Craig Trudell

Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Pauses Plant Production

Tesla Shanghai An aerial view of the Tesla factory on the outskirts of Shanghai. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

A German plant reportedly will take a break this month, in addition to two model lines in Shanghai, Bloomberg reported.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
July 5, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Ford Delivers First Electric F-150

Ford F-150 Lightning The Ford Electric F-150 Lightning pickup. (Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Nicholas Schmidt of Standish, Mich., became owner No. 1 of Ford Motor Co.’s first electric pickup, the F-150 Lightning.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
May 27, 2022
Business

Volvo’s New CEO Says Carmaker Must Smarten Up on Software

Volvo A logo stands on display outside the headquarters of Volvo Cars in Torslanda, Sweden. (Kristian Helgesen/Bloomberg News)

Volvo Car AB needs to be more in control of the software it develops and deploys in its vehicles, the automaker’s new CEO said.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
March 29, 2022
Business, Technology

Tesla Raises Prices Across Lineup

Tesla A Tesla dealership in Colma, Calif. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. raised prices on all its vehicles after CEO Elon Musk said costs were increasing at the companies he runs.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
March 15, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety

BMW Recalls Almost 1 Million Cars Over Engine-Fire Risk

BMW logo Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

BMW AG recalled more than 917,000 cars in the U.S. — most of them for a second time — over an engine ventilation system that could overheat and increase the risk of fire.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2022
Business, Technology, Fuel

Milton Has Sold $284 Million of Nikola Stock Since Fraud Charges

Trevor Milton exits federal court in New York in July Trevor Milton exits federal court in New York in July. (Angus Mordant/Bloomberg News)

Nikola Corp.’s founder sold his biggest batch of shares since the U.S. charged him with securities fraud, bringing the total he has disposed of since August to $284 million.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
November 24, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Reportedly Delays Cybertruck by a Year to Late 2022

Tesla Cybertruck The Tesla pickup truck unveiling in 2019. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc.’s Cybertruck pickup has fallen about a year behind schedule, blog Electrek reported, citing remarks CEO Elon Musk made on a companywide call with employees.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
September 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

EV Startups Lose More Than $40 Billion After Taking SPAC Route Public

Lordstown vehicle The Lordstown Endurance electric pickup. (Matthew Hatcher/Bloomberg)

At their highs, five electric vehicle startups that went public through mergers with special purpose acquisition companies were worth $60 billion. The corrections that followed have been brutal.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
May 14, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Musk Emerges as Loud Reopen Proponent With Tesla Threats

The Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. The Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

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.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
May 11, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Elon Musk Schedules ‘Blade Runner’-Inspired Pickup Truck Unveiling for Nov. 21

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk set a date for the debut of the electric-car maker’s first pickup and further tied the truck to the famous sci-fi movie that inspired its design.

Craig Trudell | Bloomberg News
November 6, 2019

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