Electric Car Sales Fall for First Time After China Cuts Subsidy

From Bloomberg News September 2, 2019, 11:06 PM PDT Sales drop 14% in July to about 128,000 vehicles: Bernstein Slowdown highlights the effect of government subsidies Customers look at a Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric vehicle at the company’s showroom in Hong Kong. Photographer: Billy H.C. Kwok/Bloomberg Global electric-car sales fell for the first…

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Walmart suing Tesla

Here’s a link to the suit. Notable excerpts: This is a breach of contract action arising from years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards by Tesla with respect to solar panels that Tesla designed, installed, and promised to operate and maintain safely on the roofs of hundreds of Walmart stores.…

Tesla Pickup Truck More Popular Than Ford F-150!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton Tesla’s ‘Cyberpunk’ Truck Is Already America’s New Favorite Pickup: Study By Sissi Cao • 07/03/19 Elon Musk has made no secret of his intention to someday build an electric pickup truck. The Tesla CEO has been teasing the idea for…

Tesla’s solar factory is exporting most of its cells – document

From Reuters Ha Ha.  21 in California~ctm Nichola Groom (Reuters) – The “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla Inc’s factory in upstate New York are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company’s trademark “Solar Roof” as originally intended, according to documents reviewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Flags fly over…

IRS Will Stop Handing Out Subsidies To Tesla Buyers In 2020

From The Daily Caller 3:20 PM 12/14/2018 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor The Treasury Department announced it would phase out electric vehicle subsidies for Tesla buyers at the beginning of 2019, and by 2020, those tax subsidies would completely disappear. It’s an announcement the Treasury Department’s Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be making…