Tesla rakes in record $5.5 billion profit in 2021

Elon Musk’s group managed to boost its shipments by 87% last year despite the shortage of semiconductors and supply problems. Tesla, benefiting from the craze for its electric vehicles, made a record profit of $5.5 billion in 2021, but warned that problems with its supply chain could persist throughout the year. Read alsoThe irresistible rise … Read more

Complaint against Tesla, accused of lying about its self-driving features

The California authority claims that Tesla cars “cannot operate as autonomous vehicles“. The California Motor Vehicle Agency (DMV) is accusing Tesla of lying to consumers about its self-driving technologies, and has filed suit in a state administrative court, according to the Los Angeles Times. You’re here “has made or disseminated statements that are false or … Read more

another 100,000 Teslas recalled in China

The Chinese regulator explained this time that it was a reloading problem. The American electric car giant Tesla must recall more than 100,000 vehicles for the third time since April, this time due to a charging problem, the Chinese regulator announced on Monday. Read alsoRenault: the Alpine factory in Dieppe reinvigorated by electric The electrical … Read more

Tesla worries the financial markets

Due to two months of confinement in April and May in Shanghai, Tesla’s Gigafactory did not run at full speed. Xinhua/Xinhua/ABACA The manufacturer is caught up in shortages of all kinds due to the pandemic. Quite a symbol. Tesla is no longer the world leader in electric cars. In the first half of the year, … Read more

Elon Musk presses the brakes hard at Tesla

By Jean-Yves Guérin Posted on 06/03/2022 at 6:25 p.m., Update on 06/03/2022 at 6:25 p.m. Elon Musk (right) at the inauguration of the Tesla Gigafactory in Grünheide on March 22, Germany. POOL/via REUTERS DECRYPTION – The entrepreneur, who believes in the recession, asks the leaders of the manufacturer to reduce the workforce by 10%. Elon … Read more

A taxi driver files a complaint against Tesla France

A Parisian taxi driver, in a Tesla, caused a fatal accident in December. He filed a complaint against the car brand for “endangering the lives of others.” The driver at the wheel of a Tesla electric taxi which caused a fatal accident in December in Paris filed a complaint against the manufacturer Tesla France on … Read more

Tesla reports first quarter profit of 3.3 billion and exceeds expectations

Elon Musk’s group saw its net profit multiply by seven over the period, while its turnover rose by 81%. Tesla managed to deliver record results in the first quarter of 2022 despite problems with its supply chain and Covid-19, which have slowed production at its factories, and rising commodity prices. The turnover of the group … Read more

Teslas involved in 273 accidents in the United States

In total, Tesla models were the subject of nearly 70% of the reports of the 392 accidents listed, for almost all between July 2021 and mid-May 2022, according to the NHTSA. Tesla-branded vehicles equipped with self-driving software have been involved in 273 crashes in the United States, according to a report released Wednesday by the … Read more