Separately, Panasonic said it was watching the demand situation in the electric car market before making any further investments in expanding the capacity of the Nevada plant.
The Norwegian government exempted electric engines from the taxes.
The entire incident was recorded on Jed’s mobile phone, after which he submitted the footage to the San Francisco police.
At a hearing in Manhattan federal court, U.S. District Judge Alison Nathan gave both sides two weeks to work out their differences, and said she could rule on whether Musk violated his recent fraud settlement with the regulator if they failed.
The news website posted a copy of an internal email from Musk rallying Tesla troops to pitch in with "a massive wave of deliveries" throughout Europe, China and North America.
The Securities and Exchange Commission wrote in a filing in federal court in Manhattan that Musk's Feb. 19 tweet to his more than 24 million Twitter followers claiming the electric vehicle-maker would build around 500,000 cars in 2019 contained or could have contained information material to Tesla or its shareholders.
Samsung and Sony saw the biggest reputation gains in the US in 2019.
Tesla is offering the Model Y in a rear-wheel-drive layout only but plans on launching an all-wheel-drive version as well.
CEO Elon Musk was to introduce the Model Y Thursday night at a gathering of customers, employees and media.
China's customs authority has lifted a warning notice that barred Tesla Model 3 imports into the country last week.
Musk's "single, immaterial" tweet to his more than 24 million Twitter followers claiming the electric vehicle-maker would produce around 500,000 cars in 2019 also complied with company's communication policy for senior executives, a condition of the settlement, lawyers for the Tesla chief wrote in a filing in federal court in Manhattan.
CATL has been in talks with Tesla officials about the required specifications for the batteries.
Tesla said the current prices are valid until March 18 and the price hikes will only apply to the more expensive variants of Model 3, Model S and Model X.
The funding, announced on Thursday, is an important boost for the California-based firm, which has been in negotiations with Beijing for years over building the plant in the world's biggest electric car market.
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Since the information came out, Tesla's shares have fallen nearly 16 percent. The company lost $8 billion in market capitalisation
Chen Mingbo made the comments on the sidelines of an annual parliamentary meeting in Beijing.
Customs has notified Tesla not to sell or use Model 3 vehicles that have already been cleared, the report said, citing a notice issued by the authority on March 1.
"Gap in understanding is that $35k Model 3 production *starts* this month, but will not reach volume production until mid year. Extremely difficult to predict middle part of manufacturing S-curve," Musk said in response to a tweet.
On February 19, the CEO tweeted projections for 2019 Tesla manufacturing numbers at around 5,00,000 and hours later revised the estimate to 400,000.
Chief Executive Elon Musk's warning on profit during a conference call with members of the media, which did not include Reuters, contrasted with Tesla's statements last month that it was expecting a "very small" net profit in the first quarter.
In a filing on February 25, the SEC said that in a tweet on February 19 Musk had broken a promise made last year to have his public statements vetted by the company's board, part of the deal.
The action by the powerful Securities and Exchange Commission, with which Musk appears to be doing battle, does not really come as a surprise.
Musk, Tesla and the SEC settled the lawsuit, and part of the settlement called for any material statements made by Musk on social media to be vetted in advance by the company.
Musk's tweets have a history of moving the stock as much as 10 percent.