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Design &Planning, Process

Tesla to start delivering Model 3 to China buyers in March

January 4, 2019

Via: Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Friday it plans to start delivering Model 3 cars to customers in China in March, cementing a time frame that the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker’s chief executive, Elon Musk, tweeted about […]


Process, Production

Tesla shares dive after price cut, production numbers

January 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) shares sank 7 percent on Wednesday after the electric car maker cut prices of its vehicles by $2,000 in the United States in response to the loss of a green tax credit and reported fourth […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits

December 26, 2018

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss out on a significant tax credit. Under a major tax overhaul passed by the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress late […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk says Tesla to pay customers for missed tax credits

December 24, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) chief executive Elon Musk said the electric car company will reimburse customers if delays to car deliveries cause them to miss out on a significant tax credit. Under a major tax overhaul passed by the Republican-controlled U.S. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Tesla Workers Start a Drive to Unionize Solar-Panel Factory

December 14, 2018

Via: Industry Week

Employees at Tesla Inc.’s solar-panel factory in Buffalo, New York, are kicking off a union-organizing campaign, a fresh challenge to the automaker that has so far successfully resisted similar efforts by the United Auto Workers at its sole car plant […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

What Tesla did for luxury cars, Rivian wants to do for pickups

November 26, 2018

Via: Reuters

Not everyone is so sanguine. R.J. Scaringe, Rivian’s 35-year-old CEO, said he and his financial backers believe that demand for electric pickups is “massively underserved.” Rivian intends to begin selling its R1T, the pickup it will debut in Los Angeles, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Tesla lawyer leaves following SEC settlement

November 13, 2018

Via: Automotive News

SAN FRANCISCO — An experienced securities lawyer has left Tesla Inc. just as the company needs one under its fraud settlement with U.S. regulators. Phil Rothenberg, a vice president in Tesla’s legal department, became general counsel at Sonder, a hospitality […]


Regulations

SEC subpoenas Tesla on Model 3 production estimates

November 2, 2018

Via: Reuters

Tesla has repeatedly missed its own production deadlines for the crucial Model 3 sedan, and is being investigated by multiple government agencies for misleading investors about its business. The company said in a filing that no government agency in ongoing […]


Logistics, Process

Panasonic profit weighed by Tesla costs, but in talks for further investment

October 31, 2018

Via: Reuters

Business with Tesla has yet to contribute to profit. Yet Panasonic said it was in talks to add to its $1.6 billion investment and take capacity at the so-called Gigafactory over the 35 Gigawatt hours (GWh) it is set to […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla may post profit with Model 3 surge, but is it repeatable?

October 24, 2018

Via: Reuters

Since May, Musk has pledged to post quarterly profits in the second half of this year as it gained traction with production, and deliveries, of its new Model 3 sedan. The results end a turbulent quarter in which U.S. security […]