Tesla to donate $37.5M to Nevada schools as part of Gigafactory Incentive Deal

In an announcement at a meeting with the Nevada Board of Education last Thursday, Tesla officials stated that it would be issuing an initial grant of $1.5 million to the state’s K-12 education system. The donation is the first part of a $37.5 million grant that Tesla is set to roll out for the next […]

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Elon Musk crowns WARR Hyperloop with 3rd consecutive win after record-breaking 290 mph run

WARR Hyperloop, a team of students from the Technical University of Munich, has been dubbed as the overall winner of the 2018 Hyperloop Pod Competition. During its winning runs, Team WARR’s sleek, aerodynamic pod was able to propel itself to speeds of 290 mph, breaking the record set last December by Virgin Hyperloop One’s pod, […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s love-hate relationship with ‘the media’

Negative media coverage is a fact of life for any company, large or small. However, as it does in so many areas, Tesla approaches this problem quite differently than most firms do. Conventional wisdom has long been that companies shouldn’t respond to attacks in the media, but Elon Musk never got that memo. He responds […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s love-hate relationship with ‘the media’

Negative media coverage is a fact of life for any company, large or small. However, as it does in so many areas, Tesla approaches this problem quite differently than most firms do. Conventional wisdom has long been that companies shouldn’t respond to attacks in the media, but Elon Musk never got that memo. He responds […]

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Elon Musk gives tips to optimize Tesla Model 3 Performance, teases 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds

Elon Musk recently gave some tips for would-be owners of the Model 3 Performance — in order to fully optimize the electric car’s capabilities and speed, equipping it with stickier and wider tires at the rear is recommended. According to Musk, the Model 3 Performance would likely be capable of sprinting from 0-60 mph in […]

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SpaceX’s Hyperloop competitors are preparing to set top speed records

The 2018 Hyperloop Pod Competition is set to be held this Sunday, July 22, 2018, at SpaceX’s campus in Hawthorne, CA. Participants for this Sunday’s event, which are comprised of roughly 600 students from 40 countries, will be aiming for one target alone — setting top speed records in SpaceX’s 0.8-mile test track.   As […]

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Tesla stock (TSLA) splits Wall St. as analysts weigh in on Model 3 ramp

Tesla stock (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been characteristically volatile, to the point where CEO Elon Musk boldly declared during the company’s Q1 2018 earnings call that people who fear volatility should not invest in the company. With Tesla recently announcing the date of its Q2 2018 financial results and earnings call, the electric car maker is once […]

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Elon Musk’s bet-the-company Tesla Model 3 gamble appears to be paying off

Elon Musk recently described the Model 3 ramp as a “bet-the-company” situation, where the future of Tesla as a whole hinged on the success of the vehicle. Considering recent reports that are emerging about the compact electric car, however, it appears that while it might have taken longer than expected, Elon Musk’s Model 3 gamble […]

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