In a new interview with Aeon magazine, Elon Musk argues that we should put a million people on Mars if we want to "safeguard the existence of humanity" into the future. As the CEO and CTO of SpaceX (in addition to being the CEO of Tesla), Musk has high hopes for colonizing Mars. Show More Summary
Real-life-Tony-Stark Elon Musk thinks the only way to save humanity over the long-term is to get 1 million people to Mars. That may sound like a far-fetched goal, but he's already got a plan in the works to make it happen.
Tesla Motors Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) continues to benefit a great deal from the leadership of its inspirational CEO, and co-founder, Elon Musk, who has over the years remained firm in turning every stone in pursuit of success. Tesla is poised to make a push for the Japanese auto industry, a market that has over the years […]
By Nick Cox: Elon Musk certainly seems to inspire strong reactions amongst American investors. There are those who love him and those who hate him. I suspect many of the latter are suffering from having been "run over by a freight train", as Jim Cramer described those who short his companies. Show More Summary
Does humanity deserve to survive, after all the harm we've done? This is one of the main issues tackled in a fascinating interview with Elon Musk, founder of Tesla and SpaceX. published today in Aeon magazine. Musk has a pretty eloquent answer. Read more...
OK, before I start, let me make full disclosure: my new Tesla was delivered today. Yes I know it's a car for the 1 percent, and that my modest green initiative of buying an electric vehicle won't exactly save the biosphere. And indeed,...Show More Summary
Today's Water Cooler: Hong Kong, state and local fracking, Mitt Romney, stats watch, and Elon Musk's views on the Earth.
As Apple showed demonstrated this month, the payment arms race is on--PayPal is getting battle ready.
The Forbes 400 is out, and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is Number 50 on the list of America's richest people. His net worth is listed by Forbes as $9.2 billion, a far cry from Number One, Microsoft c0-founder Bill Gates at $81.2 billion, or even a cluster of Wal-Mart heirs in the $30-million-plus category. Show More Summary
Speaking Wednesday on CNBC's "Squawk Alley" finance show, Lutz discussed Tesla CEO Elon Musk's September 5 comment that Tesla's stock price was "kind of high" at the moment.
Elon Musk will soon be building what amounts, essentially, to being another “Gigafactory”, in New York State as per a recent agreement with the government there. Or course, to be clear, this “Gigafactory” will be manufacturing solar PV modules, not lithium-ion batteries. Show More Summary
To listen to the Googles and the Elon Musks of the world is to believe that one day soon, we'll be tooting down in the highway in cars that control themselves. Those cars will need eyes, though, and that's where a company called Velodyne Acoustics...
Perhaps no two companies have more clearly demonstrated the potential of clean technology and renewable energy to revitalize manufacturing, create jobs and spur “green” growth of the U.S. economy than Elon Musk's Tesla and SolarCity....Show More Summary
Tesla’s first ‘people’s car’ in the Model III (or ‘3’) is supposed to hit the market priced at around US$35,000 (AU$39,760), according to CEO Elon Musk. That would see the III take on the BMW 3 Series, Audi’s A4 and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class, but a report out of the US suggests meeting that price-point in the new model will be a struggle. Show More Summary
Yesterday, New York Governor Cuomo’s (D) office announced that SolarCity, a major solar cell producer partially owned by Elon Musk, would make a $5 billion investment to operate a “gigafactory” in upstate New York. This comes on theShow More Summary
SolarCity has struck a deal with the state of New York to build Elon Musk's "other" massive factory.
Wait a second, is Elon Musk having the "best month in modern tech history" EVER? Reddit thinks so. Read more...
Tesla and SpaceX are some of the most innovative companies today, making huge strides in the electric car and commercial spaceflight industries. At the helm of both companies is CEO Elon Musk, the South African-born self-made billionaire. Show More Summary
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA)‘s investors need not to worry about a slight dip in the stock’s price, because the man behind the wheel, Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, is not going anywhere until he has accomplished all, and he is just starting. CNBC’s contributor, Michael Murphy, talked about both the recent dip in Tesla Motors Inc […]
Elon Musk's SpaceX broke ground yesterday on the world's first commercial orbital launch pad--and he has some lofty goals.