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TheStreet.com  3 hrs ago  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Tesla Motors tumbles after new worries arise regarding the way the electric car maker accounts for its business. NXP Semiconductors and Freescale Semiconductor soar on merger announcement. BlackBerry jumps...
Benzinga  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Company comments on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeslaMotors/status/572460785647144960 © 2015 Benzinga.com. Benzinga does not provide investment advice. All rights reserved.
MarketWatch  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Not all is rosy at Tesla, analysts at Barclays warn.
Forbes  10 hrs ago  Comment 
More than a century ago, Nikola Tesla, the legendary engineer and inventor, proposed building a globe-spanning system for transmitting electricity wireless.
Forbes  10 hrs ago  Comment 
In early trading on Monday, shares of NXP Semiconductors (NXPI) topped the list of the day's best performing components of the Nasdaq 100 index, trading up 13.4%.  Year to date, NXP Semiconductors registers a 26.0% gain.
Benzinga  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Joel Elconin is the co-host of Benzinga's #PreMarket Prep, a daily trading idea radio show. Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) shares were trading lower by $5.70 (3 percent) at $197.64 in Monday's session. It is back trading under $200 for the...
Clusterstock  12 hrs ago  Comment 
Last Thursday, Tesla released its latest annual report on Form 10-K with the SEC. And after going through all 98 pages of the filing, analysts at Barclays found three big problems, which reaffirm the firm's view of Tesla's growth...
SeekingAlpha  Mar 2  Comment 
TechCrunch  Mar 1  Comment 
 The Tesla Model S is one helluva car – but it can’t do everything. It can’t recharge as fast as you could fill a tank of gas. It can’t go over 155 miles per hour. Oh, and it can’t transform into a submarine and cruise around...




 
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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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