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Lora Kolodny


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Recent articles by Lora:

Elon Musk says Tesla deliveries will rise 30% to 40% in 2020

"In 2019, we had 50% growth. And I think we'll do really pretty well in 2020, probably somewhere between 30 to 40 percent growth, despite a lot of very difficult circumstances," said CEO Elon Musk at the company's "drive-in" shareholder's meeting → Read More

Here's the email Elon Musk sent Tesla employees with 10 days left in Q3

Elon Musk to Tesla employees: company has to "rally hard" to achieve record deliveries in third quarter. → Read More

What to expect from Tesla on 'battery day'

Elon Musk's electric car company is likely to disclose specifications for at least one new type of battery cell that the company has been developing, and may give an aspiring start-date for manufacturing its own cells at scale, too. → Read More

As fires ravage the Western U.S., worried residents are turning to these apps to see how bad the air is

After skies turn back to blue from smoke-darkened gray and orange, people are obsessively checking air quality maps online to see if it's safe to breathe without a filter. → Read More

Tesla falls after S&P 500 adds Etsy and two others, bypassing carmaker

Some Tesla investors expected the company to be included this quarter, as the company recently reported its fourth consecutive quarter of profitability. → Read More

President Trump orders ByteDance to divest from its U.S. TikTok business within 90 days

President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday that will force China's ByteDance to sell or spin off its U.S. TikTok business within 90 days. → Read More

Lyft reports dramatic revenue drop of 61% but points to uptick in rides in July

Lyft faces a threat to its business in California, where a judge issued a preliminary injunction that requires it to classify its drivers as employees eligible for benefits, not independent contractors. → Read More

Uber reports second quarter earnings after the bell

Uber saw steep declines in its core ride-hailing business, but a spike in demand for its food delivery service during the first quarter. → Read More

Indigo Ag expands its ambitions to reward farmers for fighting global warming, adds Moderna CEO to board

Indigo Agriculture raised another $360 million to incentivize farmers to try regenerative methods that take carbon out of the atmosphere and make soil healthier. → Read More

Elon Musk says 'China rocks' while the U.S. is full of 'complacency and entitlement'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, in an interview out Friday, compared the US to a sports team that stands poised to lose after years of winning. → Read More

SpaceX is raising up to $1 billion at $44 billion valuation

SpaceX is telling investors its Starlink business is going after a $1 trillion total addressable market — including bringing satellite broadband to any location, including all rural areas on Earth, and to ships at sea and aircraft in flight. → Read More

Tesla's sale of environmental credits help drive to profitability

Tesla expects revenue from sales of regulatory credits to double in 2020, surpassing $1 billion, but to decline after that. → Read More

Tesla reports second quarter earnings after the bell

During the period ending June 30, 2020, Tesla grappled with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic and widespread civil rights protests on its employees, customers and U.S. factory operations, especially. → Read More

Texas county approves tax breaks for Tesla, if it builds a $1.1 billion car plant near Austin

On Tuesday, a Travis County commission voted to give Tesla millions in tax incentives to build a $1.1 billion car plant near the Austin, Texas airport. → Read More

German court rules that Tesla misled consumers on Autopilot and Full Self Driving

Tesla mislead consumers on the abilities of its automated driving systems, a Munich court ruled on Tuesday. → Read More

Tesla cuts Model Y price and cancels standard range version

Tesla has been combining Model 3 and Model Y totals in its vehicle production and delivery reports at the end of each quarter, so there's no easy and precise way for shareholders to gauge the success of the Model Y. → Read More

Tesla ended reduced salaries this week, says internal email

In April, with a Covid-19 outbreak spreading in the U.S., Tesla slashed employee pay and furloughed hourly workers. This week, Tesla HR informed employees reduced pay ended → Read More

Tesla delivers much-better-than-expected 90,650 vehicles in the second quarter

The deliveries come a day after Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out an e-mail congratulating his tens of thousands of employees on their "amazing" execution "in such difficult times." → Read More

Elon Musk congratulates Tesla employees ahead of Q2 deliveries report

"Just amazing how well you executed, especially in such difficult times. I am so proud to work with you!" read the email from Musk in its entirety. → Read More

Tesla stock is up more than 4000% since its debut 10 years ago

That stock performance puts Tesla in rarified air, alongside Netflix, which was the top-performing stock on the S&P 500 during the 2010s. → Read More