Tag: Elon Musk

Mar 23, 2021 - 11:18 am

Spy vs Spy or paranoia vs egomania?

News on the agency tickers suggests the Chinese military has banned Tesla cars from entering its complexes, citing security concerns over cameras installed on the vehicles.

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Feb 12, 2021 - 11:49 am

GREEN Act: US Democrats to push EV sales cap + E-BIKE Act

The Biden administration is looking to increase the upper limit for the number of subsidised electric vehicles per manufacturer. The bill called the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act, would benefit manufacturers such as Tesla and GM.

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Dec 22, 2020 - 06:42 pm

Tesla Superchargers already open to other electric cars

Tesla has often offered to open its Supercharger network to other manufacturers in recent years if they’d contribute to the costs. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has now confirmed for the first time that the Tesla chargers are already accessible to other electric cars.

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Dec 3, 2020 - 11:43 am

Elon Musk on the crash course

Mark Frohnmayer, the founder of Arcimoto, a US American manufacturer of three-wheeled electric vehicles, claims in a recently published interview that Tesla CEO Elon Musk drove one of his cars into a wall in the fall of 2019. Musk were foolhardy but not injured.

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Nov 16, 2020 - 09:20 am

Elon Musk potentially Covid positive

Tesla CEO Elon Musk was tested for Covid-19 four times in one day with two positive and two negative results. “Extremely bogus,” Musk said after using the quick tests, which are not nearly as reliable as PCR tests.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Elon Musk defends drone pilot on Twitter

A YouTuber complained that security at the Tesla construction site in Texas had forbidden him to take video footage with his drone. Musk responded that he thought his security staff were being “a bit overzealous” since he had given his okay for the recordings.

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Sep 7, 2020 - 11:16 am

When Musk meets Diess

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a surprising stopover in Braunschweig at the end of his visit to Germany, which lasted several days, and met with Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.

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Jun 10, 2020 - 11:09 am

A spaced-out Cybertruck

On Instagram, artist @charlieautomotiv created a set of images of what a Cybertruck made for the moon might look like. A moon rover from Tesla isn’t such a spaced-out idea when you consider that both Tesla and SpaceX are run by Elon Musk.

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Jun 8, 2020 - 10:17 pm

UK scrappage scheme and Tesla Giga Bristol rumoured

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a premium of up to £6,000 for the exchange of a diesel or petrol car for an electric vehicle with an official announcement expected on 6 July. There are also rumours that Tesla might plan a Gigafactory on the Isles.

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May 12, 2020 - 04:40 pm

Tesla boss Elon Musk hurls a few threats

The head of Tesla wants to move his headquarters and future operations to Nevada and Texas because Californian authorities will not yet let Tesla open its Fremont plant. Musk has even openly threatened the state with withdrawal from California altogether.

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Apr 30, 2020 - 01:53 pm

Elon Musk has enough of staying (and having a) home

Elon Musk has again made statements about Covid-19 restriction that have caused an uproar. The latest comments included saying that stay-at-home orders were “fascist” as well as writing “free America now” in all-caps on Twitter.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 12:05 pm

Tesla fervour is up again

The hype around Elon Musk doesn’t stop and sometimes takes strange forms: Not only that Tesla fans celebrated the #ElonMuskDay on Twitter on 20 April, but also the “Church of Tesla” was uploaded on the net by a German fan.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Elon Musk trivialises Corona outbreak on Twitter

Elon Musk among the corona deniers? It appears so if we take the recent statements by the Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter and in an email to employees that seem utterly irresponsible, especially considering the impact that Musk’s words have on many people.

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Mar 12, 2020 - 12:19 pm

Rave cave under Berlin’s Gigafactory

Elon Musk never seems to be lacking in unusual ideas. It’s hard to estimate how serious his latest idea is, but Musk has suggested that Tesla could build a “mega rave cave” under the new factory – now called Giga-Berlin – in Grünheide, Brandenburg.

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Feb 19, 2020 - 12:17 pm

Bill Gates goes electric

The famous founder of Microsoft has reportedly bought himself an electric car. Surprisingly, he did not go for a US-American production, such as Tesla, but instead opted for a Porsche Taycan made in Germany.

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Feb 5, 2020 - 01:30 pm

Tesla Gigafactory in Texas?

Tesla plans to build another Gigafactory in the USA, possibly in Texas. Elon Musk indicated his considerations with a post on Twitter and US President Donald Trump had also hinted that Musk would build another factory in the USA.

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Feb 3, 2020 - 11:06 am

Elon Musk makes a beat

Elon Musk, the man behind SpaceX, Tesla, Neuralink and the Boring Company, has apparently not yet reached his full capacity. Now the busy entrepreneur has released a track called ‘Don’t Doubt Yer Vibe’ for which he wrote the lyrics and provided the vocals himself.

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Jan 27, 2020 - 12:33 pm

Tesla under consideration for Gigafactory 4 subsidies

According to a local media report, Tesla has applied to the German government for subsidies for battery cell production and research in Germany. In return, Tesla could become part of one of the consortia that the Ministry of Economics wants to support.

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Nov 12, 2019 - 09:36 pm

Tesla to build European Gigafactory 4 near Berlin

Tesla will build its European Gigafactory in the Berlin area. The electric car company’s boss Elon Musk just announced at the award ceremony of the ‘Golden Steering Wheel’ in Berlin. The search for factory employees is on now.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 06:48 pm

Tesla takes a playful turn on AVAS

Tesla will soon be equipping its electric cars with various optional sounds for the pedestrian warning system and horn. Monty Python fan Elon Musk, for example, will be playing the sound of two rattling coconut shells from the Holy Grail classic – horse incoming.

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Sep 12, 2019 - 10:17 am

One false spin makes a Musk-shirt

Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus recently claimed that he had personally received his Tesla as a gift from Elon Musk. When Musk was asked to verify this via Twitter, his answer was simple.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/18/was-diess-offered-a-position-at-tesla/
18.04.2021 23:41