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Lora Kolodny


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Recent articles by Lora:

California proposes $6.1 billion in new incentives for electric vehicles

California Governor Gavin Newsom presented a $286.4 billion budget proposal, dubbed the "California Blueprint," for the state on Monday. → Read More

Elon Musk says Tesla will raise price of "Full Self-Driving" driver assistance to $12,000

In a series of posts on Twitter, where he has 69.2 million followers, Musk wrote, "Tesla FSD price rising to $12k on Jan 17. Just in the US." → Read More

Tesla opened a dealership in Xinjiang, China, despite widespread reports of Uyghur oppression there

Xinjiang is, home to a Muslim population known as the Uyghurs whom the United Nations and rights organizations have identified as a repressed ethnic group. → Read More

Tesla Energy asks employees to fight policy proposal that would make rooftop solar more expensive in California

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said he opposes all subsidies, but his company asked employees to fight a California policy proposal that would slash solar incentives. → Read More

Elon Musk sells another $1 billion in Tesla shares, nearing 10% target

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold another 934,090 shares, or about $1.02 billion worth of his holdings in the electric car and solar business. → Read More

Police arrest suspect in Tesla parking lot homicide that took one worker's life

Detectives said the victim had just finished a shift at the Tesla factory before he was shot. The suspected shooter was a colleague. → Read More

Elon Musk sells another $906.5 million worth of Tesla shares

Elon Musk sells another $906.5 million worth of Tesla shares, exercises options to buy more than 2 million shares. → Read More

Suspicious death reported at Tesla parking lot in Fremont, California

The Tesla Fremont factory parking lot was the scene of a possible homicide on Monday, according to police statements. → Read More

NHTSA is discussing faulty Autopilot cameras with Tesla

Federal vehicle safety regulators said Thursday they are communicating with Tesla about faulty repeater cameras in some of their US-made electric cars. → Read More

Australia switches on Victoria Big Battery powered by Tesla Megapacks

Large energy storage systems based on lithium-ion batteries can prevent blackouts, and help store energy from intermittent resources like solar or wind. → Read More

Tesla is replacing faulty Autopilot cameras in some cars, internal documents say

Tesla found faulty printed circuit boards are causing problems with cameras that enable its Autopilot systems. → Read More

Tesla says it needs graphite from China for batteries, requests tariff waiver

Tesla filed three public comments on Wednesday supporting waivers for tariffs on graphite, which is used in the lithium-ion batteries in its cars. → Read More

Apple loses key autos engineer to electric aviation startup Archer

The move shows that tech start-ups attacking climate issues can attract the most qualified engineers. → Read More

Elon Musk urges Tesla employees to reduce cost of vehicle deliveries

Rather than rushing orders out last-minute to hit end of quarter sales goals, Tesla CEO Elon Musk wants employees to focus on slashing cost of deliveries. → Read More

Tesla hires SEC lawyer, former fed prosecutor as managing counsel

David Misler is a former trial attorney for the SEC, the financial regulator that has repeatedly investigated Elon Musk's electrical vehicle company, → Read More

GM takes a stake in electric boating start-up Pure Watercraft

Pure Watercraft systems use lithium ion batteries to replace 40- to 50-horsepower outboard motors that burn gas or diesel. → Read More

Read the emails Elon Musk sent Tesla employees about music on the job and following directions

CNBC has obtained a pair of e-mails Musk sent to Tesla employees in the first week of October. → Read More

Here's where Tesla and other EVs ranked in this year's Consumer Reports reliability survey

Lexus, Mazda and Toyota topped the 2021 Consumer Reports Auto Reliability Report, while Jeep, Tesla, and Lincoln ranked in the bottom three. → Read More

JPMorgan sues Tesla for $162 million in warrants dispute around Elon Musk take-private tweets

Tesla was supposed to deliver shares or cash if its share price went above a contractually set "strike price" by a certain expiration date, the complaint says. → Read More

Faraday Future delays Q3 earnings filing to look into claims of inaccurate disclosures

The delay follows a J Capital Research equity research report in which analysts accused Faraday Future of fabricating vehicle reservation numbers → Read More