A story about Tim Cook saying "F*ck you" to Elon Musk when he demanded the CEO position from the Apple executive is making the rounds on the internet. Musk says that the exchange never happened.
Tesla's Big Battery at Geelong, Victoria, caught fire earlier today. The responsible authority has since deployed fire firefighting teams there, and a warning for the locals has also been issued.
AMD has announced that it's working with Tesla to deliver an in-vehicle gaming experience powered by its RDNA 2 graphics architecture. Graphics performance is said to be close to the PlayStation 5.
Tesla has stopped accepting bitcoin as payment for its cars out of concern that it will contribute to greater consumption of fossil fuels, according to a statement by CEO Elon Musk.
In February Tesla purchased $1.5B worth of Bitcoin and announced it's working on accepting it as a mode of payment. Now, Elon Musk has confirmed that customers in the US can buy Tesla using Bitcoin.
Every sector needs someone like Elon Musk who will experiment and develop new technologies to reduce carbon emissions, according to Bill Gates. He specifically cited the steel and cement industries.
Bitcoin has passed $50,000 for the first time in its history. It comes after more businesses expressed their interest in the cryptocurrency and Tesla said it would be allowing bitcoin payments.
Following Tesla's purchase of $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin, the cryptocurrency has achieved a new all-time high of $47,725. As always, it's unclear what will happen to the price in the coming weeks.
In an SEC filing, Tesla has revealed that it purchased $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin. It also said that it's planning to allow customers to buy cars from it using bitcoin payments.
Elon Musk sent the price of bitcoin up by $6,000 today after adding #bitcoin to his Twitter profile. The price of bitcoin had been lingering around $32,000 with some expecting it to fall lower.
A block diagram of AMD's Navi 23 GPU allegedly powering Tesla's new Model S and X infotainment system has been leaked by a Twitter user. The diagram reveals specs of the GPU's memory system, and more.
The automaker reached a significant production milestone in 2020, reaching its goal of manufacturing half a million cars during this year. A total of 499,550 EVs were delivered to customers.
Although Tesla has increased the price of Full Self-Driving for most customers, those who purchased Enhanced Autopilot will now be able to upgrade for $5,000. The reason for the change is not known.
Tesla is looking to rapidly expand its charging network in China. The new factory, which is expected to complete in February 2021, will have the capacity to manufacture 10,000 chargers a year.
After accruing five consecutive quarters of profit, Tesla will be added to the S&P 500 index on December 21. It will edge out JPMorgan Chase as the tenth-biggest member of the index.
Tesla will be replacing suspension components on several car models exported to China between 2013 and 2018. The replacements will be offered to customers free of charge after a recall was issued.
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The automaker is in talks with Giga Metals, a Canadian mining company, to secure a nickel supply for batteries manufactured in a carbon-neutral way. This will help Tesla reduce its carbon footprint.
Tesla has pushed a new software update to Autopilot that promises a smoother experience with the system. One significant new feature is the ability to detect speed limit signs on local roads.
Ahead of Tesla's Battery Day next month, Elon Musk has suggested that the U.S. electric carmaker may be able to produce life-longer batteries with 50% more energy density in next three to four years.
Panasonic has said that it will increase the energy density of its 2170 battery cells used in Tesla Model 3s. This will allow cars to go further on a single charge and batteries should be smaller.
Over the weekend, Tesla lowered the price on the Long Range AWD variant of the Model Y SUV. Soon after, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that the Standard Range variant is no longer in the cards.
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk said the automaker will be able to make its vehicles fully autonomous by the end of 2020. The current level-two Autopilot requires drivers to remain alert and ready to act.
LG Chem, a Seoul-based chemical company, will manufacture batteries in South Korea this year, as Tesla has raised orders to meet demand. Tesla is asking other supplies to increase production.
The automobile manufacturer has denied all reports by stating that not only are the allegedly fired employees still working with the company but they have also been offered work on multiple occasions.
The automaker said that it delivered about 90,650 vehicles during the second quarter, exceeding expectations by analysts. Since then, Tesla's shares have surged by roughly 8 percent.
Documents obtained from the city government show that the automaker plans to build a battery manufacturing facility in Fremont. The project called "Roadrunner" will operate around the clock.
Adjustments in prices come amidst the reduction in car demand during the coronavirus crisis. Tesla has announced that prices of cars will be cut in North America, and China in a bid to increase sales.
Tesla has asked California employees to return to work in defiance of county orders. The automaker has sued the local county for alleged violation of the constitution by defying the governor's orders.
Tesla's Fremont plant, which was closed in mid-March due to the coronavirus lockdowns, is the only automaker in California. Musk is threatening to pull the firm's operations out of the state.
As per a regulatory filing on Friday, the firm has secured a $565 million (up to 4 billion yuan) loan for its Shanghai plant, which will be used for expanding production at the site.
The plant has been closed since mid-March after lockdowns were put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. However, the company is planning to resume operations at the factory on Friday.
Forecasting the risk of a global shortage of ventilators due to COVID-19, Tesla has released a video giving a behind the scenes peek into the design process for its first ventilator prototype.
A video posted on Twitter shows a Tesla cruising through the streets, gauging the state of upcoming traffic lights, and stopping at a red light. This feature could be coming up in a future update.
Musk made the announcement through Twitter, stating that he wants the New York factory to open at the earliest so the ventilator production can be rapidly increased "to help the citizens of New York."
Tesla is reportedly looking to establish its fifth gigafactory in Nashville, Tennessee. If built, the factory will produce Cybertruck and Model Y vehicles and serve central and eastern U.S.
Company's CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter that Tesla produced its one-millionth car, releasing a picture of the car, a red Model Y, and the company personnel who manufactured it.
After buyers of Shanghai-made Model 3 cars threatened to sue the firm for substituting control chips with an older version without notice, Tesla cited supply chain issues due to coronavirus outbreak.
Tesla has been given permission by a German court to continue felling trees in a 91 hectare plot of forest land that the firm owns. It had been told to stop work earlier this week by another court.
Tesla has been forced to stop work on its fourth gigafactory after a court ordered a temporary halt yesterday. The Green League has been protesting construction over wildlife and water concerns.