiny bit off session highs. The Nikkei hits another six-year high but fails to hold....
Dec 24 2013, 10:06am CST
Overstock.com Is Going To Accept Bitcoin In 2014
Overstock.com has plans to become the first major U.S. retailer to accept bitcoin. In an interview with newsBTC, Overstock.com CEO and Chairman Patrick Byrne said that the company will start accepting the peer-to-peer...
Dec 21 2013, 1:26pm CST
Best-Selling Cars of 2013 On the list of best-selling US cars of 2013, full size pickup trucks and utility vehicles have left behind energy-efficient small cars. Ford and GM are 2 giants which sold 20% more large vehicles this year.
Nov 15 2013, 1:37pm CST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Speaks on Recall Tesla Model S cars caught fire 3 times in past 5 weeks, but Tesla CEO Elon Musk thinks that this is not a reason to recall. However, Tesla CEO asked affected owners of these 3 Model S cars to apply for replacements.
Nov 13 2013, 5:01am CST
Xolo launched the powerful Q2000 phablet After giving an exclusive early sneak peek yesterday at the Q2000, Xolo Inc. has now launched their new phablet for just Rs 14,999 in the Indian market. It is the largest device yet in the new company’s smart phone portfolio and the specifications are not half bad for that price.
Nov 11 2013, 3:39am CST
Tesla Fires in Model S Damage Company Image A series of blazing events which included Tesla’s Model S vehicles catching fire may damage the image of the company. Tesla Model S caught fire 3 times in 6 weeks which could provoke federal inquiry. These safety hazards have also caused Tesla’s stocks in the market to take a plunge.
Nov 8 2013, 4:27am CST
Tesla Popular Among the American Rich The popularity of Tesla Model S and its unexpected success is mostly explained by the interest of wealthy, techno-savvy California rich
Nov 5 2013, 5:05pm CST
Tesla Model S Battery Fire Explained by CEO Tesla CEO Elon Musk has issued an explanation of Model S battery fire after stock dropped more than 6%. He defends the safety performance of the electric cars. He give details that why Tesla Model S battery caught fire.
Oct 5 2013, 1:37am CDT
Tesla Stock Dropped After Model S Fire Tesla stock goes down 6.2 percent on Wednesday after the report of Model S caught fire in an accident near Seattle. Tesla shares fell from $12.05 to close at $180.95. This is the biggest one-day decline of Tesla stock since July 16.
Oct 3 2013, 12:58am CDT
Elon Musk will Drive a Tesla Model S From LA to NY Using Supercharger Tesla CEO Elon Musk announces about his plans of 6 days long family road trip across U.S. via Model S on Thursday. He is planning to cover 3200 miles distance from Los Angeles to New York by just spending 9 hours in charging his electric car using Supercharger.
Sep 6 2013, 5:13am CDT
Tesla Outsells Porsche Tesla Model S vehicle outsells Porsche and other luxury cars in California during second quarter of this year. Other automobile companies having lesser vehicle registration market share than Tesla include Jaguar, Mitsubishi, Volvo, FIAT, Land Rover, Buick and Lincoln. Tesla Model S is also at 3rd place in Luxury and Sports car category after Mercedes E-Class and BMW 5-Series.
Aug 27 2013, 5:35am CDT
China Objects Tesla Motors' Trademark Tesla Motors plans on entering the Chinese market. Yet there are objections from a businessman who claims to have exclusive copyright ownership of the name of the company. Thus a trademark issue has cropped up and is dogging the steps of Tesla Motors.
Aug 23 2013, 10:33am CDT
Model S Tesla Crash Test Score Breaks the Record Tesla Motors has something to be proud of indeed. Its Model S has bagged a crash test score from the NHTSA that breaks the record among safe and durable cars. This is a landmark achievement and Tesla Motors deserves a pat on the bonnet.
Aug 21 2013, 7:26am CDT
Tesla Stock jumps 14% Tesla Stock jumped 14% in after hour trading because of surprise operating profit.
Aug 8 2013, 3:30am CDT
Read More model S Stories
I4U News is feeding your Geek Mind. The Geek Mind is concerned with life, in all its different forms and facets.
The geek mind wants to know about societal and financial issues, both abroad and at home. If a Fortune 500 decides to raise their minimum wage, or any high priority news, the geek mind wants to know.
The geek mind wants to know the top teams in the National Football League, or who’s likely to win the NBA Finals this coming year.
The geek mind wants to know who the hottest new models are, or whether the newest blockbuster movie is worth seeing. The geek mind wants to know.