ORLANDO — Social site Reddit was a space nerd's paradise Oct. 23, thanks to billionaire rocket entrepreneur Elon Musk answering every question thrown at him, ranging from details on his mission to Mars to how many hours of sleep he gets each night. The Q&A-style discussion gained more than 6,400 upvotes on reddit and had 5,500 comments. Show More Summary
Elon Musk denied on Wednesday that Tesla Motors’ planned ride-hailing network would put his company in direct competition with Uber or Lyft. Rather, he said, the tentatively named Tesla Network would allow the luxury cars’ owners to take on the ride-hailing giants themselves. “It’s not Tesla vs. Show More Summary
Tesla’s chief, Elon Musk, who is SolarCity’s largest stockholder, is under pressure to prove that the electric carmaker can be a profitable foundation for a merger.
How to get a million people to Mars.
Tesla hit a big milestone Wednesday as it said it's finally turned a quarterly profit after a three-year drought. Investors were buoyed by the news, but chief executive Elon Musk had a few other thoughts to share that shouldn't go unmentioned. Here are a few highlights. Model 3 pre-orders will have the factory tied up for […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said demand is so high for cars with the new 100-kilowatt-hour battery option that he is receiving production updates seven days a week for it, he told analysts during the company's third-quarter earnings call Wednesday. Musk introduced the new 100 kWh battery option in August for Model S and Model X cars with Ludicrous mode. Show More Summary
CEO Elon Musk calls Q3 2016 "our best quarter ever."
Tesla stunned Wall Street on Wednesday when it reported a substantial third-quarter profit, revenues that were higher than expected and said it expect to hit vehicle delivery targets. CEO Elon Musk had earlier this year pleaded withShow More Summary
Elon Musk's electric auto company finally sees its second profit as a public company on higher Model S, Model X demand
Lutz stops short of comparing Tesla founder Elon Musk to David Koresh or Jim Jones. Continue reading Bob Lutz: 'Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult' Bob Lutz: 'Tesla supporters are like members of a religious cult' originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:56:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
At this point, it's starting to seem that former GM and BMW executive Bob Lutz has a personal vendetta against Tesla CEO Elon Musk. While we're accustomed to the outspoken auto industry veteran lambasting Tesla, Lutz in recent months...Show More Summary
Tesla CEO Elon Musk gathered all who would listen last Thursday for a much-hyped announcement: Each of the cars currently in production by the company will include all the hardware required to drive themselves autonomously. But the most exciting part of the announcement may not have actually been announced at all. Show More Summary
Another non real estate tech post, but the possibility of inhabiting Mars is worth the interruption (IMHO). In the beginning of the hour long video below (which I watched last night), Elon Musk says the goal of the speech/presentation is to make becoming a multiplanetary species (on Mars) seem possible. Show More Summary
Bob Lutz, 84, is both an auto industry insider and a legendary iconoclast, who during his executive tour through BMW, Ford, Chrysler and General Motors never pulled punches in the namby-pamby approach of most corporate executives — one reason he never was named a chief executive. He believes in...
The escalating promises from Elon Musk are running out of credibility. Words alone cannot fix the fact that Tesla (TSLA) is quickly running out of cash, faces a strengthening competitive market and has extreme optimism baked into the current valuation of the stock. You know sentiment is shifting against Tesla when savvy short sellers like […]
Tesla CEO Elon Musk dropped a massive announcement last week when he said new Teslas will be built with hardware that will eventually enable full autonomy. But buried in that news dump was a single sentence relating to Tesla's intention...Show More Summary
Elon Musk is expected to unveil a new solar roofing product for his energy company, SolarCity, this week. Based on what Musk has already said about the product, his solar roofing would put the photovoltaic cells used to generate electricity...Show More Summary
Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including. Nobody is buying smartwatches anymore, 26 email sign-offs you should avoid, Elon Musk's Mars spaceship looms closer. More »
Conventional wisdom is that Elon Musk is a genius. That he’s an avant-garde innovator – taking entrepreneurial risks way out on the edge. Here is but a sample of the paean news coverage – media members genuflecting so much that their pants are now baggy. Show More Summary
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has an interesting way of looking at the world — and the universe. Just this Sunday he shared his four-phase plan for people to colonize Mars in a Reddit AMA. Maybe what he says is crazy. Maybe it's pure genius. Show More Summary