Earnings from Tesla, Merck and Big Tech

CNBC Investing Club with Jim Cramer Rob Kim | NBCUniversal CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Friday noted that major quarterly results from players like Verizon, Meta, Microsoft and Alphabet will be coming next week, but he zeroed in on the importance of the Personal Consumption Expenditures index because it is the real gauge of inflation. Cramer said the … Read more

Tesla Cybertruck recalled over trapped pedal issue seen in viral video

Tesla’s new Cybertruck is shown on display at a Tesla store in San Diego, California, on Dec. 9, 2023. Mike Blake | Reuters Tesla has issued a voluntary recall of 3,878 Cybertrucks to fix a “stuck pedal” issue that had been depicted in a viral TikTok video posted last week by owner Jose Martinez. A … Read more

Apple, Tesla investments boost Modi

Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Apple CEO Tim Cook listen as India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, speaks during a meeting with senior officials and CEOs of American and Indian companies, in the White House in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2023. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images The ironclad relationship that India Prime Minister … Read more

Why so many electric vehicle startups fail

As the electric vehicle industry faces a string of high-profile failures, several startups that have surfaced in recent years have underestimated their capital needs by billions of dollars, industry insiders said. Many of the companies that have tried to bring products to market or go public, especially through Special Purpose Acquisition Companies, or SPACs, are … Read more

Kam Ghaffarian sets his sights on the stars with space companies

Jeff Bezos wants to build permanent outposts on the moon and colonize space. Richard Branson wants to make spaceflight as commonplace as air travel. Elon Musk wants to settle Mars to make humanity multiplanetary. IBX’s Kam Ghaffarian wants to go even further: the stars. “There’s this common denominator of combining altruism, to do something purposeful … Read more

Tesla says in email it sent some ‘incorrectly low’ severance packages

Elon Musk, Chief Executive Officer of Tesla and owner of X, formerly known as Twitter, attends the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups at the Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France, June 16, 2023.  Gonzalo Fuentes | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an internal email on Wednesday, telling staffers that … Read more

Tesla is laying off 285 employees in Buffalo, New York as part of a broad restructuring

Vehicles sit parked outside the Tesla Inc. solar panel factory in Buffalo, New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images Tesla is laying off 285 employees in the state of New York as part of a broader restructuring according to a WARN notice filed in the state. Most … Read more

Tesla to ask holders to reinstate voided stock grant

Elon Musk attends the premiere of ”Lola” held at the Regency Bruin Theatre in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 3, 2024.  Aude Guerrucci | Reuters Tesla plans to ask shareholders to reinstate CEO Elon Musk’s $56 billion pay package from 2018 after a Delaware court voided the record-setting stock grant earlier this year and described … Read more

China’s BYD fires up NEV offerings to compete with Tesla and Jeep

BYD unveiled three new cars for its Fang Cheng Bao brand on April 16, 2024, in Shenzhen. This vehicle, the Super 3 SUV, comes with a drone port on its roof. CNBC | Evelyn Cheng SHENZHEN – Chinese electric car company BYD is rapidly expanding its lineup to include vehicles that compete with traditional automakers … Read more

Tesla layoffs send shares down on concerns about weakening demand

Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives for a U.S. Senate bipartisan Artificial Intelligence Insight Forum at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 13, 2023. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Companies often see their stock price jump after announcing job cuts, as Wall Street rallies around the prospects for improved efficiency and profits. But … Read more