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April 12

Fisker announces India HQ in Hyderabad in anticipation of entry into Indian EV market

American automaker Fisker announced it is expanding to a second headquarters in Hyderabad, India. The Indian footprint joins Fisker’s current HQ, engineering, and product development facilities in Southern California and will soon provide software and virtual vehicle development.

March 7, 2017

Tesla is developing IT tools in collaboration with SpaceX, hires new Chief Information Officer from Juniper

Last year, we reported that Tesla’s Chief Information Officer Jay Vijayan quietly left in January 2016 and his position stayed mostly vacant until now. Gary Clark, who was IT CTO and Engineering CIO at Juniper until recently, joined Tesla over the last month to take over the automaker’s IT department.

May 20, 2020

EPA head will be grilled in Senate today for rollbacks during COVID

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Andrew Wheeler will be questioned by members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today about rolling back environmental regulations during the coronavirus pandemic.

September 21, 2020

Tesla is in talks to build R&D center in India, report says

Tesla is reportedly in talks to build a research and development center in India — a market that Tesla has had difficulties entering in the past.

January 12, 2021

Tesla (TSLA) incorporates Indian company amid rumors of a local factory

Tesla has incorporated a new Indian business unit ahead of an upcoming launch in the important South Asian market. There are also rumors of Tesla building a factory in India.

January 23, 2021

Tesla claims a software engineer stole critical automated software from its WARP Drive system

Tesla is suing a recently hired software engineer who the company claims has stolen critical automated software from its WARP Drive ERP system.

August 19, 2019

Tesla is showing interest in battery factory project in India, report says

Tesla has yet to enter the Indian market, but now a new local media report suggests that Tesla is showing interest in a battery factory project in the country.

November 6, 2019

Tesla is updating its internal OS, will focus on securing customer accounts next, says Musk

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is making major changes to its internal corporate operating system (OS), and that the software team will focus on securing customer accounts next with two-factor authorization.

September 7, 2016

Tesla introduces Model X in Japan, features Japanese Tesla owners in new video

At its store in Aoyama, a neighborhood in Tokyo, Tesla debuted the Model X in the Japan this weekend. With over 4 million new car sales per year, Japan is one of the world’s biggest car markets and Tesla is investing in the country.

May 31, 2018

EGEB: Australia’s emission reduction target is too low says Clean Energy Council, vertical farming, India approves new 5GW solar farm

Electrek Green Energy Brief: A daily technical, financial, and political review/analysis of important green energy news. Today on EGEB, a new report by the Clean Energy Council decries Australia’s lack of long-term climate policy. A design student from Brunel University London invented a new, more efficient vertical farm that uses organic light-emitting diodes (OLED) and automation. […]

June 29, 2018

Tesla’s Chief Information Officer leaves the automaker as part of reorganization

Unlike most corporations of its size, Tesla only has a handful of c-suite executives and now it has lost a second one this year as Electrek learns that Tesla let go Gary Clark, its Chief Information Officer.

February 15, 2016

Tesla is implementing a new custom end-to-end platform called ‘Tesla 3DX’ to ramp up for the Model 3 and Tesla Energy

As Tesla is planning for significantly higher volume products in the near future, the Model 3 and Tesla Energy products, the company is implementing a new custom end-to-end workflow system across the organization with a focus on “product platform, engineering and manufacturing efficiency, small teams and IT”, according to a presentation by Tesla Director of […]

April 3, 2016

Tesla’s Chief Information Officer left to form a stealth startup

Electrek learned that Tesla’s Chief Information Officer Jay Vijayan quietly left the automaker during the last quarter to create a startup in stealth mode. Tesla Vice-President of Information Technology, Ganesh V. Iyer, is taking over Vijayan’s responsibilities as acting CIO and he will report directly to CEO Elon Musk, according to his LinkedIn profile. Tesla had a […]

March 21, 2019

Tesla says self-driving startup Zoox stole logistic secrets, sues former employees

Tesla is claiming that self-driving startup Zoox stole secrets regarding its logistica and inventory system through several former employees leaving with “trade secrets”, according to a new lawsuit.

September 2, 2015

India’s Prime Minister plans a visit at Tesla’s headquarters

According to the Times of India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is planning a visit at Tesla’s headquarters during a tour in California next month. Tesla isn’t currently operating in India, but the visit might be a step toward changing that.

In the past, company executives have been on record saying that they plan on starting a dialogue with the Indian government to rationalise import duty on electric cars, which are ridiculously high in the country.