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Bitcoin hits record near $45,000 after Tesla investment

London - Bitcoin hit a record-high near $45,000 on Monday after Elon Musk's electric carmaker Tesla invested $1.5 billion in the digital currency. Bitcoin hit $44,795.20 around 1325 GMT, before cooling slightly to $44,207.95.

Tesla sues former employee for allegedly stealing 26,000 confidential files

San Francisco - Tesla has sued a former employee for allegedly stealing about 26,000 confidential files in his first week of working at the company, according to a court filing seen by AFP.

Tesla requested to recall 158,000 cars over faulty touchscreens

Tesla has been instructed to recall some 158,000 cars. This is due to some identified safety concerns, which have come to light post-manufacture. The discovery highlights a quality control weakness.

Tesla recalls 870 cars in China over defective roofs

Bejing - US electric car maker Tesla is recalling 870 vehicles in China over defective roofs, part of which could fall off, China's market regulator said on Friday.

Future of EVs: How stable is Tesla in the longer-term? Special

Investors expected and were delivered another profitable quarter from Tesla. For how long cab the bubble last? Tesla has little room to disappoint when it report as it continues as the world's most profitable car company.

GM working on plan to build electric van for business users

Detroit - General Motors is sticking to its goal of an all-electric future. According to unnamed sources, GM plans to build an all-electric van for business use at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant.

Trump backs Tesla on reopening after Musk defies order

Washington - President Donald Trump sided with Tesla on Tuesday, calling for California authorities to allow the reopening of the electric carmaker's assembly plant after company chief Elon Musk said he was defying local authorities.

Tesla finally agrees to temporarily close its California factory

On March 19th Tesla,Elon Musk's EV company, announced finally that it would temporarily shut down its electric car factory in California.

Boeing and Tesla manufacturer in ransomware attack Special

Visser Precision, a manufacturing company that makes custom parts for various industries, confirmed it was recently targeted in a ransomware attack. Stephan Chenette, Co-Founder and CTO at AttackIQ looks into the issue.

Thanksgiving dinner with Tesla's mashed potato Cybertruck

On Thanksgiving Day in the US Dan Milano a Twitter user and producer for Now This News shared a video of his brother Greg sculpting a model of the Tesla Cybertruck out of potatoes.

Tesla cybertruck orders near 150,000 just days after chaotic launch

Los Angeles - Tesla's new electric pickup truck has secured almost 150,000 orders, the company's chief executive Elon Musk boasted on Twitter, just two days after its big reveal went embarrassingly wrong.

Tesla suffers broken glass mishap during chaotic launch

Los Angeles - The big reveal of Tesla's electric pick-up went embarrassingly wrong when the supposedly impact-proof windows smashed, leaving a flustered Elon Musk to flounder through the rest of his presentation in front of a badly damaged vehicle.

Tesla to unveil its all-electric pickup Cybertruck

Los Angeles - Pickups have increased their share of the light vehicle market from under 13 percent in 2012 to 17.5 percent in 2019. They are the fastest growing segment of the market in the United States. Tesla intends to produce an all-electric pickup.

AV software leader teams up with weather company to beat Tesla

AV innovator Renovo has partnered with Vaisala , a leading weather tech company. This partnership will help to integrate weather and road surface condition data into autonomous vehicles.

Tesla to reveal its all-electric Cybertruck pickup on Nov. 21

Elon Musk the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Tesla has announced that it will unveil its long-awaited electric pickup truck the "Cybertruck" on November 21st

Walmart drops suit against Tesla's Solar City over solar panels

Walmart has agreed to drop a lawsuit against Tesla filed because of a rash of solar panel fires installed by SolarCIty a subsidiary of Tesla. The suit is dropped in a new filing with the New York State Supreme Court.

Tesla's Musk has no money but promises $1 million for trees

The Tesla's Elon Musk has promised that he will donate $1 million dollars or a dollar per tree to a You Tube climate change fundraising effort by Jimmy "Mr. Beast" Donaldson, even though in sworn testimony Musk says he has no ready access to cash.

Tesla's Elon Musk introduces new 'Solar Glass Roof'

Elon Musk announced a redesign of Tesla's solar roof tiles named the Solar Glass Roof. The roof will cost around $42,500 for an area of 2,000 square feet of roof with 10kW of solar capacity. There will be a tax credit of about $21.25 per square foot.

Tesla stock soars after surprising 3rd quarter profit

Tesla delivered a strong third-quarter earnings report after the bell on Wednesday, posting a surprise profit and telling shareholders it is ahead of schedule with a new factory in Shanghai.

Tesla's software update for batteries may have reduced range

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating a software update that e-car manufacturer Tesla shipped earlier this year. The update was intended to solve a potential problem associated with a few reported battery fires.

Tesla executives jumping ship more often than at other companies

Tesla executives and other top leaders are leaving in droves amid a tumultuous year at Elon Musk's electric-car company. New research from Bernstein analysts quantified the exits, and found that they're higher than at any other comparable company.

Solar power efficiency can be boosted using agricultural land

New research finds that installing solar panels on agricultural lands maximizes their efficiency. This is seen as the key to fulfilling future global electric energy demand.

Tesla announces utility-scale energy storage product — Megapack

Tesla has announced a utility-scale energy storage solution called Megapack. The lithium-ion battery Megapack is aimed at helping utility companies to replace gas peaking plants or to overcome the variable outputs of wind and solar generation assets.

Tesla to offer self-driving chip upgrade for older models

Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims the company will most likely start to retrofit its new, more powerful full self-driving chip into older Tesla vehicles near the end of 2019.

Tesla's share of the home solar market drops

Tesla may be a pioneer when it comes to electric cars, but the company has not seen the same impetus when it comes to its attempts to reconfigure the home solar market, according to new market analysis.

Tesla's Autopilot system system presents issues in new test

Tesla has recently made improvements to its Autopilot system and the technology is designed to take aspects of autonomous car technology forwards. However, tests by Consumer Reports have raised some concerns.

GAF Energy and parent company installs 'hundreds' of solar roofs

Solar roofing company GAF Energy and its parent, global roofing manufacturer Standard Industries, say their contractors have deployed “hundreds” of installations over the past year, suggesting they may be outpacing larger rival Tesla.

Tesla claims it will run out of cash in 10 months and needs cuts

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told his employees that the company will run out of cash in about 10 months unless there are hardcore cost-cutting moves, according to a email to all staff obtained by Reuters and Electrek.

After recent fires in some cars Tesla pushes software updates

Tesla is updating software earlier than planned to all Model S and Model X vehicles after two recent high profile battery files. Tesla says it is doing this out of an abundance of caution.

Tesla warns workers about the consequences of leaking information

Employees of Tesla, the electric car (EV) maker received an e-mail today from the company's security team, that warns them about leaking information. Leaking information the e-mail claims could lead to firing, felony charges, and lawsuits.
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