This week, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick dropped out of President Trump’s business advisory council after an online movement to boycott the company. But not Elon Musk. The Tesla and SpaceX founder says that people need to give Trump a chance. Musk insists that he can change things from the inside. And new photos reveal…
Thomas Flessner was hired as a materials engineer at Tesla’s Fremont factory back in 2012, and was let go in February of this year. He’s now suing Tesla for age discrimination, claiming that he was frequently isolated by his coworkers and bosses for his older age, which ultimately led to him being fired.
There’s no doubt that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk works a lot. The question is, rather, how he actually does it. In a recent Twitter conversation about his lack of sleep lately, he enlightened us all about his secret to keeping focused on the job at hand—“large amounts of crack.”
Elon Musk is on the brink of acquiring the the next critical component in a solar-electric transportation future. Tesla Motors just made a $2.8 billion stock-to-stock offer to buy SolarCity, one of the largest solar energy companies in the country. It also happens to be a company founded by Musk’s cousins and one…
With autonomous technology gradually making its way into passenger vehicles, the new methods of transport will likely warrant new regulations. In attempts to work toward those road regulations, Electrek reports that Tesla Motors offered to share all of its autopilot data with the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Tesla’s flagship Fremont factory is the only non-unionized American-owned assembly factory in the U.S., and the United Auto Workers want to change that. With Tesla considerably upping the manufacturing expectations for its electric fleet, their motives just got stronger.
Earlier this year, Tesla managed to snag Praveen Arichandran as a new Director of Growth Programs from a similar role he held at Facebook. The automaker has now revealed it is assembling a “growth team” similar to that of Facebook and Uber through recent job listings, suggesting the brand’s eyes for expansion continue…
Tesla has heard the concerns over its plans to produce 500,000 cars annually by 2020, so in today’s quarterly earnings call, the automaker revealed that it’s moving its production forecasts two years earlier to 2018. If we were sitting at the proverbial poker table, Tesla just went all in.
Shortly after the unveiling of Tesla’s Model 3 earlier this month, Elon Musk took to Twitter in a storm of information about the new car, mentioning that the target drag coefficient was 0.21. If that target makes it to production, it would make the Model 3 the most aerodynamic high-volume production car ever made.…
Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system has been impressing everyone from consumers to journalists, and even other industry experts and executives. Even us! But now a Volvo engineer has called Tesla’s system out, claiming it’s a dangerous “wannabe” autonomous technology.
As of Saturday morning, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced via Twitter that Tesla Model 3 orders were at a whopping 253,000 two days after its debut. Since that debut, we’ve learned quite a bit about the car—things both good and bad. With that, let’s take a moment to break down everything we know so far.
In one day, Tesla Motors crushed the numbers for total electric vehicles sold in the U.S. during 2015 with a single model—the Tesla Model 3. Half of the orders came before anyone had even seen it. But now the real wait begins, and it looks as if it may be three to four years before prospective owners receive their car.
Here we are. After years of hype and rumors, Tesla has revealed the entry-level Tesla Model 3: the sleek, high-performance electric sedan for the masses. Or so Elon Musk hopes.
Now that the new Tesla Model X electric SUV is finally being delivered to customers it’s time to see just exactly what kind of performance we can expect. Luckily for us, Tesla followed up the insanely powerful Ludicrous mode Model S P90D with an equally Ludicrous Model X P90D, and somebody raced them.
What you’re really paying for when you buy an electric car like the Tesla Model S isn’t the savings on fuel, or even the whisper quiet ride. You’re paying for the ability to be smug and self-righteous to drivers in gas-powered cars, and now even little kids can start making others feel guilty about driving a…
A Tesla spokesperson confirmed today that the official price for the all-electric affordable Tesla Model 3 sedan will be $35,000 before incentives, and way cheaper with incentives when it goes on sale. That’s something to get excited about, sure—if we didn’t already know all of this months ago.
Everyone in Chicago, please, stop what you’re doing right now. There’s an emergency, and we need everybody’s help. A man’s Tesla Model X has been shat upon, and we must help find this rampaging car-shitter, who is still at large. At least, that’s what this Craigslist ad tells us.
Tesla Motors, hot off of beginning deliveries for its new Model X SUV, has now confirmed it’s working on not one, but two ‘affordable’ electric vehicles which it hopes to sell for around $30,000. Following the current Model S and Model X, Tesla plans to introduce a Model 3 and Model Y. S3XY.
Despite Mary Barra’s best attempts at a dig towards Tesla Motors during today’s presentation of the all-electric Chevy Bolt at CES, development of electric vehicles from traditional automakers is exactly the kind of stir up Tesla intended to cause.