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Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Engineer Says Musk Overstated Tesla Autopilot Capability

May 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year. The clarification was described in a series of records the California Department of Motor Vehicles released […]


News, Regulations

Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric-Vehicle Startup XPeng Bets on the Tech That Tesla Rejects

April 15, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

GUANGZHOU—Once a Tesla Inc. fan who owned four of its vehicles, He Xiaopeng, co-founder of Chinese electric-vehicle startup XPeng Inc., now wants to overtake the car company that originally inspired him. While acknowledging Tesla as an inspiration, Mr. He said […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Huawei to Invest $1 Billion on Car Tech It Says Surpasses Tesla

April 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Huawei Technologies Co. will invest $1 billion on researching self-driving and electric-car technologies, accelerating plans to compete with Tesla Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. in the world’s biggest vehicle arena. Huawei’s autonomous-driving technology already has surpassed Tesla’s in some spheres, for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

TESLA: Deliveries climb from Q4

April 2, 2021

Via: Automotive News

Tesla Inc. delivered 184,800 cars worldwide in the first quarter of 2021, up from 180,570 in the fourth quarter, the maker of electric vehicles said in a statement Friday. “We are encouraged by the strong reception of the Model Y […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford, GM and Volkswagen Shares Are Hot. Thank Electric-Vehicle Mania.

March 18, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

BERLIN—Investors are piling into a long-neglected sector: old-school car makers that are reinventing themselves as electric-vehicle producers. After years lamenting that their shares were undervalued, Ford Motor Co. , General Motors Co., Volkswagen AG and other blue-chip car manufacturers are […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Shares Bounce Back Following Steep Five-Day Decline

March 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. shares rebounded March 9 after a five-day losing streak wiped out about $149 billion from the company’s valuation. A steady stream of positive news — including an upgrade from a Wall Street analyst, a rally in the cryptocurrency […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

JD Power says Lexus is most dependable auto brand, ranks Tesla 30th out of 33

February 18, 2021

Via: CNBC

The three most dependable auto brands in the U.S. are now Lexus, Porsche and Kia, according to a new J.D. Power study. The three least dependable are Jaguar, Alfa Romeo and Land Rover. Tesla, which was profiled for the first […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk’s brother Kimbal sells $25 million worth of Tesla shares

February 11, 2021

Via: CNBC

Kimbal Musk, brother of Tesla CEO Elon Musk, sold 30,000 shares of the electric car maker this month for roughly $25.6 million, according to a securities filing. The younger Musk is a member of the board at the pioneering automaker. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk’s Finance Chief Quietly Tallies Profit Surge at Tesla

January 26, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. on Jan. 27 is widely expected to report its sixth consecutive quarterly profit — and potentially its first $1 billion quarter. That follows a remarkable year when Tesla’s stock split and skyrocketed, the company joined the S&P 500 […]