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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. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla’s push beyond cars now on display

December 15, 2017

Via: Automotive News

If there’s any doubt Tesla Inc. isn’t just a car company anymore, its brand-new Manhattan showroom should put it to bed. On Friday, Tesla opens a store in New York’s Meatpacking District that, for the first time, will sell cars, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Germany removes Tesla from subsidies list as too pricey

December 1, 2017

Via: Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) – A German government agency has removed Tesla from the list of electric cars eligible for subsidies, sparking a row with the U.S. company over whether its Model S is too expensive to qualify for the scheme. Tesla […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla’s Production Problems Are The Company’s Achilles’ Heel

November 30, 2017

Via: Forbes

I’ve followed the auto industry for 25 years and have been fortunate enough to test drive cars and visit factories on all six inhabited continents. Through the maze of different languages and cultures, the process of making a car is […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla to unveil electric big-rig truck in midst of Model 3 factory ‘hell’

November 16, 2017

Via: Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Thursday will unveil a prototype electric big-rig truck, which may be able to drive itself, throwing the company into a new market even as it struggles to roll out an affordable sedan […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Why Would Any Supplier Want To Work With Tesla?

November 2, 2017

Via: Forbes

It’s been said that doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result is the definition of insanity. By that definition any supplier that works with Tesla may be downright bonkers. Never in my three decades in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

The Importance of EV Infrastructure

October 24, 2017

Via: MFRTech

One of the reasons why Tesla has been doing so comparatively well in the electric vehicle space has nothing to do with its cars, per se. Rather, it has to with the fact that Elon Musk cleverly discerned that it […]