Tesla is an American electric automobile manufacturer headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Named after the famous scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla, the company was founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. Elon Musk, who had invested major funds at the beginning, took over as the CEO in 2008. In 2009, Tesla began the production of its first car, the Roadster, which was followed by the Model S (sedan), Model X (SUV), Model 3 (sedan), and Model Y (crossover). Apart from the EVs, the company also manufactures battery energy storage, solar panels, as well as solar roof tiles.
01 Jun 2023Elon Musk
Elon Musk becomes world's richest person again: Here's how
After a neck-and-neck battle over the past few months, Elon Musk has finally managed to pull ahead of Bernard Arnault in the world's richest race.
29 May 2023Tesla Cybertruck
Here's how much Tesla Cybertruck may cost at launch
Tesla is gearing up to soon reveal its first-ever electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, for the global markets.
27 May 2023Elon Musk
'Tesla Files': Customer data and thousands of safety complaints leaked
World's largest EV maker Tesla has been hit by a massive data breach. A "disgruntled former employee" leaked over 23,000 documents of the Elon Musk-owned automaker to a German publication named Handelsblatt.
26 May 2023Electric Vehicles
For first time, an EV is now world's highest-selling car
In a feat that was hard to believe just a few years back, an EV has managed to beat an ICE-powered vehicle to top the sales charts.
25 May 2023Tesla Cybertruck
Tesla Cybertruck's interiors revealed: New yoke-style steering wheel, 17-inch touchscreen
Ahead of its official launch, the interiors of the Tesla Cybertruck have been revealed. A prototype version of the upcoming electric pickup truck was spotted at the recently-concluded annual shareholder meeting.
24 May 2023OpenAI
OpenAI-backed start-up deploys AI-powered robots in real world; beats Tesla
The emergence of ChatGPT and its ilk have demonstrated that no white-collar job is secure. But if you think blue-collar jobs are safe from AI's grasp, you are in for a surprise.
24 May 2023Elon Musk
Tesla is 'absolutely' interested in India, says CEO Elon Musk
EV maker Tesla has had an uneasy relationship with the Indian government over the years. Lately, however, there have been signs of changing dynamics between the two.
17 May 2023Elon Musk
How Tesla's humanoid robot has evolved since last year's unveiling
Tesla's humanoid robot could soon become a reality. At its annual shareholder meeting, the company shared a video featuring its 'Optimus' bipedal robot performing tasks like walking, recognizing things, and picking up objects.
17 May 2023Elon Musk
'Ready to lose money than curb my opinions': Elon Musk
Billionaire and Twitter owner Elon Musk is no stranger to controversies. The same proved to be true during an interview with CNBC's David Faber on Tuesday when he likened Jewish philanthropist George Soros to a supervillain from Marvel Comics.
17 May 2023Tesla Roadster
Tesla teases its next electric car but where is Roadster
US-based EV maker Tesla has officially teased its next electric car at the recently-held annual shareholder meeting.
16 May 2023Indian Government
Tesla to visit PMO officials as it diversifies beyond China
The uneasy relationship between the Indian government and EV maker Tesla might be dealt with an icebreaker soon.
12 May 2023MG Motor
How does MG Cyberster stack up against Tesla Roadster
MG Motor has taken the wraps off the Cyberster EV for the global markets. Retaining some design elements from the concept version, the electric roadster is one of the most flashy offerings to arrive from the stables of the British automaker.
18 Apr 2023Volkswagen
How Volkswagen ID.7 stacks up against the Tesla Model 3
German automaker Volkswagen has revealed the latest addition to its ID line-up, the ID.7 sedan. It will go on sale by the end of this year.
16 Apr 2023Tesla Model X
Tesla Model X recalled in the US: Here's why
Tesla has issued a recall of 38 units of the 2023 Model X in the US market to rectify an issue with the rear-view camera.
31 Mar 2023Elon Musk
After tequila, Tesla launches GigaBier: How you can get some
Elon Musk has had some strange ideas over the years. Some of them may have sounded like jokes, but eventually, they became a reality.
29 Mar 2023Elon Musk
Meet Elon Musk's 10 children and their respective mothers
Grimes, who is Elon Musk's on-and-off "girlfriend," recently disclosed that she has given a new name to their daughter Exa Dark Sideræl.
21 Mar 2023RRR
Tesla cars blink on 'Naatu Naatu'; Elon Musk reacts
RRR's Naatu Naatu, which translates to "Dance Dance" has truly won hearts all over the world.
12 Mar 2023Tesla Model S
2023 Tesla Model S: Best features of the e-sedan explained
US-based EV maker Tesla has silently refreshed its flagship electric sedan, the Model S with MY-2023 updates.
