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Silicon Valley is struggling to understand Tesla's Model 3 production problems — here's why

• <b>Tesla could be struggling to get the welding right with its Model 3 sedan.</b>• <b><br>The vehicle's production ramp has been delayed.</b>• <b><br>Tech investors are also struggling to understand the unique difficulties of building cars.</b><p>Tesla could be dealing with some new assembly line welding problems that are slowing …

Business

Tesla’s Latest Bad News...Oh, Never Mind

A few developments that would have knocked most stocks off course are barely registering among Tesla’s bullish crowd.<p>Late Friday, it was reported …

Tesla Model 3

Elon Musk said the Raptor rocket will "meet or exceed passenger airline levels of safety"

The SpaceX Raptor<p>In 2016, the United States Air Force contracted SpaceX to begin designing and developing the Raptor prototype upper-stage engine, a …

Elon Musk

Epithets, racist drawings at Tesla factory, ex-employees say

FREMONT — Three former Tesla factory employees charge in a new suit the company’s factory is a hostile environment for black workers, adding to …

Racism

With Tesla's Disappointing Numbers, Maybe Elon Musk Should Focus on Building Cars

Is Elon Musk spreading himself too thin?placeholder<p>I know it's nearly heretical to criticize anything Elon Musk does. He is, after all, America's real-life Tony Stark. He's going to placeholdercolonize Mars, save Puerto Rico, free us from dependence on fossil fuels, redefine high-speed …

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Tesla Model 3 On Rainbow Road

Driving down Rainbow Road in a Tesla Model 3. Really? You bet.<p>This brief video from within a Tesla Model 3 shows what the screen looks like when the …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla: Keep On Spending?

One of key components in the <b>Tesla</b> (TSLA) bear case is the amount of cash it needs to spend to grow--it's burned though $10.6 billion in cash during …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Might Team With Magna For Model 3 Production In Europe

Tesla Model 3<p>One way to possibly free up additional production for the Tesla Model 3 would be to expand to outside the U.S.<p>Makes sense, right?<p>Rumors …

Autos

Tesla fires hundreds on Model 3 stall: source

File: The Model 3, with a $35,000 (R455, 000) list price, is Tesla's first vehicle aimed at the middle market and is key to its growth strategy. …

News (South Africa)

Nomura lays out China track for Tesla

Nomura/Instinet backs its Buy rating on Tesla (TSLA -1.6%) and sticks with a high-flying price target of $500.<p>After talking with Chinese automobile …

Business

Tesla Slides Amid Reports of Performance-Related Job Cuts

Tesla (TSLA) shares slipped lower in pre-market trading Monday amid several weekend reports that the company fired hundreds of employees for failing …

Investing

Your Next Home Could Run on Batteries

In the near future, your home could be battery operated.<p>This is especially true if you live in New York, California, Massachusetts, Hawaii, Vermont, Arizona or a growing roster of other states and municipalities experimenting with revamping their electrical grids for the 21st century.<p>You might not …

Business

4 Takeaways From Tesla Firing Hundreds Of People

Multiple news sources, starting with the <i>San Jose Mercury News,</i> have reported that Tesla fired hundreds of workers (ranging from 400 to 700) last week. A Tesla spokesman said that the dismissals were the result of a company-wide annual review, and insisted they were not layoffs and that some workers …

Business

Tesla unveils a brand new dual-charging port for Chinese vehicles

Tesla is rolling out new dual-charging ports for Model S and Model X vehicles sold in China, according to the car blog <i>Electrek</i>, meaning the company …

Tesla Model S

Tesla starts shipping Powerpacks to Puerto Rico

Elon Musk said last week that Tesla would accelerate its effort to help bring power back to Puerto Rico after sending a few hundred Powerwall battery packs to the island where the electric grid was destroyed by hurricanes last month.<p>Now we learn that Tesla is indeed stepping it up with now a new …

Sports Cars

Heres What Your Taxpayer Dollars Did at Tesla

Elon Musk’s Tesla has received billions in subsides from the US government. They were supposed to create jobs and a good product. What really …

Conservative View

The best electric cars of 2017

More people are choosing to live in cities or major conurbations. Those cities are getting more and more legislation concerning air quality, and that …

Electric Vehicles

Oppenheimer: Tesla Model 3 Production Problems Tied to Suppliers

Tesla’s Model 3 production problems stem from a small number of suppliers that have failed to deliver on time, according to Oppenheimer & Co.<p>At least …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla is going ‘on tour’ in the UK to keep sales momentum

Last year, the UK briefly became Tesla’s biggest market in Europe, a position generally held by Norway. The automaker’s sales have still been growing in the market, but it’s not where it should be based on its size.<p>Now Tesla is launching a new ‘tour’ in the UK to promote its vehicles.<p>Tesla …

Autos

Tesla Model 3 Completes Coast-To-Coast Run In Record Time

Tesla Model 3<p>Its time, once (if) verified, was nearly a full hour quicker than the previous record, which believe it or not was set in a Tesla Model …

Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model S P100D Redeems Itself, Soundly Beats The Mercedes-AMG E63 S In 1/4 Mile Race

Just a couple of weeks ago, the Tesla Model S P100D, the holy grail of fast, relatively attainable mass-market EVs, was soundly beaten by the McLaren …

Technology

Here’s why Tesla just fired hundreds of workers

Production on Tesla’s Model 3 continues to ramp up, but lately, Elon Musk’s company has faced a few issues, including having to recall thousands of …

Gear & Gadgets

Tesla fires hundreds as Model 3 electric car production drags

News (U.S.)

Tesla Model 3 Ignites War Between Skeptics And Supporters

As Tesla ramps up production of its first mass-market EV, there’s a war over whether the automaker can deliver.<p>CEO Elon Musk stated in “The Secret Master Plan” that the ultimate goal for Tesla was to make a car like the Model 3:<p><i>So, in short, the master plan is:</i><i>Build sports car</i> <i><br>Use that money to</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Tesla Model S and Merc-AMG E63 vs the stopwatch

The Mercedes-AMG E63 S is a deeply, deeply fast car. I can’t express that enough. It’s a super saloon with astonishing reactions, phenomenal traction …

Autos

Tesla Is Highest Rated Automaker On Top 30 Global Experience Brands List

Tesla Is Highest Rated Automaker On Top 30 Global Experience Brands List<p>It was year ago that Tesla first appeared in the Top 30 Global Experience …

Autos

Volkswagen sees Tesla as main EV rival

Volkswagen (OTCPK:VLKAY) sees Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) as it main mass-market EV rival due the innovation business model which sets it apart from Toyota …

Business

A couple paid for two Teslas by sharing them on the Airbnb for cars — here’s how they did it

• <b>Turo has allowed Chad and Min Hurin to pay for two Teslas with cash to spare.</b>• <b><br>The couple owns a Model S and a Model X which they rent out using the app.</b>• <b><br>Damage is covered by insurance, and high mileage is a concern, but they see it as the cost of ownership.</b><p>As Chad Hurin puts it, he's not a car guy. …

Technology

Why your next car will be electric

For the past two decades a storm has been brewing, creating the perfect conditions for the electric car to kill the internal combustion engine. The …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla fired hundreds of employees this past week

Luxury electric vehicle maker Tesla fired about 400 employees this week, including associates, team leaders and supervisors, a former employee told <i>Reuters</i> on Friday. The dismissals were a result of a company-wide annual review, Tesla said in an emailed statement, without confirming the number of …

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