Texas EV Rebate Law Slaps Tesla Again, Musk Courts India

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.

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Tesla Model X Missing Out On SUV Craze

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.

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Elon Confirms Tesla Model 3 Production Will Begin In July, New Autopilot Software Update In June

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.

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Tesla Model X Crashes, Falcon 9 Soars, Jonas Warns, Lyndon Leaves

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.

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“Anything Tesla Can Do, We Can Surpass,” Says Volkswagen Chief

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.

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