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Fiat and PSA Merger Adjusted for EU Approval
Tesla Might Extend Its Lead in the EV Space amid COVID-19
Established EV players, like Tesla, will benefit from delayed EV plans. Despite COVID-19, Tesla ramped up its investment in software and technology.
Built Ford Tough? Stock Falls after Q1 Earnings and Q2 Guidance
Ford (NYSE:F) reported its results for the first quarter of 2020 on April 28 after the market close. As expected, the earnings were disappointing.
Is Tesla Stock Heading for a Crash?
Tesla’s stock price closed at a record high of $492 on Wednesday. While the stock gained about 74% in the fourth quarter, it has risen 18% YTD.
General Motors Stock Fell Due to Lower Q4 Vehicle Sales
General Motors (GM) stock fell nearly 3% on January 3 after it released dismal sales data for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019.
Will Tesla’s Musk Answer Critics with Gigafactory 3?
Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has been prepping the company for Model 3 production and deliveries from its Gigafactory 3 in China.
Tesla Stock Gets a $100 Christmas Gift from Wedbush
Tesla stock (TSLA) is strong and trading at an all-time high. It seems like everything Elon Musk touches is turning into gold these days.
How Is Tesla Stock Positioned for 2020?
Tesla stock had quite a year in 2019. Tesla went from loss to profit, and from lower deliveries to record deliveries. What lies ahead for 2020?
Tesla Prepares for Gigafactory Opening in Germany
Tesla drafted a contract to buy 3 million square meters of land near Berlin. Last month, Tesla revealed its plans to build a Gigafactory in Germany.
CBO: Auto Tariffs under USMCA Could Hit $3 Billion
Under USMCA, automakers would have to source 75% of content regionally to avoid tariffs. Under NAFTA, this requirement was 62.5%.
Fiat Chrysler–PSA Merger: Should Peers Be Worried?
Fiat Chrysler and France’s PSA agreed to proceed with their merger. The merged entity would have annual revenues of almost $190 billion.
After China Suspends Auto Tariffs, Should Detroit Rejoice?
The S&P 500, Nasdaq, and DJIA hit their highs today. The trade waters seem calmer, with China suspending tariffs on US goods, including auto tariffs.
Can Tesla Create a New Market with the Cybertruck?
Tesla’s (TSLA) electric pickup truck, also known as the Cybertruck, has been one of the most polarizing vehicles recently unveiled.
Tesla: Should You Still Buy It after Its Recent Run-Up?
Tesla stock has risen about 30% since it released its third-quarter results on October 23. The company reported surprise profits, encouraging investors.
US Pickup Trucks: Competition Will only Intensify
Pickup trucks and SUVs have maintained the allure of the US auto sector while the sector is sluggish. Consumers are dumping sedans for pickup trucks
Get Real: Market Departures and Appeals
In our Get Real market newsletter, we saw iRobot’s lawsuit struggles and Uber’s departure from London. Plus, Amazon might get upstaged by a new startup.
Will Ford, GM Pay for Trump’s Signing of Hong Kong Act?
Yesterday, President Trump signed off on the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act. What does it mean for automakers such as Ford and GM in China?
Will November Auto Sales Boost F, GM, FCAU Stocks?
US auto sales could rise by 4% in November. Higher incentives during the Thanksgiving weekend will be a key growth driver of US auto sales.
Is Tesla’s Cybertruck as Polarizing as TSLA Stock?
Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s much-awaited electric pickup, the Cybertruck, on November 21. The unveiling brought several surprises.
Ugly or Not, Tesla Cybertruck Got Almost 200,000 Orders
On November 22, Tesla launched its first fully electric pickup truck—Tesla Cybertruck. The market didn’t seem too excited about the “cutting edge” design.
Can the Tesla Truck Wrest Shares from Detroit Rivals?
Tesla’s (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk finally revealed the Tesla truck, an electric pickup truck, yesterday at an event in Los Angeles.
