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Lora Kolodny


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Recent articles by Lora:

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Ford CEO Jim Farley to host Twitter Spaces talk about EVs Thursday

The online discussion between rivals comes as Ford attempts to ramp up production of its EVs in an attempt to catch up to Tesla's sales. → Read More

Elon Musk says his days are 'long and complicated' splitting time between SpaceX, Tesla and Twitter

Elon Musk talked about time management challenges of running Tesla, Twitter and SpaceX at a Wall Street Journal event → Read More

SpaceX set to join FAA to fight environmental lawsuit that could delay Starship work

SpaceX Chief Financial Officer Bret Johnsen outlined potential business and financial consequences for the company if the environmentalists win the lawsuit. → Read More

Elon Musk and Twitter face San Francisco city probe over headquarters

The probe follows a lawsuit from six former Twitter employees who allege management ordered them to make unsafe modifications to the company's office space. → Read More

Read the letter: Twitter accuses Microsoft of using its data in unauthorized ways

Twitter wrote a letter to Microsoft on Thursday, claiming the software company is using its data in unauthorized ways. → Read More

Elon Musk talks Tesla, Twitter, and why he tweets freely — even if it costs him money

Elon Musk talked to CNBC's David Faber following Tesla's shareholder meeting on Tuesday. → Read More

Tesla 2023 shareholder meeting: Musk says Tesla will try advertising

Tesla held its 2023 annual shareholder meeting in Austin, Texas on Tuesday. → Read More

Cosmic Aerospace is working on an electric plane with real range

The aim is to build an electric plane that operates without any emissions but that can still fly for just over 600 miles → Read More

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he must approve all new hires in internal email

"No one can join Tesla, even as a contractor, until you receive my email approval," Musk wrote in an email to all employees at the automaker. → Read More

Elon Musk still needs 'Twitter sitter,' judges rule

Elon Musk had been fighting to unwind parts of a settlement agreement he and Tesla struck with the SEC over civil securities fraud charges in 2018. → Read More

Elon Musk and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott break ground on Tesla lithium refinery

Tesla plans to invest $375 million to build the facility on the Gulf coast that will help it secure a domestic supply of lithium hydroxide for batteries. → Read More

Tesla urged by seven senators to end forced arbitration for workers and customers

Like most large companies, Tesla requires workers to sign an arbitration agreement upon employment wherever it is legal to do so. → Read More

FAA sued over SpaceX Starship launch program following April explosion

The FAA is sued by environmental groups over SpaceX Starship Super Heavy launch. → Read More

SpaceX Starship explosion ignited 3.5-acre fire and sent debris thousands of feet, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says

"Large concrete chunks, stainless steel sheets, metal and other objects hurled thousands of feet away" were among the effects, according to FWS. → Read More

Cruise robotaxis now run all day in San Francisco, with public access after 10 p.m.

GM-owned Cruise's announcement is one more step towards broader commercial deployment of an autonomous alternative to ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft → Read More

SpaceX Starship explosion spread particulate matter for miles

SpaceX Starship explosion leaves researchers looking for answers about health and environmental impacts from debris and particulate emissions. → Read More

Elon Musk had a rough week across his empire — Tesla, Twitter and SpaceX

Elon Musk's week was capped on Friday when institutional shareholders in Tesla admonished the company's board of directors to rein in the "over-committed" CEO. → Read More

Tesla net income drops more than 20% from last year

Tesla specified in a shareholder deck that "underutilization of new factories" stressed margins, contributing to the drop in earnings from last year. → Read More

Elon Musk plans 'TruthGPT' A.I. to rival OpenAI, DeepMind

Tesla, SpaceX and Twitter CEO Elon Musk called for regulation of AI during a taped interview that aired on Fox News Channel's "Tucker Carlson Tonight." → Read More

Tesla nominates ex-CTO JB Straubel to board of directors

Tesla has nominated former CTO JB Straubel to join its board of directors, according to a proxy filing out Thursday. → Read More