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WBEN Newsroom
October 25, 2019 - 9:05 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - As promised following the Tesla earnings call earlier this week, CEO Elon Musk pulled the wraps off more detailed plans for the manufacture, distribution and sale of its solar roof product. During a conference call late Friday, Musk lauded the work being done at the expansive...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
(AP/WBEN) - Tesla posted a surprising profit of $143 million in its latest quarter, and may have some good news in store for its Buffalo factory that has been marred by hiring and production woes. The results announced Wednesday raised hopes the electric car pioneer may finally be turning the...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
August 30, 2019 - 6:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Tesla facility, and New York's involvement in the project, are once again under the microscope. An expose in Vanity Fair, titled " How Elon Musk Fooled Investors, Bilked Taxpayers, and Gambled Tesla to Save SolarCity " put a national spotlight on the Tesla/SolarCity project...
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Tom Puckett
August 29, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon says she's sent a letter to state comptroller Tom DiNapoli asking for a full audit of Tesla's Solar City project in Buffalo. Dixon says this comes after a Vanity Fair article that suggests Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk have not only fallen short...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
June 20, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - In a filing with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday, it is alleged Tesla engaged in what are described as 'coercive actions' including surveillance and illegal firing at the Buffalo mega plant. Bloomberg Law reports the United Steel Workers filed the claim and comes...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY - A new report from Reuters says that the “great majority” of solar cells being produced at Tesla’s factory in Buffalo are being sold overseas instead of being used in the company’s “Solar Roof” as originally intended, The report cites employees working in the facility who say that...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
January 19, 2019 - 10:00 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Tesla will cut 7 percent of its workforce as it tries to lower prices and break out of the niche-car market to produce an electric vehicle that more people can afford. The cuts will reportedly impact a few dozen jobs at the Tesla Buffalo operation. Tesla's cheapest model...
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Tesla Plant on South Park Avenue in South Buffalo. August 7, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 13, 2018 - 4:46 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The USW and IBEW unions say workers at Tesla’s solar panel factory in Buffalo will hold a union organizing drive. There are currently about 400 workers at Tesla’s Buffalo plant on the site of the former Republic Steel mill, where workers were represented by the USW. “The only way...
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March 02, 2018 - 8:05 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - In a week-long promotional event, the electric car manufacturer Tesla drove three cars from downstate across the state. The company made stops in Syracuse, Rochester, and Thursday evening, came to Pierce Arrow Museum in Buffalo from 4-8 p.m. The goal for the company this week was...
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Richard Root
December 06, 2017 - 5:14 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - LPCiminelli is getting out of the contracting business, auctioning off all of its construction equipment and will focus primarily on management and development efforts. The change in operations was confirmed to the Buffalo News late Tuesday via an email from new company...
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