07 Mar 2023Hollywood
All we know about documentary on Elon Musk
Acclaimed filmmaker Alex Gibney is set to direct a documentary on billionaire Elon Musk. Gibney is an Academy Award winner and is known for helming some stellar documentaries like Taxi on the Dark Side and Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.
07 Mar 2023Tesla Model X
Tesla Model S, X receive second price cut this year
Elon Musk-owned EV giant Tesla has reduced the prices of the Model S and Model X cars in the US.
06 Mar 2023Tesla Model Y
Tesla issues recall for Model Y over loose bolt issue
US-based EV maker Tesla has issued a recall of 3,470 units of Model Y in the US market.
30 Dec 2022Elon Musk
Year in review: Tracing Tesla's highs and lows in 2022
When we hear about Tesla these days, what comes to our mind is falling stock prices and a CEO running amok.
26 Dec 2022Technology
Tesla launches Apple AirPower-like $300 wireless charger: Should you buy?
Tesla has announced its first-ever wireless charging solution, similar to Apple's failed AirPower project.
23 Dec 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk pledges to not sell more Tesla shares
In a respite to Tesla shareholders, Elon Musk has announced that he will not be selling more shares in Tesla. Speaking in a Twitter Spaces call, the Tesla and Twitter CEO said that he would not sell Tesla stock for at least two years.
22 Dec 2022Electric Vehicles
Tesla to apply brakes on hiring, layoff employees next quarter
Tesla, the world's most valued car company, has been struggling in the stock market throughout the year. Now, the company seems to be going through something more than a share price freefall.
15 Dec 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk sells Tesla shares again; $3.58bn worth stocks sold
Elon Musk has sold Tesla shares again. Per a US Securities and Exchanges filing, the billionaire parted ways with 22 million shares of the automaker worth $3.58 billion.
02 Dec 2022Latest automobiles
After 3-years of wait, Tesla delivers first Semi electric truck
Tesla has finally commenced the deliveries of the much-awaited Semi electric truck in the US market after the initial promise of 2019 was hit with multiple roadblocks.
29 Nov 2022Tesla Model Y
Tesla Model Y rams other cars in China; 2 dead
Elon Musk-owned Tesla's woes in China seem unlikely to end anytime soon.
21 Nov 2022Electric Vehicles
Tesla recalls 321,000 cars in US over faulty taillamps
Tesla just cannot seem to catch a break. The Elon Musk-led company has recalled over 3.21 lakh cars in the US over an issue with the taillights.
16 Nov 2022Latest automobiles
Tesla Semi electric truck deliveries to commence from December 1
Tesla is all set to begin deliveries of the Semi electric truck in the US from December 1 onward.
15 Nov 2022Elon Musk
#NewsBytesExplainer: How did Elon Musk become the world's richest man?
Elon Musk became the richest person on the planet in 2021, and he has held the spot since then.
08 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk's $56bn Tesla compensation trial to begin next week
As Elon Musk expends his time and energy on reshaping Twitter, things are getting unsettled at Tesla. A lawsuit against the billionaire's $56 billion pay package in the automaker is going to trial on November 14.
02 Nov 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk's resume: A look at his entrepreneurial journey
The world's richest man, the CEO of the most valuable automaker, the founder and CEO of SpaceX, the owner and CEO of Twitter... if there is a thing called a perfect resume, this would be it.
20 Oct 2022Autonomous vehicles
Tesla's self-driving cars unlikely to get regulatory approval this year
Tesla will have to wait longer to unlock the "Full Self-Driving" or FSD capabilities on its range of EVs, as it is awaiting approval from the safety regulatory authorities in the US.
01 Oct 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk showcases humanoid robot at Tesla AI Day 2022
At Tesla's 2022 AI Day presentation, the company's CEO Elon Musk unveiled a prototype of "Optimus," a humanoid robot.
30 Sep 2022Electric Vehicles
Tesla Cybertruck can cross rivers and lakes, claims Elon Musk
Elon Musk took to Twitter on Thursday, claiming that Tesla Cybertruck will be "waterproof enough" to cross rivers and lakes with steady water.
23 Sep 2022Tesla Model 3
Tesla recalls 1.1 million EVs, faulty window software to blame
Tesla has announced a recall order of nearly 1.1 million EVs in the US market to address the issue of faulty window software.
23 Aug 2022Apple
Engineer pleads guilty of stealing trade secrets of Apple Car
Xiaolang Zhang, a former Apple employee who was accused of stealing trade secrets about the company's self-driving car project, has pleaded guilty.
23 Aug 2022Tesla Model 3
#WeirdTech: Tesla owner implants NFC-based car keys in his hand
A Tesla owner found an interesting solution to end his struggle of finding car keys by implanting them in his hand.
