Electric Vehicle (EV) purchasers enjoy different sorts of benefits from the federal and state governments. Irked with the subsidies, the Koch Brothers have dedicated a fund for lobbying in pulling back the subsidies for EVs. Tesla Motors CEO, Elon Musk has however, protested the news ignoring the fact that his comparison may be treated as ‘Apple to Apple’ or ‘Apple to Orange’.
Dallas-based Modo Payments has raised $2 million in a funding round headed by Tim Keith. The company will use the money from funds to widen its payment services buisness.
SolarCity has left modest growth plan in the US market due to withdrawal of subsidy from renewable energy sector. Investment of $10 million by billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has surprised many. This acquisition is believed to bring back confidence among the investors of SolarCity as a long term investment.
In a plan to boost sales, Tesla increased the price of its after sales service. The company also prevent Tesla owners to transfer their extended warranty when reselling their cars.
As CEO Elon Musk promised investors to bring the company to profitability in 2016, Tesla shares rose. However, investors still have concern with the company's performance as it posted another loss in Q4 2015.
Tesla reported loss in the fourth quarter of 2015 on Wednesday. The carmaker said it lost $114 million on an adjusted basis, but its share increased in after hours trading.
Tesla denies rumor that the electric car maker will launch two new models in March. However, the company will build a third generation platform for its vehicle to support its sedan and SUV model.
Tesla cars sale fell below analyst expectation and its inability to roll out the Model X as promised lead J.P. Morgan analyst to reduce its profit projection for the fourth-quarter.
Tesla Motors Inc. sued German parts supplier Hoerbiger Automotive Comfort Systems for failing to deliver the promised falcon door for the Model X based on the carmaker’s standard.
Hyperloop Technologies said it is one of the promoters of the Elon Musk's SpaceX Hyperloop design competition and will be offering $150,000 in winning prizes for engineering students. The contest consists of two parts in which the students design and construct a pod prototype for Hyperloop system.
Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk and other prominent tech company executives raised $1 billion through an initiative called Open A.I. to fund an artificial intelligence research company.
Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos-owned space company, Blue Origin, has surpassed a significant milestone as its rocket ship returned and landed safely after travelling in outer space.
Luxury vehicles as much as possible are perfectly manufactured from every angle to maintain company's repute and market. Tesla, despite being relatively small as compared to automakers, cares more about its repute. Even a single fault discovered in its luxury vehicles isn't tolerated.
Faraday Future comes as a new challenger for Tesla in building electric car. The Chinese-backed startup company has invested $1 billion to build factory in America. Other than electric car, Faraday Futures also prepares "rolling smartphone" as a different business model in automotive industry.
Tesla's stock went up 8.5 percent to $226 after reporting their third quarter earnings where it delivered more cars than expected. Reuters reported that the car company will boost up the production of its electric cars after its Model X SUV saw a strong rollout, bringing its stock up 9 percent even as it reported its biggest loss in ten quarters.