Tesla Pickup Truck: Can Musk Convert Buzz to Buyers?
Investors have waited for a peek at Tesla’s electric pickup truck. Elon Musk hinted that it has the Porsche 911’s performance and the F-150’s functionality.
Auto Tariffs: Did Trump Make a Deadline Blunder?
Last week, the deadline for President Trump’s auto tariffs on European and Japanese cars arrived without a decision. What does this mean for the industry?
Trump versus California: GM, TM, FCAU to Pay the Price
Last week, the fight between President Donald Trump and California over emission norms took a turn when the state laid out a new policy.
Can Tesla’s Pickup Truck Turn Analysts’ Tide in its Favor?
Yesterday, Deutsche Bank (DB) bumped up its target price for Tesla (TSLA) by 12% after the company revealed the Tesla pickup truck on November 21.
Tesla’s Consumer Reports’ Reliability: Upside Ahead?
Yesterday, Consumer Reports’ survey put Tesla Model S and Model 3 back on the recommended list based on their improved reliability.
Can the Mustang Mach-E Help Ford in the EV Space?
Ford (F) plans to unveil the Mach-E, its “Mustang-inspired” crossover electric SUV on November 17 at an event in Los Angeles.
Auto Tariffs: Will a Delay by Trump Revive the Industry?
In May, President Trump announced auto tariffs on EU- and Japan-made vehicles. The tariffs were scheduled to come into effect today.
Tesla Goes Big on the Model Y with Another Factory
Tesla (TSLA) has gone big on the Model Y, announcing a new Gigafactory in Germany. CEO Elon Musk announced it at an award function on Tuesday.
Investor Opportunities in Specialty Car Equipment
An expanding vehicle population offers more opportunities for investors aftermarket in the specialty car equipment industry.
The EV Race: Can German Automakers Catch Tesla?
EV leader Tesla could disrupt the German auto market. Spiegel reports that German automakers could lose ground by ignoring the industry’s changing dynamics.
Tesla: Oppenheimer, Tocqueville Think Its Overvalued
Is Tesla (TSLA) stock getting overvalued? This is one of the crucial questions that investors face in the current scenario.
Why Ford Thinks ‘Growth Is Coming’ in the EV Space
Ford plans to unveil its crossover SUV, the Mach-E, on November 17. Ford committed $11.5 billion toward the electrification of its fleet through 2022.
Tesla Stock: Baillie, BlackRock, Sumitomo Raise Holdings
In the third quarter, some prominent institutions raised their stakes in Tesla stock. Here’s why it’s no surprise that institutions are grabbing the stock.
Tesla Stock’s Valuation: A Good Time to Buy TSLA?
Tesla stock has surged 32% since the company’s Q3 earnings release. It surprised Wall Street by posting a profit. Is now the right time to buy TSLA?
Can Tesla and Musk Pull Off an Electric Pickup Truck?
Yesterday in a tweet, Elon Musk announced the unveiling of Tesla’s electric pickup truck. But will he keep his promise this time?
Will Tesla Stock Still Be a Graveyard for Bears?
Tesla stock has been on fire since its third-quarter earnings release. Investors who were short on the stock have lost big time in the rally.
Is Tesla Service a Vulnerability for Elon Musk?
Tesla CEO Elon Musk prioritized service quality earlier this year. A survey of 5,000 Tesla Model 3 owners found that its service centers have improved.
Tesla Model 3 NYC Taxi Worries Uber and Lyft
Last week, Electrek reported that Tesla Model 3 (TSLA) became the first-ever electric vehicle to get approval to run as a taxi on New York City roads.
Tesla Trumps Automakers on Green Score
Tesla (Tesla) got the top score of CT-1 from Moody’s on the transition readiness to a low-carbon future. Moody’s rated automakers from CT-1 to CT-9.
Could the Ford Mach-E Crash Tesla’s Party?
