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Some Thoughts On Elon Musk’s Emails To Employees — & The Media + Wall Street’s Response

May 27th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week, the world that follows Tesla flipped out a bit due to an Elon-to-staff email that got leaked. To be frank, there was nothing especially interesting in the email, which is why we didn't cover it earlier. However, people keep referencing it in comments, and both the media and Wall Street blew it way the f*** out of proportion, so I'm addressing it this article


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Elon Musk Calls Lidar “A Fool’s Errand” … & Other Autonomous Driving Experts Starting To Agree

May 7th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

Tesla presented its latest and greatest vehicle autonomy features at its recent Autonomy Investor Day. The brain of the system is the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) computer, which is now included in all Teslas being produced. The Autopilot hardware suite includes 8 cameras, 12 ultrasonic sensors, radar, GPS, an inertial measurement unit, and sensors that measure the angle of the steering wheel and accelerator pedal


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Hedge Fund Manager: Tesla The “Clear Winner” In Electric Cars, Elon Musk The Thomas Edison Of Our Generation

May 1st, 2019 | by Kyle Field

The founder of hedge fund Social Capital and one of Facebook's first executives, Chamath Palihapitiya, gushed to CNBC today about how Tesla is the "clear winner in electrification." Palihapitiya cited Tesla's first-mover advantage, as the company that truly defined the modern electric vehicle and is the current sales leader in the market segment. Palihapitiya also called Tesla CEO Elon Musk the Thomas Edison of our generation


Tesla Autopilot, Full Self Driving, Elon Musk, ARK Invest — CleanTech Talk with Tasha Keeney

April 20th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

For our hot new CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with ARK Invest Analyst Tasha Keeney to discuss various aspects of autonomous vehicles, Tesla, Tesla, and Tesla. Tasha is focused on autonomous cars and 3D printing in her position at ARK Invest. She and ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood recently hosted Tesla CEO Elon Musk in the studio for their new podcast series, so we built off of that chat and I also brought in several key autonomy topics I'm always eager to learn more about


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Elon Musk’s Weekend Tweets — What Did We Learn?

April 15th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

Tesla CEO Elon Musk had a busy weekend on twitter, and a decent number of snippets of information emerged that will be of interest to current and future Tesla owners. Let's dive in and review what we learned


With Full Self Driving Evolution, Elon Musk Believes Your Tesla’s Value Will Appreciate — Interview Video

April 12th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

In a must-watch interview with MIT artificial intelligence researcher, Lex Fridman, Elon Musk has revealed that he believes the move towards Full Self Driving functionality will cause the asset value of current Tesla vehicles to appreciate, rather than depreciate. This is a game-changing contrast with traditional vehicles, which typically lose around half of their value over the initial 3 years of ownership


Elon Musk Might Have Let Me Try A Neuralink Prototype

April 1st, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

I don’t remember writing the below story. I woke up feeling like I had been out drinking or something, and wasn’t sure at all what I did that day. When I got on my computer to write the next day, I saw this file on the desktop. Maybe it’s an elaborate hoax, or maybe this really happened. I’ll just share this with our readers and let you be the judge


Tesla & SpaceX Employees Largely Support Elon Musk’s Leadership, Survey Shows

March 17th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

2018 was both an excruciating and rewarding year for Elon Musk and Tesla employees -- painful because Elon Musk kept getting himself entangled in needless controversies, Twitter fights, and a lot more; and rewarding because Tesla not only doubled its production in 2018, but also managed to find new demand to match its rising production


Elon Musk’s “Giant Cybernetic Collectives”

March 17th, 2019 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Elon Musk often mentions cyborgs at events and during interviews. This concept is not just a funny remark, a sci-fi reference, or a way to throw around big terms to sound smarter. It’s an important paradigm, a lens we can look at the past with, and more importantly, a concept that will have a great impact on the future of our species


Elon Musk To SEC — That Is Not What We Agreed To

March 12th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

The SEC is trying to get the court to hold Elon Musk in contempt. The SEC maintains that Musk violated the plea bargain they made after the infamous "funding secured" tweet, a plea bargain that was accepted by the court as its final judgement and thus has the power of a court order for Elon Musk and Tesla


“Never Bet Against Elon Musk”

March 1st, 2019 | by Steve Bakker

That's what one of Elon Musk’s former business partners Peter Thiel said about the man: “Never bet against Elon Musk.” And once more, against all odds, this is proving to be true. In bringing the Model 3’s price tag down to the long awaited mission target of $35,000, Tesla’s Secret Master Plan is being fulfilled. In a veritable "4th down and goal" analogy, Musk has pulled off what is arguably a Hail Mary pass to maintain sales volume, clearing the goal posts by a hair. The Holy Grail of the affordable, profitable, long-range electric car — sought after since GM developed the EV1 in the '90s — is in sight. Tesla will deservedly go down in history as the company that grabbed that brass ring


Elon Musk Deconstructs Tesla’s Production Ramp Timelines

February 22nd, 2019 | by Kyle Field

Elon Musk recently went on ARK Invest's "For Your Innovation" podcast, where he talked about Tesla's progress with autonomous vehicle tech and the company's production ramp rates for Model 3 and beyond. His comments shed light on his view of the company's progress with the Model 3 production ramp compared to earlier estimates and help the rest of us better understand the company's oft criticized delays


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Elon Musk’s Evolution On Patents, + Efforts To Nudge Big Auto Forward

February 12th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

As Elon has said many times, Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the electrification of transport. The company wants everyone to drive an electric car, even if it isn’t a Tesla. This is not just talk — in 2014, Tesla released its patents, making its patented technology available to anyone who wants to use it



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