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Tesla on the charge as it prepares to plug into India

Tesla on the charge as it prepares to plug into India

(ATF) There is an electric vehicle revolution sweeping the world and India, a laggard so far, is hungry to join. So is Tesla, the most popular electric car.After registering a subsidiary in India early this year, it seems Tesla is trying to move in now, as reports on Thursday said …

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Tesla hails Chinese demand for record deliveries

Tesla hails Chinese demand for record deliveries

(ATF) Tesla announced record deliveries for the first quarter and hailed Chinese demand for its Model Y electric vehicle (EV), as sales of less expensive models offset the impact of lower volume in high-end models and a global shortage of parts.“In the first quarter, we produced just over 180,000 vehicles …

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Cash, credit or crypto? Tesla can now be bought for bitcoin, Musk says 

Cash, credit or crypto? Tesla can now be bought for bitcoin, Musk says 

Tesla chief Elon Musk has said customers can now buy the firm’s electric vehicles with bitcoin.The pay by bitcoin system will only be available in the US for now, but the billionaire said the payment method will be expanded to other countries later this year."You can now buy a Tesla …

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Tesla 'defectors' hit the big time with huge lithium battery deal

Tesla 'defectors' hit the big time with huge lithium battery deal

(ATF) A Swedish company headed by two Tesla 'defectors' – or rather, former employees – has hit the big time. Not quite as big as their former boss Elon Musk, but in the future, well, they are beginning to make a mark of their own. After leaving Tesla, Peter Carlsson …

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Consumer complaints mount for Tesla as Musk rejects 'spying' fears

Consumer complaints mount for Tesla as Musk rejects spying fears

(ATF) Tesla is rarely out of the news these days, partly because its boss Elon Musk, one of the richest men in the world, is involved in cutting-edge developments such as electric vehicles and space travel. Currently, the 49-year-old industrial engineer and business magnate has plenty on his plate. Today, …

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Rave on - Musk’s new title keeps Tesla fans dancing to his own tune

Rave on - Musk’s new title keeps Tesla watchers dancing to his own tune

(ATF) Rave DJ or Silicon Valley monarch? The new title Tesla boss Elon Musk has given himself has stumped many.On Monday it was revealed on a filing to the US stock market regulator that the South African-born billionaire had given himself the moniker Technoking, as well as chief executive.His CFO …

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Tesla charges more as share price sparks into life again 

Tesla charges more as share price sparks into life again 

Tesla has upped the price tag on two of its leading models just a day after the electric car maker’s share price saw its biggest daily rise in a year.The American EV firm has increased the prices of its Model Y Long Range and Model S Plaid plus by $10,000, …

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LG on the charge with plans for power cell hook-up with Tesla 

LG on the charge with plans for power cell hook-up with Tesla 

Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution is looking at potential production sites in the United States and Europe and lining up Tesla as a customer.Sources have revealed the firm aims to be turning out the advanced electric vehicle battery cells and energy storage systems by 2023 – and is hoping …

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India tells Tesla: We'll give you the lowest production costs

India tells Tesla: We'll give you lowest production costs

(ATF) India has offered to give Elon Musk the lowest production prices in the world in a bid to try to get him to make electric vehicles in the country, rather than just assemble his cars there. Transport minister Nitin Gadkari said yesterday the country is ready to offer incentives …

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Cryptos eye new peaks as usage widens

Cryptos eye new peaks as usage widens

(ATF) Cryptocurrencies took a breather after their recent sharp rally but could soon be headed higher after overcoming technical resistance levels with investors waiting in the wings to buy.Bitcoin, which rallied on Sunday to a peak of $58,354, was down 9.65% at $50,616. Still, it is up more than 80% …

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