Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

US Asks Tesla How Autopilot Responds to Emergency Vehicles

Tesla Steven Senne, File/Associated Press

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency wants detailed information on how Tesla’s Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
September 1, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Swaps Year-Away Robotaxis for Year-Away Humanoid Robot

Tesla Robot The planned Tesla Robot, according to Musk, will look something like this. (Tesla via YouTube)

More than two years after touting plans to turn Tesla Inc. vehicles into robotaxis that have yet to materialize, Elon Musk held another highly technical event about autonomous driving development.

Dana Hull and Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
August 20, 2021
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

US Opens Formal Probe Into Tesla Autopilot System

Tesla A Tesla Model 3 on display. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

DETROIT — The U.S. government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot partially automated driving system after a series of collisions with parked emergency vehicles.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
August 16, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Fire at Tesla Big Battery in Australia Under Control

Tesla Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Local authorities have declared the fire at one of Tesla Inc.’s biggest utility-scale batteries in Australia under control after the blaze initially erupted July 30.

Stephen Stapczynski | Bloomberg News
August 2, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Roars Toward Biggest Gain in Over a Year

Tesla Teslas being delivered. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Investors rushed back into Tesla Inc. shares on March 9, putting a screeching halt to a five-day slump, and pushing the stock to its biggest gain in more than a year.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
March 9, 2021
Business, Technology

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

Tesla Musk (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

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

Tesla Touches $400 Billion After Latest Boost From Street

A Tesla Semi all-electric truck A Tesla Semi all-electric truck. (Alexis Georgeson/Tesla Motors)

Wall Street’s optimistic view on Tesla Inc. further solidified Aug. 26 after a Jefferies analyst more than doubled his price target on the stock, saying the company will continue to broaden its competitive edge in multiple dimensions, including battery capacity and industrial efficiency.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Headed for More Than 50% Rally in Just Seven Sessions

Tesla Customers look at Tesla Model S 90D electric vehicles parked at the company's charging station in the Starfield Hanam shopping complex in Hanam, South Korea. (SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. is headed for its seventh straight session of gains after Credit Suisse upgraded the electric-car company whose stock has been on a tear since its first-quarter delivery report.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
April 14, 2020
Government, Business, Autonomous

Tesla Offers $2B in Added Shares, Stock Goes Up Despite Dilution

The Tesla logo on a 2020 Model X. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Shares of Tesla rose about 1.5% in trading the morning of Feb. 13 after the electric vehicle and solar panel maker said it would sell over $2 billion worth of additional shares.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
February 13, 2020
Business, Technology

Tesla Exceeds Expectations in Blowout Quarter

Tesla Model Y Tesla's Model Y electric vehicle. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. delivered a second straight quarter of blowout earnings and speedy execution, extending an unprecedented surge for its heavily shorted stock.

Dana Hull and Ed Ludlow | Bloomberg News
January 30, 2020