Ford’s Electric Mustang Mach-E Is Terrible News for Tesla

Ford’s new Mustang Mach-E is positioned against the Tesla Model Y. Both cars have similar features, but Ford enjoys a huge price advantage. The arrival of competitors threatens the profitability of Tesla. Elon Musk has never been afraid of competition. In fact, he has stated on multiple occasions that the mission of Tesla is “to […] The post Ford’s Electric Mustang Mach-E Is Terrible News for Tesla appeared first on CCN.com

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Elon Musk Unfazed by Daimler's EV Push, but Should He Be?

Another super-heavyweight car manufacturer is entering the EV ring, as Daimler announces plans to focus on battery-powered engines rather than gasoline. Tesla CEO Elon Musk congratulated the company on their decision, despite the fact an armada of electric Mercedes is undoubtedly on its way to saturate an increasingly crowded marketplace. Electric is the future! Congratulations […] The post Elon Musk Unfazed by Daimler's EV Push, but Should He Be? appeared first on CCN.com

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Tesla Channels Elon Musk in Not-so-Humble Model S Brag

Elon Musk gushed that a prototype for the Tesla “Plaid Model S” broke the speed record for a four-door sedan at the Laguna Seca racetrack in California. Musk excitedly shared the news on Twitter. He noted that the Plaid Model S would be more expensive than other Tesla models but less than its competitors. The […] The post Tesla Channels Elon Musk in Not-so-Humble Model S Brag appeared first on CCN.com

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This One Image Destroys Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Fantasy

A two-year-old video of a prankster confusing a self-driving car has gone viral for a second time, and it demonstrates a critical reason why Tesla’s self-driving cars will never become ubiquitous. Going viral once is a big event, but a “recurrent” viral video indicates that something about the content has gripped people in some visceral […] The post This One Image Destroys Tesla’s Self-Driving Car Fantasy appeared first on CCN Markets

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Why Elon Musk Could Use Some Steve Jobs-Like Wizardry to Fix Tesla

This should be a happy time for Tesla. After recently confounding critics by breaking its quarterly record for vehicle deliveries in Q2 2019, its share price rocketed over seven percent, closing the day just over four percent higher. After a miserable quarter plagued with boardroom infighting, resignations, missed delivery targets, lukewarm sales, safety scandals, lawsuits […] The post Why Elon Musk Could Use Some Steve Jobs-Like Wizardry to Fix Tesla appeared first on CCN Markets

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