Tesla sends Semi-truck “Save the Date” email for October 26 event

Tesla has begun to send “save the date” reminders to select invitees of its upcoming Semi-truck invite-only event to be held on October 26 in Hawthorne, California. The initial email was sent to Tesla owners that referred five or more qualifying Model S and Model X sales in the company’s most recent and highly successful, yet often […]

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New SpaceX Falcon Heavy launch hardware spotted at Cape Canaveral

Intrepid observer Joe Kelly caught important hardware changes made to LC-39A, SpaceX’s operational launch facility at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. These visible modifications are almost certainly being made in preparation for Falcon Heavy’s inaugural flight, which Musk stated would “hopefully [launch] towards the end of this year”. While verging on esoteric, […]

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Elon Musk and SpaceX won’t be stopped along the road to Mars

If one is to take anything at all away from Elon Musk’s update to SpaceX’s planetary colonization strategy on September 29, it ought to be the tangible and undeniable progress the company has made with real, Mars-focused hardware development. To take Musk at his word, the general atmosphere pervading the two relevant programs is one […]

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SpaceX’s BFR rocket to take people anywhere in the world in under 60 minutes, says Musk

Amid big reveals at IAC2017 about SpaceX’s future, CEO Elon Musk dropped a mammoth concept: City-to-city rocket travel that would transport people across the globe in under an hour. 3The concept involves regular passengers using the multi-planetary transport system for the price of a regular airline ticket. Customers would board a Musk’s coined BFR (Big F****** […]

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Watch Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveil progress on world’s largest battery

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is well on its way to completing the world’s largest lithium ion battery in Jamestown, Australia, at a Powerpack event held at Noeon Hornsdale wind farm on September 29. After just two months of construction, the facility is already operating at a 50 MW level. The world’s largest battery is expected to be fully operational in […]

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Elon Musk provides a staggering glimpse of humanity’s multiplanetary future

In a truly jaw-dropping tour-de-force of confidence and detail, Elon Musk has provided a presentation with the ultimate goal of refining and optimizing the Interplanetary Transport System revealed just over a year ago to date. Now generally named the BFR, or Big Falcon Rocket, it is plainly clear that this new and improved launch vehicle […]

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Elon Musk teases SpaceX-built cities on the Moon and Mars

In a major divergence from SpaceX’s original strategy for colonizing Mars, Elon Musk has begun to release teasers suggesting that SpaceX will pursue the creation of a base or city on the Moon, likely before any serious pursuit of Mars. While completely void of specifics, the teaser photos that have been published portray cities on […]

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Tesla aids Puerto Rico in relief efforts, sends Powerwall systems to help restore power

As relief efforts continue to take place in Puerto Rico after a Category 4 storm, Hurricane Maria, caused widespread devastation and created an island-wide black out, California-based Tesla is shipping hundreds of Powerwall battery systems to the unincorporated U.S. territory and restoring electricity to some 3.5 million residents left without power. Tesla’s Powerwall battery system, first introduced in 2015, is designed to be a […]

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Livestream: Watch Elon Musk at IAC2017 as he reveals Mars plan

Here’s how you can watch a livestream of Elon Musk at IAC2017 After many months of teasers from Elon Musk and SpaceX, Musk is about to give a presentation on SpaceX’s updated Big Falcon Rocket, which is expected to one day bring humans to Mars and potentially even support a city-sized colony on the planet. Musk’s 2016 […]

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Tesla invites ‘Founders Series’ Powerwall 2 winners to redeem their referral program prize

Tesla has begun to send a series of invitation emails to referral program winners, including one that invites Model S and Model X owners that referred four or more sales to redeem their exclusive ‘Founder Series’ red Powerwall 2 that can not be purchased. “Your fourth referral has taken delivery and we’d like to thank you […]

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