Business, Technology

Elon Musk’s Finance Chief Quietly Tallies Profit Surge at Tesla

Tesla Inc. on Jan. 27 is widely expected to report its sixth consecutive quarterly profit — and potentially its first $1 billion quarter. That follows a remarkable year when Tesla’s stock split and skyrocketed, the company joined the S&P 500 Index and it sold almost half a million cars.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
January 26, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Inches Near Annual Goal With Record Sales in Quarter

Tesla Inc. delivered a record number of cars worldwide in the third quarter, smashing analysts’ estimates and maintaining its dominance in electric-vehicle sales — making a difficult year-end sales goal slightly more attainable.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Beats Delivery Expectations, Sending Shares Surging

Tesla Inc. reported a sequential gain in quarterly deliveries that seemed improbable weeks ago, sending its stock surging toward Wall Street’s most bullish price target.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 2, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla China Plant Might Have Come to the Rescue Last Quarter

Tesla Inc. endured a roughly seven-week shutdown of its most important car plant in the world last quarter, but its brand-new backup factory may have saved the day.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 1, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Pitches 5,000 ‘Middle-Skill’ Factory Jobs to Texas County

Executives from Tesla Inc. will use an unassuming job-type description in their pitch to a Texas county on the merits of the carmaker’s Cybertruck plant project.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 23, 2020
Government, Business, Technology

Tesla Homes In on Austin, Texas, for Cybertruck Site

Tesla Inc. is zeroing in on an area in southeast Austin, Texas, for the electric-car maker’s second U.S. auto factory as Elon Musk prepares to choose a site for its production base of a new pickup truck.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
June 18, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Police Visit Tesla Plant, Underscoring Confusion on Lockdown Loosening

Police visited Tesla Inc.’s sole U.S. car plant May 13 to assess whether the electric car maker was adhering to safety protocols agreed to with the county that Elon Musk publicly said he would defy earlier in the week.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
May 14, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Scouts for Cybertruck Plant Location in Central US

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

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 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