Musk has also threatened to move his operation out of California altogether.
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Elon Musk and Tesla report a profit for the first quarter, despite COVID-19

Apr 30, 2020
It's the automaker's third profitable quarter in a row.
Musk told investors Wednesday that the company is "pedal to the metal" on expansion right now.
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How Tesla made a U-turn

Jan 29, 2020
Last year seemed a troubled one for Tesla. And now? Its stock has more than doubled since October.
Tesla is now worth more than Ford and GM combined. So what does this mean for the future of electric vehicles?
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Volkswagen ramps up its electric vehicle sales plans

Dec 30, 2019
The German automaker gets serious about EVs.
An employee works on a Volkswagen e-Golf electric car on the assembly line inside the Volkswagen AG factory in Dresden, Germany.
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Tesla's China factory could be a model for U.S. automakers

Dec 27, 2019
The electric vehicle company is avoiding steep import tariffs by building cars in Shanghai.
Elon Musk walks with Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong during the groundbreaking ceremony for a Tesla factory in the city in January.
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Daimler cutting jobs as it prioritizes electric vehicles

Nov 29, 2019
Daimler, the owner of Mercedes-Benz, is cutting at least 10,000 jobs as it aggressively makes a shift toward electric car production. The news comes on the heels of German rival carmaker, Audi, announcing a similar job cut for similar reasons.…
A model poses next to a Mercedes-Benz New A Class at the Seoul Motor Show 2019 at KINTEX on March 28, 2019 in Goyang, South Korea.
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Tesla's Cybertruck tries to make a dent in a tough market

Nov 28, 2019
Detroit dominates U.S. pickup truck sales. Traditionally it's been hard for newcomers to break in.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the all-electric battery-powered Tesla Cybertruck.
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Threats against unionizing are on the rise — on Twitter

Oct 1, 2019
The founders of Tesla, Barstool Sports and the publisher of the Federalist have tweeted anti-union threats.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gives an update on the next-generation Starship spacecraft at the company's Texas launch facility on September 28, 2019 in Boca Chica near Brownsville, Texas.
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Tesla's plan for simple solar rentals could increase competition

Aug 20, 2019
The company has seen a drop in solar power installations. Is the new plan sustainable?
Tesla plans to rent solar panel systems to customers starting at $50 per month.
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Why Tesla's raising a new round of cash

May 2, 2019
The fundraising comes at a pivotal time for the company.
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