Ex-Tesla worker makes it official and blows the whistle to SEC

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Both GM and Tesla have been lobbying Congress since a year ago, hoping to win changes to tax law that would allow them to continue to collect the tax credit, but they have been unsuccessful to date.

In 2017, at least 15 percent of the total 103,000 Tesla cars produced have gone to China. But as Musk neared a deal with Google CEO Larry Page, Tesla started selling enough vehicles to become financially stable, and Musk made a decision to keep Tesla independent.

Tesla unveiled plans on Tuesday to build a factory in Shanghai to dramatically increase its production capacity, with boss Elon Musk making his electric-car company's biggest overseas move yet just as a US-China trade battle heats up.

The South African-born Tesla boss had already confirmed that the Performance variant will use a powertrain layout similar to the dual-motor Model 3, suggesting it will have a motor to drive each axle.

Pakistan begin ODI series against Zimbabwe as favourites
With teenage legspinner Shadab Khan also part of their squad, Pakistan have plenty of firepower should conditions favour spin. However, the pitch has got slower and lower over the past few years, so forcing the issue might prove unsafe for batsmen.

U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla's exports to China are possibly on the verge of a possible slowdown because of a recent move by the Chinese government to increase import duties from the current 25% to a significantly high 40%. Then it will halve to $3,750 for the first half of 2019 and halve again for the second half. There are still state-level incentives available, however, which Tesla has also laid out on its site. It alleged the former employees supplied a number of "falsehood" to unnamed news organizations, among other things exaggerating "the amount and value of "scrap" material that Tesla generated during the manufacturing process". But the policy goal was to make EVs more accessible, and that meant wealthier people investing and benefitting early so that costs could come down for everyone else.

"The NPRA gave its answer on June 1, explained the regulations that are valid and that they would welcome a potential application from Tesla Norway to permit mobile service vans". Vehicles delivered in 2020 and beyond will not be eligible. Nissan is next closest to a lower credit, with 121,000 Leafs sold so far in the U.S.

The Gigafactory 3 will be the first energy auto plant to be fully owned by a foreign company in China. Those tariffs raised the price on Tesla Model S to USD142,000 from about USD115,000, according to 24-7 Wall Street. Once installed in a Tesla vehicle, it gets shipped back to Asia to reach customers there.