Tesla has fired hundreds of workers right when it is struggling mightily to get production of the Model 3 off the ground. It’s an odd move, one that has tongues wagging.
This story about Elon Musk and Tesla was first published by CleanTechnica The natives are restless in Teslaland. Model 3 production is not what people expected it to be and that has some folks worried. Is there a problem we don’t know about? Is this another Model X situation where full production doesn’t ramp up […]
Tesla says it delivered 26.150 vehicles in the third quarter, 220 of which were Model 3 sedans. It says it now expects to deliver more than 100,000 Model S and Model X cars this year.
Things are bumpy in Tesla’s Autopilot division, as the company is expanding its data collection protocols and pushing ahead with plans to have a Tesla drive cross country without human intervention before the end of the year.
Elon Musk told investors yesterday that the Model Y will be built on a variation of the Model 3 chassis. He expects the car to launch by 2019 and sell a half million units a year — or more.
The first production Model 3 has rolled of the Tesla production line. The black car, serial number 1, will be owned by Elon Musk.
Elon Musk tweeted last night that production of the Tesla Model 3 will begin on Friday, July 7. He expects production of 20,000 a month by December.
The Tesla Autopilot program has yet another new leader — its fourth in a little more than 7 months. Working for Elon Musk may pay well, but it is no bed of roses.
A source tells Trevor Page that Tesla will begin production of the Model 3 early and have several thousand cars completed by the end of July. Bad news for short sellers of Tesla stock.
Tesla has been dissed by the Texas legislature again. A new EV rebate was approved recently but only applies to cars purchased at a franchise dealer. Meanwhile, Elon Musk is making noises about building a factory in India.
Elon Musk may be standing on top of the world today, but it was not always so. In yet another Twitter blast, Musk revealed that Tesla was not started to milk government subsidies and it was not about making money. In fact, he thought the company had a 90% chance of failure. This is something […]
At the Tesla annual meeting, chairman Elon Musk had lots of juicy tidbits to share with his audience about the Model 3, Model Y, Tesla Semi, and Solar Roof.
Market data suggests that sales of the Tesla Model X are slipping in the US, partly because the car has gained a reputation for being troublesome and partly because it offers less utility than other sport utility vehicles.
Elon Musk tweeted last night that production of the Tesla Model 3 is expected to begin in July and a new software update for cars with the second generation hardware package would arrive in June. Read on for more Twitter tidbits.
Elon Musk says he doesn’t believe Tesla is worth the same as Ford or GM. He also says his company puts a premium on worker safety, despite a spate of complaints from assembly line workers.
Tesla was in the news a lot yesterday. A Model X took a hit from a speeding Honda but protected its occupant. SpaceX launched the heaviest satellite yet. Analyst Adam Jonas took his foot off the “buy Tesla” pedal. And SolarCity founder Lyndon Rive announced he is leaving to seek other opportunities.
Stop Tesla is a fabulously funny spoof that lampoons the oil barons of the world who are devastated to learn their colleagues and spouses have stabbed them in the back by ordering a Tesla Model 3.
Volkswagen boss Herman Diess says anything Tesla can do, his company can do better. He says VW will be selling 1 million electric cars a year by 2025. Elon Musk says Tesla will be doing so by 2020. Buckle your seat belts.
The Tesla Q1 2017 earnings call had lots to say about the Model 3, energy storage, solar power, and the Tesla delivery experience. Read all about it here.
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation.