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January 31, 2023, 4:38 PM

Justice Department seeks Tesla automated driving documents

The U.S. Justice Department has requested documents from Tesla related to its Autopilot and “Full Self-Driving” features
January 31, 2023, 4:38 PM
January 31, 2023, 2:20 AM

Tesla erupts in flames on California highway

Fire officials in Sacramento said a Tesla Model S burst into flames when its battery compartment spontaneously caught fire.
January 31, 2023, 2:20 AM
Tesla erupts in flames on California highway
January 30, 2023, 5:08 PM

After Tesla price cut, Ford follows suit with Mustang Mach-E

Ford is cutting prices on its Mustang Mach-E electric SUV by as much as $6,000 just weeks after market leader Tesla made similar moves
January 30, 2023, 5:08 PM
January 29, 2023, 6:53 PM

Elon Musk's mysterious ways on display in Tesla tweet trial

The trial revolves around one of Musk's most polarizing pursuits -- tweeting.
January 29, 2023, 6:53 PM
January 26, 2023, 5:38 AM

Tesla will invest $3.6B in Nevada truck factory expansion

Tesla says it intends to invest $3.6 billion to expand manufacturing capabilities in Nevada and is confident growing software-related profits will keep margins higher than any other automaker
January 26, 2023, 5:38 AM
Tesla will invest $3.6B in Nevada truck factory expansion
January 25, 2023, 4:08 AM

Elon Musk defiantly defends himself in Tesla tweet trial

Tesla investors filed a class action suit alleging he misled them with a tweet.
January 25, 2023, 4:08 AM
January 23, 2023, 11:08 PM

Elon Musk: Tweets about taking Tesla private weren't fraud

The trial hinges on the question of whether two tweets damaged shareholders.
January 23, 2023, 11:08 PM
January 21, 2023, 1:08 PM

Elon Musk takes witness stand to defend Tesla buyout tweets

Elon Musk has taken the witness stand to defend a 2018 tweet claiming he had lined up the financing to take Tesla private in a deal that never came close to happening
January 21, 2023, 1:08 PM
Elon Musk takes witness stand to defend Tesla buyout tweets
January 18, 2023, 12:08 AM

Jury selected for Elon Musk trial about Tesla buyout tweets

A nine-person jury has been seated to hear a trial that will determine whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk cheated investors by asserting in 2018 tweets that he had lined up financing to take the electric automaker private
January 18, 2023, 12:08 AM
Elon Musk drama shifts from Twitter, to tweets about Tesla
January 13, 2023, 8:53 PM

Tesla cuts vehicle prices in bid to boost flagging demand

With its stock price tumbling, Tesla slashed prices on several models.
January 13, 2023, 8:53 PM
January 13, 2023, 7:37 PM

Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%

Tesla faces weakening demand amid heightened competition.
January 13, 2023, 7:37 PM
Tesla slashes car prices as much as 20%
January 8, 2023, 1:23 AM

Musk says he can't get fair trial in California, wants Texas

Elon Musk doesn't think he can get a fair trial in San Francisco.
January 8, 2023, 1:23 AM
1 month ago

Tesla stock plummets after disappointing sales report

The company has lost nearly three-quarters of its value since CEO Elon Musk began investing in Twitter.
1 month ago
Tesla stock plummets after disappointing sales report
1 month ago

Tesla stock plummeted 12% in a single day. Here's why

The losses at Tesla wiped nearly $50 billion from the company's value and elicited scrutiny of CEO Elon Musk.
1 month ago
Why Tesla stock plummeted 12% in a single day
1 month ago

Tesla shares tumble after company misses delivery target

Shares of Tesla tumbled more than 12% Tuesday, the first full day of trading since the company announced 2022 delivery numbers that fell short of targets
1 month ago
Tesla shares tumble after company misses delivery target
1 month ago

Tesla says it sold a record 1.3 million vehicles last year

Tesla says it sold a record 1.3 million electric vehicles last year
1 month ago
Tesla says it sold a record 1.3 million vehicles last year
1 month ago

Tesla stock has plummeted since Elon Musk took over Twitter. Here's why.

