Jack Dorsey, David Sacks, former Twitter exec favored to replace Musk as CEO

Earlier this week, Elon Musk ran a poll on Twitter asking users of the social media platform if he should step down as the company’s CEO. The poll ended with 17,502,391 votes being cast, 57.5% of which were in ...

Tesla Megapack battery is sold out until Q3 2024

While Tesla’s battery storage business does not attract as many headlines as the company’s electric cars, products like the Megapack are gaining ground. A hint of this could be seen in Tesla’s official site for the flagship commercial-grade battery storage ...

Tesla Roadster, Cybertruck top list of most anticipated EVs in the world

A study from Lease Fetcher, a UK-based vehicle leasing comparison platform, has determined that among the EVs that are yet to be released and those that are already available in the market, Tesla’s cars are among the most desired. After ...

Rivian R1T has the highest range for an electric truck with a 328-mile EPA estimate

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SpaceX might launch first Starlink Gen2 satellites next week

SpaceX has told the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it plans to begin launching its first next-generation Starlink Gen2 satellites before the end of 2022. The FCC only just granted SpaceX partial approval of its Starlink Gen2 constellation, which ...

Tesla China boss helping Giga Texas prepare for Cybertruck production: report

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Tesla increases December’s unexpected discount of U.S. Model 3 & Y to $7,500

On December 1st, Tesla unexpectedly discounted inventory of Model 3 and Y vehicles by $3,750 for customers willing to purchase Models 3s and Ys that were already in inventory by the end of the year. That discount has gone up ...

Exclusive interview: Former Tesla exec launches 800 hp electric boat; says it’s an extension of Tesla’s mission

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Tesla’s in-house cell development efforts expand in Fremont

Tesla’s in-house cell development efforts are expanding at the Fremont Factory once again, filings show. Tesla has been developing and building cells at factories for many years. Gigafactory Nevada is likely the most familiar to many people, but Tesla expanded ...

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General Motors is recalling 111,242 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles for potential fire risks involving a seat belt pretensioner. “General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017-2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles,” the NHTSA’s summary of the recall said. “After a ...

Tesla Energy completes over 500K solar panel and Solar Roof installations

Tesla has confirmed that its energy division has completed more than 500,000 solar panel and Solar Roof installations, which was equal to about 4 GW of clean energy. The milestone was announced in a post on Tesla’s official Twitter ...

Tesla China produced more Model Ys than SAIC-GM’s ultra-cheap Mini EV in November

The narrative surrounding Tesla China today may be dominated by concerns surrounding the company’s alleged demand issues, but the EV maker is achieving some notable milestones in its own right. This was hinted at in the local production figures of ...

Tesla stock (TSLA) splits Wall St analysts amid Elon Musk’s Twitter antics

As Elon Musk continued to court one controversy after another amid his tenure as Twitter’s head, the sentiments of Wall Street surrounding EV maker Tesla appears to have become quite split. This was particularly noticeable for Oppenheimer and Deutsche ...

Lucid cushions financial position with $1.515B capital raise

Lucid Group (NASDAQ: LCID) announced it had completed a capital raise of $1.515 billion to cushion its financial position as it continues to ramp up the production of its electric vehicles. The automaker said it had successfully completed its ...

USPS commits to new $9.6B five-year plan for fleet electrification

The United States Postal Service announced its new $9.6 billion five-year plan for fleet electrification today, which will help increase the number of sustainable powertrains responsible for delivering Americans’ mail. The USPS announced on Tuesday it plans to invest ...

Tesla Energy to be part of ‘change in U.S. generation portfolio’: DOE

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Elon Musk responds to reports of his search for a new Twitter CEO

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Tesla shares behind the scenes look at holiday release

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Elizabeth Warren grills Tesla Board on Elon Musk’s alleged absence

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D, MA) has sent a letter to the Tesla Board of Directors, inquiring if Elon Musk’s alleged absence has negatively impacted investors. Criticism of Tesla CEO Elon Musk has become common on the CEO’s new social ...

Former VW boss Herbert Diess elected as chairman of chipmaker Infineon

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Rivian R1T’s Max Pack + Quad-Motor configuration will be unavailable starting 2023

Rivian sent out letters to Max Pack preorder holders, informing them of some changes to their configurators in 2023. According to the letter, the Rivian R1T’s Max Pack battery will only be available with a Dual-Motor AWD configuration in 2023. ...

Tesla’s Megapack Megafactory in Lathrop is abuzz in activity

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GM exec shares strategy to “catapult General Motors” to EV leadership category

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Elon Musk expects Twitter to hit cash flow break even next year

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Tesla’s stock slide hasn’t made a skeptic out of ARK Invest

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Rivian Snow Mode increases safety on wintery road conditions—while keeping you warm

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Tesla’s evident paint shop improvements lie within Quicksilver from Giga Berlin

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Tesla Giga Berlin under scrutiny for alleged toxic materials mishandling

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Elon Musk’s Twitter CEO poll ends with users asking for new chief executive

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SpaceX aces three Falcon 9 launches in 34 hours

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A look at Tesla’s potential new Gigafactory locations: Mexico, Canada, Indonesia or South Korea

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Elon Musk considers stepping down as Twitter CEO in poll

Elon Musk tweeted a poll recently, asking Twitter users if he should step down as the head of Twitter. The head of multiple companies noted that he would abide by the result of the poll. As of this writing, ...

Tesla Giga Berlin produced 3,000 Model Ys this week

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