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Elon Musk Employs Common Dealership Tactics with Model 3

While Tesla, Inc., tends to proclaim how innovative and set-apart its electric vehicles are from the competition, Elon Musk’s methods for promoting the new Model 3 echo how mainstream dealers have traditionally drawn showroom traffic. In a July 31 report, Barclays analyst Brian Johnson wrote that Tesla’s marketing tactics for the Model 3 are “similar […]

Aug. 9, 2017
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Report: Tesla May Have Frequent Vehicle Upgrades

Musk indicated new Tesla Models Could Arrive every 12-18 Months.

Jan. 23, 2017
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Coal CEO Criticizes Tesla Over Government Subsidies

The Coal company CEO said Tesla hasn’t made a penny in cash flow.

Oct. 13, 2016
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Tesla To Buy SolarCity For $2.6 Billion

Musk says the deal will accelerate Tesla’s transition from an electric-vehicle automaker into a renewable-energy products company.

Aug. 1, 2016
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Utah Dealers Respond To Tesla Lawsuit

Tesla has previously sued the state of Utah over legislation preventing in-store sales and test drives.

July 25, 2016
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Elon Musk Blog Post: Tesla Truck, Semi and Transport Vehicle Coming

Musk said starting an electric car company in America is “idiocy squared.”

July 21, 2016
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Consumer Reports Calls On Tesla To Deactivate Autopilot Steering

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has continued to defend the system saying it’s safer than human driving.

July 14, 2016
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Elon Musk Says Driver’s Death ‘Wasn’t Material’ To Tesla’s Finances

The delay in informing shareholders about the fatal accident adds to existing concerns about the safety of Tesla’s Autopilot system.

July 6, 2016
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Tesla Offers To Buy SolarCity To Create Vertically-Integrated Energy Company

The move would create a vertically-integrated energy company that would sell electric vehicles, make and sell energy storage for buildings and the grid, and make and install solar panels.

June 22, 2016
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Report: Tesla Data Collection Includes Current Vehicle Location

The Tesla Motors privacy disclosure indicates some in the company can find your vehicle location.

June 16, 2016
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Report: Tesla Offered Repair Discount In Exchange For Non-Disclosure Agreement

The non-disclosure agreement is called a “Goodwill Agreement.”

June 10, 2016
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Elon Musk Predicts Apple Car Will Be Released In 2020

Does Elon Musk believe Apple will be a direct competitor?

June 3, 2016
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