Tesla

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.
Jae C. Hong/AP Photo, File
April 24, 2019 - 7:52 pm
(AP) — Tesla posted a surprisingly large $702.1 million net loss in the first quarter as sales of its electric cars slumped and demand appeared to be waning. The company lost $4.10 per share from January through March, when deliveries fell 31 percent from the fourth quarter. Tesla had warned it...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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April 22, 2019 - 7:55 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — 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. The technology required to make that quantum leap is scheduled to be shown off to Tesla investors...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.
Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 10:26 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk should not be found in contempt of court because he has complied with the terms of a securities fraud settlement, his attorneys wrote in documents filed Monday night with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Musk's lawyers wrote that a Feb. 19 tweet merely...
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In this July 6, 2018, file photo prospective customers confer with sales associates as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver.
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March 11, 2019 - 11:58 am
By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is walking back plans to close most of its showrooms worldwide and announced price hikes for most of its electric vehicles. Tesla announced last month that it would shutter most of its stores to cut costs so it could sell its lower-priced Model 3...
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Tesla via CNN
March 02, 2019 - 7:21 pm
By Matt McFarland (CNN) - - Tesla is selling its cars with the option of "full self-driving capability," a feature that's drawing criticism from experts on self-driving technology. They say CEO Elon Musk is playing fast and loose with definitions, overselling the technology and potentially creating...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2019, file photograph, buyers look over a Model 3 in a Tesla store in Cherry Creek Mall in Denver.
David Zalubowski/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 9:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla will only sell its electric cars online as it accelerates its cost cutting so it can realize its long-running goal of selling a mass-market sedan for $35,000. The change announced Thursday will allow the Silicon Valley automaker to begin selling its Model 3 for $35,000 —...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk
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February 26, 2019 - 1:38 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk has until March 11 to explain to a federal judge in New York why he shouldn't be held in contempt of court . U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan issued an order Tuesday after federal securities regulators asked the court to hold Musk in contempt for violating the...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk
Kiichiro Sato/AP, file
February 25, 2019 - 9:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk's tweeting habits have triggered another legal challenge from stock market regulators worried about him using his Twitter account to mislead investors. The latest dust-up emerged late Monday when the Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal court...
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File photo dated 03/02/11 of a Royal Dutch Shell logo.
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February 15, 2019 - 1:59 pm
By Ivana Kottasová, CNN Business (CNN) -- Royal Dutch Shell is making a bet on home battery storage as it tries to boost its sustainable energy business. The oil giant announced Friday that it has purchased Sonnen, a German startup that makes residential battery systems that store energy generated...
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This June 25, 2017 file photo shows TK Holdings Inc. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.
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February 08, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Tom Krisher, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler Vans, Mercedes and Ferrari are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace potentially deadly air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan. The inflators can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At...
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