The battle for electric vehicle market dominance is finally getting interesting. The Ford Mach-E’s unveiling is scheduled for next weekend, on November 17.
Tesla Stock Surge: Who are the Winners and Losers?
Tesla (TSLA) has been on a rising spree since its earnings. In October, Tesla stock surged by 31%. The stock rose on the back of third-quarter profits.
Get Real: Powell Puts the Ball Back in Trump’s Court
Jerome Powell tossed the ball back into President Trump’s court. He trade development and global growth weakness as the top reasons for the rate cuts.
Will Fiat Trump GM and Ford by Buying Tesla Tech?
On October 31, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCAU) reported its third-quarter earnings results. The company’s revenue fell 1% during the quarter.
Tesla Stock Gains Dim Einhorn’s Greenlight
Tesla stock has risen 23% since the company’s October earnings release, bringing trouble for short sellers such as David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital.
Fiat Chrysler Stock Up on Merger News: Time to Buy?
After confirming the news of merger talks yesterday, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and France’s PSA announced plans to merge today.
Is Tesla Stock Staring at a 17% Downside?
Tesla is up 31% in October amid market recovery and better-than-expected earnings. However, Wall Street doesn’t seem that excited about the stock.
Fiat Chrysler and PSA Confirm Merger Talks
It seems Fiat Chrysler may have a French connection. Fiat and France’s PSA separately announced today that they were in merger talks.
Ford and GM Split Over Siding with Trump
Automakers have effectively split in their support of a particular set of emission regulations, pitting large automakers Ford and GM against one another.
Tesla Stock: Is a Revenue Mix Shift Good News?
Tesla’s (TSLA) revenue mix has changed in the third quarter. Let us review whether this could bring good or bad news for Tesla stock.
Could Ford’s Electric SUV Take On the Tesla Model Y?
Ford is set to unveil its “Mustang-inspired” crossover SUV, the Mach-E, on November 17. The company is positioning it against the Tesla Model Y.
Will Tesla and Volkswagen Go Head-to-Head in China?
Tesla has just begun trial production of the Model 3 at its Shanghai Gigafactory 3. However, it’s set to face stiff competition from Volkswagen.
Tesla Model Y: Could It Be the Real ICE-Killer?
Tesla achieved a surprise profit in Q3. During its Q3 earnings call, CEO Elon Musk noted that its Model Y could outsell its Models S, X, and 3 combined.
Tesla Is Up: Why Are BOA, Bernstein Concerned?
Tesla stock rose after it reported a surprise profit in the third quarter. Several analysts have since raised their price targets, but some have concerns.
Jim Cramer: Tesla Sounded Like Ford after Q3 Earnings
Tesla (TSLA) stock has jumped 18% on its surprise profit in its Q3 results. CNBC’s Jim Cramer seemed impressed by Tesla’s Gigafactory 3 in China.
Tesla Stock: J.P. Morgan, RBC Raise Price Targets
Tesla (TSLA) stock spiked 20% after hours yesterday following its Q3 earnings release. J.P. Morgan and RBC raised their price targets on TSLA.
Ford Falls on Outlook: Will Headwinds Make It Fall More?
Ford released its third-quarter results after the market closed on Wednesday. The company reported an EPS of $0.34, which beat analysts’ expectations.
Big Tesla Bull Turns Short-Term Bear
In a surprising move, a bullish Tesla investor has sold massive quantities of Tesla stock this month, according to Business Insider.
Ford’s Q3 Earnings: Updates for Investors to Watch
Ford (F) is scheduled to report its third-quarter results on Wednesday after the market close. The stock has increased 21.4% year-to-date.
Ford Stock: ValuEngine Downgrades to ‘Strong Sell’
ValuEngine has downgraded Ford Motor Company (F) stock from “sell” to “strong sell,” according to a Covington Journal report.
GM Ramping Up EV Competition with Trucks and SUVs?
On October 18, Reuters reported that General Motors (GM) was planning to build premium electric pickup trucks and SUVs starting in late 2021.
