ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years
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ChargePoint is adding 2.5M electric vehicle chargers over the next 7 years

Electric vehicles still make up just a fraction of the cars, trucks and SUVs on the road today. But that’s changing: The number of electric…

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Lyft hires yet another ex-Tesla employee
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Lyft hires yet another ex-Tesla employee

Lyft is on a bit of a Tesla poaching spree while Tesla employees are exiting in droves. The latest ex-Tesla employee to join Lyft is…

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A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by US regulators about that infamous ‘funding secured’ tweet
Posted in Automotive Baillie Gifford Drama elon musk jina choi SEC TC Tech Tesla U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

A Tesla investor says he was recently questioned by US regulators about that infamous ‘funding secured’ tweet

Last week, onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt, regulator Jina Choi, who heads the SEC’s wide-reaching San Francisco unit, declined to confirm or deny that the SEC…

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Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B
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Chinese Tesla rival Nio trims IPO target: now aims to raise up to $1.5B

The U.S. IPO window may be wide open for Chinese tech firms, but electric vehicle maker Nio has conservatively cut the target for its NYSE…

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Comma.ai’s George Hotz ousts George Hotz as CEO
Posted in Android Automotive Comma.ai George Hotz GitHub Personnel Tech Tesla Transportation waze

Comma.ai’s George Hotz ousts George Hotz as CEO

Comma.ai’s board, of which founder George Hotz is the only member, is making changes at the autonomous driving startup: Hotz is no longer CEO of…

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Elon Musk shuffles Tesla’s executive team in email
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Elon Musk shuffles Tesla’s executive team in email

After a string of executive departures over the past several months that continued Friday with the resignations of two people in high-profile positions, CEO Elon…

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Morgan Stanley: Tesla’s autonomous ride-sharing network is worth one-tenth of Waymo
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Morgan Stanley: Tesla’s autonomous ride-sharing network is worth one-tenth of Waymo

Morgan Stanley has valued Tesla’s autonomous vehicle ride-sharing business, which does not yet exist, at $17.7 billion, about one-tenth of Waymo’s value, yet still above…

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Update: BlackRock voted for separation of powers at Tesla
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Update: BlackRock voted for separation of powers at Tesla

Update: This post has been updated to reflect that BlackRock’s votes were cast in the last shareholder meeting.  The world’s largest investor joined the chorus…

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Tesla is reportedly having some network issues
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Tesla is reportedly having some network issues

Tesla’s fleet internet network and website appear to currently be down for some users and it’s causing problems for vehicle owners who rely on the…

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Tesla is having some big network issues
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Tesla is having some big network issues

Tesla’s fleet internet network and website appear to currently be down for some users and it’s causing problems for vehicle owners who rely on the…

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Tesla’s chief people officer takes leave of absence
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Tesla’s chief people officer takes leave of absence

Tesla’s chief people officer Gaby Toledano, and one of the few female executives at the automaker, is on leave of absence 15 months after taking…

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Diver attacked by Elon Musk as ‘pedo guy’ is prepping a libel suit
Posted in Automotive defamation elon musk Securities and Exchange Commission Social SpaceX Tech Tesla twitter Vernon Unsworth

Diver attacked by Elon Musk as ‘pedo guy’ is prepping a libel suit

A British cave diving expert who helped save the young Thai football team that got trapped in caves this summer is preparing a legal action…

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Elon Musk Abandons Plan To Take Tesla Private Amid Turmoil Within The Company
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Elon Musk Abandons Plan To Take Tesla Private Amid Turmoil Within The Company

Tesla CEO Elon Musk did an about-face Friday night and told his followers that he and the car company’s investors believe it’s best if they…

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Elon Musk: Tesla will remain a public company
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Elon Musk: Tesla will remain a public company

Tesla will remain a public company, CEO Elon Musk said Friday night, less than three weeks after he announced to the world via Twitter that…

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Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils its answer to Tesla
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Russian arms manufacturer Kalashnikov unveils its answer to Tesla

The Russian weapons manufacturer Kalahsnikov, best known for making the AK-47 machine gun, has unveiled a fleet of electric and hybrid cars, buggies and motorcycles…

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On Tesla’s path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker
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On Tesla’s path to privatization, Morgan Stanley halts equity coverage of electric automaker

Morgan Stanley is no longer providing equity coverage on Tesla’s stock, the second firm to drop its stock rating on the electric automaker since CEO…

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Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed
Posted in Automotive Drama earnings elon musk hyperloop Securities and Exchange Commission TC Tech Tesla

Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed

Over the last five days, Tesla shareholders watched the value of their stock decline by roughly 16 percent and saw nearly $8 billion in value…

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Drug Trafficking, Illegal Snooping, Theft: SEC Complaint Against Tesla Is Scary
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Drug Trafficking, Illegal Snooping, Theft: SEC Complaint Against Tesla Is Scary

Blomst / Pixabay A former Tesla employee has filed a sensational SEC complaint alleging that the Elon Musk-led company tried to cover up drug trafficking…

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