North Carolina denies Tesla a dealership licenseMon, 23, May 2016
North Carolina denied Tesla Motors' bid to attain a second dealership license in the state, saying the automaker must go through a third-party dealership group.
S. Korea's Mando said to be in talks to supply parts for Tesla Model 3Tue, 24, May 2016
Mando Corp. is in talks with Tesla Motors to supply parts for its Model 3 car, an industry source said, as it seeks to join other South Korean firms supplying components for Tesla's more affordable electric cars.
Tesla, eyeing summer vacationers, to open Hamptons, Cape Cod storesMon, 23, May 2016
Tesla Motors, preparing for the Memorial Day holiday and a surge in summer travel in two of the nation’s most well-known vacation spots, plans to open stores in the Hamptons and Cape Cod on Friday.
Tesla case puts plant labor in spotlightSun, 22, May 2016
Eisenmann Corp., a construction contractor at the center of a report about labor abuses and safety lapses at a Tesla plant, is investigating all supplier contracts, a probe that could touch other automakers.
Suppliers question Tesla's ambitious goals for Model 3 outputFri, 20, May 2016
Tesla Motors has surprised auto parts makers with plans to move up high-volume production of the Model 3 to 2018, two years earlier than planned -- an acceleration that supplier executives and industry consultants say would be difficult to achieve and potentially costly.
Panasonic may ramp up investment in Tesla battery plantFri, 20, May 2016
Panasonic is prepared to move up its investment plans for Tesla's battery plant, if needed, to meet strong demand for the EV maker's upcoming Model 3 sedan, an executive at the Japanese electronics group says.
UAW chief blasts Detroit 3 for shifting output to MexicoThu, 19, May 2016
UAW President Dennis Williams criticized automakers for moving vehicle production to Mexico while taking issue with the notion that the union negotiated such moves last year in return for the end of tiered wages for workers and investments in U.S. plants.
Tesla says 12,200 Model 3 orders canceledWed, 18, May 2016
Tesla now holds about 373,000 reservations for the Model 3 electric car due late next year following customer cancellations of about 8,000 cars and 4,200 duplicates canceled by the company.
Tesla plans $2 billion stock sale to accelerate Model 3 programWed, 18, May 2016
Tesla Motors plans to sell about $2 billion in stock to help finance the accelerated launch of the new Model 3 electric sedan.
Tesla probes how subcontractor's worker was hurt in California plantMon, 16, May 2016
Tesla said it is investigating how a worker from Slovenia was critically injured in a fall while on the job last year at the company’s plant in Fremont, Calif. The Mercury News newspaper in San Jose, Calif., published an investigative story on Sunday, May 15, about the incident.
Tesla taps Audi exec to oversee manufacturingFri, 13, May 2016
Peter Hochholdinger is charged with improving and increasing output of Tesla's Model S luxury sedan and Model X crossover, as well as helping build a scalable, cost-effective manufacturing program for the Model 3.
The Musk Doctrine: Impossible deadlines are made to be missedMon, 16, May 2016
Elon Musk's mindset goes something like this: People do paradigm-shifting work only when they’re under tremendous pressure, so the key is to ensure deadlines are always impossible.