Tesla Board WeighsMusk’s Go-Private Gambit Doubted by the Market
August 29, 2018

Wall Street and Washington have the same question for Elon Musk: Where’s the money?

Two days after he vowed on Twitter that he had “funding secured” for a spectacular $82 billion deal to take Tesla Inc. private, he has offered Continue reading

Tesla Marks the Latest High-Profile Bet for Saudi Wealth Fund
August 21, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s purchase of a stake of about $2 billion in Tesla Inc. is only the latest high-profile investment by its sovereign wealth fund since 2016.

The Public Investment Fund built up a less-than 5 percent stake in the electric Continue reading

As Tesla ConsidersGoing Private, Wall Street Wonders How
August 14, 2018

Elon Musk might have a clear plan for taking Tesla Inc. private. Analysts aren’t convinced.

Reactions to the chief executive officer’s tweet Tuesday that he was considering going private have widely varied on Wall Street. While some analysts say the Continue reading

Musk’s Go-Private Proposal to Be Pored Over by Tesla’s Board
August 12, 2018

Tesla Inc.’s board is forging ahead with its review of Elon Musk’s bold and ambiguous gambit to take the electric-vehicle maker private.

Directors plan to meet financial advisers next week and are likely to tell Chairman Elon Musk to Continue reading

Tesla Asks for Model 3 Factory Volunteers to Prove Haters Wrong
April 2, 2018
  • Some Model S and X workers may switch to Model 3 line Friday
  • Reaching goal would be ‘incredible victory,’ executive says

Tesla Inc. exhorted its factory workers to prove wrong the “haters” betting against the company and is letting a Continue reading

What Model 3 Drivers Are Loving and Hating
March 27, 2018

One thing hasn’t changed as Tesla Inc. has crept from high-priced luxury-car maker toward mass-market manufacturer: Elon Musk’s heavy reliance on media buzz to bring attention to his electric cars.

Nearly eight months have passed since Musk handed over the Continue reading