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Tesla reports a big jump in profit.

Tesla reports a big jump in profit.

Tesla reports a big jump in profit. Tesla reports a big jump in profit. Last month, he said on Twitter that the “fear of running out” of parts was compelling automakers to order more components than they needed, likening it to the hoarding of toilet paper by many Americans in the early months of the pandemic last year. The earnings …

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Tesla Autopilot and other driver-assistance systems get new scrutiny.

Tesla Autopilot and other driver-assistance systems get new scrutiny. Tesla Autopilot and other driver-assistance systems get new scrutiny. Daily Business Briefing June 29, 2021Updated  June 29, 2021, 1:38 p.m. ET June 29, 2021, 1:38 p.m. ET There has been growing concern about the safety of driver-assistance systems, in particular Tesla’s Autopilot.Credit…KCBS-TV, via Associated Press A federal safety agency told automakers …

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Flying Car Makers Want to Build ‘Uber Meets Tesla in the Air’

Flying Car Makers Want to Build ‘Uber Meets Tesla in the Air’

Flying Car Makers Want to Build ‘Uber Meets Tesla in the Air’ Flying Car Makers Want to Build ‘Uber Meets Tesla in the Air’ It was sleek, cone-shaped, a little confusing — like something Hollywood would give a sci-fi villain for a quick getaway. It wasn’t a helicopter. And it wasn’t an airplane. It was a cross between the two, …

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Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cars.

Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cars.

Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cars. Tesla stops accepting Bitcoin as payment for its cars. Three months after Tesla said it would begin accepting the cryptocurrency Bitcoin as payment, the electric carmaker has abruptly reversed course. In a message posted to Twitter on Wednesday, Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, said Tesla had suspended accepting Bitcoin because of …

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Tesla Earnings Set Record in First Quarter

Tesla Earnings Set Record in First Quarter

Tesla Earnings Set Record in First Quarter Tesla Earnings Set Record in First Quarter Tesla announced a solid quarterly financial performance on Monday reflecting continuing increases in sales and production around the world. The electric-car maker reported earnings of 39 cents per share in the first quarter. That was a significant increase from the 24 cents per share it reported …

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Three Electric S.U.V.s With Tesla in Their Sights

Three Electric S.U.V.s With Tesla in Their Sights

Three Electric S.U.V.s With Tesla in Their Sights Three Electric S.U.V.s With Tesla in Their Sights An electric trickle is turning into a flood: As many as 100 new E.V. models are coming to showrooms by 2025. Heavyweights including Volkswagen, General Motors and Ford are floating promises of all-electric lineups within a decade. The end times of gasoline can almost …

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2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say

2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say

2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say 2 Killed in Driverless Tesla Car Crash, Officials Say Mitchell Weston, chief investigator at the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office, said that while the batteries are “generally safe,” impacts at high speeds can result in “thermal runaway,” which causes an “uncontrolled contact” between different materials in the batteries. Thermal runaway can …

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Tesla Will Accept Bitcoin as Payment, Elon Musk says.

Tesla Will Accept Bitcoin as Payment, Elon Musk says.

Tesla Will Accept Bitcoin as Payment, Elon Musk says. Tesla Will Accept Bitcoin as Payment, Elon Musk says. Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla who recently added “Technoking” to his title, said on Wednesday that the company would accept Bitcoin as payment for cars in the United States, a move that is at odds with the company’s image as …

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Stock Market, Bitcoin, Tesla: Live Business News Updates

Stock Market, Bitcoin, Tesla: Live Business News Updates Stock Market, Bitcoin, Tesla: Live Business News Updates Here’s what you need to know: A Bitcoin A.T.M. in New York. Bitcoin continued to rise, fueled by Tesla’s announcement that it had purchased $1.5 billion worth of the digital currency.Credit…Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Bitcoin continued its rally, the latest leg of which was set …

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Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker

Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker

Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker Is Rivian the Next Tesla? Investors Bet Big on Electric Truck Maker Another big trend reshaping the auto industry is autonomous cars. On Tuesday, Cruise, a unit of G.M. that is working in that area, announced it had raised $2 billion from Microsoft, G.M., Honda and other investors. …

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