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
Business, Technology

VW’s Herbert Diess Confident He Can Catch Tesla in Electric Car Race

Herbert Diess, Volkswagen AG CEO, pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview at the World Economic Forum on Jan. 24. Herbert Diess, Volkswagen AG CEO, pauses during a Bloomberg Television interview at the World Economic Forum on Jan. 24. (Simon Dawson/Bloomberg News)

Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess is preparing to muscle Elon Musk out of the electric-car lead.

January 24, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

NHTSA Probing Fatal Crash of Tesla, Fire Truck in Indiana

NHTSA A dashboard monitor displays the lane-keeping feature during hands-free test drive in a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric automobile. (Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will probe the Dec. 29 fatal crash of a Tesla Inc. vehicle that slammed into a parked fire truck on an Indiana highway, the agency said Jan. 8.

Ryan Beene | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2020
Business, Technology

Tesla Just Delivered Its First China-Built Cars in Shanghai

Tesla Workers clean a Tesla Inc. Model 3 vehicle at the company's Gigafactory in Shanghai. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. delivered its first China-built cars, a milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it accelerates a push in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market.

December 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

GM, Tesla Head for New Year Without Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

Chevy Bolt A Chevy Bolt electric car. (General Motors Co.)

General Motors Co. and Tesla are about to become the first automakers that will have to sell EVs without the benefit of a $7,500 federal tax credit.

Keith Laing | The Detroit News
December 27, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Zealotry on Street Fades as Focus Shifts to Fundamentals

Tesla Musk via Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The perpetual war between Tesla Inc.’s bears and bulls may finally be simmering down.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
December 13, 2019
Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla on Autopilot Rear-Ends a Parked Cop Car in Connecticut

Tesla Tesla Model X. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News)

Another Tesla Inc. vehicle operating on the carmaker’s driver-assistance system branded as Autopilot has crashed into a parked emergency vehicle, eliciting fresh warnings about the shortcomings of automated technology on public roads.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
December 10, 2019
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Ford Unveils Electric Mustang SUV to Challenge Tesla Dominance

Electric Mustang SUV The Ford Motor Co. Mustang Mach-E GT electric sports utility vehicle is unveiled during a reveal event in Hawthorne, Calif. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Ford Motor Co. is reinventing one of its marquee models — the Mustang muscle car — as a battery-powered crossover to become a player in the electric-vehicle market that is expected to take off in the coming decade.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
November 18, 2019
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