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Tesla deliveries fall sharply in the first quarter, especially for its highest-margin cars

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Tue, 04/09/2019 - 1:04pm

Electric-car maker Tesla Inc. delivered sharply fewer vehicles to customers in the first three months of the year, raising questions about the strength of demand for its product lines as it ramps up assembly of the newest sedan.

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Tesla's chief financial officer quits as Musk addresses demand questions for its Model 3

Published: 
Mon, 02/04/2019 - 5:08pm

Tesla watchers were rocked by another high-level departure Wednesday when the company’s chief financial officer, Deepak Ahuja, announced his retirement at the end of an earnings conference call with analysts.

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Tesla layoffs loom and its stock price plunges as Musk shifts focus from growth to survival

Published: 
Tue, 01/22/2019 - 2:05pm

In an email to employees Friday, Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk painted a dim picture of the company’s near future. He said Tesla’s cars are “still too expensive for most people,” and that to cut costs, the company would have to cut 7% of its full-time workforce.

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New Tesla director Larry Ellison is a friend of Elon Musk. Will he stand up to the mercurial CEO?

Published: 
Sun, 12/30/2018 - 12:28pm

Big decisions at Tesla tend to spark controversy. That was the case Friday, when the company named Oracle’s Larry Ellison to its board of directors.

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How Elon Musk might make $920 million in Tesla debt go away

Published: 
Sun, 11/18/2018 - 2:48pm

A big pile of debt comes due at Tesla on March 1 — $920 million worth. But starting in two weeks, the company has a chance to make it disappear.