Dana Hull

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Scouts for Cybertruck Plant Location in Central US

Tesla Cybertruck Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduces the Cybertruck at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif., in November. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. will build its in-development Cybertruck at a new plant in the U.S., CEO Elon Musk tweeted, likely triggering a state-by-state competition similar to one he set off six years ago.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
March 11, 2020
Government, Business, Autonomous

Tesla Criticizes Acceleration Petition Filed to NHTSA

An aerial photograph taken above the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., in October 2019. Tesla Inc. has pushed back against a petition filed with NHTSA alleging a defect that can cause unintended acceleration in its vehicles.

Tesla Inc. fired back against a petition filed with U.S. regulators, saying in a blog post Jan. 20 that it’s “completely false and was brought by a Tesla short seller.”

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
January 21, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Despite Unveiling Issues, Elon Musk Says Tesla Pickup Truck Orders Hit 200,000

Tesla Pickup Truck The Tesla pickup truck unveiling. (Ringo H.W. Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said orders for its Cybertruck have climbed to 200,000 even after two windows unexpectedly shattered in the big reveal Nov. 21.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
November 25, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Selling a Truck to Detroit’s Loyal Owners May Be Tesla’s Toughest Challenge Yet

Tesla logo Qilai Shen/Bloomberg

Tesla CEO Elon Musk debuts Cybertruck with lots of competition from Detroit.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
November 21, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Shares Soar as Elon Musk Packs Profit Report With Positives

Tesla profits Elon Musk by Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Elon Musk flipped the script on those who doubted Tesla Inc. could return to profitability and meet aggressive timelines, delivering positive earnings few saw coming and declaring he’s ahead of schedule on a new plant and product.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 24, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla’s Summon-Your-Car Feature Spurs Safety Inquiry

Tesla Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

The top U.S. road-safety regulator is gathering information about a Tesla Inc. feature that allows customers to remotely call for their car to pick them up.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 3, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Sets Deliveries Record While Falling Short of Elon Musk’s Mark

Tesla Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. set another record for quarterly vehicle deliveries but fell short of a mark Elon Musk said was possible last week, sending the electric carmaker’s shares lower in late trading.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Surges on Musk Seeing Shot at 100,000-Delivery Quarter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk by Jae C. Hong/Associated Press

Tesla Inc. shares climbed the most since June after Elon Musk said in an email to employees that the carmaker has a chance to top the vehicle-delivery record it set in the second quarter.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
September 26, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Plunges on Profit Doubts, Co-Founder J.B. Straubel’s Surprise Exit

Tesla Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. shares plummeted after a worse-than-expected loss and yet another major management change cast fresh doubts on the electric car maker’s future.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 25, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Plunges on Quarterly Loss, Backtracks From Profit Forecast

Tesla Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. shares plummeted in late trading after the electric-car maker posted a worse-than-expected loss and backtracked from a forecast for a return to profit.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 24, 2019