WATCH: Tesla launches the Model Y electric crossover

2019-03-18 21:44

Elon Musk has unveiled Tesla's Model Y electric sports utility vehicle in California, promising a much-awaited crossover that will face competition from European car makers rolling out their own electric rivals.

WATCH: Elon Musk shoots down SEC complaint about Tesla tweet

2019-03-12 11:42

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hit back against US securities regulators, arguing in a filing that a recent tweet about Tesla's production volume this year did not violate his fraud settlement and he can't be held in contempt.

WATCH: Electric cars with the longest range

2019-03-11 05:30

Electric cars are becoming more and more relevant, and ever more usable also; here are the EVs with the best range between charges.

Musk should be able to step back from Tesla, investor says

2019-03-06 14:46

One of Tesla’s largest investors says chief executive officer Elon Musk may better serve the company by being less outspoken - and need not necessarily be CEO.

Tesla's 'mass market' $35 000 electric car ready to order, online

2019-03-01 09:38

Tesla said its Model 3 - heralded as an electric car for the masses - is available for order online only at a price of $35 000, with delivery promised within a month.

Musk's tweets all but assure cash payout for $920m bond

2019-02-27 15:43

Elon Musk’s run-in with regulators and executive exits have made it all but certain that his electric-car company will have to pay $920m to bondholders on Friday after Tesla’s stock failed to rise above a critical price level.

Tesla driver killed in high-speed Florida crash and fire

2019-02-26 09:28

The driver of a Tesla Model S was killed when his car crashed near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and erupted in flames.

Cold weather can cut electric car range by more than 40% - study

2019-02-07 08:55

Cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40% when interior heaters are used, a new study found.

Scotch for the price of a Tesla? Macallan has a bottle for you

2019-01-27 12:53

Just in time for Wall Street bonus season, Macallan is releasing 250 bottles of 52-year-old single malt. Aged in European oak sherry-seasoned casks from Spain, they carry a suggested retail price of $53 500.

Tesla cuts 7% of jobs, predicts 'very difficult' road ahead

2019-01-18 13:14

Tesla will cut its full-time employee headcount by 7%, the company just managed to eke out a profit in the fourth quarter.


Tesla unveils electric Model Y, expands into popular SUV market

2019-03-15 08:17

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to unveil the Model Y, an SUV that the automaker hopes will win over consumers looking for an all-electric alternative.

Musk's lawyers say tweet complied with SEC fraud settlement

2019-03-12 09:22

Attorneys are telling a federal judge that Tesla CEO Elon Musk shouldn't be found in contempt because he didn't violate a securities fraud settlement.

Tesla says its new technology can recharge a car in 15 minutes

2019-03-08 18:08

Tesla says it’s rolling out new technology that will cut typical recharging times for its electric vehicles to about 15 minutes.

Musk said to blindside Tesla staff with store closing plans

2019-03-05 08:52

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk caught many employees by surprise with his announcement last week that the electric-car maker would close most stores and shift to online-only sales.

And then there was the Polestar 2 - Electric performance brand reveals second vehicle

2019-02-28 09:15

Polestar has taken the next step in its development as the electric performance brand with the reveal of the new Polestar 2.

US financial regulatory agency says Elon Musk violated deal

2019-02-27 13:48

US stock regulators have accused Elon Musk of violating a court-endorsed deal between the electric automaker and the regulatory agency, and this latest apparent slip by the tech wunderkind could cost him dearly.

WATCH: Tesla to introduce pet-saving 'dog mode' for its Model 3

2019-02-15 08:44

Tesla has introduced a 'dog mode' across its model range, designed to keep pets cool in cars.

WATCH: Tesla shares drop on demand worries

2019-02-01 21:22

Tesla stock has plunged as Wall Street questioned demand for the electric car maker's Model 3 and its ability to make inroads in China.

Tesla gets green light to start delivering model 3 in Europe

2019-01-21 21:16

Tesla has received permission to start selling its Model 3 in Europe, clearing the final hurdle in bringing the electric-car maker’s top seller to the home turf of Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz.

Tesla recalls more than 14 000 cars in China over airbags

2019-01-18 08:00

Tesla will recall 14,123 cars in China over airbags that contained parts made by now-defunct Japanese manufacturer Takata, the Chinese market regulator announced on Friday.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.