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)
February 9, 2016
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 1.01||Entry Into Material Definitive Agreement.|
On February 9, 2016, Tesla Motors, Inc. (the Company) entered into an amendment (the Third Amendment) to the ABL Credit Agreement, dated June 10, 2015 (as amended, supplemented or otherwise modified through the date hereof, the Credit Agreement). The Third Amendment, among other things, increases the availability and the commitments under the Credit Agreement from $750.0 million to $1.0 billion.
|Item 2.02||Results of Operations and Financial Condition.|
On February 10, 2016, the Company released its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2015 by posting its Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 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 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Tesla Motors, Inc. Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Shareholder Letter dated February 10, 2016.|
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: February 10, 2016