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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

U.S. Solar-Energy Company Sunrun to Buy Rival Vivint

July 7, 2020

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. residential-solar-market leader Sunrun Inc. has agreed to acquire rival Vivint Solar Inc. in a sector shake-up that could solidify the combined company’s position to fend off new competition. Sunrun will buy Blackstone Group-backed Vivint in an all-stock transaction that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla hits 10-year milestone. Here’s where it heads next

June 30, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla just hit a major milestone. The electric vehicle maker turned 10 years old as a publicly traded company on Monday, a stretch in which it rallied from its IPO price of $17 a share to over $1,000. Just this […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk emails Tesla employees: ‘Breaking even is looking super tight’

June 29, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent one of his characteristic motivational emails to all employees at his electric vehicle company on Monday around noon California time. In the email, which was shared with CNBC, he urged workers to “go all out” […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla’s industry lead is growing as legacy automakers ‘flail’ on driverless cars, Ark Invest analyst says

June 26, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla is peeling away from the pack. The automaker’s head starts in developing electric and autonomous vehicles are solidifying its lead over the rest of the industry as the Covid-19 pandemic weighs on car sales and disrupts supply chains, Ark […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla plans to expand Calif. battery facility under project ‘Roadrunner’

June 25, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. plans to build an expanded battery research and manufacturing facility in Fremont, Calif., to be operated around the clock, under a project dubbed Roadrunner, documents from the city government showed. The plan signals the U.S. electric vehicle maker’s […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Ranger, Tesla models ride high in ‘American-Made’ vehicle index

June 23, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Ford Motor Co.’s new Ranger truck topped a ranking of vehicles that contribute most to the U.S. economy, while three Tesla Inc. models placed in the top nine. The two companies’ brands were absent from Cars.com’s top 10 last year […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk says Tesla shareholder meeting and ‘Battery Day’ tentatively set for Sept. 15

June 22, 2020

Via: CNBC

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted late Sunday that the company tentatively plans to hold its shareholder meeting as well as a highly anticipated “Battery Day” on Sept. 15. “Tentative date for Tesla Shareholder Meeting & Battery Day is Sept 15. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

China adjusts green regs for gasoline-electric hybrids

June 22, 2020

Via: Automotive News

BEIJING — China reclassified gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles on Monday so they get more favorable treatment than gasoline or diesel counterparts under new clean vehicle rules, making it easier for automakers to meet environmental quotas and offer more choice to consumers. […]


Regulations

Musk, Tesla board sued by Detroit pension fund for ‘unrelenting avarice’

June 18, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. directors, including Elon Musk, awarded themselves massive compensation packages over a three-year period that improperly siphoned hundreds of millions of dollars out of the electric-car maker’s coffers, a Detroit pension fund invested in the company alleges. The directors […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla signs three-year deal with Panasonic for Nevada factory

June 17, 2020

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. has signed a three-year deal with Japan’s Panasonic Corp. relating to the manufacture and supply of lithium ion battery cells at the Gigafactory in Nevada, the electric carmaker disclosed in a filing Tuesday. Tesla and Panasonic have been […]