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  1. China: Tesla to update vehicles to accommodate the country's charging standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | INAUTONEWS

    US luxury electric automaker Tesla Motors has recently announced it would modify its vehicles to be used with China's national charging standards, the latest strategy to lift flagging sales in the world's biggest auto market. Tesla uses a proprietary charging standard in order to make it compatible with its network of globally available Superchargers - a rapid charging network that is offered for free to owners of the Tesla models.


  2. Tesla's focus back on cars, away from batteriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | INAUTONEWS

    US electric car maker Tesla Motors is going to report first quarter earnings later on today and the analysts and investors have already shifted focus away from battery storage units to automobiles. The shareholders of the fastest rising and youngest US automaker are eagerly expecting the financial results after the first three months of the year have passed, with the desire to see if the automotive enterprise is going to keep up its promise of eventually delivering 55,000 vehicles this year.


  3. US: Tesla's crucial Twitter account was hackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Tesla Motors Inc. and its charismatic billionaire entrepreneur chief executive Elon Musk have a tradition of making numerous media-related announcements on their Twitter feed. The tradition backfired on Saturday, when the Twitter and media-relations e-mail account were hacked, making the electric manufacturer one of the victims of the growing online vandalism plague.


  4. Tesla first quarter sales beat expectationsRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Tesla Motors Inc., the electric automaker headed by billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon Musk, announced that deliveries during the year's first quarter jumped 55 percent, exceeding the company's internal forecast. Sales during the first three months of the year reached a total of 10,300 autos, with the Palo Alto, California-based producer of the luxury Model S sedan announcing the guidance-beating result in a recent statement.


  5. Elon Musk believes autonomous cars could represent breakthrough for TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Tesla Motors, the California based electric automaker that has become one of the most successful startups of the auto industry, plans to become a leader when the nascent driverless vehicle segment will be taken "for granted," says billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon Musk. The Tesla chief executive believes that the autonomous age is coming fast, with self-driving cars a given fact in a short period of time and his company has every intention to be one of the segment's rising leaders.


  6. China: Tesla's regional communications chief departs after less than one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | INAUTONEWS

    Tesla's China woes are intensifying, with the electric automaker headed by billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon Musk seeing another top executive in China leaving the company after a tenure that lasted less than a year. June Jin, vice president of communications has chosen to depart from the company, according to a Tesla China spokesperson - after last year two other top managers also left the company - just last December the automaker's China President Veronica Wu quit her post.


  7. China: Tesla involved in "trade your old car" scheme to lift Model S deliveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | INAUTONEWS

    The California-based electric automaker Tesla Motors is going to help its Chinese buyers trade in their older cars if they want to purchase a new and luxurious Model S. This is the latest sign in the ongoing effort by the automakers that offer electric models, as they all strive to spur sales of such models in the world's biggest auto market. According to a statement coming from the company that is led by billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon Musk, Tesla would facilitate the sale of the customer's car to used-car traders in the Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou cities.


  8. US: Tesla shares lose ground on lower sales concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | INAUTONEWS

    Tesla Motors Inc, the California-based electric car company that has seen huge enthusiasm for its luxury electric Model S sedan, has started to decline now - 14% over seven trading days. The investors, which usually treated the carmaker's stock more akin to higher-valued technology companies, are now starting to grow weary of the company's future sales prospects.


  9. Report - VW Ag bought a stake in a battery startup in drive to rival TeslaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | INAUTONEWS

    According to people that have knowledge of the proceedings, the second-largest automaker in the world, Volkswagen AG, acquired a portion of battery startup QuantumScape Corp. The sources that talked to Bloomberg under condition of anonymity because the deal has not been made public yet, point out that the German carmaker has moved to secure the stake in the battery startup in a bid to develop and market future technology that might allow electric cars to come with at least triple the range of today. The people, who revealed details of the company's plans, also disclosed that the newly purchased energy-storage technology, which is among others fireproof, would be used for the namesake brand, Porsche and Audi models.


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