Tag: Tesla Motors Inc

Tesla Says Deliveries in Quarter Set a Record

Tesla delivered a record number of vehicles in the most recent quarter, the company said Tuesday. The electric-car maker said it delivered 95,200 autos, bettering the mark it had set in last year’s final quarter. Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, said in an email to employees last week that the company would deliver 90,000 to […]

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L.A. to Vegas and Back by Electric Car: 8 Hours Driving; 5 More Plugged In

LOS ANGELES — You’ve heard it many times, from automakers, the energy industry and government officials: Electric vehicles are the cars of the future, essential to the fight against climate change. Yet that grand vision may founder on something most drivers take for granted: the pit stop. Most electric cars need to be plugged in […]

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Tesla, Facing Setbacks and Skeptics, Tries to Get Back on Course

Tesla’s Model 3 electric sedan was heralded this year by Consumer Reports as the most satisfying car on the market. Then owners started to complain that cars had arrived with cracked windows, leaks or unreliable video screens. In some places, Tesla turned to outside body shops to repair scratches and other paint defects before cars […]

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Can Tesla Ever Be More Than a Niche Automaker? Wall St. Increasingly Thinks No

Get the DealBook newsletter to make sense of major business and policy headlines — and the power-brokers who shape them.__________ Few companies have created such strong and divergent opinions across Wall Street as Tesla. To the company’s biggest boosters, Tesla’s chief executive, Elon Musk, is a new Steve Jobs — out to revolutionize transportation and […]

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