Tesla’s annual sales up 36%
But, electric car firm falls short of delivery goal
German court upholds tree felling ban at Tesla plant site
Court upheld an earlier temporary ban on the clearing of the forested site
Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter, share values way up
Delivered 139,000 SUVs and sedans from July through September, compared with 97,000 a year ago.
Tesla targeted in failed ransomware extortion scheme
Russian cyber crook tried to recruit a fellow Russian speaker who worked at the company’s battery plant.
Tesla picks Texas site for second US vehicle assembly plant
Austin gets the nod to build upcoming Cybertruck pickup, and second US site for the Model Y small SUV.
Tesla makes US$104M profit in 2Q despite factory shutdown
Picked a site for its second US assembly plant, although the location wasn’t released.
Tesla threatens firing if workers afraid of virus don’t return to jobs
Labour activists want state and county officials to do a better job ensuring proper safety procedures are followed at the Fremont factory.
Dispute over reopening California Tesla factory may be over
Health Department announced the plant will be able to go beyond basic operations this week and start making vehicles May 18.
Tesla CEO Musk restarts California factory amid lockdown
California state law allows a fine of up to $1,000 a day or up to 90 days in jail for operating in violation of health orders.
Tesla hits target to qualify CEO Elon Musk for big payday
Market value of $100.4 billion translating into a pre-tax gain of about $730 million.
Tesla says new feature automatically stops its cars for traffic lights
Update of the electric car company’s cruise control and auto-steer systems will slow the car whenever it detects a traffic light.
GM shows 13 electric vehicles as it tries to run with Tesla
Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.
Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash: NTSB
Safety board recommends tech companies design smartphones and other electronic devices so they don’t operate if they are within a driver’s reach.
Panasonic, Tesla to scrap solar panels partnership
Japanese business daily Nikkei reports Gigafactory 2 was to make cells for Tesla’s Solar Roof, but Tesla is instead using Chinese-made solar panels.
Tesla stock is soaring. Madness or visionary investing?
Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell more cars and trucks in two weeks than Tesla does in a whole year
Tesla delivers first Chinese made Model 3 to customers
Electric automaker plans to increase investment in China and set up a design centre to create a car for worldwide sale.
Can a new space race connect the world to the internet?
More than a dozen companies have asked U.S. regulators for permission to operate constellations of satellites that provide internet service.
Tesla on Autopilot when it hit California firetruck: NTSB
Driver never saw the parked firetruck and didn’t brake, neither did the car.
Tweet could get Elon Musk in trouble with regulators again
Pact requires him to get lawyer’s approval before writing about Tesla topics that weren’t previously disclosed.
Tesla: Sales record within reach but deliveries are problem
Elon Musk has repeatedly denied there is a demand problem for the company’s three vehicles.
Tesla’s Musk lifts shareholder spirits, takes aim at media
He predicts the electric car maker will set manufacturing and sales records in the current quarter.
Judge approves Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s agreement with SEC
The spat began last year when Musk tweeted that he had secured the funding to take Tesla private when he did not.
Tesla’s production, deliveries fall in the 1st quarter
The company only delivered 63,000 vehicles in the quarter, down 31% from 2018’s fourth quarter.
Elon Musk says next vehicle to be unveiled later this month
The Model Y is an SUV and is expected to share many of the same underpinnings as its lower-cost sedan, the Model 3.
Tesla to pay off US$920M in bonds with company cash
Tesla had about $11 billion in debt at the end of 2018.
SEC wants Tesla CEO Elon Musk held in contempt for tweeting
Alleged Musk broke the agreement by tweeting without company approval.
Tesla’s top lawyer leaves after only 2 months on the job
He is the latest in a long line of top executives to depart the Palo Alto, California, electric car and solar panel company.
AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40%
Tesla disputed the AAA study results.
Tesla buys battery technology company
Maxwell Technologies will help the manufacturer of electric vehicles cut production costs.
Tesla breaks ground on factory in Shanghai
Follows Beijing’s announcement it would end restrictions this year on foreign ownership of electric vehicle producers.
Tesla cuts prices as 4Q deliveries miss analysts’ estimates
Automaker is cutting prices by $2,000 to offset the phase-out of federal electric vehicle tax credits.
Tesla delivers on Elon Musk’s 3Q profit pledge
The company earned US$311.5 million during the three months ending in September.