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Tesla Motors is bringing automotive glass in house with the formation of the “glass technology group,” and the first car to receive new glass developed for solar roof tiles is to be the Model 3. More has to be revealed about the benefits of the glass other than it can contain heating elements, but clear […]

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Tesla has found a way to customize solar panels into a new style with its SolarCity partner. On Friday night, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk demonstrated how a new kind of solar roof will come to market starting next year through its partnership with SolarCity. Using a backlot at Universal Studios Hollywood, Musk stood in […]

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Tesla and Panasonic are entering an agreement beyond lithium ion battery technology, with photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules being added to the list. On the Tesla blog, the electric automaker announced yesterday that the two companies have signed a non-binding letter of intent to collaborate on the manufacturing and production of PV cells and modules […]

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Goldman Sachs has downgraded Tesla Motors Inc. soon after Morgan Stanley did the same as CEO Elon Musk continues losing support on Wall Street. The timing for losing recommendations to buy Tesla stock is not good, as Musk feels the pressure to rally investors for a new fundraising round. While Musk had been able to […]

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Tesla Motors Inc. and SolarCity Corp. are said to be close to a merger deal, people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Saturday. The two companies are in the final stages of carrying out due diligence on each other, and could agree on the terms of a deal in the coming days, though it […]

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An investor group at Tesla Motors is calling for changes to its board of directors and separating the roles of chairman and chief executive from CEO Elon Musk’s control, days after Tesla’s proposed bid for SolarCity. CtW Investment Group, which works with union-based pension funds and holds 200,000 shares of Tesla, submitted a letter to […]

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Honda has renewed its partnership with SolarCity to help its vehicle owners have access to affordable solar power. The companies renewed their agreement October 8 at the SXSW Eco conference in Austin, TX. SolarCity and Honda said they have renewed their partnership with a new fund expected to finance $50 million in solar projects. The […]

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BMW of North America has announced the partnerships and programs comprising its 360º Electric portfolio. The company says its intent is to ease the acceptance of its EVs and has organized a full support system for BMW i owners in order to make their experience a truly premium and enjoyable one. Available in early 2014, […]

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SolarCity and American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced this week a partnership to make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers in the U.S. The partnership is establishing an investment fund to finance $65 million in solar projects to assist Honda and Acura customers with the initial cost of solar power […]

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