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Amazon joins Walmart in blaming Tesla solar panels for fires

Walmart Inc. isn’t the only corporation that has seen its Tesla Inc. solar panels catch fire. On Friday, Amazon.com Inc. said a June 2018 blaze on the roof of one of its warehouses in Redlands, California, involved a solar system that Tesla’s SolarCity division installed. The Seattle-based retail giant said by email that it has […]

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Walmart sues Tesla for faulty solar panels

In a big setback for Elon Musk, retail behemoth Walmart has sued Tesla’s energy division for providing solar panels that caused multiple fires at its stores, asking the company to immediately remove the panels from more than 240 Walmart locations. According to a report in USA Today, the Walmart lawsuit, filed in New York State […]

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Musk ‘violates’ SEC settlement with solar production tweet

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is courting trouble again with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over his controversial Twitter activities, this time revealing Tesla’s solar production numbers on the micro-blogging platform. Replying to a follower, Musk tweeted he was hoping the company would manufacture about 1,000 solar roofs a week by the end of […]

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Tesla introduces Megapack: Utility-Scale Energy Storage

Less than two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia, using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly $40 million in its first year alone and helped to stabilize and balance the region’s unreliable grid. Battery storage is transforming the global electric grid and is […]

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Tesla says Shanghai car fire caused by failed battery module

Tesla says a fire in one of its cars in Shanghai was caused by the failure of a single battery module and investigators found no defects in the car’s systems. The electric car maker said Friday on its social media account that a joint team examined the battery, software, manufacturing information and the vehicle’s history […]

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Earned nothing from Tesla in 2018: Elon Musk

While his electric vehicle (EV) company Tesla struggles to make profit, tech mogul Elon Musk denied reports that claimed he had earned $2.3 billion in stock options in 2018. Instead, Musk said he had pocketed nothing at all. A Tesla fanpage took to Twitter slamming a news report from last week that said Musk made […]

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Tesla produced 900 Model 3 cars per day this week: Elon Musk

Tesla Inc has on an average produced 900 Model 3 cars per day this week, bringing the company closer to its target of making 7,000 cars per week, according to an email from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk to employees that was widely posted on social media and authenticated by a source familiar with the […]

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Tesla reduces prices on Models S and X amid stock slump

Faced with a slumping stock price and questions about demand for its vehicles, Tesla has lowered the U.S. base prices of its two most expensive models. The company on Monday cut $3,000 from the price of the Model S sedan and $2,000 from the Model X SUV. Tesla said in a statement that it periodically […]

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Ashok Leyland ready to ride on Elon Musk’s India dream for EVs

Tesla CEO Elon Musk who has been moving back and forth on his India dream for couple of years and unable to take the next big step now has an invitation from commercial vehicles major Ashok Leyland. Musk wants to make India his next big market but the question lingers: Will the electric car ever […]

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Tesla Model S burst into flames in Hong Kong parking lot: Report

Tesla’s electric car Model S caught fire in a parking lot in a Hong Kong shopping mall reports Apple Daily newspaper. According to the report no one was injured in the blaze. Tesla’s electric car which is said to be Model S 85 KWH dual power version burst into flames 30 minutes after being parked […]

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