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    1. July 21, 2016

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      Tesla Motors: Elon-gated

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    1. July 21, 2016

      Elon Musk outlines lofty goals for Tesla

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, has sketched out a lofty and futuristic vision for his electric car company, as he...

    2. Fast FT

      July 21, 2016

      Tesla exploring heavy-duty truck development

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, on Wednesday sketched out a lofty and futuristic vision for his electric car company,...

    3. Fast FT

      July 14, 2016

      Musk rules out Autopilot in Pennsylvania Tesla crash

      Elon Musk went back on the offensive on Thursday, defending Tesla Motors’ self-driving car technology, as he ruled out...

    4. July 12, 2016

      Tesla Motors: material world

      It seems reckless for Tesla Motors not to have disclosed a fatal crash involving its “autopilot” when the electric...

    5. July 11, 2016

      Telecoms and utilities lead way to another peak

      Dividend-paying stocks have led the way as Wall Street climbed back into record territory, underscoring investors’...

    6. July 11, 2016

      US autos: Adding new routes

      The low-rise brick buildings on Ford Motor’s River Rouge site, in Dearborn, Michigan, would still be recognisable to...

    7. July 8, 2016

      ‘The Switch: How Solar, Storage and New Tech Means Cheap Power for All’, by Chris Goodall

      Bill Gates is a well-meaning billionaire, constantly shelling out large lumps of his considerable fortune to make the...

    8. July 8, 2016

      Lithium: Chile’s buried treasure

      A 600-mile-long strip of land between the Pacific Ocean and the snow-capped Andes, northern Chile’s Atacama is the...

    9. July 7, 2016

      Tech needs to be hands-on in helping users with automated future

      Imagine a place where driverless cars roam the streets, intelligent electricity grids regulate the power and everything...

    10. July 6, 2016

      Beware the car that can nearly drive itself

      Joshua Brown died in May when his Tesla sports car drove under a tractor-trailer that turned across his path on a...

    11. July 3, 2016

      Tesla misses delivery targets again

      Tesla Motors has missed its quarterly vehicle delivery targets for the third quarter in a row, as the US electric...

    12. July 1, 2016

      BMW sets 2021 goal for driverless cars

      BMW is aiming to produce fully self-driving cars by 2021 after entering a partnership with US computer chip group Intel...

    13. July 1, 2016

      Tesla reveals first self-driving car death

      A car that was driving itself has been involved in a fatal crash for the first time, after a person at the wheel of one...

    14. June 30, 2016

      Thai start-up tries to outdo Elon Musk in green energy storage

      Piriyathep Kanchanadul flicks a switch to set a bank of light ablaze, fed by electrolyte that shoots round a tentacular...

    15. June 29, 2016

      Elon Musk’s dream of a post-carbon solar-powered future

      It is a nice dream. You catch the sun’s rays in photovoltaic panels on the roof. The resulting electricity is fed down...

    16. June 28, 2016

      Elon Musk’s grip on SolarCity fans corporate governance fears

      Elon Musk, head of Tesla Motors, had a ready answer last week to any suspicions that his proposed $2.5bn purchase of...

    17. June 28, 2016

      SolarCity sets up special panel over Tesla approach

      SolarCity, the solar power company that has received a takeover approach from Tesla Motors, sought to deal with a...

    18. June 24, 2016

      Week in Review, June 25

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Twilio’s New York debut ends US...

    19. June 23, 2016

      Elon Musk’s $1tn goal could be out of this world

      Has Silicon Valley run out of ambition? That uncharacteristic question has been voiced increasingly in tech circles as...

    20. FT Alphaville

      June 22, 2016

      Tesla/Solar City: An exchange of ideas

      Sorry investment banking analyst, you are going to have work this weekend. As the press release explaining the...

    21. June 22, 2016

      Tesla boss Elon Musk tests investors with one-stop energy company

      For shareholders in Tesla Motors, it sometimes seems as though Elon Musk can do little wrong as he raises billions of...

    22. June 22, 2016

      Tesla-SolarCity: storm ahead

      Elon Musk believes there is an advantage to being a vertically-integrated energy production, storage and transport...

    23. June 21, 2016

      Elon Musk to use Tesla to buy out his SolarCity

      Elon Musk has taken a step towards rolling up his different corporate interests, using the high-flying stock of...

    24. FT Alphaville

      June 21, 2016

      Some sort of house of cards

      Mr. Musk said it is “important that there not be some sort of house of cards that crumbles if one element of the...

    25. June 21, 2016

      Tesla offers to buy SolarCity in stock deal

      Electric automaker Tesla, led by Elon Musk, made an offer on Tuesday to acquire SolarCity, the solar panel maker that...

    26. June 12, 2016

      VW set to unveil new strategy following diesel emissions scandal

      Two years ago the chief executive of Volkswagen stood before 20,000 employees and said radical action was needed to...

    27. June 10, 2016

      Tesla rethinks gagging customers after fixing car faults

      Tesla Motors said it was reconsidering its use of gag clauses designed to stop owners talking about faults it has fixed...

    28. May 18, 2016

      Tesla jumps after Goldman Sachs backing

      Tesla shares shifted into top gear on Wednesday after the electric vehicle maker was upgraded by analysts at Goldman...

    29. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Tesla to sell $1.4bn in stock to fund Model 3

      It was only a matter of time. Tesla has said it is offering $1.4bn of common stock as it seeks to raise money to ramp...

    30. Fast FT

      May 18, 2016

      Tesla shares rise as bull camp grows

      Tesla shares shifted to high gear on Wednesday after the electric automaker was upgraded by analysts at Goldman Sachs,...

    31. Fast FT

      May 12, 2016

      Tough questions for Audi at annual meeting

      Just how contentious will Volkswagen’s annual shareholders meeting be on June 22? Thursday’s AGM at Audi offered a...

    32. May 11, 2016

      Musk’s Hyperloop dream takes small step towards reality

      Elon Musk’s dream of ultra-high speed travel through a tube came a small step closer to reality on Tuesday, when one of...

    33. Tech blog

      May 6, 2016

      #techFT - Making friends with social robots

      Can robots be comforting companions? Is this Tesla’s iPhone moment? Was Craig Wright really responsible for bitcoin?...

    34. May 5, 2016

      Tesla looks to its defining iPhone moment

      Is the electric car market about to have its iPhone moment? Elon Musk clearly thinks so. The chief executive of Tesla...

    35. Fast FT

      May 5, 2016

      Tesla accelerates production plans — Wall St reacts

      Tesla Motors said on Wednesday that it was bringing its production targets forward by two years despite the electric...

    36. Tech blog

      May 5, 2016

      #techFT - Meet the cobots

      Robots as co-workers, Tesla supercharges its production targets, Uber picks up friends from high places, New Day’s days...

    37. May 5, 2016

      Tesla: three cash flow

      To entice 400,000 people to put down $1,000 for a car that they have not driven — most have not even seen — and will...

    38. May 5, 2016

      Tesla brings its output targets forward by two years

      Tesla Motors announced a big roll of the dice on Wednesday as it brought its production targets forward by two years,...

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