Tesla’s Elon Musk Focuses on Direct-to-Driveway Deliveries

Before Tesla blew past expectations for vehicle deliveries this week, Elon Musk was on Twitter promoting a months-old service that remains a bit of a mystery to the legions of electric car fans that follow the company’s every move. But based on Daan Hermsen’s experience, the growth of Tesla Direct could play a role in […]

Elon Musk Says He ‘Just Deleted My Twitter Account’—in a Tweet on His Still-Active Twitter Account

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has once again used his Twitter account to ignite controversy. Only this time, no one knows why. Musk on Monday morning posted a tweet to his Twitter account, saying that he “just deleted my Twitter account.” Musk also changed his profile picture to a black circle and changed his name to […]

5 Things To Watch For at Tesla’s Annual Shareholders Meeting

Tesla Inc. investors will be more anxious than usual to get an update from Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk on Tuesday at the company’s annual meeting. With the stock down 35% for the year and concern about the pace of vehicle deliveries top of mind, Musk is likely to try to soothe unease about Tesla’s […]

Tesla Investors and Analysts Jump Ship: It’s a “Quagmire” Says One

Tesla, once a darling of Wall Street, has pushed the envelope and not in a good way. Too many problems and issues have finally pushed some long-time supporters to shake their heads and step back. Wedbush Securities finally decided to “[throw] in the white towel” last month lowering guidance from outperform to neutral, after April’s […]

Latest Fatal Tesla Crash Involves Autopilot System

A Tesla Inc. Model 3 involved in a March 1 fatal crash in Florida was being driven by the vehicle’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system, and the driver’s hands weren’t on the steering wheel, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The driver was killed when the car slammed into the side of a semi-truck that was […]

Musk to Get Jump on Rival Bezos by Launching His Own SpaceX Satellites

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has made a business out of launching satellites for commercial customers, NASA and the U.S. military. On Wednesday, the company will launch orbital objects of its own in a critical step toward creating a space-based constellation that beams broadband to underserved areas across the globe. It’s a bet Musk is making along […]

Why Elon Musk Might Be Interested in Your Brain

Neuralink, a small and secretive brain computing startup founded by Elon Musk, has raised $39 million of a planned $51 million funding round, according to a filing Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It was not immediately clear if the funders included traditional venture capital investors or if they comprised Musk and Neuralink employees. […]

3 Reasons Why the Second Falcon Heavy Launch Is a Make-or-Break Moment for SpaceX

In the space travel battle, there’s no margin for error. And when SpaceX launches its Falcon Heavy for the second time on Wednesday, that fact will perhaps be clearer than ever. Barring unforeseen weather issues or other problems, SpaceX will launch its Falcon Heavy rocket with an onboard Arabsat-6A communications satellite at 6:35 p.m. ET […]

Jeff Bezos and Amazon Propose Space-Based Internet Service to Compete With SpaceX and OneWeb

Amazon CEOJeff Bezos is joining the Internet space race. Last month, Amazon filed with the International Telecommunications Union for permission to put 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit so it could offer Internet service globally. The plan, codenamed Project Kuiper, is similar to those of a number of other companies that are pushing to establish […]