Shares of Tesla have fallen 45% in two months since Elon Musk acquired Twitter.
1 month ago
Tesla stock has plummeted since Elon Musk took over Twitter. Here's why.
1 month ago

Question raised in multibillion-dollar lawsuit over Elon Musk Tesla tweet

A judge in a lawsuit over a tweet Elon Musk sent in 2018 about Tesla has asked for an explanation about a calculation.
1 month ago
Question raised in multibillion-dollar lawsuit over Elon Musk Tesla tweet
1 month ago

Tesla offers rare year-end discounts on 2 top-selling models

Tesla is offering rare discounts through year’s end on its two top-selling models, an indication that demand is slowing for its electric vehicles
1 month ago
2 months ago

By the Numbers: Elon Musk unloads Tesla stock

A look at the numbers behind Elon Musk selling billions of dollars of Tesla stock following his recent purchase of Twitter.
2 months ago
By the Numbers: Elon Musk unloads Tesla stock
2 months ago

Tesla delivers electric semis to PepsiCo at Nevada factory

Tesla has delivered its first electric semis to PepsiCo more than three years after Elon Musk said the company would start making the trucks
2 months ago
2 months ago

Tesla redesigning Model 3: Report

A redesign of the Tesla model, which aims to make the inside of the car less complicated, is now underway, according to Reuters.
2 months ago
Tesla redesigning Model 3: Report
2 months ago

Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles

Tesla has identified a software issue that can cause taillights to randomly go off.
2 months ago
Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles
4 months ago

Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles

Windows on affected Tesla vehicles may cause bodily injury when automatically closing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, cautioned.
4 months ago
Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles
4 months ago

Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles over faulty windows

Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles in the U.S. because the windows can pinch a person's fingers when being rolled up.
4 months ago
Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles over faulty windows
5 months ago

Tesla splits its stock

Tesla shares are now more accessible to investors.
5 months ago
Tesla splits its stock
5 months ago

Tesla split its stock. Here's what that means

Shares usually rise over the year following a split, according to one study.
5 months ago
Tesla split its stock. Here's what that means
5 months ago

Tesla to hike price of Full Self-Driving software by 25%

The price hike for the self-driving system comes amid continued scrutiny over the system’s safety.
5 months ago
Tesla to hike price of Full Self-Driving software by 25%
5 months ago

Elon Musk says Tesla is raising price of 'Full Self-Driving' software to $15,000

The move, announced by Elon Musk, raises the price by $3,000, which amounts to a 25% hike.
5 months ago
Tesla raises price of its 'Full Self-Driving' software
7 months ago

Tesla aims to help distracted drivers keep their focus

Tesla's software update allows its vehicles to scan for potholes and adjust the suspension to avoid damage.
7 months ago
Tesla aims to help distracted drivers keep their focus
7 months ago

Tesla vehicle sparks fire weeks after crash

Firefighters in California say a Tesla vehicle sparked a fire at a junkyard three weeks after sustaining major damage in an accident.
7 months ago
Tesla vehicle sparks fire weeks after crash
7 months ago

Former employees file lawsuit against Tesla for allegedly violating federal law

Two employees are claiming the company laid them off without giving required advance notice.
7 months ago
Former employees file lawsuit against Tesla for allegedly violating federal law
8 months ago

Elon Musk orders Tesla employees to return to full-time in-person work

The Tesla CEO reportedly sent an email to company executives that said, “remote work is no longer acceptable," in a policy that was made public in reports.
8 months ago
Elon Musk orders Tesla employees to return to full-time in-person work
8 months ago

