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Media piles on to Tesla: 155 negative headlines vs only 26 positive

I’m a huge fan of the media and high-quality journalism. The free press is a cornerstone of democracy, and much more. The largest media outlets in the world have the resources, passion, and expertise to do tremendous investigative reporting that is invaluable to society. That said, major media outlets suck at covering cleantech. By Zachary Shahan […]

September 10th

Tesla sails through perfect storm of fossil fuel money, short-seller money, and media credulity

Tesla and Elon Musk are having a terrible time getting basic, neutral, balanced press coverage. They’ve achieved enormous results in ramping up the Tesla Model 3 production faster than any new model car in history, they are outselling their competitors massively in North America and Europe, they still have hundreds of thousands of $1,000 pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3 […]

August 27th

Tesla’s production process is Silicon Valley, NOT Detroit

It appears the Tesla writers on Seeking Alpha are in a competition about who can create the most outlandish theory about Tesla’s finances, preferably completely devoid of reality, whereas Linette Lopez is more your run-of-the-mill yellow press reporter. Her latest alarming report about Tesla is titled “Internal documents reveal the grueling way Tesla hit its 5,000 Model 3 […]

August 22nd

Should Tesla go private? The pros and the cons

Since Tesla CEO & Chairman Elon Musk tweeted out a note that he was “considering” taking Tesla private, my mind has been racing through the pros and cons of such a change. Add me to the thousands or millions of others in this same boat. While we’ve hosted many an interesting discussion about the pros […]

August 16th

Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private (and leave the short-sellers in the ditch)

Shortly after an article by the Financial Times confirmed that the Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund had amassed a $2 billion stake in Tesla, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he was considering taking the company private with a share buyback at a $420 price point. His initial tweet was confirmed within a few hours with a new blog post on […]

August 7th

Tesla short-sellers: What you need to know (part 1)

(In conjunction with our sister-site, Cleantechnica, we present a series of posts explaining the situation with Elon Musk, Wall Street, and the insane number of short-sellers who are now attempting to tank Tesla stock in order to make money. Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part 5.) By Zachary Shahan Part 1: Elon Slows […]

July 30th