17 Aug 2022Twitter
Elon Musk gets access to documents from former Twitter executive
Elon Musk's legal team has landed a win in the ongoing tussle with Twitter.
02 Aug 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk's father isn't proud of his billionaire son
Being the richest man on the planet comes with several perks. Unfortunately, that's not enough to become the "pride and joy" of your father.
22 Jul 2022Elon Musk
Tesla offloads 75% of its Bitcoin amid liquidity crisis
In a massive blow to the crypto world, Elon Musk's Tesla offloaded 75% of its Bitcoin.
15 Jul 2022SpaceX
Elon Musk's father has 'secret' second child with stepdaughter Jana
Speak of unexpected!
13 Jul 2022Twitter
Twitter sues Elon Musk for terminating $44bn acquisition deal
Twitter has sued Elon Musk in order to force him to complete the proposed $44 billion takeover of the social media platform. To recall, the Tesla top boss terminated the agreement on Saturday.
07 Jul 2022Twitter
Elon Musk quietly had twins with Neuralink executive last year?
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Shivon Zilis, one of the top executives at his neurotechnology firm Neuralink, had twins in November 2021, Business Insider reported on Wednesday.
04 Jul 2022Netflix
Over 12,000 start-up employees in India lost jobs this year
The global economic meltdown has resulted in job losses for over 22,000 people in the technology and start-up sector this year in the US. More than 12,000 workers in Indian start-ups have also lost their jobs.
22 Jun 2022Transgenders
Elon Musk's transgender daughter to drop surname, cut off ties
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's transgender daughter, formerly Xavier Alexander Musk, has reportedly filed a request to change her name to reflect her gender identification and even cut off all ties with her biological father.
17 Jun 2022SpaceX
Dogecoin investor sues Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX for $258 billion
Keith Johnson, a US citizen, has sued Elon Musk, Tesla, and SpaceX for defrauding him with the "Dogecoin Crypto Pyramid Scheme."
15 Jun 2022Electric Vehicles
Ford recalls 48,924 Mustang Mach-E EVs over possible battery malfunction
Ford has issued a recall order for 48,924 units of its Mustang Mach-E EV in the US, over a potential battery malfunction that might result in a loss of propulsion power.
07 Jun 2022Twitter
Elon Musk threatens to terminate $44bn Twitter takeover: Here's why
Elon Musk has threatened to walk away from his Twitter takeover bid worth $44 billion.
03 Jun 2022Elon Musk
Elon Musk warns of job cuts at Tesla; pauses hiring
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sent another bombshell email to company executives. In the internal email accessed by Reuters, Musk has said that the automaker needs to cut staff by around 10%.
02 Jun 2022Elon Musk
'Come to office or quit': Elon Musk tells Tesla employees
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has taken a hardline stance against remote work. In a series of emails sent to employees, Musk has asked Tesla employees to return to the office or be terminated.
24 May 2022Tesla Model Y
Watch: Tesla Model Y catches fire; narrow escape for driver
Tesla's all-electric SUV, the Model Y, caught fire in a strange but scary incident in Canada.
19 May 2022Electric Cars
Tesla releases full self-driving software update for cars: Check features
US automaker Tesla has started rolling out a Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta software update for its electric cars.
15 May 2022Narendra Modi
Tesla suspends India entry plan after impasse over lowering tariffs
Tesla has decided to put on hold its plan to sell electric cars in India as it failed to secure lower import taxes. The company has stopped looking for showroom space and even reassigned some of its India team.
12 May 2022Tesla Model S
Tesla recalls 130,000 cars due to infotainment system overheating issue
Tesla has recalled 1.3 lakh cars in the US due to an overheating issue which might cause the display of the central infotainment system to malfunction.
26 Apr 2022Twitter
Elon Musk buys Twitter; Jameela Jamil will 'never tweet again'
British actor Jameela Jamil will "never tweet again."
21 Apr 2022Elon Musk
Tesla blows away estimates with record $3.3 billion quarterly profit
Tesla posted a record profit of $3.3 billion in the first quarter of 2022 amid supply chain constraints and production delays.
16 Apr 2022Twitter
Twitter mounts 'poison pill' defense to resist Musk's takeover attempt
The ongoing Twitter-Elon Musk saga seems unlikely to end anytime soon.
14 Apr 2022Twitter
Is Twitter headed for a hostile takeover by Elon Musk?
Another day, another twist!
13 Apr 2022Electric Vehicles
Fisker establishes headquarters in India; Ocean and PEAR EVs confirmed
American automaker Fisker has established its headquarters in Hyderabad for initial operations in India.
04 Apr 2022Twitter
Elon Musk now holds four times Dorsey's stake in Twitter
Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk, in a regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has disclosed he holds a 9.2% stake in the microblogging platform Twitter.