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Tesla Stock Surges on Q2 Delivery and Production Records

Tesla Stock Surges on Q2 Delivery and Production Records

From CNBC

Tesla delivered 95,200 vehicles, produced 87,048 cars in Q2

Tesla’s stock surged in premarket trading Wednesday after the electric auto maker said it shattered its previous production and delivery records during the second quarter, soundly beating analysts’ estimates.…

July 3, 2019 - 6:32 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Source: Electrify America

Volkswagen Subsidiary Invests $2 Billion So You Can Charge Your Tesla at Walmart

Plan for a country-wide network of charging stations is underway
It’s one of the biggest roadblocks surrounding the widespread adaptation of electric vehicles (EVs); what happens when the battery is depleted?

Walmart, in partnership with Electrify America, a wholly owned

Elon Musk’s Later-Landing Model Y Reignites Concerns About Tesla Cash

Elon Musk’s Later-Landing Model Y Reignites Concerns About Tesla Cash

From Bloomberg

Elon Musk’s unveiling of a new electric vehicle that Tesla Inc. won’t deliver to customers for another year and a half rekindled concerns about the company’s cash position.

The Model Y crossover the chief executive officer debuted late …

March 15, 2019 - 10:57 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Tesla to Pay $920 Million Bond as Musk Tweet Bars Stock Rise

Tesla to Pay $920 Million Bond as Musk Tweet Bars Stock Rise

From Bloomberg

Tesla Inc.’s share price was already nowhere near the necessary level to help convert its $920 million in bonds to stock. Elon Musk’s contentious tweets killed any last-minute hopes that a miracle rally was near.

His electric-car …

February 27, 2019 - 1:31 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
SEC Asks Manhattan Federal Court to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt

SEC Asks Manhattan Federal Court to Hold Elon Musk in Contempt

From The Wall Street Journal

The Securities and Exchange Commission asked a federal judge on Monday to hold Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk in contempt of court over tweets he made last week discussing the auto maker’s 2019 projected …

February 26, 2019 - 5:17 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Tesla Has Just 4 Weeks to Rally 21% or Pay $920 Million on Bonds

Tesla Has Just 4 Weeks to Rally 21% or Pay $920 Million on Bonds

From Bloomberg

The clock is now ticking for Elon Musk to avoid a $920 million bill for Tesla Inc.

That’s the amount of debt coming due March 1 from convertible bonds issued back in 2014. Tesla can dodge the payout …

January 29, 2019 - 5:44 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
Albertson’s Ignores the Noise, Orders 10 Electric Semi-Trucks from Tesla

Albertson’s Ignores the Noise, Orders 10 Electric Semi-Trucks from Tesla

Tesla electric over-the-road trucks expected to travel up to 300-500 miles on a single charge with a fully loaded trailer: Albertsons’ order follows FedEx, Pepsi, Wal-Mart, Anheuser-Busch, Hunt

From FreightWaves

With the ongoing, high-profile negative news surrounding Tesla (NASDAQ:

November 20, 2018 - 6:51 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Tesla Storage Batteries Approved to Replace 3 California Gas Plants

Tesla Storage Batteries Approved to Replace 3 California Gas Plants

First time a utility and its regulators directly replace multiple major power plants with battery storage

From Utility Dive

The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved four energy storage projects for Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) to replace retiring …

November 13, 2018 - 6:55 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Renewable Energy
FT Says James Murdoch in Line for Tesla Chair, Musk Reply: Incorrect

FT Says James Murdoch in Line for Tesla Chair, Musk Reply: Incorrect

From Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) – Elon Musk replied with a Tweet saying: “This is incorrect” after the Financial Times reported that outgoing Twenty-First Century Fox Inc Chief Executive James Murdoch was the lead candidate to replace him as Tesla …

Seagulls: Quirks on the Highway Confuse Self-Driving Cars

Seagulls: Quirks on the Highway Confuse Self-Driving Cars

From Quartz

To watch a self-driving car park itself seems like magic. Pull back the curtain, it’s a lot messier. Cars mistake snowflakes for obstacles, lose lane markings, and miss cars on the side of the road.

Engineers are racing …

September 27, 2018 - 8:28 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
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Photo Credit: The Economist

Saudi Sovereign Fund Buying Tesla Shares: $2 Billion Down, $64 Billion to Go

From FreightWaves

On Tuesday, Elon Musk tweeted that he was considering taking Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) private at $420 per share, an overall valuation of $82B, which would make the electric car maker the most valuable private company in the …

August 10, 2018 - 12:51 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Transportation
Tesla’s Tent: Genius or Insanity?

Tesla’s Tent: Genius or Insanity?

From Bloomberg

Elon Musk has six days to make good on his pledge that Tesla Inc. will be pumping out 5,000 Model 3 sedans a week by the end of the month. If he succeeds, it may be thanks to …

June 25, 2018 - 3:13 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Renewable Energy
The Stunning Numbers Behind the Success of the Tesla Big Battery

The Stunning Numbers Behind the Success of the Tesla Big Battery

From REneweconomy

The Tesla big battery in South Australia has already taken a 55 per cent share in the state’s frequency and ancillary services market, and lowered prices in that market by 90 per cent, new data has shown.

