Tesla

Tesla Model 3: perfect production execution means around 80,000 vehicles in 2017

The start of Tesla Model 3 production and the subsequent ramp-up are increasingly becoming the focus of industry watcher and Tesla enthusiasts. We know more than ever about Tesla’s own plan for Model 3 production since the recent earnings and now it’s about gauging the company’s execution on this …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla is so confident in their vehicles they're offering lifetime insurance

Once again Tesla is shaking up the automotive industry, this time through insurance for life. The company has started offering a lifetime maintenance …

Autos

Watch Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Drive Like A Drunk Old Man

Someone’s Autopilot woke up on the wrong side of the bed. A video by a Tesla Model S owner that was uploaded to YouTube shows his vehicle, equipped …

Tesla Model S

Musk responds to Tesla line workers on wages, injuries, confidentiality

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has responded vigorously to an employee's claims of low wages and commonplace on-the-job injuries.<p>In an email to employees and …

Tesla Model S

Tesla (TSLA) tumbles after Goldman Sachs says Model 3 will be late and downgraded the stock

Going into its financial results last week, Tesla’s stock was nearing new all-time highs, but the announcement that the company was considering a new capital raise spooked some investors and it continues today in pre-market after Goldman Sachs released a note to clients.<p>The firm expects that the …

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Can You Make Money Renting Your Tesla Model S To Strangers? My Experience Doing It

Thinking of renting out your Tesla Model S?<p>A few months after buying my Certified Pre-Owned 2013 Model S from Tesla in January 2016, a friend told me …

Tesla Model S

How Tesla Is Ensuring the Model 3 Delivers on Quality

Tesla put a lot of effort into ensuring that the upcoming Model 3 is ready for a picky, mainstream audience.<p><b>Tesla</b>'s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Model S and Model X …

Autos

Exploring a Car’s CAN Bus Data

If you’re the scientifically and technologically curious type and don’t know about Ben Krasnow’s Applied Science YouTube channel, you are in for a real treat. The brilliant, ever-patient, always methodical Ben experiments with chemistry, physics, electronics, and electromechanical systems, always …

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Goldman Says To Sell Tesla, Gorden Lam Will Be Buying On The Pullbacks

Last week Tesla made a new high surpassing its previous 52 week high of $280. Today, it is trading off nearly 5% after Goldman Sachs downgraded it to a sell. Gorden Lam says he is buying Tesla on pullbacks.<p>Gorden started his Value fund at Marketocracy in February, 2007. His returns have averaged …

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Tesla is already showing how the insurance industry will be disrupted by self-driving cars

Reuters/Elijah Nouvelage; Business Insider/Diana Yukari<p>Tesla just became the first automaker to truly show how the insurance industry is bound to …

Tesla Model S

Goldman Sachs Gives Up On Tesla

Goldman reduces Tesla to SELL and lowers its price target to under $200.<p>We're guessing Goldman will not be the lead book runner on Tesla's upcoming …

Wall Street

The first ‘High-Power fast-charging station’ (150-350 kW) is installed by EVgo and ABB right in Tesla’s backyard

There’s an exciting race to build high-power fast-charging stations for electric vehicles going on right now. Companies like Tesla, EVgo, Chargepoint, ABB, and many more are preparing for the next wave of EVs, which are expected to be able to charge at a much higher rate.<p>It looks like EVgo and ABB …

Electric Vehicles

Dubai gears up to launch driverless, smart transport in new roadmap

Dubai: Dubai's new smart transport roadmap that the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) launched on Monday will accelerate the city's efforts in …

Tesla Model S

Wall Street is divided over Tesla

Tesla shares have been on an epic run since the beginning of the year, up 50% at one point.<p>They're still way up, but since fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 earnings were reported last week, the stock has been getting clobbered.<p>On Monday, Goldman Sachs analyst David Tamberrino, who has assumed …

Wall Street

Tesla keeping model 3 steady as Musk to lose CFO, seek cash

Elon Musk delivered a mixed bag for Tesla Inc shareholders, reassuring them that his mass-market electric sedan will arrive on time in July while …

Autos

This Investment Note Sent Tesla’s Stock Diving

Get rid of Tesla, advised Goldman Sachs analysts in a Monday note to clients.<p>The investment banking giant downgraded shares from "Hold" to "Sell," …

Wall Street

Tesla Model S, X and 3 with possible competitors

Tesla Model S

Honda's Clarity EV will only have 80-mile range

The new pure-electric model will have far less range than rivals such as the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3.<p>Despite being the originator of modern hybrid cars in the US with its original Insight model in 1999, Honda has struggled to be seen as an EV leader, largely ceding that green ground to …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla stock drops on Model 3 delay worries

Elon Musk's Tesla has changed its name to reflect its changing business model. Buzz60<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla shares closed down 4% Monday after Goldman Sachs downgraded the stock on concerns related to the upcoming Model 3 sedan.<p>Goldman Sachs analyst David Tamberrino hit the electric-car automaker …

Autos

Chevy Bolt and Tesla Model 3: EV Sales Battle

Chevrolet Bolt has only been available for a few months and is only being sold in select states.

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Bentley may take on Tesla with an electric SUV

Bentley might make an electric SUV in the future.<p>Bentley certainly plans on adding a small SUV to its lineup and is toying with the idea of making it all-electric, Automotive News first reported.<p>Bentley CEO Wolfgang Duerheimer said at the company's Continental Supersports launch that Bentley will …

Autos

Tesla stock falls after Goldman Sachs downgrade

Tesla stock took a hit Monday as Goldman Sachs downgraded its outlook for the electric vehicle maker.<p>An analyst at the investment bank dropped the …

Autos

Roborace unveils the first all-electric self-driving racecar: ~200 mph (320 km/h) top speed with 4 300kW motors

In Barcelona today for the MWC 2017 Mobile Conference, Roborace unveiled the final version of its all-electric and self-driving racecar: robocar. It’s the vehicle that will be used for the self-driving racing championship that will take place before the ePrix of the Formula E later this season.<p>The …

Transportation

Tesla Bankrupt Without A Capital Raise? The Skeptic's Critics Strike Back

Some astute critics poked some holes in my number crunching. Yet I think my thesis survived intact: capital raise soon, or insolvency.<p>Let's dive …

Autos

Hazy report claims Tesla Model 3 release may be delayed

With seemingly no evidence to back up his claim, Goldman Sachs analyst David Tamberrino issued a new research note claiming that Tesla’s highly …

Tesla Model 3

Honda Clarity EV range, Musk responds to worker claims, VW exec pleads not guilty: Today's Car News

Today, a report claims the 2018 Honda Clarity EV will have one of the shortest ranges of any battery-electric car, Elon Musk responds to a Tesla …

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This Electric Corvette Does 205 MPH

The real struggle with electric cars at the moment is how to put them into production at a sufficiently low cost with sufficiently long range …

Electric Vehicles

Is Elon Musk building staff rollercoasters in Tesla and SpaceX factories?

'Fast and fun' way to transport staff around Tesla car factory is coming, says boss Elon Musk.<p>Another week, another crazy idea from Elon Musk is set …

Elon Musk

Renault-Nissan Alliance announces plans for a self-driving electric car fleet for public and on-demand transportation

Virtually all automakers are currently working on some form of driverless ride-sharing/taxi services. Whether it’s through investments in existing services, like GM with its acquisition and investment in Cruise Automation and Lyft respectively, or through direct development like Tesla with its …

Transportation

Porsche owner looks to make $800,000 in a month

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