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Lora Kolodny


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Recent articles by Lora:

Tesla set to report Q4 earnings after the bell

Tesla previously said it had delivered 499,550 vehicles in 2020, falling barely shy of its guidance for half a million vehicle deliveries in 2020. → Read More

Tesla sues former employee for allegedly stealing software code

Tesla says the code could reveal to competitors "which systems Tesla believes are important and valuable to automate and how to automate them." → Read More

Tesla engineering director Joseph Mardall leaves for drone start-up Zipline

Mardall led the development of a Model Y heat pump system and led Tesla's efforts to engineer a ventilator that could be produced using car parts. → Read More

Tesla posts several job openings for Semi truck production lines in Nevada

Tesla announced the Semi in November 2017, but the project has been delayed several times. → Read More

U.S. vehicle safety agency asks Tesla to recall 158,716 older vehicles over touchscreen glitches

The affected cars include Tesla Model S sedans made between 2012 and 2018, and Model X SUVs in model years from 2016 to 2018. → Read More

Obama: GOP's 'fantasy narrative' about election spurred today's violence

"For two months now, a political party and its accompanying media ecosystem has too often been unwilling to tell their followers the truth," wrote Obama. → Read More

California governor's stimulus plan includes $1.5 billion to boost electric and hydrogen vehicles

After a year of extreme wildfires harming his constituents and the California economy, Newsom has said that he views pollution and climate change as an emergency. → Read More

Tesla reports nearly 500,000 vehicle deliveries for 2020, in line with guidance

Employees work at the Tesla Gigafactory in Shanghai, east China, Nov. 20, 2020. U.S. electric car company Tesla in 2019 built its first Gigafactory outside the United States in the new Lingang area, with a designed annual production capacity of 500,000 units. Ding Ting | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Tesla said Saturday that it delivered 180,570 electric vehicles in the fourth quarter,… → Read More

Elon Musk says he once tried to sell Tesla to Apple, Tim Cook didn't want to take a meeting

It was a rare admission from the mercurial CEO that he once considered giving up control of the company he helped build. → Read More

Elon Musk should apologize for mocking gender pronouns, says group that gave Tesla top LGBTQ-friendly rating

In a series of tweets this week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk mocked people who list the pronouns they would like others to use to describe them in their online bios. → Read More

Tesla tells employees Model S and X production will shut down for 18 days

Tesla sent an e-mail to Fremont factory workers saying it will shut down Model S and X production lines for the holidays. → Read More

Elon Musk confirms, "Yes, I have moved to Texas"

Elon Musk said Tuesday that while SpaceX and Tesla maintain major operations in California today, he has personally moved to Texas. → Read More

Tesla progress on German factory slowed by sleeping snakes

Tesla progress on German factory slowed by sleeping snakes → Read More

QuantumScape is building a better electric car battery that it says charges to 80% in 15 minutes

QuantumScape says its electric vehicle batteries should allow drivers to charge their cars to 80% of their full capacity within fifteen minutes. → Read More

Tesla publishes its first ever diversity report revealing leadership is 83% male and 59% white

Tesla publishes first ever diversity report revealing leadership is 83% male and 59% white → Read More

Musk to Tesla employees: 'Our stock will immediately get crushed like a souffle under a sledgehammer!' if we don't control costs

Tesla shares continue to trade at all-time highs, and the stock will join the S&P 500 later this month. → Read More

California gives Tesla 'essential workforce' exemption from new Covid-19 health orders

The California Department of Public Health says Limited Stay at Home Order does not apply to Tesla employees who are now deemed essential workers. → Read More

Lyft Q3 2020 earnings

Lyft President John Zimmer (L) and CEO Logan Green during an interview at an IPO event in Los Angeles March 29, 2019. Michael Luciano | CNBC Lyft shares rose slightly as the company reported third-quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday, following a massive rally on Monday. Here's how Lyft did versus comparable Wall Street expectations for the period ending September 30, 2020: * Loss per… → Read More

Tesla expands warranty to cover memory chip failure that caused touchscreen blackouts in Model S and X vehicles

Tesla makes warranty changes to cover main computer issue that caused touchscreen blackouts → Read More

What a Biden White House could mean for Tesla

Biden's stated goals for clean energy and manufacturing could mean new government incentives for electric vehicle makers. → Read More