After Musk announced the change Wednesday, Straubel chimed in and said, "Yeah, it's been a great adventure, 16 years". I love the team and I love the company and I always will.
On the upside, Tesla's second-quarter revenue climbed 47% from the same time previous year to $5.2 billion. It also generated $614 million in cash, helping fatten its bank account to $5 billion through June.
Electric auto giant Tesla had its stock plunge over 10 per cent in after-hours trading after posting a $US408 ($585) million loss in Q2 2019, despite shipping record numbers of cars, CNBC reported on Thursday. He's considered a co-founder of Tesla, as well as an expert on energy storage and propulsion-and in many intents and purposes has been Musk's partner in Tesla's rise. "Given that Tesla hit its stride in the back half of previous year, it's essential that the company finds some way to keep this sales momentum going if it wants to prove to investors it's on the right track". But it has now has posted successive quarterly losses totaling $1.1 billion in the first half of this year.
He reiterated his expectation that Tesla would deliver between 360,000 and 400,000 vehicles in 2019.
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Tesla has reported a second-quarter loss even as it made record deliveries, prompting renewed questions about the company's future in a year when investor concerns have already sent its stock plummeting.
The departing executive told analysts during the conference call that he won't be "disappearing", but rather that the company needs new leadership as it enters a phase that requires more operational focus. In an interview with Recode the same month, Tesla's billionaire CEO said that "everyone" at the company worked 100-hour weeks at times.
The weak results and Straubel's step back risk undermining Musk's bid to sustainably make money building and selling electric cars. Because of the large market for SUVs and their higher prices, the company sees the vehicle being more profitable than the Model 3, which is selling for about $50,000.
In this July 19, 2019, photo a Tesla vehicle charges at a Tesla Supercharger site in Charlotte, N.C. Tesla, Inc. reports earning on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Indeed, it doesn't appear that Straubel is leaving due to any friction with the company or fundamental disagreement with Musk. In a sign that autonomous cars aren't coming along as quickly as once envisioned, General Motors has scrapped its plans to offer a fully driverless ride-hailing service in San Francisco this year.