The …

Tesla: Burns Cash, Not Fuel

Tesla: Burns Cash, Not Fuel

Some see risk of running out of cash in 2018

From Bloomberg

Tesla has spent $10,942 since you started reading this story.

The company that Elon Musk built to usher in the electric-car future might not have enough cash to …

May 1, 2018 - 12:33 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Transportation
Over-the-Road Tractor-Trailers with Alternative Propulsion Are Catching on with Buyers

Over-the-Road Tractor-Trailers with Alternative Propulsion Are Catching on with Buyers

Last week, Oslo’s Nel ASA (ticker: NEL) reported it had received a $5.5 million purchase order from Salt Lake City’s Nikola Motor Company.

It sounds like the normal course of business, except when you consider the order from the Utah-based …

Tesla Model 3: Slowly Moving Forward

Tesla Model 3: Slowly Moving Forward

No manufacturer ever wants to experience production problems, especially a high-profile disruptor like Tesla Inc. (ticker: TSLA).

Nonetheless, Tesla reported that it delivered 1,550 Model 3s in Q4 2017. In the last seven working days of Q4, Tesla cranked out …

Tesla Puts Price Tag for Electric Semi-Truck at $150,000 – $200,000

Tesla Puts Price Tag for Electric Semi-Truck at $150,000 – $200,000

Tesla says pulling an 80,000 pound load, its tractor/trailer will do 0-to-60 in 20 seconds, climb 5% grades at 65 mph; first trucks targeting availability in 2019

Tesla has posted the price point for its coming semi-truck at $150,000 for …

November 30, 2017 - 2:58 pm Closing Bell Story‎, People, Transportation
Europe Feels Pressure to End Use of Diesel Fuel

Europe Feels Pressure to End Use of Diesel Fuel

Poor air quality driving European cities against diesel

At the December C40 meeting in Mexico, the mayors of Paris, Mexico City, Madrid and Athens announced that they will stop the use of all diesel-powered cars and trucks by the middle …

Is Natural Gas Trucking’s Future, or is CNG Just a Pit Stop on the way to Electric Semi-Trucks?

Is Natural Gas Trucking’s Future, or is CNG Just a Pit Stop on the way to Electric Semi-Trucks?

CNG fueling stations are sprouting up at transit facilities and truck stops, but over-the-road electric trucks loaded with technology, creative leases, battery swapping and free fuel are coming to U.S. on-ramps

Last week, Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf celebrated the opening …

Can Musk Make the Model 3 Happen—or is the On-ramp Way Too Steep?

Can Musk Make the Model 3 Happen—or is the On-ramp Way Too Steep?

Luxury electric car maker goes to the trough for another billion dollars, sells 5% of company to Chinese Internet giant

“We are planning to produce 500,000 total vehicles in 2018, which is approximately double our prior growth plan” 

Shares of …

Tesla Putting 100% Self-Driving System into Every New Car

Tesla Putting 100% Self-Driving System into Every New Car

LA to NYC without a single touch thanks to sonar, radar, 8 surround cameras, sensors and a “supercomputer in the car”

Electric vehicle maker Tesla announced this week that all of its vehicles currently in production are being equipped with …

Tesla Will Need $12.5 Billion through 2018 to Fund SolarCity Deal: Report

From Utility Dive

Oppenheimer analyst Colin Rusch believes Tesla will need about $12.5 billion in cash between now and 2018 in order to successfully fund its merger with SolarCity, CNBC reports.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has denied it will need …

October 18, 2016 - 11:00 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Finance

Tesla Makes Offer for SolarCity

From The Tesla Team June 21, 2016

Tesla’s mission has always been tied to sustainability. We seek to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by offering increasingly affordable electric vehicles. And in March 2015, we launched Tesla Energy, which

Are All Disruptive CEOs Cut from the Same Cloth?

Are All Disruptive CEOs Cut from the Same Cloth?

“My desk is at the end of the production line.”

As CEOs go, there is not much about Elon Musk that is orthodox.

Example: Tesla Motors’ (ticker: TSLA) Q1 conference call took place this week. Musk held the Tesla call …

Tesla Blindsided by High Demand for Its Model 3

Tesla Blindsided by High Demand for Its Model 3

$325 million from Model 3 deposits alone

In February of 2016, Tesla Motors announced that the company would soon be unveiling a new model of electric car, the Model 3. The grand unveiling came on March 31st with dedicated Tesla …

At What Point Will Renewable Energy be Able to Replace Fossil Fuels?

At What Point Will Renewable Energy be Able to Replace Fossil Fuels?

Renewable Energy vs. Fossil Fuels:  Sprint or Cross Country?

Last week Tesla Motors’ (ticker: TSLA) innovation-infused CEO Elon Musk unveiled the latest offering from the all-electric auto maker: a new home battery. This battery is an enlarged version of the …

May 8, 2015 - 3:29 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Popular, Regulatory