Lora Kolodny, CNBC

Lora Kolodny


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Past articles by Lora:

Senators ask Pentagon for answers on SpaceX’s Starlink service in Ukraine

Their questions follow the publication of a biography of Elon Musk with an anecdote suggesting SpaceX disconnected Starlink service before a Ukrainian attack. → Read More

A totaled Tesla was sold for parts in the U.S. but came back online in Ukraine — here’s what happened

The car or its computer was suddenly online in a southern region of war-torn Ukraine. → Read More

Air quality alert apps see spike in usage as Canada wildfires burn

Air quality in the U.S. and Europe improved over the last decade thanks to environmental regulations, but record wildfires bring new air pollution concerns. → 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

Tesla ordered by jury to pay more than $3 million to Black ex-worker who endured racist abuse

Owen Diaz, a former elevator operator at the company's factory in Fremont, won the verdict in a retrial over damages. → Read More

Dogecoin jumps more than 30% after Musk changes Twitter logo to image of shiba inu

The price of the crypto token dogecoin spiked 33% on Monday after Twitter replaced its familiar blue bird logo with the image of a shiba inu dog. → Read More

Tesla shares drop after deliveries report raises investor concern that more price cuts are coming

As Tesla ramps up production in new facilities, some investors worry that reaching the company's ambitious delivery targets will require more price cuts. → Read More

Tesla reports 422,875 deliveries for first quarter of 2023

Tesla just posted its first-quarter vehicle production and deliveries report for 2023. → Read More

Tesla issues recall on Semi over defective brake module, rollaway risk

Tesla has issued a voluntary recall on the Semi, a first since the company began deliveries of the heavy-duty electric trucks to customers in December 2022. → Read More

Tesla has only installed 3,000 Solar Roof systems in the U.S., far below forecast, study finds

Tesla's Solar Roof systems are getting far less traction than the company was expecting four years ago. → Read More

Zipline unveils P2 delivery drones that dock and recharge autonomously

Logistics startup Zipline wants to make deliveries by drone a sustainable, everyday convenience in the U.S. → Read More

Hundreds of venture capital firms vow to work with Silicon Valley Bank again if new owner is found

A sign hangs at Silicon Valley Banks headquarters in Santa Clara, California on March 10, 2023. Noah Berger | AFP | Getty Images More than three hundred venture capital firms have signed a joint statement vowing to do business again with Silicon Valley Bank if it is "purchased and appropriately capitalized," after the financial institution failed on Friday. Regulators shuttered SVB and seized… → Read More

Fatal Tesla collision with firetruck under federal investigation

Federal vehicle safety regulators initiated a crash investigation into a fatal collision that involved a Tesla Model S sedan and a firetruck in California. → Read More