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Mercedes-Benz is firing the opening shots in what will surely be a bloody battle to dominate the next generation of powertrain technology.
Experts: Don't expect spiff 'fire sale'; Who's worried about tariffs? Not buyers; Musk appoints helper; Cayenne coupe spied; BMW M peeks; Chevy's voice of reason on distraction.
The turmoil at Tesla reached a fever pitch, as the news that two senior executives are leaving Elon Musk's EV maker emerged just hours after he smoked marijuana during a live interview.
Musk smokes weed, sips booze on live podcast; Tesla short-seller sues; Elkann: Manley to outline FCA plan this month; Ex-Rolls designer joins China's FAW; Subaru future product.
Elon Musk sipped whiskey and smoked marijuana during a podcast with comedian Joe Rogan that touched upon everything from flame throwers and artificial intelligence to the end of the universe.
Tesla named Jerome Guillen president in charge of the company's automotive operations, reporting to CEO Elon Musk.
Musk's toke, exec turnover mean tumult for Tesla; Toyota halts Japan plants after quake disruptions; VW to face judge; Burt Reynolds' cinematic car capers.
Walmart's Canadian unit said it would buy 30 more of Tesla's all-electric 18-wheeler semi-trucks as part of a plan to have 100 percent of its fleet use alternative power by 2028.
A short-seller's lawsuit charges that Tesla CEO Elon Musk fraudulently engineered his since-abandoned plan to take Tesla private to "burn" investors hoping the company's stock price would fall.
Tesla wanted Nemak to supply aluminum housing components for its Model 3 electric sedans, but Tesla's production goals and pricing created too much risk for the Mexican company.
Tesla's stock and bond prices dropped after CEO Elon Musk renewed an attack on a British caver whom he previously insulted and a day after Mercedes unveiled more EV competition for Tesla.
Tesla's lead in battery technology gives it a cost advantage that may last for several years and help it face an onslaught of new competition, according to new research from Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
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