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China’s Tencent Holdings Purchased 5 Percent Stake In Tesla

China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd has purchased a 5 percent stake in Tesla for $1.78 billion, marking the latest investment by a Chinese internet company in the potentially lucrative market of self-driving vehicles and related services.

March 29, 2017
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Tesla Owners Waiting Months For Repaired Cars

The Economist reports that Tesla makes many of the vehicle parts in house. That means that their manufacturing plant has to keep up with demand, and the over 80,000 cars that Tesla produced in 2016.

March 13, 2017
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China’s Qiantu Motor Aims To Become A Leader In Electric Vehicles

Lu Qun, chair of China’s Qiantu Motor, is hoping that the rise of electric cars will propel his company and his country into the automotive spotlight.

Feb. 3, 2017
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NHTSA Clears Tesla In Fatal Autopilot Crash

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has cleared Tesla’s Autopilot system of fault in a fatal 2016 crash

Jan. 20, 2017
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Mini Sports Cars Expected To Top Children’s Christmas Lists This Year

According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, many high-end automakers are getting involved in the Christmas toy market this year, including Tesla. The report indicates that battery-powered sports cars for kids are expected to top Christmas lists this holiday season.

Nov. 29, 2016
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Elon Musk Orders Tesla Stores To Stop Offering Discounts On New Vehicles

Musk appears to be saying that offering discounts on new vehicles could lead to a chain reaction and a drastic shift in how Tesla’s stores operate.

Sept. 30, 2016
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Michigan Officials Deny Tesla Dealership License

A Tesla spokesperson said the company “will continue to take steps to defend the rights of Michigan consumers.”

Sept. 16, 2016
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Tesla’s Upcoming Autopilot Update Shifts Focus To Radar To Prevent Crashes

Musk said the update will be available within the next two weeks, and will rely foremost on radar to give Tesla’s cars a better sense of what is around them and when to brake.

Sept. 12, 2016
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Missouri Court Rules Against Tesla’s Direct Sales In The State

Tesla has experienced another setback in its sales strategy as a Missouri judge ruled the automaker cannot bypass dealerships and sell vehicles directly to consumers in the state.

Sept. 8, 2016
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Tesla Is Entering The Auto Insurance Business

Why is Tesla moving into the insurance market?

Sept. 1, 2016
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California Lawmaker Withdraws Zero Emissions Vehicle Bill

Assemblywomen Autumn Burke has cited opposition from automakers and the oil industry.

Aug. 19, 2016
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Tesla Model S In Autopilot Mode Crashes In China

In this latest incident, the driver’s Tesla sideswiped a Volkswagen that was parked halfway in the lane of a busy Beijing highway.

Aug. 11, 2016
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