Stories tagged: tesla
UPDATED: Sat., May 30, 2020
A rocket ship designed and built by Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has lifted off with two Americans on a history-making flight to the International Space Station.
UPDATED: Wed., May 13, 2020
The Alameda County Public Health Department announced on Twitter early Wednesday that the Fremont, California, plant will be able to go beyond basic operations this week and start making vehicles …
UPDATED: Wed., April 29, 2020
Tesla reported that it eked out a first-quarter net profit Wednesday and its CEO went on a rant about the legality of government stay-home orders issued to prevent the coronavirus …
Mon., April 6, 2020
Tesla unveiled its ventilator prototype Monday, forging ahead with its own untested design comprising repurposed electric car parts.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 25, 2020
The National Transportation Safety Board says the driver of a Tesla SUV who died in a Silicon Valley crash two years ago was playing a video game on his smartphone …
Thu., Feb. 13, 2020
DETROIT – Tesla said that is selling $2 billion worth of additional stock, that its U.S. revenue fell last year and that securities regulators are scrutinizing its finances. All of …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 4, 2020
Eight months after it seemed headed for the corporate junkyard, Tesla is now worth more than General Motors, Ford and Fiat Chrysler combined, even though the Big Three together sell …
Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Tesla is disputing claims by a California man that all three models of the company’s cars can suddenly speed up on their own without the driver touching the accelerator pedal.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020
The U.S. government’s auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla’s electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 7, 2020
Tesla has delivered its first Chinese-made cars to customers and chief executive Elon Musk says the electric car brand plans to set up a design center in China.
Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
Tesla’s global deliveries rose more than 50% last year, meaning the company surpassed the low end of its sales goals for 2019.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019
Tesla’s pickup truck unveiling goes off-script when windows splintered during what was to be a strength demonstration.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019
Walmart and Tesla have settled a lawsuit filed by the retail giant alleging that Tesla installed rooftop solar panels that caught fire.
Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
A government investigation has found that a design flaw in Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system and driver inattention combined to cause a Model S electric car to slam into a …
Wed., Aug. 7, 2019
The National Highway Transportation Safety Association has taken Tesla to task, sending the electric carmaker a cease-and-desist letter regarding Tesla’s claims about the federal agency’s safety rating of the Model …
Wed., June 26, 2019
Tesla is close to setting a quarterly record for deliveries, but the company is having trouble shipping vehicles to the right places as the second quarter comes to a close, …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019
Shares of Tesla, suffering one of the worst stretches in company history, rebounded Thursday after CEO Elon Musk told employees that orders are up.
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019
Consumer Reports says a new feature of Tesla’s Autopilot that automatically changes lanes doesn’t work well and could be a safety risk to drivers.
UPDATED: Tue., May 21, 2019
Faced with a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles, Tesla has lowered the U.S. base prices of its 2 most expensive models.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019
A Tesla Model S involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida March 1 was operating on the company’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system, federal investigators have determined.
Fri., May 3, 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is more than doubling the stock he will buy in a new public offering in an apparent bid to earn investors’ confidence as he tries to …
UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said in a court filing Friday that they are settling a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about …
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019
Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.
Mon., March 11, 2019
Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has until March 11 to explain to a federal judge in New York why he shouldn’t be held in contempt of court.
Fri., Jan. 18, 2019
Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
Shares of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. tumbled Wednesday morning after the company cut vehicle prices by $2,000 and announced fourth-quarter sales figures that fell short of …
Sun., Dec. 30, 2018
Tesla announced two new independent directors Friday, naming Oracle founder Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson, a Walgreens Boots Alliance executive, to its board.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
Tesla named two independent board members Friday as part of a settlement with U.S. regulators who demanded more oversight of CEO Elon Musk.
Sun., Dec. 9, 2018
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told CBS’s “60 Minutes” that he may be willing to buy some of the five factories General Motors Co. will idle next year, making …