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Tesla has big plans for a factory in China — but its lofty ambitions could lead the company to make an old mistake

Tesla hasn't been perfectly clear on the timeline. It's a recurrent problem that highlights a tension between two key audiences.

5 reasons why Elon Musk should rescue a GM factory in Ohio

GM is likely to close a factory in Ohio next. Tesla has already taken over one shuttered GM plant, in California. Tesla could revisit that playbook.

Tesla generated a crazy amount of news in 2018, but most of it was noise — here’s the most important single takeaway from the entire year

Even by Tesla's standards of news generation, 2018 has been something to behold. Much of the news has been a distraction from Tesla's business.

Tesla just had the worst year in its history, but now it’s starting to look like the best tech company in the world

Tesla is a hybrid of tech company and car company — and with various scandals roiling the tech sector, Tesla seems like a tech company that's at least trying to do good.
The Model X SUV.

It’s a complete myth that the rest of the auto industry is chasing Tesla

Tesla has no meaningful mobility business and might struggle to catch up in this area. Tesla has mastered electric cars, but the technology is nothing that the rest of the auto industry can't easily replicate.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla supporters are making 5 crucial mistakes

Tesla is heading into 2019 in better shape than it ever has been in the past. But that doesn't mean it's time to let Tesla bullishness run free. Many of Tesla's ambitious supporters are making big mistakes about the company.

Elon Musk needs to stop lecturing everybody about how hard it is for Tesla to build cars

Elon Musk offered what has become a familiar lecture about why Tesla has struggled with its auto-manufacturing supply chain.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla is going to have to spend an absolutely staggering amount of money in the next few years

Tesla finally posted a truly impressive quarter for both profits and revenue. That's a good thing, too, because Tesla is looking at billions in investment spending over the next few year to achieve its goals.

Don’t be distracted by Tesla’s surprise profit — all that matters is how much money the company is bringing in

Tesla posted an impressive Q3 profit, but the company's topline revenue was even more stunning. The ocean of money flowing toward Tesla is far more important than whether it makes or loses money on a quarterly basis. As Tesla grows, questions could arise over its monopoly status and pricing power.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Don’t be distracted by Tesla’s surprise profit — all that matters is how much money the company is bringing in

Tesla posted an impressive third-quarter profit, but its topline revenue was even more stunning. The ocean of money flowing toward Tesla is far more important than whether it makes or loses money on a quarterly basis. As Tesla grows, questions could arise over its monopoly status and pricing power.