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Cybertruck Toy Release Delayed Five Months, but Don’t Blame Tesla

CyberTruck toy made by Mattel The Cybertruck toy, which comes with a smashed-window sticker, won't ship til May 2021. (Engadget via YouTube)

Tesla Inc. watchers know all about blown deadlines for product releases by the electric vehicle manufacturer, but even fans of the brand who are too young to drive won’t be getting a promised Cybertruck stocking stuffer this year.

Chester Dawson | Bloomberg News
December 17, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Beats Detroit Rivals by Almost Two Years on Brake Safety

Tesla logo on wheel hub Tesla logo on the wheel hub of a Tesla Model S electric vehicle. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Tesla is the lone U.S. automaker to meet a commitment to equip all its models with automatic emergency braking almost two years ahead of schedule.

Keith Naughton | Bloomberg News
December 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla Seeks to Raise Another $5 Billion in Stock Offering

Tesla plant Tesla's Fremont, Calif., plant. (Ben Margot/AP)

Tesla is looking to raise up to $5 billion in capital through a stock offering as the electric vehicle and solar panel maker seeks to take advantage of strong demand for its products.

Michelle Chapman | Associated Press
December 8, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla’s German Factory Faces New Snag After Court Halts Logging

Tesla's factory stands on an area of cleared forest in Gruenheide, Germany, on Sept. 20. Tesla's factory stands on an area of cleared forest in Gruenheide, Germany, on Sept. 20. (Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. was ordered by a local court to halt tree clearance for its new factory near Berlin after complaints from two environmental groups, potentially disrupting progress in completing the company’s first European gigafactory.

Brian Parkin | Bloomberg News
December 8, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Elon Musk’s $139 Billion Fortune Leads Huge EV Wealth Gains

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Spring media award. SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Spring media award in Berlin, Germany, on Dec. 1. (Hannibal Hanschke/Pool via AP)

Elon Musk’s dizzying ascent in 2020 hit a new peak this week as he’s about to become the head of an S&P 500 Index company. That’s just days after surging to the second-richest person on the planet with a $139 billion fortune.

Ben Stupples and Venus Feng | Bloomberg News
December 3, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, TCA

Tesla Factory in Texas Makes Quick Progress

The construction site of Tesla's Texas factory is seen via drone on Nov. 29. The construction site of Tesla's Texas factory is seen via drone on Nov. 29. (Courtesy of Joe Tegtmeyer/Austin American-Statesman)

Construction of the planned Tesla factory in southeastern Travis County, Texas, has been proceeding so fast that watching it take shape is practically a spectator sport.

Bob Sechler | Austin American-Statesman
November 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Hits $500 Billion Mark; Musk Overtakes Gates

Tesla vehicles are displayed in a showroom in Manhattan in April 2019. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Tesla Inc. is smashing through records as its impending addition to the S&P 500 Index has sparked a buying frenzy among investors, pushing the company’s market valuation over the $500 billion mark for the first time on Nov. 24.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
November 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla Gets Green Light for S&P 500 Inclusion

Tesla said in its 2020 Q1 earnings report that it would delay production and deliveries of its Semi until 2021. Tesla said in its 2020 Q1 earnings report that it would delay production and deliveries of its Semi, seen here in a rendering, until 2021. (Tesla)

Tesla Inc., Elon Musk’s 17-year-old upstart carmaker, took a giant step toward blue-chip respectability, getting named to one of the world’s most famous stock indexes in an action that will greatly broaden its investor base.

Esha Dey and Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
November 17, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Top Electric-Car Battery Maker Wins Approval for Company Split

LG Chem won investor approval on Oct. 30 to spin off its electric-car battery division. SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg News

South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd. won shareholder approval to hive off its superstar battery business, with investors betting the division has a better chance to thrive as a stand-alone entity.

October 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Elon Musk Cruises to $11.8 Billion Haul, Is Now World’s Fourth-Richest Person

Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images)

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk collected the fourth tranche of his moonshot award this month, bringing his aggregate haul to $11.8 billion.

Anders Melin | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2020

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