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Tesla is an American electric automobile manufacturer headquartered in Palo Alto, California. Named after the famous scientist and inventor Nikola Tesla, the company was founded in 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning. Elon Musk, who had invested major funds at the beginning, took over as the CEO in 2008. In 2009, Tesla began the production of its first car, the Roadster, which was followed by the Model S (sedan), Model X (SUV), Model 3 (sedan), and Model Y (crossover). Apart from the EVs, the company also manufactures battery energy storage, solar panels, as well as solar roof tiles.

Watch: Tesla Model Y catches fire; narrow escape for driver

24 May 2022

Auto
Watch: Tesla Model Y catches fire; narrow escape for driver

Tesla's all-electric SUV, the Model Y, caught fire in a strange but scary incident in Canada.

Tesla releases full self-driving software update for cars: Check features

19 May 2022

Technology
Tesla releases full self-driving software update for cars: Check features

US automaker Tesla has started rolling out a Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta software update for its electric cars.

Tesla suspends India entry plan after impasse over lowering tariffs

15 May 2022

Business
Tesla suspends India entry plan after impasse over lowering tariffs

Tesla has decided to put on hold its plan to sell electric cars in India as it failed to secure lower import taxes. The company has stopped looking for showroom space and even reassigned some of its India team.

Tesla recalls 130,000 cars due to infotainment system overheating issue

12 May 2022

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Tesla recalls 130,000 cars due to infotainment system overheating issue

Tesla has recalled 1.3 lakh cars in the US due to an overheating issue which might cause the display of the central infotainment system to malfunction.

Elon Musk's mother lashes out at NYT article. Here's why

06 May 2022

World
Elon Musk's mother lashes out at NYT article. Here's why

Elon Musk's mother has condemned an article in The New York Times that said the entrepreneur enjoyed "white privilege" during the apartheid era in South Africa.

Elon Musk buys Twitter; Jameela Jamil will 'never tweet again'

26 Apr 2022

Entertainment
Elon Musk buys Twitter; Jameela Jamil will 'never tweet again'

British actor Jameela Jamil will "never tweet again."

Tesla blows away estimates with record $3.3 billion quarterly profit

21 Apr 2022

Business
Tesla blows away estimates with record $3.3 billion quarterly profit

Tesla posted a record profit of $3.3 billion in the first quarter of 2022 amid supply chain constraints and production delays.

Twitter mounts 'poison pill' defense to resist Musk's takeover attempt

16 Apr 2022

Business
Twitter mounts 'poison pill' defense to resist Musk's takeover attempt

The ongoing Twitter-Elon Musk saga seems unlikely to end anytime soon.

Is Twitter headed for a hostile takeover by Elon Musk?

14 Apr 2022

Business
Is Twitter headed for a hostile takeover by Elon Musk?

Another day, another twist!

Fisker establishes headquarters in India; Ocean and PEAR EVs confirmed

13 Apr 2022

Auto
Fisker establishes headquarters in India; Ocean and PEAR EVs confirmed

American automaker Fisker has established its headquarters in Hyderabad for initial operations in India.

Elon Musk now holds four times Dorsey's stake in Twitter

04 Apr 2022

Business
Elon Musk now holds four times Dorsey's stake in Twitter

Tesla and SpaceX founder, Elon Musk, in a regulatory filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has disclosed he holds a 9.2% stake in the microblogging platform Twitter.

Elon Musk-Grimes welcomed their second child, a daughter, last December

11 Mar 2022

Entertainment
Elon Musk-Grimes welcomed their second child, a daughter, last December

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and Canadian singer Grimes (born Claire Elise Boucher) have welcomed their second child via surrogacy.

Tesla delays production of its all-electric Cybertruck to 2023

27 Jan 2022

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Tesla delays production of its all-electric Cybertruck to 2023

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, has announced that the production of the much-awaited Cybertruck has been delayed to 2023.

Tesla facing challenges with Indian government: Elon Musk

13 Jan 2022

Business
Tesla facing challenges with Indian government: Elon Musk

Automaker Tesla is facing obstacles with the Indian government in order to launch its vehicles in the country, said CEO Elon Musk.

Apple becomes world's first company to hit $3 trillion valuation

04 Jan 2022

Business
Apple becomes world's first company to hit $3 trillion valuation

Apple on Monday became the first company to hit a stock market value of $3 trillion. However, by the end of the day's trading session, the value slipped to $2.99 trillion as its share closed at $182.01.

Tesla recalls 4,75,318 cars over camera and front trunk issues

31 Dec 2021

Auto
Tesla recalls 4,75,318 cars over camera and front trunk issues

Tesla has issued a massive recall for Model 3 and Model S in the US, covering as many as 4,75,318 vehicles.

Tesla Model Y spotted sans camouflage in India; launch imminent

24 Dec 2021

Auto
Tesla Model Y spotted sans camouflage in India; launch imminent

Tesla is expected to launch the Model Y electric car in India sometime in 2022. Now, the vehicle has been spotted without camouflage in Mumbai, revealing its right-hand-drive layout and other interior features along with the exteriors.

Elon Musk named TIME magazine's 2021 'Person of the Year'

14 Dec 2021

World
Elon Musk named TIME magazine's 2021 'Person of the Year'

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has been named TIME magazine's 'Person of the Year' for 2021.

Tesla launches Cybertruck-inspired electric vehicle for kids

06 Dec 2021

Auto
Tesla launches Cybertruck-inspired electric vehicle for kids

US auto giant Tesla has launched a "Cyberquad for Kids" all-terrain vehicle in its home country. To recall, it was showcased in 2019.

