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Michigan retail chain in shadow of Detroit 3, others bet early on Tesla Semi

Customers are starting to place orders for Tesla's new all-electric Semi, including Walmart and a grocery chain in the Detroit 3 automakers' backyard.

Should Tesla stop building cars?

Could Tesla have avoided "manufacturing hell" by sticking with what it's good at like Apple and not producing its own products?

Musk reopens fundraising playbook to launch Semi, Roadster

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is turning to a tried-and-true source of financing for his unprofitable car company -- paying customers willing to wait years for delivery of shiny new wheels.

U.S. rejects Ford, Mazda petitions to delay recall of Takata airbags

NHTSA turned down a petition by Ford and Mazda to delay -- for additional testing -- the recall of about 3 million vehicles with potentially defective airbag inflators made by Takata.

Tesla revives Roadster with a range of 620 miles

Refundable deposits of $50,000 are being taken now for the supercar, Tesla says, with output slated to begin in 2020. The full price of the base model: $200,000.