'Elon Musk Crash Course' director discusses Tesla's autopilot

ABC News' Phil Lipof speaks with New York Times technology correspondent and director of the documentary "Elon Musk's Crash Course" about the ongoing safety saga of Musk's self-driving Tesla.
8 months ago
'Elon Musk Crash Course' director discusses Tesla's autopilot
9 months ago

New developments in Elon Musk’s possible Twitter takeover

The New York Times reports that Twitter’s board negotiated with Musk on buying the company late into the night. The platform may ​decide by Thursday when they report on earnings.
9 months ago
New developments in Elon Musk’s possible Twitter takeover
9 months ago

Elon Musk in legal battle against Tesla shareholders

The shareholders are suing Musk for alleged securities fraud.
9 months ago
Elon Musk in legal battle against Tesla shareholders
10 months ago

Police search for driver of Tesla seen going airborne in viral video

LAPD are using viral videos as part of their criminal investigation as they search for the driver behind a Sunday joyride that left behind a trail of destruction.
10 months ago
Police search for driver of Tesla seen going airborne in viral video
1 year ago

Dashcam video of Tesla Autopilot crash

Police say a Tesla on Autopilot smashed into a sheriff deputy’s patrol car, which slammed into a state trooper vehicle. Investigators say the Tesla’s driver was watching a movie.
1 year ago
Dashcam video of Tesla Autopilot crash
1 year ago

Major Tesla recall

A recent software update is causing some Tesla vehicles to slow roll through stop signs.
1 year ago
Major Tesla recall
1 year ago

Tesla files countersuit against JPMorgan, accuses bank of 'illegitimate machinations'

The automaker is seeking to dismiss JPMorgan’s earlier lawsuit.
1 year ago
Tesla files countersuit against JPMorgan, accuses bank of 'illegitimate machinations'
1 year ago

Tesla announces safety recall

A defective latch on the Model S sedan may cause the front trunk to open while the car is moving.
1 year ago
Tesla announces safety recall
1 year ago

Gaming change for Tesla

The company is set to push out a software update to block games while cars are moving.
1 year ago
Gaming change for Tesla
1 year ago

NHTSA opens investigation over Tesla's touch-screen gaming feature

The gameplay function "may distract the driver and increase the risk of a crash," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
1 year ago
NHTSA opens investigation over Tesla's touch-screen gaming feature
1 year ago

NHTSA probing Tesla after reports that drivers can play video games in motion

U.S. traffic safety regulators have launched a formal probe into certain Tesla vehicles after reports emerged that drivers can play video games.
1 year ago
Tesla video game feature under investigation
1 year ago

Tesla surpasses $1 trillion valuation

The electric automaker hit the trillion-dollar market cap after announcing a deal with Hertz to supply the rental car company with 100,000 Tesla Model 3s by the end of next year.
1 year ago
Tesla surpasses $1 trillion valuation
1 year ago

Customers can soon rent a Tesla at Hertz after company orders 100,000 electric vehicles

Tesla's stock soared to new heights on news of the massive order.
1 year ago
Tesla market cap hits $1 trillion after massive Hertz order
1 year ago

Tesla is now worth over $1 trillion

The electric car company reached the milestone after landing its biggest-ever order from Hertz.
1 year ago
Tesla is now worth over $1 trillion
1 year ago

Hertz to buy 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles

Tesla stock hit a record high after Hertz announced a deal to buy 100,000 of its electrical vehicles for rental at airports across the world.
1 year ago
Hertz to buy 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles
1 year ago

Former Tesla worker speaks out after winning $137 million lawsuit

Owen Diaz was hired as an elevator operator at Tesla's factory in Fremont.
1 year ago
Former Tesla worker speaks out after winning $137 million lawsuit
1 year ago

Tesla to pay former employee $137 million for racist abuse suffered at company

Owen Diaz told the court he faced a hostile work environment where employees drew swastikas and racist graffiti and used ethnic slurs regularly.
1 year ago
Tesla to pay former employee $137 million for racist abuse suffered at company