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Tesla has filed an underwritten registered public offering of about $2-billion in shares of its common stock to raise money to ramp up Model 3 production. After receiving a surprising 400,000 or so preorders for the Tesla Model 3, the American automaker is offering about $1.4-billion in shares while CEO Elon Musk will sell the […]

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With release of its fourth quarter shareholder letter today, Tesla Motors revealed widened losses, missed analysts’ projections, but added numerous reasons for an overall rosy picture. Shareholder letters are by their very nature an exercise of putting one’s best face forward, and Tesla which reports GAAP and non-GAAP numbers has been called an extraordinary practitioner […]

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Tesla is getting ready to announce its quarterly results and investors aren’t optimistic. The American electric car maker will announce its report on Wednesday and analysts expect quarterly earnings of 8 cents per share on revenue of $1.79 billion. Many investors aren’t even waiting to see how the company does against expectations, with shares dropping […]

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Tesla has filed to sell 2.1 million stock shares in order to raise about $500 million to expand its business. If all of the underwriters exercise all of their options to purchase additional shares, Tesla could make as much as $566.5 million off the sale. That money will go towards Tesla expanding its charging network, […]

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When you look at Tesla Motors, what do you see? Do you see a surfer precariously riding a 75-foot wave for as long as it will last? Or do you see an almost heroic company dedicated purely to electric cars intended to drive a spear into petroleum-centric transportation’s heart? Or, as has also been written, […]

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According to Tesla’s fourth-quarter and calendar-year 2014 financial statement, it was a mix of positive indicators and falling short against expectations. Overall earnings were up from the year before, though numbers didn’t post as high as analysts’ predictions. The increase in capital expenditures outpaced revenue gains over the year, as the company continues to add […]

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In advance of Tesla’s planned third-quarter earnings report next month, CEO Elon Musk disclosed global Model S sales in September were a record high, and North American sales are up 65 percent year over year. The data was provided by the briefest of disclosures: a tweet, and it’s been a favorite form of communication before […]

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If you haven’t noticed, Tesla is on an ambitious quest to prove the time of the EV is now. Or, with its Gigafactory battery plant proposed for outside Reno, Nevada, one might also say the time of the mass-produced EV is soon. To highlight some of the salient points about this monumental undertaking, we’ve compiled […]

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The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) will review details and potential safety concerns surrounding the third Tesla Model S fire to occur in the past five weeks. Yesterday – ironically not far from Nissan’s Leaf factory in Smyrna, Tenn. – a Model S driven eastbound on Interstate 24 is believed to have struck a […]

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Yesterday Tesla Motors’ third quarter earnings were announced in an optimistically toned letter that highlighted everything positive it was doing around the world, and reported a modest gain by one accounting measure, and ultimately a loss. According to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), Tesla reported a loss of $38 million on revenues of $431 on […]

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