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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla production pause adds to Model 3 concerns

April 17, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares fell as much as 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday, a temporary halt in production of its Model 3 sedan adding to nerves about the electric car maker’s consistent failure to keep its […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Auto industry lawyers warn automated driving hype will be a legal matter

April 13, 2018

Via: Automotive News

NEW YORK — Deadly crashes involving Tesla Inc and Uber Technologies vehicles operating entirely or in part under automated systems have made a once-abstract problem very real for auto industry lawyers gathered at a recent conference. It is crucial that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Misses Model 3 Target, But Quarterly Update Calms Investor Jitters For Now

April 3, 2018

Via: Forbes

Tesla didn’t hit a quarterly production target for its Model 3 electric sedan, even after the company revised the expected number down multiple times. Yet investors seemed to take heart from the progress the company showed building the critical product […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla shares fall again ahead of Model 3 production numbers

April 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

Reuters) – Shares of Tesla Inc fell almost 5 percent on Monday ahead of the electric car maker’s announcement of quarterly production numbers for its crucial Model 3 sedan. Shares in Elon Musk’s $50-billion dollar venture have been reeling from […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric Vehicles Are Always Five Years Away

March 16, 2018

Via: Forbes

Again and again, stories laud the amazing new designs for electric vehicles, including the Aptera, the Solectrica, the Fisker, and the Tesla, and their potential to revolutionize the automobile industry. Note that three of the four no longer exist, although […]


Process, Production

Tesla paused Model 3 production for planned upgrade in Feb

March 12, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) temporarily suspended production of its Model 3 electric car from Feb. 20-24 for planned work to adjust equipment in order to improve automation and increase production rates. Tesla said the planned pause was normal and common for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Averts Cash Crunch as Musk Mystique Offsets Late Cars

February 8, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Tesla Inc. put to rest a chorus of concern that it was going to need to raise more money soon, thanks in part to the salesmanship of its CEO. The company’s cash balance barely budged last quarter even as it […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

5 big questions facing Tesla, Elon Musk in 2018

February 7, 2018

Via: Automotive News

SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk is a man with quite a few balls in the air. On Tuesday afternoon, he watched the private rocket company that he runs, SpaceX, successfully launch its first Falcon Heavy. On Wednesday afternoon, Wall Street […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla falls on Model 3 production delay, but analysts upbeat

January 4, 2018

Via: Reuters

Analysts, however, stayed upbeat, saying the electric car maker had finally set an achievable target for their mass-market sedan that is priced at $35,000. SPONSORED Tesla said on Wednesday it would likely build about 2,500 Model 3s per week by […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

UPS pre-orders 125 Tesla electric semi-trucks, largest order yet

December 19, 2017

Via: Reuters

DETROIT (Reuters) – United Parcel Service Inc (UPS.N) said on Tuesday it is buying 125 Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) all-electric semi-trucks, the largest order for the big rig so far, as the package delivery company expands its fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles. […]