03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Electric-car Maker Tesla Said To Be Planning Stock Offering

Will investors get charged up over a stock offering by California electric-car maker Tesla Motors Inc.?

The answer to that question may be coming soon. The company plans to file for an initial public stock offering in the near future, Reuters reported Friday, citing people familiar with the Bay Area firm's plans. A spokeswoman for Tesla declined to comment on the report.