Elon Musk Autographs Toy Tesla Car, Asks Fans About Dogecoin Ahead Of ‘SNL’ Performance – Tesla Motors (TSLA)

Tech tycoon and CEO of electric automaker Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) Elon Musk was asked to tout Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE) during his appearance on “Saturday Night Live” on May 8.

What Happened: A video of Musk signing autographs on the streets of New York shows him asking what the people who surrounded him think he should do during his Saturday Night Live appearance, to which many answered chanting “DOGE.”

He then asked if DOGE

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Tesla (TSLA) earnings Q1 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk gestures as he arrives to visit the construction site of the future US electric car giant Tesla, on September 03, 2020 in Gruenheide near Berlin.

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Tesla reported first-quarter results after the bell on Monday. The company beat expectations handily, buoyed by sales of bitcoin and regulatory credits, but the stock dipped as much as 3% after hours as investors digested the numbers.

Here’s how the company fared in the quarter, compared with analyst estimates compiled by Refinitiv:

  • Earnings: 93 cents per share vs. 79 cents per share expected
  • Revenue:
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Tesla (TSLA) Car Cameras Not Activated in China or Outside North America

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Cameras that are built into Tesla Inc.’s cars aren’t activated outside of North America, the electric carmaker’s Beijing unit said in a statement on Weibo Wednesday.

Even in the U.S., vehicle owners are able to choose freely whether or not they want to turn on their cameras, Tesla said, noting that it has a world-leading network security system to protect users’ privacy.

Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk was forced to defend

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Tesla TSLA Q1 2021 vehicle production and delivery numbers

Tesla just reported first-quarter vehicle production and delivery numbers for 2021. In total, it delivered 184,800 vehicles and produced 180,338 cars.

Analysts were expecting Tesla to deliver around 168,000 vehicles during this period, according to estimates compiled by FactSet as of April 1. Estimates ranged from 145,000 to 188,000 deliveries.

The Q1 deliveries beat Tesla’s previous record of 180,570 deliveries in Q4 2020.

All of the electric vehicles it produced were Model 3 sedans and Model Y crossover SUVs during the quarter, and it didn’t produce any of its more expensive Model S sedans and Model X SUVs.


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Tesla (TSLA) Elon Musk Cars Banned by China’s Military on Camera Concerns

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Tesla Inc. cars have been banned from Chinese military complexes and housing compounds because of concerns about sensitive data being collected by cameras built into the vehicles.

The order, issued by the military, advises Tesla owners to park their cars outside of military property, according to people familiar with the directive who asked not to be identified because the information is private. The ban, relayed to residents of military housing and others this week, was triggered

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