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The adversaries told a judge they were working to resolve a dispute over Mr. Musk’s statements on financial prospects. Regulators had sought a contempt citation.
Several months ago, Jaguar introduced the I-Pace sport utility vehicle, and more rival electrics will soon be available from Audi, Mercedes, Porsche and Volvo.
The Tesla chief executive is in trouble with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission again, but he could stand to gain from the strife.
The company said the department requested documents after its chief executive, Elon Musk, said he had “funding secured” to take its stock off public markets.
The electric-car maker consumed cash at a reduced rate in the second quarter, but still used $436 million as it continued to ramp up production.
The wholly owned operation, based in Shanghai, would be the first overseas factory for the automaker’s electric vehicles.
The automaker said it turned out 5,000 of the mass-market sedans last week, a threshold it has said is crucial to reaching profitability.
Scrambling to turn out its first mass-market electric car, the automaker set up multiple assembly lines and is changing production processes on the fly.