Can Ford Challenge Tesla with Its EV Charging Network?
Ford announced that it would offer North America’s largest electric vehicle public charging network, the FordPass Charging Network, to its EV customers.
GM Strike Negotiations in ‘Home Stretch’? Banks Weigh In
General Motors (GM) stock has been on a downtrend ever since United Automobile Workers called for a strike on September 16.
Tesla’s Electric Pickup Truck Demand: Is Musk Skeptical?
Tesla’s electric pickup truck is one of the most anticipated vehicles in recent history. CEO Elon Musk knows how to create hype around new vehicle launches.
Have Institutional Holdings in F, GM, TSLA, FCAU Risen?
Institutional holdings in TSLA, F, GM, and FCAU stand at various levels ranging from 30% to 80%. Wall Street is not happy about automakers’ Q3 earnings.
Ford Stock Breaks Out: More Pain Ahead?
Ford stock has been falling since its second-quarter earnings. The stock has fallen 16.6% since July 24. The decline impacted Ford’s 50 DMA.
Auto Stocks: Pre-Q3 Valuations and Dividend Yields
Auto stocks have been slumping in October. Ford (F) and General Motors (GM) have fallen by 6.6% and 8.9%, respectively, month-to-date.
Can Tesla’s Record Run in the UK Continue?
Since its June debut, Tesla’s Model 3 ranks third among the UK’s best-selling cars. Tesla delivered 2,864 Model 3s last month, up from 2,082 cars in August.
Self-Driving Car: Waymo Closer to Going Driverless
Alphabet’s (GOOGL) self-driving car arm, Waymo, has informed its members who opted for the service that their next ride could be driverless.
Should Ford Investors Brace for a Dividend Cut?
Ford stock has gained about 12% year-to-date as of October 8. It’s been on a downtrend, however, since it released its second-quarter earnings results.
F, GM, FCAU: Who’s Winning the US Truck Sales Race?
Detroit’s Big Three—General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler—are gearing up for price wars to compete for US pickup truck sales.
Ford Starts Producing Its Puma Crossover
Ford started producing its electrified vehicle Ford Puma at its Craiova manufacturing site in Romania. The new Puma is a mild hybrid and SUV-inspired crossover.
Ford Stock Slump Boosts Its Dividend Yield to 6.9%
Ford Motor Company (F) stock has slumped in October. The stock also fell in September. The consistent fall in the stock has boosted its dividend yield.
Auto Industry: What Can Investors Expect from Q3 Earnings?
Auto industry stocks fell in the first week of October. Weaker third-quarter sales, lower equity markets, and recession fears hammered the stocks.
Tesla: Are Analysts’ Demand Concerns Justified?
Tesla’s Q3 deliveries came in at 97,000 on Wednesday, beating its record of 95,200 in Q2. Its stock fell 5% in after-hours trading after this report.
Ford Stock: Is It Staring At a 20% Downside?
Ford Motor (F) stock has fallen sharply by 4.9% in the initial few days of October. The current month’s slump follows the previous month’s drop.
General Motors Stock: Barclays Cut PT but UBS Raises It
While Barclays has cut its price target on General Motors stock from $51 to $48, UBS has raised its price target on the stock from $46 to $47.
Q3 Auto Sales: Ford Falters, GM Grows, Fiat Levels
Leading automakers Ford Motor (F), General Motors (GM), and Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) released their third-quarter US auto sales numbers yesterday.
Tesla Q3 Deliveries: Curious Case of Analysts’ Estimates
After markets closed yesterday, Tesla (TSLA) reported its third-quarter car deliveries. Tesla stock fell 4.1% to $233.20 after hours.
Ford’s Q3 US Sales Drop 4.9% YoY, Stock in the Red
Ford’s Q3 2019 US sales came in at 580,251 units for a 4.9% YoY decline. Wall Street analysts expected a 6.1% decline in Ford’s Q3 sales figures.
