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Tesla Reopens California Plant, Says It Has Alameda County’s Approval

May 18, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. told employees that a California county health official has now signed off on safety measures the company took last week at its car plant as it restarted production in defiance of the area’s shutdown order. The Alameda County […]


Impact & Regulations

Musk Emerges as Loud Reopen Proponent With Tesla Threats

May 11, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. asserts that restarting its operations in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t make the company an outlier, nor is it going against the grain. But its CEO’s handling of the health crisis has been anything but ordinary. […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Musk’s Aim to Restart Tesla Plant Sets Up Potential Clash

May 8, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. plans to reopen its sole U.S. car factory as soon as May 8, possibly setting up another battle with local health authorities in California. Tesla CEO Elon Musk told staff of the reopening May 7 in an email […]


Vehicles

Automakers Will Need Months to Restart Factories

April 15, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Automakers are anxious to get their assembly lines rolling again, especially since leaving factories idle is costing them billions of dollars by the week. But the experience many of them have had in China illustrates just how long a slog […]


Impact & Regulations, Vehicles

Tesla Plans No-Pay Furloughs, Salary Cuts While Plants Idled

April 8, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. will furlough noncritical employees without pay and temporarily cut executive salaries as much as 30% to conserve cash while the coronavirus pandemic forces the shutdown of much of its operations. In the U.S., those ranked vice president or […]


Impact & Regulations

Tesla hacking heightens auto industry’s cybersecurity worries

February 19, 2020

Via: Politico

It’s a well-known phenomenon in the cybersecurity world that the more technology you pack into a product, the more vulnerable it is to hacking. Cars are no exception, and new research released today by the security company McAfee could raise […]


Vehicles

Tesla Exceeds Expectations in Blowout Quarter

January 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. delivered a second straight quarter of blowout earnings and speedy execution, extending an unprecedented surge for its heavily shorted stock. The record revenue Tesla reported Jan. 29 beat estimates and carried the company to its fourth profit in […]


Vehicles

VW’s Herbert Diess Confident He Can Catch Tesla in Electric Car Race

January 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess is preparing to muscle Elon Musk out of the electric-car lead. While Tesla Inc. is paving the way in sustainable mobility, the world’s biggest automaker is buying software companies and ramping up investments in electric […]


Vehicles

Tesla sold more cars in 2019 than in the previous two years combined

January 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Tesla sold 367,500 cars in 2019, a new record for the company, according to figures published to its website early on Friday morning. While that’s on the low end of the 360,000 to 400,000 vehicle estimate the company offered up […]


Vehicles

Tesla Just Delivered Its First China-Built Cars in Shanghai

December 30, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. delivered its first China-built cars, a milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it accelerates a push in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market. The company handed over the first 15 Model 3 sedans assembled at Tesla’s new multibillion-dollar Shanghai […]