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Elon Musk’s pretty good week keeps rolling as Tesla slides through Q4 with same production targets

Tesla CEO Elon Musk managed to send his Tesla Roadster into space -- because why not? -- earlier this week, and it looks like his week (and Tesla's) is still looking up for now following the company'

Tesla looks to take solar mainstream with Home Depot partnership

While Elon Musk is preparing for this week’s launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, his other company is also preparing for a launch. Tesla has made a deal with Home Depot to sell both the PowerWall

Tesla to help build on-site charging stations for its first Semi customers

Tesla is going to be working with its first pilot customers for its all-electric Semi truck to build charging stations at their shipping facilities, Reuters reports. We know relatively little about ho

Tesla uses auto leases to raise $546 million in asset backed securities

Tesla is using its car leases as collateral for a big $546 million loan as it turns to debt markets to raise additional cash to combat the blistering burn rate of its auto and energy business, accordi

My Tesla Model X test drive made me an Autopilot superfan

This past week, I’ve had the chance to try out a brand new Tesla Model X P100D, on loan from Tesla for my use during a trip in and around San Francisco. Needless to say, the car got a lot of att

California DMV disengagement report reveals self-driving improvements

California’s Department of Motor Vehicles releases an annual report detailing the number of disengagements reported by companies it has licensed to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in th

An all-Tesla racing circuit is now one step closer to reality

An all-Tesla stock car-style racing series just got one step closer to reality: The proposed series was approved by the same industry association that manages Formula One and other major international

Elon Musk’s new Tesla pay plan encourages him to shoot for the stars — but what if he misses?

Elon Musk, a charismatic entrepreneur, is nothing if not audacious. You’d expect the board of Tesla Industries to shape a CEO compensation plan that suits its outsized leader, and boy, did they ever

Tesla responds to fresh reports of Model 3 production issues

Tesla’s Model 3 EV delays are well-known, including in the company’s own earnings report and quarterly delivery numbers. A fresh report from CNBC on Thursday claimed that Model 3 productio

Elon Musk’s new Tesla compensation plan only pays if he delivers

Elon Musk’s new Tesla compensation package is the CEO equivalent of putting your money where your mouth is: He’ll only be paid out if he manages to raise the value of Tesla as a company to

Tesla’s Model 3 is coming to some of its East Coast showrooms

Tesla is bringing its newest production vehicle to its showrooms in some East Coast locations for the first time, so that potential (and many actual) customers will be able to check it out in person.

Ferrari is planning an all-electric supercar

Ferrari is going to going to build an EV that will aim to have no peer – including from the likes of Tesla. Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said that its planning to both build its first electri

Elon Musk says Model 3 owners will “be able to do pretty much anything” via voice

The Tesla Model 3 might be off to a slower production start than the company would’ve liked, but there are big improvements coming for the vehicle once Tesla gets on top of its assembly backlog.

Tesla launches a web-based version of its in-car trip planning tool

Curious about what it’s like to plan a long road trip as an electric vehicle owner? Tesla thinks you just might be, so now it’s launching a web-based version of its trip planning tool, whi

Tesla made 2,425 Model 3s in Q4 2017, aims to make 2,500 weekly by end of Q1 2018

Tesla produced a lot more Model 3 cars during the last quarter of 2017 than it did during Q3: it produced 2,425 cars during the quarter, adding to its production total of 23,565 vehicles overall, incl

With autonomous vehicles it’s not about the journey, it’s about the destination

Thanks to three parallel areas of development, we have the tools at our disposal which create potential for radical change in transportation -- data about resources and demand, electric drivetrains, a

Elon Musk promises to make a pickup truck ‘right after Model Y’

On the heels of unveiling the Tesla all-electric semi-truck and a second-generation Roadster in November, Elon Musk took to Twitter today to ask his fans how Tesla can further improve. In response to

Tesla vehicles to get a “major navigation overhaul” in 2018

Tesla is reworking its approach to in-car navigation, and will deploy a “major navigation overhaul” in “early 2018,” per Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who shared the news in response to

UPS reserves 125 Tesla Semi fully electric heavy-duty trucks

Tesla has another new high-profile customer – UPS, which has placed the largest order yet for Tesla Semi advance reservations. The shipping giant pre-ordered 125 Tesla Semi trucks, besting PepsiCo&#

NIO launches its ES8 all-electric SUV in China

Electric vehicle startup NIO has launched its first production car, the ES8 – a fully electric SUV with 220 miles of range, fast charging that will top off the battery entirely in one hour of chargi
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