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Lora Kolodny


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Recent articles by Lora:

Tesla's set to report first-quarter earnings after the bell. Here's what we know

After lackluster Model 3 deliveries, Tesla is expected to post a loss of 69 cents per share on revenue of $5.2 billion for Q1 2019, according to a consensus of analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. → Read More

Tesla investors await updates from Elon Musk on service, the Shanghai factory, and Model 3 margins

Tesla investors await updates on service improvements, a new factory in Shanghai and Model 3 margins. → Read More

Elon Musk sent a two-line email telling employees how great Tesla's autonomy day was, but the plan has lots of holes

The event served as a distraction from Tesla's recent operational, regulatory and financial troubles, which will be in full focus during the company's first-quarter earnings report on Wednesday. → Read More

Elon Musk says Tesla robotaxis will hit the market next year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Monday that he's "very confident" predicting autonomous robotaxis will hit the market in 2020. → Read More

The trucking industry is desperate for drivers — autonomous vehicles can help

Younger workers aren't drawn to trucking jobs. That's one reason companies like Embark, TuSimple and Tesla are developing driverless trucks. → Read More

Uber is way more complicated than Lyft, and investors shouldn't value them the same way

Uber and Lyft may be ride-hailing competitors, but they have fundamentally different ambitions. → Read More

Uber lists competitors like Alphabet and Amazon and addresses past scandals in its filing to go public

Uber says Amazon, DHL, Didi, GrubHub, Lyft and Tesla are among its major competitors in IPO prospectus. → Read More

Lyft shares should only be worth $59 according to valuation guru

CNBC's Fast Money, NYU's Aswath Damodaran explained that there's a fundamental problem with Lyft's business model that may have helped the company grow fast, but prevents it from making money. → Read More

Tesla cars keep more data than you think, including this video of a crash that totaled a Model 3

The computers on salvaged Tesla vehicles still contain tons of information about previous owners, including video, location and navigational data showing exactly what happened leading up to a crash, according to a security researcher. → Read More

Lyft prices IPO at $72 per share: Source

Lyft IPO priced ahead of Nasdaq debut expected Friday. → Read More

Elon Musk just sent his second email this month to employees explaining Tesla's store closure plan

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent another email to employees Wednesday to clear up confusion around the company's store closure plans. → Read More

Elon Musk touted a lenient return policy for Tesla, but history suggests customers should read the fine print

At Tesla, questions in sales after CEO Elon Musk touts lenient return policy in a tweet. → Read More

Tesla Gigafactory employees stood in line for 'Merch Madness,' a chance to buy company swag on the cheap

Tesla opened up a merch stand at the Gigafactory to sell employees company swag on the cheap. → Read More

Read Elon Musk's email urging employees to help with deliveries

In bid to boost first-quarter sales, Tesla CEO Elon Musk asks all employees to shift focus to vehicle delivery. → Read More

Tesla and Elon Musk face many legal fights beyond the SEC

Tesla and its CEO are facing a variety of investigations and lawsuits from government agencies, former employees, shareholders and more. → Read More

Tesla just unveiled the Model Y, its new crossover SUV

The Model Y could help Tesla tap into the growing crossover market. → Read More

Elon Musk says Tesla will raise prices and slow down store closures

Elon Musk announced Sunday night that Tesla will raise vehicle prices by about 3 percent, and keep more stores open than previously planned. → Read More

Nerve altering devices aim to solve pain without pills and end the opioid crisis

Chronic pain affects 100 million Americans, and has fueled a deadly dependence on opioids over the last two decades. Every day, 130 Americans die from opioid overdoses. Now, entrepreneurs are developing new devices to fight pain without pills, altering nerves to change how the brain feels pain. → Read More

Tesla says new Superchargers let drivers fill up faster, 75 miles of charge in 5 minutes

Tesla debuts its V3 Supercharger technology and says 90 percent of Tesla drivers in China have access to its chargers today. → Read More

Tesla is shifting sales worldwide to online only

Tesla is shifting its sales to online only, and giving drivers up to a week to return newly purchased electric vehicles if they aren't satisfied, the company announced on Thursday. The move to e-commerce only will help Tesla cut operating expenses, and avoid dealing with local politics that have prevented it from operating its own stores (dealerships) in certain states including Connecticut, New… → Read More