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  1. Jamie McKane

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway Tesla’s market cap of $555 billion is now higher than that of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which stands at $543 billion. Tesla has had a knockout year, with its stock price increasing from $86 per share to $586 per share in eleven months.
  2. Jamie McKane

    Tesla launches its own brand of tequila

    Tesla launches its own brand of tequila Electric carmaker Tesla has launched its own brand of Tequila on its online store. The idea for the tequila started out as an April Fools' Day joke in 2018, where the liquor was referred to by Elon Musk as "Teslaquilla".
  3. Jamie McKane

    I shorted Tesla at $1,900 - It was a terrible idea

    I shorted Tesla at $1,900 - It was a terrible idea I shorted Tesla's stock when it hit $1,897 a week ago, and it was a horrible decision. As an IT journalist in South Africa, however, I naturally did not have any real money to invest and I used a demo Webtrader account from Standard Bank to...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Tesla share price surges to highest point this year

    Tesla share price surges to highest point this year Tesla Inc. shares touched their highest in more than a year after a host of positive news boosted sentiment for shares that have underperformed the broader market this year. The stock rose as much as 7% on Monday, touching the highest...
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    Morris Garage

    Ahhh MG, a British brand that has Chinese parents. SAIC, the owners of MG seem to be doing wonders for the brand of recently, just like what Geely is doing for Volvo, Lotus and Proton, in fact they recently bought a chunk of smart car and they own a car company that plans on making cars that...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Tesla Powerwall is back in South Africa

    Tesla Powerwall is back in South Africa Tesla Powerwall is returning to South Africa, Rubicon sales director Greg Blandford has told MyBroadband. Pre-orders from Rubicon open on 2 December and the first shipments will arrive at the end of the year. Package deals with solar panels and inverters...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Tesla fails to reach 100,000 deliveries

    Tesla fails to reach 100,000 deliveries The good and the bad Elon Musk were on full display Wednesday, when Tesla Inc. released its much-awaited third-quarter delivery figures. The good: Musk’s relentless drive to ramp up output helped push deliveries to a record 97,000 units. [Bloomberg]
  8. Jamie McKane

    Tesla researcher unveils million-mile battery

    Tesla researcher unveils million-mile battery A research partner of Tesla has published a paper about a battery cell that could last over a million miles, Electrek reports. Jeff Dahn and the rest of his lab released the test results on 6 September for the Li-Ion battery cell, which uses a...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Tesla batteries are powering Zimbabwe

    Tesla batteries are powering Zimbabwe Zimbabweans are relying on Tesla Inc. to help them pay their bills. Amid power outages of as long as 18 hours a day, Econet Wireless Ltd., Zimbabwe’s biggest mobile-phone operator, is turning to the Palo Alto, California-based automaker and storable-energy...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Tesla raises car prices in China

    Tesla raises car prices in China Tesla Inc. raised car prices in China, responding to trade tensions that weigh on the country’s currency and have led to oscillating import tariffs on vehicles. The price of a basic level imported Model 3 sedan went up more than 2% to 363,900 yuan ($50,900)...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Tesla begins offering insurance

    Tesla begins offering insurance Tesla Inc. began offering auto insurance to its vehicle owners in California, touting rates as much as 30% lower without offering much detail. The electric-car maker is offering online quotes through its website and plans to expand the service throughout the...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Tesla faces investigation over Model 3 safety claims

    Tesla faces investigation over Model 3 safety claims The U.S. National Highway Traffic Administration sent Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk a cease-and-desist letter last year regarding Model 3 safety claims and subpoenaed the carmaker for information on several crashes, according to documents posted by...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Tesla cars will soon be able to stream Netflix and YouTube

    Tesla cars will soon be able to stream Netflix and YouTube The ability to stream YouTube and Netflix when a Tesla vehicle is not moving is coming soon, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter. The change may come in August but wouldn’t take “more than a few months,” Musk said while responding to a...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Tesla CTO to step down

    Tesla CTO to step down Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced yesterday that long-time executive JB Straubel is stepping down from his position as Tesla CTO after 15 years in the position, The Verge reports. Straubel will remain with the company, however, and will transition into a senior advisor role.
  15. Jamie McKane

    Tesla is now working on its own battery cells

    Tesla is now working on its own battery cells Tesla employees told CNBC that the company is developing its own lithium-ion battery cells as well as the necessary processes to build these cells in large quantities. The electric vehicle company has been using battery cells from Panasonic for...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Tesla starts taking orders for Model 3 made in China

    Tesla starts taking orders for Model 3 made in China Tesla Inc. started taking orders for the Model 3 cars it will make in China, its second-largest market, and lowered the price of the vehicle. The Palo Alto, California-based company set the base price at 328,000 yuan ($47,523), including...
  17. Jamie McKane

    The bursting of the Tesla bubble

    The bursting of the Tesla bubble For Elon Musk and Tesla Inc., the blows from Wall Street came one after another this week -- a relentless barrage that left the stock so beat up that some now wonder if it can ever regain its status as the ultimate 21st century disrupter. Morgan Stanley threw...
  18. Jamie McKane

    Tesla lane-changing is less competent than a human driver - Consumer Reports

    Tesla's lane-changing is less competent than a human driver - Consumer Reports Consumer Reports has claimed that Tesla's automatic lane-changing technology "doesn't work very well" and could create potential safety risks for drivers. Tesla added this new lane-changing feature to its Autopilot...
  19. Jamie McKane

    Tesla plans to raise $2 billion

    Tesla plans to raise $2 billion Tesla Inc. plans to raise about $2 billion through debt and stock offerings, after Elon Musk overestimated the ability of the Model 3 sedan to generate enough cash for the company to be self-sustaining. The electric-car maker filed Thursday to sell $1.35 billion...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Tesla rushes to complete new assembly plant in China

    Tesla rushes to complete new assembly plant in China Three months after groundbreaking, Tesla Inc. is rushing to complete its multibillion-dollar factory on the outskirts of Shanghai to capitalize on growing demand in the world’s largest electric-car market. Foundations for the facility have...
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