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Tesla is a transportation and energy company. It sells vehicles under its ‘Tesla Motors’ division and stationary battery packs for home, commercial and utility-scale projects under its ‘Tesla Energy’ division.

The firm acquired its sister-company, solar installer SolarCity, in 2016. It is now part of its energy division.

The company is led by Elon Musk, who currently hold the roles of CEO, Co-founder, Chairman, and Product Architect.

Tesla Stories Today

In the past, Tesla has often been criticized by owners about their communications and while it looked like the criticisms have subsided over the last year, it was brought back into the spotlight with a new lawsuit going public. expand full story

Tesla Stories Yesterday

Grand-Ducale police in Luxembourg confirmed today that they are purchasing two Tesla Model S sedans to use as patrol cars. expand full story

Last year, the German Environment Minister for North Rhine-Westphalia, Johannes Remmel of the Green Party, bought a Tesla Model S 90D as his official government car.

The move was seen as a statement for electric cars, but now the new Environment Minister is getting rid of it. expand full story

As we recently reported, Tesla used car business, or “remarketing business” as it is called internally, has been in full expansion with more inventories.

Now, Tesla is making a surprising new move by bringing the new inventory on third-party websites. expand full story

Tesla Stories August 15

Tesla is launching a new “Home Charging Installation Program” for its customers in order to simplify the logistics around the electric car buying process.

The service is currently only offered in a few markets in North America. expand full story

Through the discovery process of the lawsuit between Uber and Waymo, in which the latter is accusing the former of having colluded with a former Google engineer, Anthony Levandowski, to steal technology from their self-driving car startup, we now learn that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Levandowski really don’t like Tesla CEO Elon Musk and some of the claims he made about the Autopilot program. expand full story

The wheels are one of the rare features that Tesla lets customers change on Model 3 during its early production. A set of 18″ aero wheels comes standard and 19″ Sport wheels are offered for a $1,500 premium. expand full story

Tesla Stories August 14

After Baird Equity Research’s Ben Kallo updating his Tesla (TSLA) stock price target with Model 3 deliveries, now Morgan Stanley’s Adam Jonas follows with his own update today.

The analyst also had to increase his delivery expectations for the Model 3 after Tesla launched the production version of the all-electric sedan a few weeks ago. expand full story

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) gained in pre-trading this morning after an analyst issued a new note warning short sellers that the Model 3 production ramp is not a good time to bet against Tesla.  expand full story

Tesla Stories August 13

Tesla revealed today that it created what it calls the ‘Tesla Tiny House’ to feature its energy products, like solar panels and Powerwall.

The company is bringing the house on tour using a Model X “to educate the public on how to generate, store and use renewable energy for their home.” expand full story

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