Business, Technology

Tesla Reintroduces Lower-Priced Model S After Deliveries Drop

Tesla Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

After a record decline in vehicle deliveries in the first quarter, Tesla Inc. is introducing lower-priced versions of several models, effectively offering consumers a discount.

Jason Clenfield | Bloomberg News
April 24, 2019
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

CEO Elon Musk Makes Self-Driving Technology Tesla’s Costly New Calling

Tesla A look at the technology outfitted in a Tesla vehicle. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc.’s calling used to be bringing affordable electric cars to the masses. Elon Musk is now ripping up the script, vowing to pair self-driving technology with a sharing service that will make it crazy for consumers to buy other cars.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 23, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Gears Up for Driverless Cars in 2020 Amid Skepticism

Tesla SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company’s electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years.

Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher | Associated Press
April 22, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Tesla’s Elon Musk, SEC Get More Time to Solve Spat Over Tweets

Elon Musk Elon Musk arrives at federal court in New York on April 4. (Bloomberg News)

In a joint letter to U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan, Tesla Inc.’s top executive and the securities regulator said they haven’t been able to resolve a legal dispute over how Musk posts news about his electric-car company. The judge agreed and gave them until April 25.

Bob Van Voris and Matt Robinson | Bloomberg News
April 19, 2019
Business, Technology, TCA

Tesla Touts Energy Savings in Its First Sustainability Report

Tesla A view from outside Tesla's Fremont, Calif., facility. (Jeff Chiu/Associated Press)

Tesla released its first sustainability report April 15, in which the electric carmaker highlighted the positive effects it said its vehicles — and its production efforts — have had on the environment since purchasing its Fremont, Calif., factory in 2010.

Rex Crum | The Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.)
April 16, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla’s Elon Musk Blames Panasonic Battery Lines for Low Model 3 Output

Tesla Odin Jaeger/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said Panasonic Corp. cell lines at the electric-car maker’s Nevada battery factory have been holding up production of its Model 3 sedans.

Craig Trudell and Pavel Alpeyev | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2019
Government, Technology

Elon Musk Tweets Another Tesla Forecast in Midst of SEC Talks

Elon Musk Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, outside a federal court in New York on April 4. (Natan Dvir/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk, already in hot water over his Twitter use, posted another Tesla Inc. production forecast reminiscent of the one that landed him before a federal judge earlier this month.

Craig Trudell and Molly Kissler | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Makes It Tougher to Buy Standard $35,000 Model 3

Tesla Tesla Model 3s being transported for delivery to customers. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. announced a series of changes to its vehicle lineup and pricing, including making it tougher to buy its newly available entry-level $35,000 car.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 12, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Plunges as Delivery Drop Deepens Demand Concerns

Tesla Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. shares plummeted as a record decline in deliveries during the first quarter stoked concern of slackening demand for the Model 3 sedan that started selling less than two years ago.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 4, 2019
Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Quarterly Sales Announcement Could Come With a Surprise

Tesla Odin Jaeger/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. will announce this week how many cars it built and sold for the quarter. It’s always a day of suspense for investors, especially after a tumultuous 2018 in which production tripled while managing to fall short of dramatic targets set by Tesla CEO Elon Musk. This time around, there could be another surprise.

Tom Randall | Bloomberg News
April 1, 2019