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Elon Musk Hypes Tesla Insurance and Batteries, Backs Off Robotaxi Claims

Elon Musk took to the stage at Tesla’s annual shareholder meeting to hype the company’s future in everything from selling insurance to mining rare elements for battery production, while admitting that “profitability is challenging” and also backing away from recent claims about a Tesla robotaxi fleet running by 2020.

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Report: Tesla Employee Morale Tanks Amid Layoffs, Cost Cutting

According to a recent report, Tesla’s rankings at job websites have dropped significantly following a series of layoffs and cost-cutting measures at the company, indicating a drop in morale amongst Elon Musk’s employees.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. The new Tesla factory is the former NUMMI plant. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

‘Aladdin’ Star Sues Tesla over Car Wreck

Mena Massoud, the star of the new Disney Aladdin live-action film, is suing Elon Musk’s Tesla, claiming that a manufacturing fault in his Tesla Model 3 caused a car wreck.

Aladdin star Mena Massoud

Barclays Pulls No Punches on Tesla: ‘Stalling as a Niche Automaker’

U.K. investment firm Barclays cut its price target for Elon Musk’s Tesla to $150 this week, claiming that the firm is “stalling as a niche automaker.” Barclays analysts believe Musk’s Robotaxi plans are being met with appropriate skepticism as “the blue pill thesis washes away.”

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. The new Tesla factory is the former NUMMI plant. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Elon Musk Launches ‘Hardcore’ Cost-Cutting Measures at Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly implementing new “hardcore” cost-cutting efforts at Tesla. The Company’s new CFO will review every outgoing payment, and Musk himself will review every tenth payment. Musk reportedly told employees that the company’s recent cash raise only gives it enough money to last ten months.

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Report: Tesla Is in Deep Trouble with Solar Power

Tesla’s solar ambitions are in deep trouble according to reports. Solar cells designed to replace roofing shingles are reportedly not working out well for the company, with the majority of solar cells being exported overseas. The company is facing fresh scrutiny about its factory in Buffalo, New York, and the promises it made to the state to employ a certain number of workers at the facility.

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WSJ: Elon Musk’s Tesla ‘Can’t Spare a Dime’

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, investors shouldn’t expect to see much progress from Tesla’s recent capital raise of $2.7 billion, because Elon Musk’s electric car company is running on fumes.

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Tesla Slashes Prices for Floundering Solar Panel Business

Tesla has reportedly cut its solar panel prices in an attempt to slow the decline of the companies solar business. In some locations, Tesla’s prices are now 38 percent below the national average. If the solar business continues to flounder, it could have major implications for Tesla’s taxpayer-supported operations in Buffalo, New York.

Tesla to show self-driving car progress to investors

Tesla Considering ‘Alternative Sources’ of Financing

Tesla recently stated that the company may seek “alternative sources” of financing but believes cash generated from car sales may be enough to fund investments and pay back debts over the next year.

SUN VALLEY, ID - JULY 07: Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, CEO and product architect of Tesla Motors, and chairman of SolarCity, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 7, 2015 in Sun Valley, Idaho. Many of the world's wealthiest and most powerful business people …

Tesla Misses Big on First Quarter Earnings

Elon Musk’s electric car company Tesla failed to meet expectations on first-quarter earnings as the demand for Tesla vehicles appeared to sharply drop. The company lost more than $700 million in the first three months of 2019.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils the new Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif., Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010. The new Tesla factory is the former NUMMI plant. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Consumer Reports, Industry Experts Dismiss Tesla’s ‘Self-Driving’ Claims

Consumer Reports and the Partners for Automated Vehicles Education coalition (PAVE) have both taken issue with Elon Musk’s claims about the self-driving ability of Tesla vehicles. Both organizations strongly disagree with Elon Musk, who claimed it would be “crazy” to buy any car but a Tesla.

Tesla to show self-driving car progress to investors

Tesla Model S Explodes in Viral Video

Elon Musk’s electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is reportedly investigating a recent video showing a Tesla Model S parked in a Chinese parking garage exploding into a fireball.

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