Tag: Elon Musk

SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture

(Reuters) — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at about 10:30 p.m. local time (0230 GMT Friday), […]

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Would-be Apple-Tesla Deal Kiboshed by Musk, Report Claims

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> In what kind of shape would Tesla find itself today if tech giant Apple […]

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Take the Tesla Plunge: Automaker’s Stock Plumbs Territory Not Seen in Years

There must be more than a few half-grins among the cynical, perpetually grumpy denizens of Finance Twitter today. For the first time since late 2016, Tesla’s stock price opened below $200. Compared to the sky-high valuation the company’s enjoyed a year or two ago, Tesla’s sinking shares reflect the weight of reality. Tesla needs cash. […]

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Tesla’s Stock Offering Bought It Limited Time, Email Shows

<img data-attachment-id="1577969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg" data-orig-size="868,579" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla-model-3″ width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg 868w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Ten months. That’s how long Tesla’s CEO claims this month’s offering of $2.7 billion in stock and convertible notes […]

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Musk Seeks More Money

<img data-attachment-id="1609826" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png" data-orig-size="1066,571" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1609826 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” alt=”Elon Musk” width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-768×411.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-120×64.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png 1066w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Hot on the heels of yesterday’s Tesla cash-raising bonanza, the electric automaker is looking to boost […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaches deal with SEC over Twitter use

(Reuters) — Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has reached a deal with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to settle a dispute over Musk’s use of Twitter, according to a court filing on Friday. Musk has agreed to submit public statements about the company’s finances to vetting by its legal counsel, the filing said. If […]

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Seeing Red Again: Tesla’s Winning Streak Turns to a Loss in First Quarter

<img data-attachment-id="1577969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg" data-orig-size="868,579" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="tesla-model-3" data-image-description=" Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1577969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla-model-3″ width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/tesla-model-3-e1499089778994.jpg 868w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Analysts and investors, who were already warned to expect disappointment, didn’t walk away disappointed from Tesla’s first-quarter 2019 earnings […]

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Horses and Guinea Pigs: Elon Musk’s Lofty Promises Raise Safety Advocates’ Ire, Sink Stock

<img data-attachment-id="1534969" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b.jpg" data-orig-size="2880,1920" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="tesla model x" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla Motors ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1534969 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg” alt=”tesla model x, Image: Tesla Motors” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/TeslaStoryModelX-1b-120×80.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Did you miss Autonomy Day yesterday? If you’re unaware, that’s the name […]

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Promise Hour: Tesla Broadcasts Self-driving Tech to Perk Up Investors

<img data-attachment-id="1609826" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png" data-orig-size="1066,571" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk" data-image-description=" Image: Tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1609826″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png” alt=”Elon Musk” width=”610″ height=”327″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-610×327.png 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-75×40.png 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-450×241.png 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-768×411.png 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523-120×64.png 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Screen-Shot-2018-01-23-at-11.05.38-AM-e1516723672523.png 1066w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Tesla celebrated “Autonomy Day” on Monday, broadcasting a web presentation to investors touting its self-driving strategy […]

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Judge Delivers Musk, SEC an Ultimatum

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> Treating Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission like a […]

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Tesla woos Wall Street and drivers with autonomous vehicle fanfare

It was a somewhat mixed day for Tesla yesterday, as the electric carmaker announced that Q1 shipments fell 31 percent on the previous quarter, due in large to transit delays in getting its Model 3 sedan into Europe and China. “Because of the lower than expected delivery volumes and several pricing adjustments, we expect Q1 […]

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Elon Musk Has Dropped His First-Ever Rap Single ‘RIP Harambe’ With Predictable Results

Getty Image Brace yourselves, because the simulation we’re all currently living through is about to take a drastic turn. Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur behind such ventures as Tesla and SpaceX who’s currently embroiled in a lawsuit over a tweet joking about 420, recently dropped a rap single about the long-dead gorilla Harambe on SoundCloud. […]

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Musk-SEC Battle Rages On; Regulator Claims Tesla CEO’s Twitter Account Is Still the Wild West

<img data-attachment-id="1217129" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-e1527713383365.jpg" data-orig-size="610,406" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011" data-image-description=" Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011 ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-450×299.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1217129 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Elon-Musk-Tesla-Model-S-Circa-2011-610×406.jpg” alt=”Elon Musk + Tesla Model S Circa 2011″ width=”610″ height=”406″> There’s no shortage of distractions coming out of Tesla to take the focus away […]

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elon musk unveils tesla model Y – the SUV that rides like a sports car

elon musk has unveiled tesla‘s highly-anticipated model Y, describing it as the ‘safest mid-size SUV in the world by far‘. the entrepreneur debuted the vehicle during event at the company’s design studio in hawthorne, california, last night, 14 march 2019.  ‘it has the functionality of an SUV, but it will ride like a sports car,’ musk […]

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Sex, Drugs, and Electric Cars: Report Claims Elon Musk Tried to ‘Destroy’ Whistleblower, Spied on Union Meetings

<img data-attachment-id="1652870" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794.jpg" data-orig-size="1670,1190" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"10000","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Tesla charger" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1652870″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-768×547.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent report from Bloomberg frames Tesla CEO Elon Musk as quite the jerk in relation to […]

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Tesla Announced Layoffs to Public Before Telling Employees: Report

On Thursday, Tesla announced it will finally begin delivering the Model 3’s long-awaited base trim to the public through direct online sales. By eliminating storefronts, the automaker believes it can reduce costs — helping to get that pesky profit situation under control. Unfortunately, reports have emerged that claim those employees had no idea their jobs […]

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