Dana Hull
The decision to cut the nearly 500-person group, including its senior director, Rebecca Tinucci, was made by CEO Elon Musk in the last week, according to a person familiar with the matter.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 1, 2024
Tesla axes most of supercharger team in blow to other automakers
The decision to cut the nearly 500-person group, including its senior director, Rebecca Tinucci, was made by CEO Elon Musk in the last week.
Tesla remains the dominant EV maker in the U.S. market, but its earnings have been under pressure for several quarters.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 24, 2024
Tesla speeding up release of cheaper cars after sales miss
The maker of electric vehicles plans to release more affordable models by the end of this year or in early next year.
Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk gets in a Tesla car as he leaves a hotel in Beijing in May last year.
Apr 22, 2024
Elon Musk’s robotaxi dreams plunge Tesla into chaos
The idea of creating an autonomous taxi service has been kicking around Tesla for at least eight years.
Tesla says that Autopilot enables its vehicles to steer, accelerate and brake automatically, but that the system’s features require "active driver supervision and do not make the vehicle autonomous.”
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 9, 2024
Tesla settles over fatal Autopilot crash on eve of trial
The case centered on a 38-year-old Apple engineer whose Model X veered off the highway and slammed into a roadside barrier on his way to work.
Elon Musk waits backstage before being interviewed at the 2023 New York Times DealBook Summit in New York on Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 30, 2023
Elon Musk says advertiser boycott may kill X
Earlier this month, Musk agreed with a post that said Jewish people hold a "dialectical hatred” of white people.
A Cruise autonomous taxi in San Francisco on Aug. 10. Cruise is one of only two firms in California allowed to run paid robotaxi services around the clock.
Aug 25, 2023
Robotaxis are making enemies as they go around San Francisco
Mishaps are adding to traffic and safety concerns over driverless vehicles, which zip around the city’s streets surrounded by sensors and cameras.
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2023
Tesla and BYD post record sales on demand for electric vehicles
Elon Musk’s vow to chase volume by cutting prices seems to have worked, but BYD still dominates the Chinese market with fresher lineup and increasingly global ambitions.
Japan Times
Jun 13, 2023
Tesla's shrewdest product is proving to be its charging network
Selling a car is one thing; selling consumers an EV fueling experience is another, and one that provides an ongoing revenue stream.
Japan Times
May 21, 2022
Musk hoists GOP banner and tears into Biden as U.S. probes his empire
The world's most famous entrepreneur is ratcheting up a battle with its most powerful government, as Elon Musk sharpens his critiques of Joe Biden and aligns himself with Republicans.
Japan Times
Apr 5, 2022
Elon Musk’s ‘passive’ Twitter stake starts with poll on edit button
Whether Musk stays passive or switches to active, Twitter shares soared 27% on Monday, a signal that shareholders welcome his investment.
Japan Times
Jan 3, 2022
Tesla smashes quarterly delivery record with 308,600 cars
The record quarter underscores the 'green tidal wave taking hold” for Tesla and Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk heading into 2022, one analyst has said.
Japan Times
Nov 8, 2021
Twitter has spoken: Elon Musk should sell $21 billion Tesla stake
A majority of 3.5 million Twitter users — 58% — said they'd support a sale in a Twitter poll that Musk launched Saturday.
Japan Times
Aug 23, 2021
GM and LG’s too-big-to-fail ties tested by $1 billion recall
The long-distance relationship between GM and its battery partner, LG Energy Solution, is being tested like never before.
Japan Times
Jun 25, 2021
Tesla’s solar roof rollout is a bust — and a fixation for Elon Musk
The product is essential to Musk's vision for the company to become a one-stop shop for a household's clean energy needs.
Japan Times
Mar 9, 2021
Tesla is plugging a secret mega-battery into the Texas grid
While Tesla is known for its EVs, it has always been more than a car company: Its official mission is to 'accelerate the world's transition to sustainable energy.”
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 10, 2021
Aurora partners with Toyota in bid to bring autonomy to masses
The deal aims to aims to mass produce automated vehicles and launch them on ride-hailing networks, including Uber's, over the next few years.
Japan Times
Nov 26, 2020
As COVID-19 roars through U.S. jails, South Korea may provide template
South Korea has reported only two COVID-19 clusters, with a total of 14 infections, in a jail system that's home to some 55,000 detainees.
Japan Times
Sep 28, 2018
SEC probe raises once unthinkable prospect of a Tesla without Elon Musk
It is nearly impossible to imagine Tesla Inc. without Elon Musk — its chairman, CEO, largest shareholder and public face.


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