Solar System: Can Tesla go from sexy car company to clean energy empire?

 By Russ Mitchell, Los Angeles Times

LA Times

If you’re wondering about Elon Musk’s latest vision for Tesla, think Apple. Apple succeeded in turning a bland market for electronic devices into a coveted and connected lifestyle where your phone, your tablet, your computer, your watch and your television can all be bought in one place and work seamlessly together. Continue reading.

Image: Tesla is looking to create its own ecosystem, this one centered on sustainable energy, solar panels and batteries. Credit: Kagan McLeod