Elon Musk drops cryptic Plaid Tesla Model S hint ahead of Battery Day

Tesla’s highly-anticipated Battery Day is still several weeks away, but CEO Elon Musk appears to have started posting cryptic teasers about some of the innovations that would be introduced at the event. Based on a recent post on Twitter, it appears that Tesla’s Plaid Model S, and perhaps even the Plaid Model X, may be […]

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Tesla lawsuit defendant fires lawyers after TSLA short financing is revealed

Tesla’s lawsuit against former employee Martin Tripp has taken an unusual turn. After publishing a large number of documents and videos online over the last week, including many under a confidentiality order in the case, Tripp has now fired his lawyers and will represent himself moving forward. Notably, this action coincided with the revelation that […]

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SpaceX is hiring a Spaceport resort developer for its Texas rocket factory

SpaceX has big plans to ferry travelers to Mars in the near future, and part of that venture looks to include luxury accommodations while customers spend time with the company on Earth. A recent job board posting for a “Resort Development Manager” has come to light, specifically referring to a project at the launch provider’s […]

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SpaceX’s first flight-proven Starship could fly again, says Elon Musk

Elon Musk says that SpaceX wants to reuse its first flight-proven Starship prototype, although the rocket’s second hop might come after the debut of a totally different ship. On August 4th, for the first time ever, a full-scale Starship prototype measuring some 9m (30 ft) wide and 30m (~100 ft) tall lifted off from SpaceX’s […]

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Bernie Sanders wants Elon Musk to pay a one-time $27.5 billion tax

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is one of four billionaires that could be forced to pay a one-time multi-billion dollar tax if a bill introduced by Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is passed through the United States’ Senate. The “Make Billionaires Pay Act” was introduced by Sanders, an Independent from Vermont, along with Democrats Ed Markey from […]

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Tesla battery partner LG Chem sees revenue doubling by 2025 as EVs gain ground

The electric vehicle market may be hitting some bumps this year due to the pandemic, but one of Tesla’s key battery suppliers, LG Chem, is optimistic nonetheless. In a recent interview at his office in Seoul, LG Chem Chief Executive Officer Hak Cheol Shin noted that he expects the company to double its revenue by […]

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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. Las Vegas Loop gets approved expansion to new Strip location

The Boring Company, Elon Musk’s tunneling venture, is expanding its Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) transportation Loop to include a station stop at the city’s new Resorts World hotel. The local county approved the application on Wednesday, checking off the final step needed to move forward with the project. The people-moving “Loop” comprises two tunnels […]

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SpaceX’s next Starship starts to take shape as Elon Musk talks next steps

Less than a day after SpaceX successfully hopped a full-scale Starship prototype for the first time, the company has begun stacking the next rocket and Elon Musk is talking next steps. Almost immediately after Starship SN5 took to the sky on a 150m (500 ft) hop debut, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was talking about the […]

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Elon Musk says Tesla will stay in California, for now

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that his electric car company’s headquarters will remain in California for the short term. However, the automaker may move to another state in the future, the CEO added. “There’s no question that our headquarters will remain in California for the short term,” Musk said during an interview with Automotive News’ Jason […]

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