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Elon Musk announces he's considering taking Tesla private (Updated)

Elon Musk announces he's considering taking Tesla private (Updated)

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday he is considering taking the electric car company private. The executive posted on Twitter, "Am considering taking Tesla private at $420 a share." Tesla's stock bounced 7.3 percent Tuesday immediately after the news. Trading was halted for well over an hour on... read more

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Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

What Tesla Model 3 buyers trade in says something about them

Buyers driving home Tesla Model 3s are moving up. In its second-quarter earnings call Wednesday, Tesla executives revealed the top five cars they have taken in on trade for... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla cuts losses on Model 3 sales, Musk promises profits next quarter

As it ramps up production of the Tesla Model 3, Tesla announced Wednesday that it reduced its financial losses in the second quarter—barely. The result is significant... read more August 1, 2018 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on red carpet

Nissan Leaf battery tech, hydrogen shortages, and Tesla Twitter wars get real: Today's Car News

We take a deep look into two phenomenon: new technology in the Nissan Leaf's 30-kwh battery, and the war of words online surrounding Tesla and its CEO. A hydrogen shortage... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla and its fans lash out at critics: commentary

One of the most vocal critics of electric-car maker Tesla appears to have been silenced. Known as Montana Skeptic, he wrote 138 articles over three years on the stock-tip... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are positive

The first reviews of the Tesla Model 3 Performance are in, and they are positive—even occasionally glowing. Tesla has trickled out cars for review to a handful of... read more July 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Performance to get new "track mode"

Tesla is developing a new track mode for performance versions of the Model 3. YouTube reviewer Marques Brownlee posted a video on Instagram showing a development version of... read more July 24, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla asks suppliers for money back on Model 3 parts

In its ongoing effort to reach profitability by the end of this year, Tesla has asked several of its suppliers to lower prices retroactively on components of the Model 3... read more July 24, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S named car of the decade

Tesla is known as the car of the future. Now the collector-car community that venerates cars of the past has also taken notice. Collector-car insurer Hagerty Insurance named... read more July 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Germany claws back clean-car bonus from Tesla Model S owners

It's one thing not to qualify for a product rebate, bonus, or credit. It's another to qualify, then have to pay it back. That's what Germany said Wednesday, alleging that... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla Model 3 shows bigger profit in latest cost breakdown

Tesla isn't the only one with a lot riding on the financial success of the Model 3. CEO Elon Musk has called ramping up production of the Model 3 a "bet the company"... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 Performance gets EPA rating, Supercharging referrals extended

A new picture by an early buyer of a Tesla Model 3 Performance shows the car's EPA rating of 116 MPGe. That's down 14 MPGe, or almost 11 percent from the base long-range... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla sales, rebates ending, oil studies, and dirty tricks: The Week in Reverse

Which brand's electric cars won't get a tax credit after next year? Which electric car is in extremely short supply? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more July 14, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla sells 200,000th car, starting phaseout of federal tax credits

Tesla's vehicle purchase incentives web page on Thursday morning reported that the wind-down of incentives for buyers of its cars has begun. The change was first noted and... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla raises price of full self-driving option–if you wait for it to work before buying

Tesla has increased the price of a feature that doesn't yet exist—at least for customers who haven't bought it yet. That's according to Tesla's online configurator... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla hikes prices in China in first response to trade war

In a move largely seen as the first response to a trade war that has broken out between China and the United States, Tesla has hiked prices of its Model S and Model X luxury... read more July 9, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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