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Tesla’s Musk Takes Page From PayPal With Model S Referral Offer

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc.'s Elon Musk reached back to his days at PayPal for the electric-car maker's first-ever incentive offer. Anyone who orders a new Model S sedan before Oct. 31 using the referral link of a current owner will get $1,000 off the purchase price, under the program announced July 29.

Volkswagen Auto Sales Slid in July as Emerging Markets Stumble

bloomberg.com — Volkswagen AG, aiming to become the world's largest automaker by 2018, said Tuesday that global sales slipped 3.7 percent in July amid turmoil in key markets. Volkswagen delivered 792,100 vehicles last month, bringing the 2015 total to 5.83 million, 1 percent less than the Wolfsburg, Germany-based company sold in the same period a year earlier.

Tesla revamps retail stores, adds apparel, gear

autonews.com — Tesla Motors is launching a wholesale revamp of its stores worldwide as the electric-car company prepares to introduce the Model X, its first SUV. The effort is largely devoted to telling the Tesla story, critical for a young company selling a product that remains mysterious -- and intimidating -- to most drivers.

New for Fall, Tesla Revamps Retail Stores and Adds Apparel, Gear

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. has launched a wholesale revamp of its stores worldwide as the electric-car company prepares to debut the Model X, its first sport-utility vehicle. The effort is largely devoted to telling the Tesla story, critical for a young company selling a product that remains mysterious -- and intimidating -- to most drivers.
Aug 21, 2015

Latest in E-Fashion from @DanaHull: New for Fall, Tesla Revamps Retail Stores and Adds Apparel, Gear bloom.bg/1Jv6WPe via @business

Aug 21, 2015

It sounds like Tesla is doing with its showrooms what Apple does with the Apple Store bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Tesla Stock Sale Raises $738 Million as Banks Buy Option Shares

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. said the underwriters of its secondary stock sale exercised their option for additional shares, boosting the proceeds to an estimated $738.3 million. The electric-car company sold 3.1 million shares at $242 each to give itself a cash cushion as it prepares to begin deliveries of its Model X sport utility vehicle.

Tesla to raise $500m in stock offering

iol.co.za — San Francisco - The decision by Tesla Motors to sell more shares and raise $500 million gives Elon Musk's electric-car company a little more breathing room until it can efficiently produce its Model X sport utility vehicle. "This takes away the bear argument that Tesla doesn't have enough cash," Ben Kallo, an analyst with Robert W.

Tesla Irks Some Model S Owners With Supercharger-Scofflaw Note

bloomberg.com — Tesla Motors Inc. annoyed some owners of its Model S cars with an e-mail requesting that they stop hogging the free fast-charging stations the electric-vehicle maker provides to ease long-distance travel. "As a frequent user of local Superchargers, we ask that you decrease your local Supercharging and promptly move your Model S once charging is complete," Tesla said in the note this week to owners in the U.S.
Aug 13, 2015

Tesla Irks Some Model S Owners With Supercharger-Scofflaw Note bloom.bg/1gE98GQ via @business. DM me if you got one.

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Tesla Reduces Uncertainty With Extra $500 Million Cash Cushion

bloomberg.com — The decision by Tesla Motors Inc. to sell more shares and raise $500 million gives Elon Musk's electric-car company a little more breathing room until it can efficiently produce its Model X sport utility vehicle. "This takes away the bear argument that Tesla doesn't have enough cash," Ben Kallo, an analyst with Robert W.

Tesla VP of Service Takes Leave of Absence as Model X Sales Near

bloomberg.com — Jerome Guillen, Tesla Motors Inc.'s vice president of worldwide service and deliveries, has taken a leave of absence until the end of the year. Tesla's service skills may be tested in the coming months. The company next month is set to begin delivering the Model X, a sport utility vehicle that was first unveiled in early 2012.
Aug 10, 2015

.@TeslaMotors VP of Service Takes Leave of Absence as Model X Sales Near bloom.bg/1MYEW76 via @business

Aug 10, 2015

Tesla VP of Service Takes Leave of Absence as Model X Sales Near bloom.bg/1MYEW76 via @business @DanaHull

Aug 10, 2015

Tesla VP of Service Takes Leave of Absence as Model X Nears bloom.bg/1MYEW76 via @business

Aug 10, 2015

Tesla's VP of service takes leave of absence ahead of Model X launch bloom.bg/1MYEW76 via @business @danahull

Aug 10, 2015

RT @technology: Tesla VP of service takes leave of absence as the automaker prepares to roll out the Model X bloom.bg/1MYEW76

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Tesla Alters First Sales Incentive After Virginia Cracks Down

bloomberg.com — Virginia regulators have taken issue with Tesla Motors Inc.'s new Model S referral program, prompting the maker of luxury electric cars to change the program in that state. Tesla, which eschews traditional advertising and dealer networks, recently rolled out its first incentive program.
Aug 07, 2015

Lil' Scooplet: @TeslaMotors Alters First Sales Incentive After Virginia Cracks Down bloom.bg/1gju0TR via @business

Aug 07, 2015

RT @danahull: Lil' Scooplet: @TeslaMotors Alters First Sales Incentive After Virginia Cracks Down bloom.bg/1gju0TR via @business

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Aug 28, 2015

@lindentreegroup I wonder. Yeah, my main gripe about Vegas is the smoke. The stench is everywhere

Aug 28, 2015

RT @IRE_NICAR: We want your ideas for #NICAR16 in Denver! Tell us what you want to see. buff.ly/1EmPNEY

Aug 28, 2015

Any recs for a non-smoking hotel in Las Vegas?

Aug 28, 2015

RT @DavidLenigas: I remember saying a long time ago after Rockwood CEO said they would be the supplier of lithium to Tesla that it would be over my dead body!

Aug 28, 2015

RT @DavidLenigas: Elon Musk is a visionary beyond belief. Securing the edge on the energy storage market will be a massive edge for him in years to come. IMHO

Aug 28, 2015

RT @DavidLenigas: This morning's REM news on Tesla is a massive Coup and other suppliers may well scratch their heads when they get around to finding out. :)


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