Tesla

Business, Technology, Logistics

Tesla Idles China Plant, Suspending Vehicle Output Worldwide

Tesla idled its Gigafactory near Shanghai, China. Tesla idled its Gigafactory near Shanghai, China. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. suspended production at its plant on the outskirts of Shanghai, according to people familiar with the matter, bringing to a halt all of the company’s vehicle manufacturing globally.

May 7, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Tesla Delays First Deliveries of Electric Semi to 2021

Tesla Semi The Tesla Semi. (Alexis Georgeson/Tesla Motors)

Tesla Inc. pushed back first deliveries of its Semi commercial tractor into next year, making the truck two years behind its original schedule.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
May 5, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Safety

Elon Musk Presses for US to Reopen Ahead of Tesla Earnings Report

Elon Musk speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. Elon Musk speaks during a discussion at the Satellite 2020 Conference in Washington on March 9. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. shares have soared in spite of production shutdowns, likely demand disruptions and uncertainty about how soon the electric-car maker can restore more-normal operations.

Dana Hull and Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
April 29, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Rolls Out Feature Designed to Detect Stop Signs, Traffic Lights

Tesla's logo on a charging station in Port Huron, Mich., on March 18. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

After testing on public roads, Tesla is rolling out a new feature of its partially automated driving system designed to spot stop signs and traffic signals.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
April 27, 2020
Business, Technology

Goldman Sachs: Buy Tesla and Stocks With Electric-Car Exposure

Pedestrians walk past a Tesla dealership in Shanghai, China, on April 6. Pedestrians walk past a Tesla dealership in Shanghai, China, on April 6. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

The significant pullback in U.S. auto stocks creates an opportunity for investors to own long-term growth names including Tesla Inc. and other companies exposed to electric vehicles, Goldman Sachs said.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
April 15, 2020
Business, Safety

Tesla Plans No-Pay Furloughs, Salary Cuts While Plants Idled

A worker welds a Model S sedan chassis at Tesla's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., in 2013. A worker welds a Model S sedan chassis at Tesla's assembly plant in Fremont, Calif., in 2013. (Noah Berger/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. will furlough noncritical employees without pay and temporarily cut executive salaries as much as 30% to conserve cash while the coronavirus pandemic forces the shutdown of much of its operations.

April 8, 2020
Government, Business, TCA

Tesla’s Ventilator Production in New York Has Yet to Begin

Signage is displayed outside the Tesla factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 2018. Signage is displayed outside the Tesla factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 2018. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk promised nearly two weeks ago that the Tesla factory in Buffalo, N.Y., would reopen for ventilator production to help with the coronavirus pandemic. But it still hasn’t happened yet.

Geoff Herbert | Syracuse (N.Y.) Media Group
April 7, 2020
Government, Business, TCA

Elon Musk Will Reopen Tesla’s Buffalo Factory for Ventilators

Tesla's solar panel factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 2018. Tesla's solar panel factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in December 2018. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk says the Tesla factory in Buffalo, N.Y., will reopen for ventilator production to help with the coronavirus pandemic.

Geoff Herbert | Syracuse (N.Y.) Media Group
March 26, 2020
Government, Business

Tesla Asked by N.Y. Assemblyman to Make Ventilators in State

Vehicles sit parked outside the Tesla solar panel factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2018. Vehicles sit parked outside the Tesla solar panel factory in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2018. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

A New York assemblyman has asked Elon Musk to make ventilators at Tesla Inc.’s state-subsidized solar factory, which may be unable to meet hiring goals because of a shutdown order.

March 24, 2020
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

NTSB Blames Drivers, Tesla, Lax Regulations in Florida Crash

A Tesla Model 3 departs after charging at the station in Kettleman City, Calif., in July 2019. A Tesla Model 3 departs after charging at the Tesla Supercharger station in Kettleman City, Calif., in July 2019. (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

The National Transportation Safety Board says two drivers, Tesla and lax regulation of new partially automated driving systems are to blame for a fatal 2019 crash in Florida involving a Tesla on Autopilot.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
March 20, 2020

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