#NewsBytesExplainer: What is Tesla Autopilot and how it works?

09 Nov 2021

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#NewsBytesExplainer: What is Tesla Autopilot and how it works?

Tesla's Autopilot is an autonomous driving assistance system that reduces the driver's workload and ensures more convenience and safety.

Musk may soon become first person with $300bn net worth

28 Oct 2021

Business
Musk may soon become first person with $300bn net worth

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is on the road to becoming the world's first person with a $300 billion net worth.

Musk's Boring Company will build Vegas Loop with 51 stations

22 Oct 2021

Technology
Musk's Boring Company will build Vegas Loop with 51 stations

Local officials have recently greenlighted Elon Musk-led Boring Company's proposal to build a network of underground tunnels in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tesla requests Musk-Modi meeting to resolve import duty issues

22 Oct 2021

Business
Tesla requests Musk-Modi meeting to resolve import duty issues

Following a closed-door meeting with the Indian government officials, American electric car maker Tesla has now requested an in-person meeting of its CEO Elon Musk and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Highway projects haven't had Chinese investment since some time: Gadkari

21 Sep 2021

India
Highway projects haven't had Chinese investment since some time: Gadkari

Union minister Nitin Gadkari has said that Chinese companies have not made investments in highway projects in India in recent times.

Elon Musk takes his 'last remaining' house off the market

20 Sep 2021

Business
Elon Musk takes his 'last remaining' house off the market

Elon Musk is putting his vow to sell all "physical possessions" on hold.

Ahead of launch in India, Tesla Model Y spotted testing

12 Sep 2021

Auto
Ahead of launch in India, Tesla Model Y spotted testing

US automaker Tesla is expected to launch its Model Y electric SUV in India in early 2022.

Tesla Model S electric sedan sets lap record at Nurburgring

10 Sep 2021

Auto
Tesla Model S electric sedan sets lap record at Nurburgring

Tesla's Model S Plaid has set a new lap record for production electric cars at the Nurburgring Nordschleife racing circuit in Germany.

Four Tesla models receive nod from Indian testing agencies

01 Sep 2021

Business
Four Tesla models receive nod from Indian testing agencies

After facing several hurdles, Elon Musk-led American carmaker Tesla appears to be inching closer to launching its products on Indian shores.

Prior to launch, Tesla Model Y spied testing in India

21 Aug 2021

Auto
Prior to launch, Tesla Model Y spied testing in India

American auto giant Tesla is expected to enter the Indian market later this year.

Federal investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot-related crashes

19 Aug 2021

Business
Federal investigation launched into Tesla Autopilot-related crashes

The US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has commenced an investigation into the Tesla Autopilot system.

Rejecting Tesla's appeal, government says won't slash duties on EVs

03 Aug 2021

Business
Rejecting Tesla's appeal, government says won't slash duties on EVs

Since 2018, American carmaker Tesla has repeatedly expressed interest in entering the Indian market. However, weeks after Tesla appealed to reduce taxes, the Indian government stated that it has no plans to slash import duties for electric vehicles.

Samsung reveals its automotive image sensor; signs pact with Tesla

13 Jul 2021

Technology
Samsung reveals its automotive image sensor; signs pact with Tesla

Eyeing an expansion into the automotive sector, Samsung has unveiled an image sensor for vehicles, called ISOCELL Auto 4AC.

Prior to launch, Tesla Model 3 spotted testing in Pune

11 Jun 2021

Auto
Prior to launch, Tesla Model 3 spotted testing in Pune

Tesla Model 3 is expected to be launched in India later this year. In the latest development, a test mule of the car's Long Range Dual Motor variant has been spotted testing on the roads in Pune.

Tesla launches its quickest and most powerful production car ever

11 Jun 2021

Auto
Tesla launches its quickest and most powerful production car ever

Tesla has commenced deliveries of its quickest and most powerful production car, called the Model S Plaid. It was announced in January this year.

World's quickest car axed before entering production: Details here

07 Jun 2021

Auto
World's quickest car axed before entering production: Details here

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has confirmed that the Model S Plaid+, which was unveiled in January, has been canceled.

Elon Musk attributes Tesla price hikes to 'supply chain pressure'

02 Jun 2021

Business
Elon Musk attributes Tesla price hikes to 'supply chain pressure'

Prices for Tesla car models have been steadily rising. The company's CEO Elon Musk recently took to Twitter to explain that the price hike is primarily due to the increasing costs of raw materials.

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla gets dearer due to pandemic, and more

02 Jun 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla gets dearer due to pandemic, and more

The pandemic has made life hard for everyone across the board. Gamers can't buy graphics cards and carmakers can't, well, make cars due to lack of essential chips.

Musk establishes Bitcoin Mining Council with leading North American miners

30 May 2021

Business
Musk establishes Bitcoin Mining Council with leading North American miners

Elon Musk held a meeting with "leading Bitcoin miners in North America" recently. The discussion aimed "to promote energy usage transparency [and] accelerate sustainability initiatives worldwide."

Musk's Boring Company tests underground Tesla tunnel system in Vegas

27 May 2021

Technology
Musk's Boring Company tests underground Tesla tunnel system in Vegas

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's Boring Company has partially delivered on its promise to shuttle passengers through tunnels underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC). Partially, because the original concept involved autonomously moving entire cars on magnetic rails up to speeds of 124mph.

NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla doesn't like Bitcoin anymore, and more

14 May 2021

Technology
NewsBytes Briefing: Tesla doesn't like Bitcoin anymore, and more

Not long after allowing Tesla electric vehicles to be bought using Bitcoin, CEO Elon Musk has had a change of heart.

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