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      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...

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      Tesla accelerates production plans on Model 3 demand

      Tesla Motors said on Wednesday that it would ramp up its production plans much faster than expected to meet demand for...

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      Tesla loses 2 more top executives

      The revolving door at Tesla continues to spin as the company said two top executives are departing the electric...

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      Driverless cars: when robots rule the road

      Last year, California set out to draw up new rules of the road for the driverless car era. As the state’s motoring...

    4. May 1, 2016

      Long road ahead for China electric vehicles

      Beijing motor show slideshow China is aiming to become the world’s leading electric vehicle market, and with sales...

    5. Fast FT

      April 27, 2016

      Germany unveils €1bn plan to subsidise electric cars

      The German government has unveiled a €1bn programme to subsidise the sale of electric cars as it seeks to protect the...

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      Lithium: is the hype justified?

      After two years of unrelenting gloom it is good to see that at least one part of the global energy business is booming....

    7. Tech blog

      April 20, 2016

      #techFT - Turning Intel Inside out

      Intel is evolving beyond the PC, the EU has widened its antitrust battle with Google, Apple has lured a former top...

    8. April 19, 2016

      Apple hires former Tesla engineer to boost car effort

      Apple has lured a former top Tesla engineer to its secretive electric car team, according to people familiar with the...

    9. Fast FT

      April 19, 2016

      Apple snatches top Tesla engineer

      Apple has lured a top Tesla engineer to its secretive electric car team, according to people familiar with the move, in...

    10. April 17, 2016

      Tesla: supercharged pay

      Elon Musk, billionaire entrepreneur and minimum wage earner. Tesla disclosed on Friday that Mr Musk earned just $37,584...

    11. April 15, 2016

      Tesla: island fever

      Thinking of buying a Tesla to help save the planet? Think again — at least if you live in Hong Kong. Never mind that...

    12. April 14, 2016

      Ford and GM split on the right road to self-driving cars

      The cars in the garage at Ford’s research centre in Dearborn, near Detroit, mostly look like any other group of Fusion...

    13. April 11, 2016

      Tesla in voluntary recall of 2,700 Model X vehicles

      Tesla issued a voluntary recall for all of the Model X cars it sold up until the end of last month to fix a safety...

    14. April 10, 2016

      What we have learnt from Tesla’s sale of the century

      Tesla Motors has just stunned the carmaking world by taking 325,000 orders for its new Model 3 affordable electric...

    15. April 8, 2016

      Copper miners pin hopes on electric cars as China falters

      The world’s copper miners and traders are pinning their hopes on increased demand for the metal from the makers of...

    16. April 6, 2016

      Daimler shareholders worried over Tesla and electric carmakers

      Shareholders at Daimler on Wednesday expressed concern at the threat posed by Silicon Valley companies including Tesla,...

    17. April 4, 2016

      Tesla blames hubris for latest production shortfalls

      Tesla Motors has blamed its own hubris for the latest in a string of production shortfalls, as the US electric carmaker...

    18. April 4, 2016

      Gun manufacturers slide after downgrades

      Shares in US gun manufacturers took a hit on Monday after Smith & Wesson was downgraded by two banks. Shares in the...

    19. Fast FT

      April 4, 2016

      Tesla blames 'hubris' as Q1 deliveries disappoint

      Investors pressed the brakes on Tesla shares after the electric automaker said it delivered fewer than expected cars in...

    20. April 3, 2016

      Tesla Model 3 orders point to potential $10bn sales

      Tesla fans continued to deluge the electric car maker with pre-orders for its new lower-cost Model 3 over the weekend,...

    21. April 1, 2016

      Urban Outfitters jumps on positive sales

      Shares in Urban Outfitters , the retailer behind such brands as Anthropologie, Free People and its eponymous brand,...

    22. April 1, 2016

      Affordable electric car is Elon Musk’s dream

      Elon Musk’s dream has been to build an electric car priced for the mass market with the driving range, styling and...

    23. April 1, 2016

      Tesla: volting ambition

      Fictional everyman Homer Simpson once got to design a car. The bubble-domed, tail-finned monstrosity so revolted the...

    24. April 1, 2016

      Tesla’s bid to take electric cars mainstream

      When Elon Musk launched Tesla’s first electric car in 2008, the prospect of fulfilling orders for the flashy Roadster...

    25. Fast FT

      April 1, 2016

      Tesla's Model 3 orders hit 180,000 in 24 hours

      Cha-ching. Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla said in a tweet that orders for the electric automaker’s mass-market...

    26. Tech blog

      April 1, 2016

      #techFT - Microsoft builds AI, AR expectations

      Microsoft has been demonstrating its augmented vision of the future, Tesla has unveiled a mass-market electric car for...

    27. April 1, 2016

      Range anxiety holds back electric cars

      Despite being silent, the noise surrounding electric cars can be deafening. Yet for all the buzz, appetite among...

    28. April 1, 2016

      Tesla targets mass market with new Model 3

      Tesla received more than 115,000 pre-orders for its next electric vehicle, the Model 3, the day before it even unveiled...

    29. Fast FT

      March 31, 2016

      Tesla's Model 3 unveil — Wall St weighs in

      In a matter of hours Tesla will unveil its Model 3 sedan aimed at making the electric vehicle maker, so far a purview...

    30. March 2, 2016

      The riff: Electric car maker Tesla aims to plug in young drivers

      Elon Musk has a reputation as a big thinker. The Tesla and SpaceX founder wants to use electric cars to wean humanity...

    31. February 25, 2016

      China shifts gears to drive electric car development

      China’s efforts to take the lead in electric vehicle development will focus on battery technologies and public vehicle...

    32. February 17, 2016

      Aston Martin signs deal to develop electric car

      Aston Martin is famous for the roar of its V12 petrol engines. But the sports car maker’s first silent model received a...

    33. February 12, 2016

      UK start-up steers Rasa hydrogen car prototype to public trials

      The early blows in the hydrogen versus electric car battle may have been landed by the likes of Toyota and Tesla but a...

    34. February 11, 2016

      TripAdvisor jumps on display ad boost

      Travel websites TripAdvisor and Expedia bucked the sell-off in markets on Thursday. Shares in TripAdvisor jumped more...

    35. February 11, 2016

      Tesla: Filling up

      Making money is a pressing need for most 13-year-old companies. Tesla Motors has always got away with missing targets...

    36. February 11, 2016

      Tesla Motors upbeat on car delivery forecasts

      Shares in Tesla Motors jumped late on Wednesday after the electric carmaker predicted it would deliver more vehicles...

    37. Fast FT

      February 10, 2016

      Tesla shares jump on upbeat delivery forecast

      Shares in Tesla zipped ahead after the electric carmaker said it is planning for “even faster delivery growth than last...

    38. February 10, 2016

      Tesla: recurrent problems

      Tesla’s Model S has a “ludicrous” mode that can propel the sedan from zero to 60 miles an hour in 2.8 seconds....

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