Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk stands on the podium as he attends a forum on startups in Hong Kong, China.

Elon Musk says Tesla would consider buying idled GM plants

Tesla would consider buying the factories General Motors said it intends to idle, CEO Elon Musk said in an interview that aired on “60 Minutes” Sunday night. “It’s possible that we would be interested. If they were going to sell a plant or not use it that we would take it over,” he said. In […]

Robyn Denholm

An insider and counterbalance to Musk

Tesla‘s newly appointed chairwoman Robyn Denholm will bring business expertise to the helm of the company’s board and serve as a crucial counterbalance to CEO Elon Musk, even if she isn’t the most exciting pick, analysts and experts told CNBC Thursday. Denholm is the Chief Financial Officer at Australian telecom company Telstra, where she previously […]

Tesla pickup truck like something out of 'Blade Runner': CEO Elon Musk

Tesla pickup truck like something out of ‘Blade Runner’: CEO Elon Musk

It’s the product the Tesla CEO is “personally most fired up about,” he said in his interview with Swisher. Asked about whether the vehicle would fly with consumers, Musk said: “You know, I actually don’t know if a lot of people will buy this pickup truck or not, but I don’t care.” He added: “I […]

Elon Musk's Tesla files for a trademark of 'Teslaquila'

Elon Musk says he won’t change much about how he uses Twitter

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Elon Musk, chairman and chief executive officer of Tesla Motors Elon Musk said he doesn’t plan to change much about his Twitter habits, even after a settlement with the SEC caused him and Tesla to pay $20 million and for Musk to step down as the company’s […]

Tesla mum on replacing Elon Musk as chairman

Tesla mum on replacing Elon Musk as chairman

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was mum Wednesday when an analyst asked about the search to replace him as chairman of the electric car company. The Securities and Exchange Commission required Tesla to find a new chairman for the next three years as part of a deal settling civil fraud charges over Musk’s Aug. 7 tweets […]