August 20th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
Jacek Fior, Tomek Gać, and I got together for another Titillating Tesla Tidbits chat. Check out the video or read the summary in text below the video to see if you really truly want to hit play. Head on over to Facebook if you'd rather watch and share there
August 20th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Elon Musk responded to a tweet today to confirm that video streaming will be coming to Teslas in version 10 of the firmware for its vehicles
August 19th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
The New York Times has decided that, with Elon Musk and Tesla, yellow journalism is not below its standards. I have a few thoughts on that
August 19th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
YouTube tech addict Marques Brownlee, also known as MKBHD, recently sat down with Tesla CEO Elon Musk at the Tesla Fremont factory to talk shop. Topics for the brief interview were scattered across the Tesla spectrum and it was clear the two had fun talking about something they're both excited about — Tesla's tech
August 18th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk tells the New York Times he is under incredible stress and is taking drugs to help him get to sleep. Can that be a good thing for Musk and for Tesla?
August 13th, 2018 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen
While this article waited for the editor to come along and publish it, the world changed. Elon published on August 13, 2018, a new blog post explaining his actions on and before the 7th of August, when he tweeted about taking Tesla private at $420 and sent a letter to Tesla's employees.
I leave the original article as written, and add an addendum with the consequences of these new revelations
August 13th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
There's a common pattern that follows announcements from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. A commenter on one of our recent articles summed it up well: "If this is a poker game, it's a strange one. Elon Musk keeps showing his hand. Yet the shorts keep calling his bluff."
August 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Some people seem to thrive on turbulent times. Others prefer tranquility. Elon Musk is definitely in the first group. He seems to be happiest when things around him are in chaos — or at least, that's where he shines. If so, he must be ecstatic and glowing brightly at the moment. After tweeting last week that he might take Tesla private, the news media has been awash with guesses, wild ass guesses, and far-fetched speculation about who might be interested in walking Tesla and Elon down the aisle in a financial marriage that could have international implications
August 11th, 2018 | by Carlo Ombello
Tesla shorts may be in for a treat, as Elon Musk has just set the stage for an unprecedented "burn of the century". Tesla's CEO set Twitter and financial media on fire last Tuesday as he revealed his plan to make Tesla private, withdrawing it from the stock market at a guaranteed $420 per share. What if Elon was telling the truth
August 7th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Shortly after an article by the Financial Times confirmed that the Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund had amassed a $2 billion stake in Tesla, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he was considering taking the company private with a share buyback at a $420 price point. His initial tweet was confirmed within a few hours with a new blog post on Tesla's website, where the company shared an internal email from CEO Elon Musk to all Tesla employees sharing his logic for the move
August 4th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
I was thrilled to be on Tesla's quarterly conference call this past week, honored & humbled at the opportunity to bounce a series of questions and short comments off of Tesla CEO Elon Musk. However, Bloomberg's Tom Randall recently scored an even more amazing opportunity, a full interview with Sir Elon. Below are 10 big highlights from that candid interview
July 22nd, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
It's happened again. Someone who hasn't followed or has only loosely followed Tesla and Elon Musk in the past decade has swooped in with a damning, critical take on the two. The problem is that it's based on an absurd lack of context, Trump-style hyperbole (i.e., rhetorical lies), and illogical conclusions
July 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor
Tesla and SpaceX are not just two companies led by Elon Musk — they are two visions: 1) a sustainable future here on Earth and 2) expanding the human race to other planets. Both companies aiming for these audacious, larger-than-life goals had to face far tougher times than they're facing today
July 13th, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
When the chips are down, Elon Musk knows how to turn things around. Both Tesla and SpaceX have been through near-death experiences. Yet, somehow, Musk pulled both companies out of dire straits. Musk's friend, Venture Capitalist Jason Calacanis, explains that entrepreneurs need, "one central thing that is critical, and that's resiliency."
July 12th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
After Elon Musk concluded a deal to build a manufacturing plant in Shanghai this week, he flew to Beijing to talk with Chinese leaders about weightier matters -- things like peaceful coexistence, the future of humanity, and preventing an environmental catastrophe. Afterward he tweeted, "Excellent meetings with senior leaders in China. Very thoughtful about the long-term future."
July 10th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
Bloomberg reports that Elon Musk is in China this week as new Chinese trade tariffs have raised the price of a Tesla Model X by as much as $30,000 since last week.
July 2nd, 2018 | by Matt Pressman
Dating back to the early days of Model S production, Elon Musk has been feuding with Tesla short sellers. Back then, Musk cautioned those betting against Tesla stock that a "tsunami of hurt" was coming their way. Sure enough, it did. Tesla's stock skyrocketed. And last year, when the stock was surging, Musk taunted shorts on Twitter, "Stormy weather in shortville." According to Zero Hedge, "Elon Musk's feud with Tesla shorts is not business, it's just personal."
June 26th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Elon Musk took to Twitter today to solicit input on the Tesla Truck. He shared that it will come standard with a dual-motor, all-wheel-drive setup that can deliver "crazy torque." To further plod his way into pickup truck territory, he shared that Tesla will pair the powertrain with a suspension that dynamically adjusts for load, all in the standard package
June 26th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter again recently to share the first look at Tesla's highly anticipated Full Self-Driving feature. The image shares a satellite map of the Bay Area behind a new options screen that shows off a few of the new Full Self-Driving options within Autopilot
June 23rd, 2018 | by Kurt Lowder
In classic Elon Musk style, he made a major hint about a coming gigafactory on twitter this week. Musk tweeted, "Germany is a leading choice for Europe. Perhaps on the German-French border makes sense, near the Benelux countries."
June 19th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart
Welcome to today’s “Cleantech Talk Today” discussion of fresh electric vehicle (EV) news. In this daily podcast and video series, we talk about anything electric that moves, crawls, flies, rides, drives, swims, swings, or skips. In this episode, #5 of Cleantech Talk Today, we cover CleanTechnica's fresh review of the Jaguar i-PACE, Elon Musk's recent comms regarding Tesla and other matters, and Denmark squeezing cargo space!
June 19th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
Leaked emails obtained by CNBC reveal that Tesla CEO Elon Musk claims the company is the victim of several acts of sabotage at the hands of employees
May 29th, 2018 | by Carolyn Fortuna
An Elon Musk tweet incorporated humor about Tesla automation and production processes