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2017 Tesla Model 3 in Tesla assembly plant parking lot, Fremont, CA, November 2017

Tesla cuts 7 percent of workforce

Tesla on Friday announced in a company email that it has cut 7 percent of its full-time workforce. The move is aimed at getting overheads down so the company can start churning out more affordable Model 3 sedans, namely the promised $35,000 Standard model which will have a 220-mile range. Tesla... read more

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First Tesla Model 3 AWD Performance produced

Tesla seeks $167M from ex-employee in ongoing legal battle

Tesla sued a former employee for allegedly stealing confidential photos and video of Tesla's manufacturing systems and other trade secrets this past summer, and it's just... read more December 13, 2018 by

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on "60 Minutes"

Elon Musk says he doesn't respect SEC, his tweets have no oversight

Elon Musk stepped back into the limelight after a tumultuous year. The automaker he oversees, Tesla, was rocked with SEC investigations, production qualms, but turned a... read more December 10, 2018 by

Porsche Taycan production

Porsche Taycan could be sold out for first year; Tesla number one conquest

Porsche has yet to release its first electric car, the Taycan, to the world, but things are peachy inside the German firm. According to a new report from Roadshow last... read more December 10, 2018 by

Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric delivery van in Germany

Elon Musk open to working with Daimler on electric van

Only last month, Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche revealed in an interview with Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita that the company's 2014 divestiture of a stake in Tesla didn't... read more November 21, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Performance adds "Track mode," system detailed

Tesla has officially begun rolling out its awaited "Track mode" for the Tesla Model 3 Performance. The electric-car maker confirmed the release via Twitter on Thursday and... read more November 8, 2018 by

2020 Tesla Roadster

Robyn Denholm replaces Elon Musk as Tesla chairman

Tesla late on Wednesday named Robyn Denholm as its new chairman to replace Elon Musk, effective immediately. Musk was forced to give up the role as part of a settlement with... read more November 8, 2018 by

Ares Tesla Model S Roadster teaser sketch

Ares teases Tesla Model S Roadster conversion

Modena, Italy-based design firm Ares wants to drop the top and subtract two doors from the Tesla Model S. On Monday, the firm teased another new project in the form of a... read more November 7, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla says SEC subpoenaed information about 2017 production numbers

The Securities and Exchange Commission wants to know if Tesla CEO Elon Musk misled investors last year about the automaker's capacity to build the Model 3 sedan, the company... read more November 2, 2018 by

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Daimler open to another collaboration with Tesla

At one point, Daimler owned 10 percent of Tesla. That was back in 2009 when the German auto giant acquired stock in Tesla in an effort to collaborate and develop electric car... read more October 30, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla reportedly faces FBI investigation over production numbers

Tesla reportedly faces an investigation by the FBI that the automaker and CEO Elon Musk may have misled investors about its production numbers. The Wall Street Journal... read more October 26, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla's Chinese plant will initially build Model 3, Model Y

Tesla a week ago purchased a plot of land near Shanghai to build its Chinese plant. The plant, which will be 100 percent owned by Tesla and have the capacity to build 250,000... read more October 25, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla increases Model 3 Mid Range price, drops Full Self-Driving option

Days after announcing a new mid-range Model 3 variant, Tesla has increased the price of the electric car from $45,000 to $46,000. The price hike also follows news that Tesla... read more October 24, 2018 by

The Boring Company tunnel

Boring Company tunnel under LA opens Dec. 10, free 155 mph rides

The Boring Company's first tunnel finally has its date with destiny set: Dec. 10. Chief executive officer Elon Musk named the December date as the grand opening and plans for... read more October 22, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla now sells Model 3 with 260-mile range, $45,000 sticker

Tesla late on Thursday started accepting orders for a more affordable Model 3 Mid Range sedan in the United States and Canada. The Mid Range is priced at $45,000 and has a... read more October 19, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Tesla buys site for Chinese Gigafactory

As Tesla moves forward with plans to build electric cars in China, the automaker has secured land in the country for one of its so-called Gigafactories. Reuters reported... read more October 17, 2018 by


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