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Elon Musk says ‘no discount’ after Tesla bags Hertz order for 1 lakh cars, market value breaches $1 Tn
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Elon Musk says ‘no discount’ after Tesla bags Hertz order for 1 lakh cars, market value breaches $1 Tn

Hertz’s order for one lakh Teslas – one of the largest purchases of EVs in history – triggered a rally in Tesla’s stock, driving its market value over the $1 trillion mark for the first time.

Tesla faces fresh scrutiny from safety watchdog NHTSA over Full Self-Driving assistance systems
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Tesla faces fresh scrutiny from safety watchdog NHTSA over Full Self-Driving assistance systems

The regulator has ordered Tesla to provide information about confidentiality agreements with drivers who have been testing a new feature since October 2020.

Tesla delivered 241,300 vehicles between July and September, a 72 percent rise over last year's figures
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Tesla delivered 241,300 vehicles between July and September, a 72 percent rise over last year's figures

Of the 240,000+ vehicles delivered in the third quarter, the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y made up over 230,000 units; annual sales figure expected to be around 865,000 units.

Tesla 'hopeful' of import duty reduction ahead of India entry, Elon Musk comments on local factory prospects
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Tesla 'hopeful' of import duty reduction ahead of India entry, Elon Musk comments on local factory prospects

Tesla India is understood to be seeking a massive reduction in import duty for electric vehicles, even if it's only temporary.

Tesla registers record deliveries of over 200,000 vehicles as semiconductor shortage tests industry
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Tesla registers record deliveries of over 200,000 vehicles as semiconductor shortage tests industry

Tesla delivered 201,250 vehicles in the second quarter, overtaking the previous record set in January.

Tesla Model 3 spied on test in Pune, India launch expected towards the end of 2021
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Tesla Model 3 spied on test in Pune, India launch expected towards the end of 2021

The Long Range AWD version of the Tesla Model 3 has been caught testing in India for the first time ahead of its launch.

Tesla Model 3 and Y ditch radar for cameras, lose ratings for advanced safety features
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Tesla Model 3 and Y ditch radar for cameras, lose ratings for advanced safety features

The NHTSA is no longer giving the Tesla Models 3 and Model Y check marks for select safety features.

Tesla sets up its Indian subsidiary in Bengaluru, Karnataka govt confirms company’s R&D centre, assembly plant will be set up soon
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Tesla sets up its Indian subsidiary in Bengaluru, Karnataka govt confirms company’s R&D centre, assembly plant will be set up soon

The key markets within India could initially be Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai followed by other cities like Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune and others.

Troubles with Tesla's automated parking feature summon safety regulators
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Troubles with Tesla's automated parking feature summon safety regulators

Tesla says it has delivered 97,000 vehicles in the third quarter, fewer than some analysts had expected.

Tesla Model 3 outsells the Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4 and BMW 3-Series in Europe
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Tesla Model 3 outsells the Mercedes C-Class, Audi A4 and BMW 3-Series in Europe

In February, the first month of the car being available there, Tesla sold 3,657 Model 3s in Europe.

FAME II guidelines: Can auto industry match up to govt's drive towards an EV future?
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FAME II guidelines: Can auto industry match up to govt's drive towards an EV future?

While FAME II policies are a step in the right direction, it's essential that there is an environment for multiple car-makers to compete

Tesla Model Y SUV to be unveiled at 8.30 am tomorrow: Here's what is expected
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Tesla Model Y SUV to be unveiled at 8.30 am tomorrow: Here's what is expected

While the Model Y will share the Model 3 platform, it is expected to include a slew of new features.

Elon Musk hits back at US securities regulators for complaint about his Tesla tweet
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Elon Musk hits back at US securities regulators for complaint about his Tesla tweet

The US Securities and Exchange Commission had asked the court to hold Elon Musk in contempt.

Tesla to raise vehicle prices by about 3 percent worldwide to keep more stores open
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Tesla to raise vehicle prices by about 3 percent worldwide to keep more stores open

Tesla said the current prices are valid until 18 March and hikes are limited to expensive variants.

Tesla offers for the first time a $35,000 version of its Model 3; profits to come in Q1 2019
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Tesla offers for the first time a $35,000 version of its Model 3; profits to come in Q1 2019

Tesla’s pared-down version of its Model 3 sedan launched, the base model will have 220 miles of range

Tesla starts delivering Model 3 cars in China ahead of schedule to push sales
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Tesla starts delivering Model 3 cars in China ahead of schedule to push sales

The initial deliveries will go to customers who placed their orders before the end of 2018.

Tesla lowers price of Model 3 sedan by $1,100; second price cut this year
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Tesla lowers price of Model 3 sedan by $1,100; second price cut this year

This price cut brings the cost of Model 3 to about $35,000, confirmed Tesla CEO.

Tesla agrees to buy Maxwell Technologies to help make higher capacity batteries
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Tesla agrees to buy Maxwell Technologies to help make higher capacity batteries

As of now, Japan’s Panasonic is the exclusive battery cell supplier for Tesla cars.

Tesla Model 3 clears final hurdle, to hit European road soon
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Tesla Model 3 clears final hurdle, to hit European road soon

Tesla Model 3 gets green signal in Europe, cheapest version starts at EUR 58,800

Tesla’s battery-powered Model 3 gets the green light to hit the road in Europe
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Tesla’s battery-powered Model 3 gets the green light to hit the road in Europe

Tesla last week said it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it plans to increase production.