Ford Stock: Why Did Buckingham Cut Its Target Price?
Buckingham Research Group cut its target price on Ford (F) stock from $9 to $8. The firm maintained its “neutral” rating on Ford stock.
Tesla V10: Do Other Cars Feel Like ‘Owning a Horse?’
On September 26, Tesla (TSLA) rolled out its version 10 software update—its biggest software update ever—which customers were eagerly awaiting.
Tesla Deliveries: Do Analysts Expect a Record Q3?
Tesla (TSLA) expects to report its Q3 delivery numbers late next week. TSLA stock has been trading with a year-to-date loss of about 31%.
Tesla, Electric Vehicles, and the Profitability Conundrum
Tesla has achieved a net profit in just four quarters since it went public a decade back. Profitably has been elusive in the electric vehicle market.
Tesla Effect? Honda to Go All Electric in Europe
In Europe, Honda Motors plans to stop selling diesel cars by 2021, and only sell electric and hybrid cars by 2025. Tesla also sells its cars in Europe.
Elon Musk’s Twitter Magic is on Despite SEC Troubles
Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is one of the most widely followed billionaires on Twitter. His love for Twitter is no secret.
Tesla’s China Ramp-Up Not Expected before Mid-2020
Tesla’s (TSLA) Gigafactory 3 in China is set to begin production in the next few months and ramp up to normal production levels in mid-2020.
Tesla Turnaround Catalysts: China and Model Y Progress
Tesla (TSLA) stock has tanked over 26% year-to-date as of September 17. Let’s look at some catalysts that could help it make a turnaround.
Automakers’ Growth Outlook: F, TSLA, GM, FCAU, and RACE
Automaker stocks have seen mixed performances in September. While Ford, General Motors, Tesla, and Fiat Chrysler have risen, Ferrari has declined.
The GM Strike Presents a Prime Buying Opportunity
The news is all over the financial front pages: General Motors (GM) is facing its first large-scale strike since 2007, and shareholders aren’t too pleased.
Tesla: Hard to Ignore for Both Bulls and Bears
Tesla (TSLA) has received outsized attention compared to other businesses of its size. In this article, we’ll explore what makes Tesla such a polarizing company.
General Motors Stock Fell amid UAW Strike
General Motors’ (GM) troubles seem to be increasing. The UAW (United Automobile Workers) called for a strike, which would impact thousands of workers.
Electric Pickup Trucks: Could Ford and GM Outdo Tesla?
In the electric pickup truck market, legacy automakers Ford and GM are set to take on established electric vehicle maker Tesla and startups such as Rivian.
Could Tesla Be Trump’s Next Target after Ford and GM?
President Trump has targeted Ford and General Motors recently. We’ll see whether Tesla (TSLA) could be next in Trump’s sights.
New Rivian Investment: Could It Be the Real Tesla Killer?
Yesterday, electric truck maker Rivian revealed that it had landed an investment of $350 million from automotive services company Cox Automotive.
Ford Boosts Its Europe Plan with New Electric Vehicles
Ford plans to launch eight electric vehicles in Europe this year. The automaker aims to get most of its European revenue from electric cars by 2022.
F, GM, FCAU, TSLA, RACE: Automakers Tanking in Q3?
Although automakers’ stocks posted mixed performance figures in July, they slumped in August. So far in September, they have been recovering.
Ford: Moody’s Cut It to Junk, More Downside Ahead?
On Monday, Moody’s Investor Service downgraded Ford (F) stock by one notch to “Ba1” from “Baa3.” The downgrade surprised the markets.
Could Tesla Dominate the Electric Pickup Truck Market?
According to Elon Musk, Tesla could unveil its electric pickup truck in November. The pickup truck market is one of the most lucrative US markets right now.
Trump Meets with General Motors CEO Mary Barra
President Donald Trump met GM CEO Mary Barra on Thursday. According to media reports, Barra characterized the meeting as “productive and valuable.”