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January 2, 2021  

Tesla’s annual sales up 36%

But, electric car firm falls short of delivery goal

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December 21, 2020  

German court upholds tree felling ban at Tesla plant site

Court upheld an earlier temporary ban on the clearing of the forested site

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October 22, 2020  

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.

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August 31, 2020  

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.

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July 23, 2020  

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.

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July 22, 2020  

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.

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July 2, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Government Manufacturing General
May 13, 2020  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
May 11, 2020  

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.

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May 7, 2020  

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.

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April 28, 2020  

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.

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March 5, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
February 27, 2020  

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.

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February 26, 2020  

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.

News Automotive General
February 5, 2020  

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

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 7, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Electronics General
September 24, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
September 4, 2019  

Tesla on Autopilot when it hit California firetruck: NTSB

Driver never saw the parked firetruck and didn’t brake, neither did the car.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 31, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
June 26, 2019  

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.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
June 12, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
May 2, 2019  

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.

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April 4, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
March 5, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 28, 2019  

Tesla to pay off US$920M in bonds with company cash

Tesla had about $11 billion in debt at the end of 2018.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 26, 2019  

SEC wants Tesla CEO Elon Musk held in contempt for tweeting

Alleged Musk broke the agreement by tweeting without company approval.

News Automotive General
February 21, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
February 7, 2019  

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40%

Tesla disputed the AAA study results.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
February 4, 2019  

Tesla buys battery technology company

Maxwell Technologies will help the manufacturer of electric vehicles cut production costs.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
January 7, 2019  

Tesla breaks ground on factory in Shanghai

Follows Beijing’s announcement it would end restrictions this year on foreign ownership of electric vehicle producers.

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January 2, 2019  

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.

News Automotive General
October 24, 2018  

Tesla delivers on Elon Musk’s 3Q profit pledge

The company earned US$311.5 million during the three months ending in September.