Tesla

Business, Technology, Fuel

In Wake of Outages, Tesla Plugs Secret Battery Into Texas Grid

Plus Power works on building the Gambit Energy Storage Park in Angleton, Texas, on March 4. (Mark Felix/Bloomberg News) Plus Power works on building the Gambit Energy Storage Park in Angleton, Texas, on March 4. (Mark Felix/Bloomberg News)

The move marks Tesla Inc.’s first major foray into the epicenter of the U.S. energy economy.

Dana Hull and Naureen Malik | Bloomberg News
March 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

VW’s Electric Car Stacks Up Well Against Tesla, Analyst Says

Volkswagen's ID.3 electric automobiles (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News) Volkswagen's ID.3 electric automobiles (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

A teardown of Volkswagen AG’s first dedicated electric vehicle found it measures up favorably with Tesla Inc. models in several key aspects, sending the German carmaker’s shares to levels last seen before its diesel emissions scandal.

Christoph Rauwald | Bloomberg News
March 3, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Shares Rally in Premarket Trading on ‘Buy the Dip’ Bounce

Tesla A Tesla factory sign. (John Locher/Associated Press)

Shares in Tesla Inc. gained in U.S. premarket trading, indicating that investors are buying the dip following a four-day drop that erased the electric carmaker’s year-to-date gains.

Beth Mellor | Bloomberg News
February 24, 2021
Business, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Stock Wipes Out Gains for the Year

Tesla Inc. electric vehicles at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News) Tesla Inc. electric vehicles at the automaker's showroom in Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. shares wiped out their year-to-date gains Feb. 23 and briefly traded below the level where they were when the electric carmaker entered the S&P 500 Index in December.

February 23, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Bitcoin Surges to Almost $45,000 After Tesla Discloses Purchase

A Tesla showroom in New York A Tesla Inc. showroom in New York. (Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg News)

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high after Tesla Inc. said it has invested $1.5 billion, the biggest endorsement of the controversial cryptocurrency by a mainstream company.

February 8, 2021
Government, Business, Safety

Tesla to Fix Touch Screens, Ending Spat With NHTSA

Tesla logo Christopher Ena/AP

DETROIT — After initially refusing a request from U.S. safety regulators, Tesla has now agreed to recall about 135,000 vehicles because the large touch screens on the console can go dark.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
February 2, 2021
Business, Autonomous

Tesla Disappoints Wall Street With First Results as a Blue Chip

Tesla cars for sale in Barcelona. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News) Tesla on sale at a store in Barcelona. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. reported lower-than-expected profit and record revenue, mixed results that disappointed investors used to razzle-dazzle — but more in tune with the S&P 500 heavyweight it has become.

January 27, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Autopilot Won’t Achieve Full Autonomy, Waymo CEO Says

Tesla logo on steering wheel of Tesla Model 3 vehicle. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. has taken a misguided approach to developing fully autonomous cars and its “full self-driving” system will fail to live up to its billing, the head of Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo told a German business magazine.

William Wilkes | Bloomberg News
January 22, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Debates How to Give Away World’s Biggest Fortune

Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk is not only the world’s richest person, he lays claim to the biggest net worth ever recorded: $208 billion as of Jan. 8. What he does with it will be closely watched.

January 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Now World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1, 2020. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet.

January 7, 2021

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