SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)
November 5, 2013
Tesla Motors, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
3500 Deer Creek Road
Palo Alto, California 94304
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On November 5, 2013, Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) released its financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2013 by posting its Third Quarter 2013 Shareholder Letter on its website. The full text of the shareholder letter is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
This information is intended to be furnished under Item 2.02 of Form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition and shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
Tesla Disclosure Channels To Disseminate Information
Tesla investors and others should note that we announce material information to the public about our company, products and services and other issues through a variety of means, including Teslas website, press releases, SEC filings, blogs and social media, in order to achieve broad, non-exclusionary distribution of information to the public. We encourage our investors and others to review the information we make public in the locations below as such information could be deemed to be material information. Please note that this list may be updated from time to time.
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|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Tesla Motors, Inc. Third Quarter 2013 Shareholder Letter dated November 5, 2013.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|TESLA MOTORS, INC.|
|Chief Financial Officer|
Date: November 5, 2013