Posts tagged "tesla"

Get ready for more self-driving cars in California

Get ready to see more self-driving cars on California roadways: The state Department of Motor Vehicles said this week that it’s issued autonomous-vehicle testing permits to three companies. And more may be in the wings. The first permits went to Mercedes-Benz Read More →

Should we sell our souls for the Tesla Gigafactory?

What's a "gigafactory" worth? That's the question for officials in five states who are battling to be home of Tesla's new "gigafactory" for battery production. The answer may be "too much," warns a group of government fiscal watchdog types who wrote a Read More →

Apple and Tesla, together at last?

Tesla drivers may soon be revving their engines with their iPhones. In an intriguing collaboration between two of the valley’s sexiest companies, Tesla is reportedly updating the Model S firmware to allow drivers to start and drive their vehicles with their Read More →

Tesla: We have to respect the integrity of CEQA

A story by the Los Angeles Times floats the idea that Tesla is seeking exemptions from the California's landmark environmental legislation, known as CEQA. Reporter Marc Lifsher says that California would exempt Tesla from some of its toughest Read More →

Tesla gigafactory roundup: Reno remains bullish, New Mexico still hopeful

Tesla Motors acknowledged last week that it has broken ground on a potential site for its massive gigafactory near Reno, Nevada but would continue evaluating options in four other Southwestern states. Phase one, construction of the "Superpad," is complete. CEO Elon Read More →

Tesla earnings: It’s all about China and the gigafactory

Tesla Motors reports its 2Q earnings Thursday after the market close. In May, Tesla said it expected to deliver roughly 7,500 cars in 2Q; most analysts expect it to meet or slightly beat guidance. There are two big questions for Thursday's Read More →
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