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  1. Jamie McKane

    Tesla cuts more staff after disappointing deliveries report

    Tesla cuts more staff after disappointing deliveries report Tesla Inc. followed a disappointing deliveries report by cutting another swath of sales staff across the country, as the electric-car maker continues to pare back personnel and shift its ordering process online. The company dismissed...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Tesla's new charging network will halve waiting times

    Tesla's new charging network will halve waiting times Tesla Inc. is updating its charging network to halve typical wait times as the Model 3 fleet grows larger and rivals like Porsche ready their own powerful infrastructure. After doubling power at Tesla’s stations and vehicles preheating...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Tesla plans to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2019

    Tesla plans to produce 500,000 vehicles in 2019 Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. will make about 500,000 cars this year, a prediction that’s difficult to gauge given the chief executive officer’s proclivity for setting stretch goals. The number Musk put in a Twitter posting late Tuesday is roughly in...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Tesla releases Sentry Mode protection against break-ins

    Tesla releases Sentry Mode protection against break-ins Tesla has launched its new Sentry Mode feature, which uses the vehicle's external cameras to monitor its surroundings. If enabled, the Sentry Mode system will enter a standby mode when the Tesla vehicle is left unattended.
  5. Jamie McKane

    Tesla cuts thousands of jobs to face tough road ahead

    Tesla cuts thousands of jobs to face tough road ahead Tesla Inc. will cut its full-time work force by 7 percent, with Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk saying the “road ahead is very difficult” to make electric cars affordable for the mass market. The shares fell 7.6 percent in pre-market...
  6. Jamie McKane

    No Tesla Powerwall deliveries expected in South Africa for a long time

    No Tesla Powerwall deliveries expected in South Africa for a long time Tesla’s Powerwall batteries are completely sold out in South Africa and suppliers that manage to secure stock are selling them as fast as they can land units in the country. This is according to Greg Blandford who is the...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Elon Musk hopes to open Tesla store in South Africa in 2019

    Elon Musk hopes to open Tesla store in South Africa in 2019 Elon Musk stated on Twitter that Tesla would probably open a dealership in South Africa at the end of 2019. Tesla tweeted earlier today that 11 new Tesla stores are opening this week across the United States.
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    Tesla’s giant battery saved $40 million during its first year, report says

    Source: https://electrek.co/2018/12/06/tesla-battery-report/ More at the link ...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Tesla announces first quarterly profit in two years

    Tesla announces first quarterly profit in two years Tesla has reported a third-quarter profit of $312 million, bringing an end to a streak of seven quarterly losses. This was powered by an 82% increase in automotive revenue compared to the second quarter of 2018.
  10. Jamie McKane

    Tesla ready to start production on Model Y

    Tesla ready to start production on Model Y Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company's upcoming Tesla Model Y SUV will go into production, The Verge reports. Speaking at an earnings call with investors, Musk said Tesla has made significant progress on the Model Y, although full-volume...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Tesla's Model 3 is becoming one of America's best-selling sedans

    Tesla's Model 3 is becoming one of America's best-selling sedans First it was America’s best-selling electric car. Then it became the best-selling luxury car. Now, against the odds, Tesla Inc.’s Model 3 is becoming one of the best-selling sedans in America, period. Automakers on Tuesday...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Tesla owners volunteer to help deliver vehicles to customers

    Tesla owners volunteer to help deliver vehicles to customers Priority number one for the embattled Elon Musk going into the weekend was striking a deal with federal regulators -- a task he achieved Saturday by agreeing to pay a hefty fine and step down as Tesla Inc.’s chairman. Priority number...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Tesla gets Panasonic's help with battery production

    Tesla gets Panasonic's help with battery production Panasonic Corp., the sole battery supplier for Tesla Inc.’s best-selling Model 3, is taking steps to help Elon Musk solve the “production hell” problem that has plagued the car that’s key to making profits. The Japanese company had proposed...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Tesla faces fraud investigation over Elon Musk statements

    Tesla faces fraud investigation over Elon Musk statements Tesla Inc. is under investigation by the Justice Department over public statements made by the company and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk, according to two people familiar with the matter. The criminal probe is running alongside a...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Tesla's finance team loses another executive - Report

    Tesla's finance team loses another executive - Report Another high-ranking finance executive at Tesla Inc. is leaving the company, according to people familiar with the matter. Justin McAnear, vice president of worldwide finance and operation, is parting ways with the electric-car maker, said...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Tesla wraps up its worst week since 2016

    Tesla wraps up its worst week since 2016 Tesla Inc. plunged Friday, capping its worst week since 2016, after Elon Musk told the New York Times that no one saw or reviewed his tweet about the plan to take the company private before he posted it. Musk, Tesla’s chief executive officer and...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Tesla board torn between shareholders and CEO

    Tesla board torn between shareholders and CEO Tesla Inc.’s board of directors is at a critical juncture, wedged between a larger-than-life figure to whom many are personally close and their larger responsibility to shareholders. Elon Musk’s astonishing interview with the New York Times has...
  18. Jamie McKane

    SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Musk's take-private tweet

    SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Musk's take-private tweet Tesla Inc. has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Elon Musk’s effort to take the company private, indicating the regulatory scrutiny of his statements have reached a more serious stage. The...
  19. Jamie McKane

    SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Musk's take-private tweet

    SEC sends subpoena to Tesla over Musk's take-private tweet Tesla Inc. has received a subpoena from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission regarding Elon Musk’s effort to take the company private, indicating the regulatory scrutiny of his statements have reached a more serious stage...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Tesla seeks wide investor pool to back its take-private plan

    Tesla seeks wide investor pool to back its take-private plan Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and advisers are seeking a wide pool of investors to back a potential take-private of the automaker to avoid concentrating ownership among a few new large holders, according to people...
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