Elon Musk announces reorg as Tesla engineering chief goes on leave

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Tesla is facing a sudden loss of key leadership at a critical moment when new vehicles, like the Model 3 sedan and upcoming Model Y SUV, are des…

Unpacking Elon Musk and Tesla’s Current PR Problem

It would be unfair to criticize Tesla Motors’ CEO without also illustrating just how important he is to the company. Were it not for Elon Musk, Tesla would have never made it this far. He was not only integral in its foundation but also the drivi…

Tesla Still Struggles to Build Model 3 but Promises a Transformative Year

Perhaps riding a bit on the Starman high of this week’s SpaceX triumph, which included the successful launch of a special payload (Musk’s Tesla Roadster) into space, the one-liner that Tesla CEO Elon Musk blurted out near the start of a financial call for the automaker may have fallen a little flat: “If we can […]

Tesla Model Y Compact SUV Will Be Based on the Model 3 After All

Tesla’s next passenger vehicle under development, the Model Y compact crossover, will be built on the platform and underpinnings of the California automaker’s much hyped Model 3 sedan, CEO Elon Musk has confirmed. “Upon the council of my executive team . . . who reeled me back from the cliffs of insanity—much appreciated—the Model Y will indeed […]

Tesla Teases Upcoming Model Y; Promises Revolutionary New Assembly Method

Tesla Motors has released its first official teaser image of the Model Y, a future entry in the highly profitable compact crossover segment. At a shareholder meeting yesterday, CEO Elon Musk said he believes the Model Y will eventually outsell the Model 3. While he made similar claims about Model X volume before the vehicle entered […]

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Tesla Teases Upcoming Model Y; Promises Revolutionary New Assembly Method

Tesla Motors has released its first official teaser image of the Model Y, a future entry in the highly profitable compact crossover segment. At a shareholder meeting yesterday, CEO Elon Musk said he believes the Model Y will eventually outsell the Model 3. While he made similar claims about Model X volume before the vehicle entered […]

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Ford’s Electric CUV Could Lead in a Surprisingly Crowded Segment

Ford is admittedly behind its main rivals in terms of offering practical and purpose-built EVs but, when it finally comes to market in 2020, its first long-range electric should deliver what buyers want. When Ford announced its plans to launch an electrified crossover at January’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Chevrolet Bolt had already begun to […]

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