Reuters Spills the Beans on Battery Day

Well, Battery Day keeps getting pushed out. For all the people dying to hear Tesla’s plan to scale battery production from tens to thousands of GWh a year, this is pretty lame. Luckily, Norihiko Shirouzu and Paul Lienert have an amazing exclusive over at Reuters that might help connect some dots for us ahead of […]

Will Model Y Cannibalize Model 3? I hope so!

With more and more sightings of the Model Y in the wild, it’s looking increasingly likely that the first deliveries of Tesla’s latest vehicle will take place ahead of an already accelerated schedule. What will Wall Street analysts (previously concerned that there was “no demand” for what turned out to be the best selling EV […]

SEC Investigating Whether BMW Faked Sales

William Boston in Berlin and Mike Colias in Detroit bring news of fraud in a story for the Wall Street Journal: The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an investigation into whether German luxury car maker Bayerische Motoren Werke AG manipulated sales figures, according to people familiar with the matter. The Wall Street Journal Fraud? The regulator is […]

Fiat Chrysler Agrees to Binding Merger with Peugeot

The news just broke at The Wall Street Journal: Peugeot maker PSA Group and rival Fiat Chrysler Automobiles have agreed to a binding merger agreement that includes sweeteners to make the trans-Atlantic tie-up more attractive to U.S. regulators and PSA shareholders, the companies said Wednesday. The Wall Street Journal Sweeteners? The two boards voted to sign a memorandum […]