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If you've ever fancied doing an electric vehicle project with a Tesla drivetrain, the latest efforts of the EVTV hack team will be of some interest to you. They have, in effect, broken the manufacturer's code and got the unique electric motor spinning.

Tesla lost $38.5 million, or 32 cents per share, in the third quarter

Shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors tumbled in after-hours trading Tuesday after the automaker's third-quarter results fell short of expectations.

Himanshu Patel and Vivek Aalok are two people that you've likely never heard of, but you'll certainly become familiar with a report that they recently wrote for J.P. Morgan and here's why: Patel and Aalok wrote up a 38-page research study of Tesla Motors to determine the company's likelihood of success in the coming years. The report, written for current Tesla shareholders, concludes that Tesla Motors' stock prices may jump up by as much as 30 percent, therefore reaching $25, by the end 2011. Th

Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery

Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery

A bit of an online dust up has sprung up between the New York Times' Randall Stross and Jason Calacanis. Stross published a column the other day opposing Tesla Motors' application for low interest loans from the Department of Energy under the Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Incentive Program (ATVM). That money would be used to fund development of the Model S sedan and construct the factory to build it. This is exactly the kind of thing that program was designed to fund. Calacanis, as a