Elon Musk’s private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it’s apparently threatening our friends across the pond. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the EU is about to invest in a whole new generation of low-cost rockets in order to stay competitive. More »
Elon Musk's private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it's apparently threatening our friends across the pond. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the EU is about to invest in a whole new generation of low-cost rockets in order to stay competitive. Read more...
With Toyota and Daimler no longer holding Tesla shares, the electric vehicle company might be looking for a new partner - possibly a Bavarian one. In a new interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he has had...Show More Summary
TweetHere’s the background: How Elon Musk Hustled $1.4 Billion Out Of Nevada For Gigafactory Now here’s Musk’s defense of the Nevada Gigglefactory battery tax incentive deal. Which you can swallow or not, but I have a beef with this part in particular: “However, the 20 year mark is simply when the last of the incentives […]
Entrepreneur Elon Musk and his upstart company SpaceX are on the verge of upsetting a cozy and pricey military deal that for years has given two aerospace giants the exclusive right to launch the Air Force's most crucial satellites into orbit.
Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has revealed that his SpaceX space transport company is currently developing an "autonomous spaceport drone ship" that will act as a high seas landing pad for the company's reusable Falcon 9 rockets. The post Louisiana Shipyard Building Drone Landing Ship for SpaceX Rocket appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.
Tesla CEO and chairman, Elon Musk, has confirmed that Tesla and BMW have discussed working together on a number of different items. The outspoken CEO sat down for a long interview with Germany’s Der Spiegel magazine. In the wide-ranging discussion he mentions, amongst other things, discussions that Tesla has had with BMW regarding possible future [...]
Elon Musk's latest twitter announcements are the stuff of SciFi: He's just tweeted out images of the company's latest achievement— a drone ship that will be a self-stabilizing landing pad for rockets — even in rocky seas. SpaceX is about to start using these ocean-based landing pads to catch their Falcon9 rockets. Show More Summary
Elon Musk has shared a number of details regarding the company's plans to recover its Falcon rockets. Next on the menu? Drone sea-going landing pads.
Tesla's CEO argues the deal is "extremely good" for the people of Nevada
For some background, in case you missed it, Elon Musk and the Tesla Motors crew announced during the company’s quarterly financials call ~2½ weeks ago that the Model X would be delayed… for (I think) the 4th time (it’s hard to keep track). Show More Summary
A future where the electric car is ubiquitous cannot be built by one company alone, regardless of the hype around Tesla and its progress in consumer automotive space. That’s why it’s exciting to hear from Elon Musk himself about talks between BMW and Tesla, even if they’re only informal, around potential collaboration on battery and charger technology. Musk’s comments… Read More
No, Elon Musk hasn't built a starfighter (at least, not one that he's told us about). But he did borrow some Star Wars terminology when he announced on Twitter that his SpaceX program is testing a new "X-Wing" fin configuration that could help rockets navigate during reentry from space. Read more...
He revealed the improved Falcon 9R
Elon Musk really understands the internet. This is, of course, news only to newborns and the recently coma-awoken, but it's impressive to see in action. This weekend, Musk tweeted about 'X-wing' developments to his rocket, making a technical recovery system seem like sci-fi, even if it actually makes perfect sense. Read more...
Everybody wants to rule the world one way or another, but forever? Not if you’re Elon Musk. Per HybridCars, the CEO of Tesla stated in an interview with Auto Bild that while he would never leave the company, he would step down as its...Show More Summary
This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? Read more...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - U.S. electric carmaker Tesla Motors is in talks with Germany's BMW over a possible collaboration in batteries and lightweight components, Tesla's Chief Executive Elon Musk told German weekly Der Spiegel. In an interview...Show More Summary
If Ron Baron is to be believed, Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) and Elon Musk will have way more customers than it already has in 25 years. In fact, Baron believes that so many will buy vehicles made by Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) in the next two and a half decades that he predicts “All of […]
SpaceX is banking on its plan to recycle rockets as a means of cutting the cost of space travel and transport. CEO Elon Musk revealed the latest part of this puzzle over the weekend: the autonomous spaceport drone ship... Continue Reading...Show More Summary