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All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

As Tesla continues to scramble to make the Model 3 profitable in time to begin making big debt payments in November, the company hiked the price of the all-wheel drive option on the car. According to Tesla's online configurator, the price has increased from $5,000 to $6,000. The change was first... read more

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Tesla had VW funding lined up to go private, report says

After Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced earlier this month that he planned to take the company private, investment advisors hooked a big fish to provide the funding, according to... read more August 27, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk announces company will stay public, abandons private push

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced late Friday via a statement on Tesla's website the automaker would give up plans to take the company private, just 17 days after the embattled... read more August 25, 2018 by


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

Tesla push for 5,000 Model 3s per week left many unfinished

At the end of June, Tesla pushed hard to finish 5,000 Model 3s a week. It may have pushed too hard. New internal documents acquired and reported by Business Insider show that... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Lots of Teslas spill all over Northern California

Watching Tesla—and Teslas—has become practically a spectator sport, especially for those who live near the factory. As production of the company's most popular... read more August 22, 2018 by


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

New report inside Tesla factory says Model 3 production improving

A new independent report from inside Tesla's Fremont factory shows production of the Model 3 is becoming sustainable. The report, from automotive analysts Eversource ISI... read more August 20, 2018 by


 
Lucid Air

Saudi investment fund reportedly wants stake in Lucid Motors

The Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund may be planning to buy a stake in potential Tesla rival Lucid Motors, according to a Reuters report. Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested... read more August 20, 2018 by


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

Tesla troubles, best deals, and time running out on VW diesels: The Week in Reverse

Who disputed EPA findings that less fuel-efficient cars will be safer? What did a second whistleblower at Tesla's Gigafactory allege? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 18, 2018 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Elon Musk arrives in a Tesla Roadster

Opinion: Tesla's CEO needs help, but will he take it?

Just as Tesla is beginning to straighten out manufacturing problems with its Model 3, the executive suite seems in the midst of a nuclear meltdown. In a wide-ranging... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Microlino electric car

Tesla whistle-blowers, fuel-cells, and Musk interview, time for relief? Today's Car News

The news Friday was almost all Tesla, all the time. CEO Elon Musk granted an exclusive interview to The New York Times in which he said his tweet about taking the company... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Tesla board reportedly seeking No. 2 executive to assist Elon Musk

On Thursday, The New York Times published an interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk that revealed that the company's board may looking for a new operational leader for the... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada [CREDIT - YouTube user California Phantom]

Tesla faces more whistleblower allegations from a second former employee

A second employee at Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada has filed for whistleblower protection, alleging that the company covered up an investigation into drug trafficking at the... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina Battista debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Best deals on green cars, Tesla scrutiny, Swiss stop diesels, EPA pushback: Today's Car News

The SEC issues subpoenas to Tesla over CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private. Switzerland halts registrations of some diesels from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. New... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla privatization bid, quality control face increasing scrutiny

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing mounting pressure from regulators and critics since his tweet last week to take the company private and the fallout that has followed. The Wall... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Electrify America chargers by BTC Power

VW TDI claims, more Tesla details, "Jetstones" promote electric cars: Today's Car News

The VW TDI settlement nears completion. Elon Musk reveals more details about his privatization plan for Tesla. And Electrify America rolls out the "Jetstones" to promote... read more August 13, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla CEO Elon Musk reveals talks with Saudi fund to take Tesla private, others express doubt

In a public letter to investors Monday morning, Tesla CEO Elon Musk expanded on details of his plan to take the company private. Musk announced Aug. 4 on Twitter that he was... read more August 13, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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