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Elon Musk Talks Zero-Emissions Rockets

January 10th, 2021 | by Jennifer Sensiba

Zero-emissions vehicles are great for the environment, and Tesla makes a lot of them. Elon Musk also owns SpaceX, so people are naturally going to lump them together in their minds. When someone sees a rocket launch, it's obviously not a zero-emission event. As Jerry Lee Lewis says, "Goodness gracious, great balls of fire!"


Dear Analysts, Stop Trying To Put Tesla In A Box

September 23rd, 2018 | by Chanan Bos

It is well known that Elon Musk and Tesla don’t like to conform to established industry standards or feel limited by them. So trying to measure their performance by established industry standards is like measuring them on a scale of bananas, utterly pointless


What Do Elon Musk, Socrates, Nietzsche, (And Maybe You) Share In Common?

February 25th, 2018 | by Steve Bakker

Until April 1st, 2016, the only thing I knew about Tesla Motors came from a news story reporting on an esoteric car company out of California that had appropriated the last name of famous inventor Nikola Tesla, and was marketing an awesome electric car with a price tag of $100,000. The car was clearly desirable, yet since my budget didn’t stretch to anywhere near the vehicle’s purchase price, I basically forgot about the car and the company


A Tesla Model X On Mars Would Require A Few Changes

December 9th, 2017 | by Michael Barnard

You could retool a Tesla Model X and drive it around on Mars. But it probably wouldn't end up looking like a Model X. The rover that Mark Watney drove around in the movie based on Andy Weir's great book "The Martian" is much more likely to be what the hacked vehicle would look like



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