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Logistics, Process

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 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

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, […]


Logistics, Process

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 […]


Logistics, Process

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 […]


Logistics, Process

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 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Tries Direct To Home From Factory Model 3 Deliveries

July 30, 2018

Via: Forbes

The production headaches Tesla has encountered in building its electric Model 3 are well documented, but now the Fremont, Calif. automaker is faced with a new challenge–how to move completed vehicles once they leave the factory. As Tesla ramped up […]


Logistics, Process

Will Tesla Be “Tripp’ed” Up By A Whistleblower?

July 12, 2018

Via: Forbes

The Tesla whistleblower scandal intensified Wednesday with reports that Martin Tripp’s counsel, Meissner and Associates, had filed a claim on his behalf with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Other news outlets have done an excellent job of reporting on Tripp’s […]


Design &Planning, Process

Tesla Plans China Plant With 500,000 Vehicle Capacity

July 10, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Tesla Inc. has reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that’ll rival production from its lone U.S. assembly plant, as Elon Musk takes his biggest step yet to expand overseas. The electric-car maker’s planned capacity […]


Process, Production

Tesla hits Model 3 production target, backs profit view

July 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) crossed its long-elusive target of producing 5,000 Model 3 cars in a week after several delays, and reaffirmed its positive cash flow and profit forecast for the rest of the year. Tesla also said it […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla’s Silly Season Shouldn’t Obscure The Company’s Inherent Lack of Profitability

June 27, 2018

Via: Forbes

Let the Tesla silly season begin. In the past 24 hours I have read the most bizarre descriptions of Tesla’s production process in Fremont, and I am now reconsidering my opinion on tents. When I was a sell-side auto analyst, […]