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# tesla - Friday 18 January, 2019

Tesla to lay off thousands of employees due to 'very difficult' road ahead

“Our products are too expensive for most people,” Elon Musk said.

# tesla - Saturday 12 January, 2019

SpaceX to lay off 10% of workforce due to 'extraordinarily difficult challenges'

The company employs over 6,000 people.

# tesla - Friday 28 September, 2018

Elon Musk is being sued by US authorities over his controversial go-private tweet

Musk tweeted that he was considering taking car maker Tesla private.

# tesla - Monday 10 September, 2018

Teslas are having a surge in interest among Irish drivers, according to DoneDeal search data

Highlights from the DoneDeal Motor Industry Review.

# tesla - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Here's how much Tesla made in its first year of sales in Ireland

Elon Musk’s electric car outfit recorded turnover of €2.8 million here in 2017.

# tesla - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Tesla to remain public after shareholders tell Elon Musk 'please don't do this'

Shares at the company fell by 20% this month.

# tesla - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Arms maker Kalashnikov has created a retro-looking electric car to rival Tesla

The brand is best known for its AK-47 machine gun.

# tesla - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet On The Up This post contains videos

Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet

The controversial CEO says he’s considering taking the company private.

# tesla - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Elon Musk has apologised to the Thai cave rescuer he insulted

Musk had insulted Vern Unsworth on Twitter.

# tesla - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Tesla car, in autopilot mode, speeds up before crashing into parked fire engine

Two people were injured, including the owner of the car who has been charged with traffic offences.

# tesla - Monday 20 November, 2017

Here's everything we know about the new Teslas (and what the experts are saying)

Elon Musk unveiled the Tesla Semi Truck and the new Roadster at an event last week.

# tesla - Friday 17 November, 2017

'It's designed like a bullet': Tesla unveils all-electric semi truck

The company says the truck can accelerate to 100 kilometres per hour in five seconds.

# tesla - Sunday 15 October, 2017

A Louth firm that wanted to rival Tesla's electric sports car is going under

Swift Composite Prototypes has been placed into liquidation.

# tesla - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Tesla has opened its first Irish showroom - but buyers may wait four months for cars

Elon Musk’s company has also installed its first ‘Supercharger’ in the Republic.

# tesla - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Autopilot and Ludicrous mode: These high-tech Tesla electric cars have arrived in Ireland

The American motor and energy company opened its first showroom in Ireland this week.

# tesla - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Tesla's electric cars are now available in Ireland ... prices start from €81,000

Tesla says autopilot capabilities can be enabled in the vehicles to make motorway driving safer.

# tesla - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Solar roof tiles launched by billionaire Elon Musk as price yet to be revealed

The company claims that the tiles are more durable than terra cotta, clay, and slate tiles, being able to withstand greater impacts.

# tesla - Monday 12 September, 2016

Tesla hopes this change will help its cars' autopilot software avoid fatal crashes

The new system will use more advanced radar technology to help detect large objects, even in times of low visibility.

# tesla - Monday 25 July, 2016

Dream car of the week: Tesla Model S P90d

Every week we bring you a dream car, you know, the one you’d buy if you won the lottery.

# tesla - Thursday 21 July, 2016

This tech billionaire thinks your car will make you money when you're not using it

It all ties into Tesla Motors’ ultimate goal of developing its electric cars and creating a sustainable future.

# tesla - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Tesla says its self-driving feature wasn't to blame for fatal crash

It claimed that Autopilot’s safety record had crossed the “better-than-human” threshold.

# tesla - Friday 1 July, 2016

Man killed while self-driving car was on autopilot

It is the first known death caused by a self-driving car.

# tesla - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Check out the €4.4 BILLION Gigafactory - Tesla's self-sustainable desert complex for making electric cars

The enormous Nevada complex is set to fire out Tesla’s amazing Model 3 from 2017.

# tesla - Friday 1 April, 2016

These game-changing Tesla electric cars are coming to Ireland

The Model 3 is due to be rolled out between 2017 and 2018, and Irish people can order them now.

# tesla - Sunday 10 January, 2016

This car has just learnt how to park itself

The Tesla models can now self-park without a driver inside thanks to a computer update.

# tesla - Monday 9 November, 2015

A mysterious startup, the Chinese Steve Jobs and a $1 billion electric-car factory

Faraday Future’s plans mirror those of electric-car maker Tesla.

# tesla - Friday 1 May, 2015

Tesla wants your home to be battery powered

It could allow homes to be self-sufficient in terms of power.

# tesla - Friday 13 February, 2015

More details are emerging of Apple's plans to develop a car

The plans are gathering pace.

# tesla - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

# tesla - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Take a tour of Elon Musk's $17 million Bel Air mansion

Yo, homes to Bel Air.

# tesla - Sunday 21 September, 2014

# tesla - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

The Tesla Model S Performance is believed to be the first car to be purchased using the digital currency.

# tesla - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Elon Musk's advice to Enda Kenny on fostering Ireland's digital economy

His three top tips: Encourage engineering courses in university, support start-ups better, develop talent.

# tesla - Sunday 23 September, 2012

From The Daily Edge Is 17 hours sleep really enough? Yawn This post contains images

Is 17 hours sleep really enough?

Of course it is. Here are eight famous people who needed a lot, lot less.

# tesla - Monday 8 August, 2011

Poll: Would you consider buying an electric car? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider buying an electric car?

Fuel costs are rising – making motoring more expensive than ever before. So would you make your next car an electric one?

Top Gear 'deliberately flattened electric car battery' before test

Nissan use an electronic tracker to reveal how BBC producers flattened a car battery so that it would run out of charge.

# tesla - Thursday 31 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Top Trouble for the BBC over car rigging claims Top Trouble This post contains videos

Top Trouble for the BBC over car rigging claims

Clarkson and co. come in for criticism for allegedly misrepresenting the performance of the Tesla Roadster – but it’s not the first spot of bother the team have gotten into.