Tag: Elon Musk

Sep 10, 2018 - 01:31 pm

Has Tesla CEO Elon Musk lost it?

The volatility surrounding Tesla just does not seem to die down. On Friday, six percent of Tesla’s value went up in smoke rather literally, and amidst news of three executives leaving the EV maker.

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Aug 26, 2018 - 06:59 pm

Tesla to remain listed on stock exchange

Tesla will not be taken private, says Tesla CEO Elon Musk who had planned to privatise the company. Rather than removing it from the stock market, it will now remain listed. Powerful investors had managed to change the mind of the Tesla CEO.

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Aug 19, 2018 - 07:53 pm

$25,000 Tesla in three years, says Elon Musk (video)

The Tesla CEO sat down for a tech talk, not on his new couch but inside the Fremont factory. When asked about production, he ventured into economies of scale and made a rather astonishing announcement: Tesla may build a 25,000-dollar electric car in three years.

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Aug 8, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Tesla is thinking of a mini electric car

We have become accustomed to the Tesla boss making ludicrous announcements which he then turns into a reality. Just think of that Roadster on its way to Mars. This latest news however is promising more fun for a much wider group of people.

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Aug 3, 2018 - 03:25 pm

From Elon with compliments

In a unique delivery, Elon Musk himself came to deliver a Model 3 to one of his customers. The reason for the visit was the testing of a new delivery system, where the vehicle is brought directly from the factory to the customer using an enclosed trailer.

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Jul 14, 2018 - 12:35 pm

Tesla is setting new production goals for Model 3

Tesla’s latest targets have now been announced to investors and analysts: The weekly production rate for Model 3s is planned to be increased to 7,000 vehicles per week by the end of the year and to 10,000 per week by mid 2019.

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Jul 10, 2018 - 04:34 pm

Breaking: Tesla signs Gigafactory deal in Shanghai

Elon Musk has been busy in Shanghai as he inked the deal with the city for a new production facility. The construction of Gigafactory 3 is to “begin in the near future,” says Tesla so that they may start making both electric cars and batteries there in two years from now.

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Jun 25, 2018 - 07:53 pm

Tesla sabotage scandal taking new turn

The story of the Tesla saboteur is taking crazier turns. After Tesla sued Martin Tripp, he now claims to be a whistle blower and indeed some recent Tesla scathing media reports may be traced back to him.

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Jun 20, 2018 - 01:12 pm

Tesla CEO favours Gigafactory in Germany

Elon Musk has taken to Twitter – no surprises here – to add some detail to plans for a Gigafactory in Europe. And – here’s the surprise – he named Germany as a “leading choice” mainly due to its location in the centre of Europe.

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Jun 19, 2018 - 12:16 pm

Elon accuses employees of sabotage

After technical problems on the assembly line, now apparently Tesla is being plagued by a saboteur from the internal ranks. The reason proclaimed for the disloyalty is apparently a snubbed promotion.

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Jun 14, 2018 - 03:32 pm

Elon Musk purchases another 72,500 Tesla stocks

Elon Musk has deepened his financial participation in Tesla. After Musk purchased 33,000 stocks in May, worth around 10 million dollars, he purchased another 72,500 stocks worth 25 million dollars on the 12 and 13 of June, according to the SEC.

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Jun 13, 2018 - 12:06 pm

Tesla making 9% of workforce redundant

Elon Musk continues shaking up Tesla. The CEO now announced that his “reorg” will effectively see 9 percent of their workforce laid off. The cuts have already been made. Musk claimed Tesla needed this cost reduction to prove they are on a sustainable mission, that is profitable.

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Jun 12, 2018 - 12:04 pm

Tesla rocket turbine trim

Musk must have gone into his own personal ludicrous mode, or so some may have thought when the Tesla boss first mentioned a Space X trim coming up for the Roadster.

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May 25, 2018 - 07:49 am

Elon blasts mainstream media

Elon Musk has taken to Twitter to complain of the “holier than thou” attitudes espoused by US media, following negative coverage of his company.

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May 14, 2018 - 01:55 pm

Tesla is gearing up for AWD and Performance Model 3

Tesla got news with Elon Musk tweeting to announce the opening of order books for the Model 3 with two electric motors for the all-wheel drive. Meanwhile, the first Canadians will receive their economy Tesla while their chief engineer is taking a time out.

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May 9, 2018 - 12:07 pm

Tesla changes credit conditions for capital increase

Tesla has made some major changes to their banking credit in order to be able to invest more capital. Hence Musk has offered up the Fremont factory as collateral as Tesla’s existing 1.8BN dollar credit only has another 543M dollars left to use.

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May 8, 2018 - 02:08 pm

Elon Musk is taking tough stock of Tesla

Elon Musk is gripping the reigns on the EV maker ever tighter as he introduces a tough review of all contractors while at the same time buying Tesla shares back en masse. The latter is to curb speculations he says and warns against betting against Tesla.

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May 7, 2018 - 12:25 pm

Elon’s couch delivered with added benefit (video)

When Elon Musk said on TV that he was working so hard, he sometimes had to crush on a small couch in his factory, Tesla fans had decided to crowdfund a better couch for him to sleep on. Now the story developed into something even bigger.

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Apr 19, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Sleep tight, Elon!

Elon Musk statements usually inspire a reaction, although his newest interview has given his followers a new direction. It seems that Elon admitted to sleeping in the factory, and fans have taken up to call to furnish the poor mans surroundings. 

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Apr 18, 2018 - 12:52 pm

Elon Musk sets tougher production targets for Model 3

Despite Tesla encountering production problems since the launch of the Model 3, CEO Elon Musk is not discouraged. On the contrary, in an internal email he wrote, he now aims to increase production, saying the latest stop of the lines only serves those upgrades.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/19/tesla-faces-probes-over-musks-plan-to-take-it-private/
19.09.2018 12:14