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Tesla nears three-month low as JPMorgan adds to deal doubts

August 20, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell nearly 4 percent on Monday as a $113 cut in JPMorgan Chase’s (JPM.N) price target for the electric carmaker added to growing doubts among market players about a plan to take the company […]


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Tesla’s Model 3 margins could be dented by costly powertrain: UBS

August 17, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Electric carmaker Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) premium Model 3 sedan will not produce better profit margins than a conventional BMW (BMWG.DE) and the company could actually lose $6,000 on every base model due to higher costs for the powertrain, […]


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Uber narrows loss but is a long way from finding profit

August 16, 2018

Via: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday it narrowed its quarterly losses from a year earlier, although the ride-hailing company is still a long way from proving it can be profitable as it gears up to go […]


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Musk says Saudi fund supports Tesla buyout, talks continue

August 13, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Monday he was still in talks with potential backers of a possible buyout of the company, including Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund, but had not completed securing the funding. In a blog […]


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Tesla board evaluating CEO Musk’s idea to take company private

August 8, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Wednesday its board is evaluating Chief Executive Elon Musk’s idea of taking the company private after he brought the matter up for discussion last week. Musk took Tesla shareholders and the stock market […]


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The Cost of Traffic Delays? Don’t Ask a Manufacturing Company

August 6, 2018

Via: Industry Week

In pursuit of continuous improvement, leading manufacturers today are highly skilled at reducing waste and taking unnecessary cost out of their operations. But that’s not the case when it comes to the impact of transportation delays. The manufacturing industry understands […]


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Toyota profits rise, but not in North America

August 3, 2018

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. posted a 19 percent jump in quarterly profit, its best quarterly performance in two-and-a-half years, on the back of higher sales and cost reductions in Asia. Operating profit was 682.6 billion yen ($6.11 billion) for […]


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US Electric Vehicle Charging Market to Grow to $18.6 Billion

August 2, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Falling prices and government mandates are set to boost sales of electric vehicles globally, making owning and operating charging infrastructure an attractive area for investment. Charging infrastructure in North America will draw $18.6 billion by 2030, according to a report […]


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Huawei passes Apple for second place in latest quarter results

August 1, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

The China-based mobile phone company, Huawei, has replaced Apple for second position in global smartphone shipments following the second quarter results, Bloomberg reports. Huawei sees its standing rise and is now only bettered by Samsung after the firm announced sales […]


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Panasonic expects Tesla battery biz to contribute to profit as early as October

July 31, 2018

Via: Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – Panasonic Corp on Tuesday said it expects its battery business with U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla to contribute to profit from the second half of its business year, as production of mass-market Model 3 cars picks up […]