Sergio Marchionne, CEO of of Fiat Chrysler: If Tesla can show me that the car will be profitable at that price, I will copy the formula, add the Italian design flair and get it to the market within 12 months.”

A war of words is breaking out between two combative car company bosses. On one side is Elon Musk, the current innovation golden boy, and the man behi(...)

Tesla Motors’ mass-market Model 3 electric cars which are set to retail at $35,000.(Photograph: Tesla Motors/Handout via Reuters)

Tesla Motors gave a sneak preview Thursday of its Model 3 sedan, saying more than 130,000 people had ordered the car, even though it is more than a y(...)

Customers waits in line outside a Tesla dealership at the Westfield Mall in San Diego, California ahead of the unveiling of the firm’s new  Model 3 electric car.

The most long-awaited Tesla electric car to date will debut in the early hours of Friday morning Irish time, but some enthusiasts are already queuing (...)

Oil versus electricity: Protesters attend a rally in Beverly Hills, California demanding the Los Angeles Times not be sold to the Koch Brothers, portraits of which were held up. Charles and Bill Koch have donated millions to various conservative causes, including a new lobby group opposing electric cars. Photograph:  Joe Klamar/AFP

The Koch brothers are a cheery pair. Super wealthy, they control Koch Industries, America’s second-largest privately owned corporation, and they are f(...)

The Tesla Model S parked in Clontarf for the electric car company’s awareness events for its UK operation

Dublin car fans may have been surprised by the sudden surge in Tesla sales of late, if they were to judge by the number on the roads of the leafy lane(...)

Dr Bruce Martin: “A big part of what we are doing is helping to link the students up with researchers who are working on cutting-edge technologies”

Graduates of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School’s MSc in innovation, entrepreneurship and design gain more than a much sought-after Smur(...)

California is finalising the rules needed to allow everyday use of self-driving cars. Photograph: The New York Times

Google envisions a world where a blind man can get in his car alone and tell it to take him to the grocery store. California regulators say self-drivi(...)

Leilani Muenter’s Tesla S, which the professional race car driver, environmental advocate and vegan was able to purchase with cloth seats instead of the standard leather ones. Tesla, which has introduced synthetic leather as an option on its new Model X SUV, is the latest automaker to join the industry’s push to project a more environmentally responsible image.

For the eco-conscious car buyer, Tesla’s luxury electric vehicles are proof that performance doesn’t have to be sacrificed at the altar of saving the (...)

The Lexus LC500 had its North American debut during the the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty

Opening its doors barely a week after the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (better weather, hipper clientele and now effectively a motor show to(...)

Detroit my be broken and broke (the city filed for bankruptcy in 2013 and is still being bailed out by the state of Michigan) but it’s still Motown, M(...)