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Founded in 2003, Tesla is the top manufacturer of electric vehicles in the US. Led by billionaire CEO Elon Musk, the automaker upended the industry with the futuristic designs and technology of the Gigafactory, the Model S sedan, the Model X SUV, the mass-market Model 3, and soon, the Model Y compact SUV and the unconventional, Blade Runner-inspired pickup Cybertruck. The company has also experienced a number of growing pains on the path to that status as a leader, including public clashes with government agencies, and it commonly faces questions about its technology, issues with its manufacturing, and the treatment of its workforce. The Verge covers all of Tesla’s product launches and ambitions, including energy generation and storage, and the push towards autonomous cars.

Tesla finally begins shipping ‘Full Self-Driving’ beta version 9 after a long delay

Elon Musk just now realizing that self-driving cars are a ‘hard problem’

Overpromising and underdelivering

A Tesla Model S Plaid caught fire in Pennsylvania, briefly trapping the driver inside

The new, high-end version of the Model S had just started reaching customers

Tesla delivered over 200,000 cars in the second quarter of 2021

The auto industry is distancing itself from Tesla in response to new crash reporting rule

Tesla Model 3 gets safety recommendation back after ditching radar

Tesla ‘recalls’ more than 285,000 vehicles in China over cruise control safety concerns

New York City votes to block new licenses for electric taxis, snubbing Revel’s Tesla plans

How to get a Tesla Model S Plaid to go from 0 to 60 in under 2 seconds

Watch the debut of Tesla Model S Plaid, the ‘quickest production car ever made’

Elon Musk tweets that Tesla’s Plaid Plus is ‘canceled’ because ‘Plaid is just so good’

Elon Musk blames ‘supply chain price pressure’ for Tesla’s increasing prices

Yes, the SEC has noticed Elon Musk’s Tesla stock price tweet

Teslas made in Texas will likely have to leave the state before Texans can buy them

Elon Musk tweets Tesla Model S Plaid delivery to be delayed until June 10th

Cybertruck patent applications show off UI, solar bed cover, ‘armor glass’

Tesla starts using in-car camera for Autopilot driver monitoring

Tesla will store Chinese car data locally, following government fears about spying

Tesla is already shipping cars without radar sensors

Autopilot will rely on cameras from here on out in the Model 3 and Model Y

Elon Musk called lidar a ‘crutch,’ but now Tesla is reportedly testing Luminar’s laser sensors

Tesla faces a huge fine in Norway for throttling battery charging speeds

How Ford’s F-150 Lightning stacks up against the Tesla Cybertruck and Hummer EV

Tesla Model S Plaid ‘delivery event’ confirmed for June 3rd

Renewable energy won’t make Elon Musk love bitcoin again

Tesla stops taking Bitcoin for vehicle purchases, citing environmental harm

Tesla’s Autopilot may not have been available at the time of the ‘driverless’ Texas crash

Every other EV brand showed up to Elon Musk’s SNL

Elon Musk on Saturday Night Live, explained

Tesla to pay $750k fine and build solar microgrid system to settle California air quality violations

Tesla privately admits Elon Musk has been exaggerating about ‘full self-driving’

Solar flare: why Tesla’s price hike has customers seeing spots

Moped-sharing startup Revel plans to launch a Tesla-only ride-hailing service in NYC