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From Vanity Fair's William Langewiesche, who has written extensively on the aviation industry and is a pilot himself, a detailed account of what happens during a space flight on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic. Accelerating through Mach 0.95, the aircraft wobbles as shock waves develop on its wings and tails. Show More Summary
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The Virgin Group founder shares his advice for finding and keeping top-notch talent.
They're at the top of their industries and among the most productive people in the world. How do these execs do it? Check out some of the rituals that rule their days.
The Virgin Group founder explains why he firmly believes in living--and leading--on the edge.
Richard Branson says "teams of people" are working on electric cars.
Richard Branson is challenging Elon Musk in yet another arena. The billionaire's private space-travel company, Virgin Galactic, already rivals Musk’s SpaceX. Now, the Virgin Group founder says he may take on Tesla Motors. “You may well...Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and its one-man publicity machine boss Elon Musk may just get a new rival soon in the form of the Virgin Group and its one-man publicity machine boss Sir Richard Branson. In a report, Bloomberg notes that Branson, the “publicity-loving billionaire who loves fast things,” just left the door wide open […]
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Virgin Group CEO Richard Branson has tackled everything from space and music, to airlines and MVNOs. Now, he has his sights on Tesla. Bloomberg reports Branson explained his motive for his Virgin Racing subsidiary’s involvement in Formula...Show More Summary
British billionaire Richard Branson has hinted that his Virgin empire may eventually expand into the world of electric cars, sparking speculation that it may not be just Apple and Google posing a threat to the standalone car brands. Speaking to Bloomberg at the recent Formula E electric car race in Miami, a competition in which Virgin competes...
Billionaire, entrepreneur and lover of fast forms of transport Richard Branson says his Virgin empire could one day take on Tesla with an electric car of its own. Speaking with Bloomberg from the garage of the Formula E Virgin Racing team in Miami, Branson suggested the idea of a Virgin EV wasn’t as far-flung as [...]
Elon Musk and Richard Branson are already kinda-sorta competing in the private space race, but for delusional billionaires, that's not enough. Branson says he might want to compete with Tesla now, except he said the exact opposite the same day. Read more...
Billionaire Richard Branson has made no secret of his dream to conquer space with the Virgin Galactic brand. Now, the British mastermind has hinted he may be considering another space: the growing electric vehicle market. Branson already...Show More Summary
Richard Branson suggested during the Miami round of the Formula E Championship that Virgin could build a car to compete with Tesla someday. Continue reading Richard Branson and Virgin hinting at a Tesla competitor Richard Branson and Virgin hinting at a Tesla competitor originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:00:00 EST. Show More Summary
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The outspoken billionaire suggests Virgin's Formula E efforts could spawn an electric automaker.
DETROIT (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson's Virgin Group may take on Tesla Motors Inc and other companies in developing electric cars, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. Branson, whose empire ranges from airlines to music stores, mobile phones and spaceships, said electric cars may be next. Show More Summary