Motley Fool  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Tesla stock set another all-time high today. Here are the drivers behind the rising stock price.
SeekingAlpha  7 hrs ago  Comment 
By Daniel Jennings: A number of observers, including my fellow Seeking Alpha writer Esekla, have made the observation that Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA) is more like a vertically integrated supplier than a traditional carmaker. Esekla even went so...
Market Intelligence Center  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Once again, the headlines are distressing for owners of Tesla (TSLA) stock, and once again, it takes no more than cursory reading of the accompanying articles to realize that nothing negative has happened. I have described this phenomenon before...
Motley Fool  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Tesla Motors recently announced that it plans to produce more than 100,000 cars in 2015, tripling its 2014 output. Is it possible?
TheStreet.com  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Updated from 12:38 p.m. to include thoughts from Edmunds analyst in the eighth paragraph. NEW YORK (TheStreet) –– Tesla keeps adding to ways people can rethink the electric auto sector, modifying the warranty on the Model S drive unit to...
TheStreet.com  11 hrs ago  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors shares are climbing, up 1.35% to $265.55 in early market trading on Monday, after CEO Elon Musk announced that the electric vehicle maker would be extending the warranty on its Model S sedan to eight years...
Benzinga  Aug 18  Comment 
Tesla Motors' (NASDAQ: TSLA) upgraded warranty on its Tesla S automobile drive train caused at least one analyst to shave nine percent off the company's 2014 earnings outlook Monday. Tesla's Chief Executive Elon Musk announced the plan Friday,...
Market Intelligence Center  Aug 18  Comment 
Monday headlines include: Dollar General bidding for Family Dollar, Apache finding oil in Australia, a judge appointing lead attorneys for a collection of General Motors ignition switch cases, Tesla extending its Model S warranty, and Morgan...
DailyFinance  Aug 18  Comment 
CORONA, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/18/14 -- Saleen Automotive, Inc. (OTCQB: SLNN), (OTCBB: SLNN) (the "Company"), an American specialty manufacturer of high performance vehicles, technical performance parts, lifestyle accessories and apparel,...
Automotive World  Aug 18  Comment 
Tesla is stepping up its Model S warranty offer following reliability concerns raised by Edmunds.com and Consumer Reports (CR). In a step clearly aimed at demonstrating how its new technology will last in the long run, Tesla is now extending the...


Tesla Motors (TSLA) (NASDAQ:TSLA) designs, manufactures, and sells electric vehicles. Its first product, Tesla Roadster, is the first federally compliant electric vehicle that can travel on on the highway. The company has intellectual property in its electric powertrain technology. The company has a distribution network of 12 stores in North America and Europe. The company plans to release the Model S later on in the year. [1]

Electric automobile industry is an attractive industry. With the success of the hybrid vehicles, consumer tastes are changing. Furthermore, with government intervention, Tesla was able to receive a $465.0 million long-term loan under the United States Department of Energy’s Advanced Technology Vehicles Manufacturing Incentive Program. According to Frost & Sullivan, a business research and consulting firm, the market for electric-based vehicles, which include hybrids and plug-in hybrid cars, is expected to grow from 1.75 million, 3% of new cars sold, in 2008 to 10.6 million worldwide, 14% of new cars sold, by 2015. [1]

The company's initial public offering of stock filed on the NASDAQ and went public on 29 June 2010. It was priced at $17, above the initial price range of $14-$16. The major shareholders include VantagePoint Venture Partners, Bay Area Equity Fund, and others. Toyota also made a $50 million private placement. [2] [1]

For FY2009 with year ended 31 December 2009, the company reported total revenues of $111.94 million, a large increase from $14.74 million in total revenue for FY2008. Furthermore, the company had a net loss of $55.74 million for FY2009, an increase from $82.78 million in net loss for FY2008. [1]


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