Tesla let the press into its giant new battery-producing plant, called the Gigafactory, for the first time Friday. Experts told Wired the factory will be necessary to power Musk's dream fleet of EVs and hybrids (the company's goal is 500,000 cars a year). Show More Summary
Tesla’s Elon Musk may have plans of his own on the electric freight front, but there’s a trucking specialist out there that now has that end of the game covered: Mercedes-Benz. Revealed overnight, the Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck is a pure electric hauler with a claimed range of up to 200 kilometres, designed for intra-city goods delivery […]
Las Vegas fabrication facility gears up to make components for ultra-fast transit system dreamed up by Elon Musk
At Business Insider, we recently rounded up some the books that Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recommends everyone should read, and why. One leapt out at me, probably because it's the only one of the nine we tracked down that I've actually...Show More Summary
When Yoshihiko Yamada was introduced to the idea of the Tesla Motors Gigafactory a couple of years ago, he said, “I thought it was crazy.” Crazy, because “the production capacity of this factory would exceed the global capacity of the industry,” the Panasonic Corp. executive vice president said...
SILICON VALLEY — Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said his “master plan” may cost the company tens of billions of dollars to implement. The spending will occur over time, Musk said during a tour of the company’s Nevada-based Gigafactory on Tuesday, according to Bloomberg. “Over time, this must necessarily be true,” he said, per the report. Show More Summary
Steve Jobs was brilliant at driving his own vision. Elon Musk is the same way. They're just not good at driving yours or mine.
Tesla Motors, with Elon Musk at its helm, clearly has ambitious plans to permeate the market with viable electric cars. But, investors wonder, is the financial basis for Musk’s far flung plans sound? As reported in The New York Times, when Elon Musk announced Tesla’s future plans last week, he did so in a glass-walled... Show More Summary
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a visionary who thinks big, but don't trust his numbers, says TheStreet's Video provided by TheStreet
Tesla opened its sprawling Gigafactory to members of the press on Tuesday for an exclusive tour, as well as a chat with CEO Elon Musk. Reporters got a sneak peek at the factory’s progress, now two years in construction, just two days before the facility’s official grand opening party on July 29. Show More Summary
Ever wished for a robot to do your chores? OpenAI, the open-source research organization sponsored by Elon Musk, is working on software that would allow robots to teach themselves the best way to accomplish chores. OpenAI is using robots...Show More Summary
Tesla CEO dreams of more electric vehicles, solar roofs and battery gigafactories on every continent. But how he'll pay for it is still to be determined.
Tesla’s next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker “tens of billions” of dollars over the long term, says CEO Elon Musk. ||| Sparks, Nevada - Tesla’s next strategic turn could cost the electric car maker “tens of billions”...Show More Summary
A tour of the Sparks, NV compound ended with a Q&A.
Tour of Nevada facility reveals a mammoth undertaking aimed at battery and car production.
(Reuters) - Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said on Tuesday that the company's Model 3 could generate $20 billion in revenue per year and an annual gross profit of about $5 billion. A "modest capital raise" could be needed...Show More Summary
On a lonely mountain plain half an hour east of Reno, off a street named Electric Avenue, Tesla Motors Co. is building a massive battery plant called Gigafactory 1. It's a huge bet for a company known for taking risks: When it’s fully up and running, the $5-billion plant will almost double the...
A non-profit research group co-founded by Musk is developing artificial intelligence able to teach itself how to take care of us (and take over our chores).
Tesla, a forward-thinking company with a goal to integrate clean energy, energy storage and transportation solutions to the world, has been hard at work trying to carry out its master plans for the future. Ten years ago, Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, formulated an ambitious plan to change the world with electric cars,... Show More Summary
Big-time automakers puzzle out the future of ownership. The post You Don't Like Sharing Your Car. But Can Elon Musk Change Your Mind? appeared first on WIRED.