Summary Tesla’s key asset is Elon Musk’s credibility, as Ed Niedermeyer noted on Bloomberg West Tuesday, and that asset has taken a beating recently. The crashes of Tesla cars on autopilot and Tesla’s lowered guidance share a disconnect: Neither Tesla’s technology nor its operations have lived up to Musk’s hype. The recent spate of negative […]Read more "Tesla: Musk’s Credibility Has Eroded"
Concerns about the pace of vehicle production at Tesla Motors hit the automaker’s shares as questions swirled about the ramifications of a Tesla Model S owner who died while using the car’s autopilot. As investors struggle to assess the implications of the crash for self-driving cars, Fortune magazine published a story in which Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]Read more "Musk’s Snarky Remarks to the Tesla Crash"
If you’ve ever watched the movie Wall-E, then you probably remember how the world looked after humans over-saturated the atmosphere with satellites and pollution. Because of this, the planet was no longer habitable, resulting in the humans having to live in a massive spaceship. Although this is a very exaggerated scenario, the issue of climate change […]Read more "Elon’s Ridiculous Plan to Nuke Mars"
This morning, Silicon Valley business magnate and suspected interplanetary savior of mankind Elon Musk answered the question we’ve all been dying to know: What’s his favorite animal? Musk tweeted his characteristically unconventional answer: TWITTER POST The Ravenous Bugblatter Beast, a nightmarish executioner animal from Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, is described as being incredibly stupid […]Read more "Musk’s Favorite Animal"
Tesla Motors Inc. and General Motors Corp.’s Chevrolet are preparing to bring out mass-market electric cars next year. If you plan to buy one and help save the planet,people who live near the Atacama salt-flat ask that you spare a thought for the flamingos. The vehicles will be powered by rechargeable batteries containing lithium, a silver-white […]Read more "Tesla Production Killing Flamingos?"
U.S. auto safety regulators said Thursday they have opened a preliminary investigation into 25,000 Tesla Motors Model S cars after a fatal crash in which a driver used its “Autopilot” feature. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the crash came in a 2015 Model S operating with automated driving engaged, and “calls for an […]Read more "Investigation of Tesla over Fatal Crash"