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SpaceX will be taking two paid passengers on a trip around the moon next year, said CEO Elon Musk. Before that trip launches, SpaceX is waiting for a spaceship under development for NASA and a heavy-lift rocket that’s yet to be flown. This ship will carry two passengers on the lunar orbit for SpaceX. The […]

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A Hyperloop One cofounder is starting up a rival company with other technology veterans who came from the competitive startup. The new hyperloop company, Arrivo, has entered the race for an ultrafast transportation system that shoots pods with passengers and cargo down vacuum tubes. It comes from a 2013 blog post by Tesla and SpaceX […]

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Ride-hailing firm Uber is frustrated with the resiliency Tesla CEO Elon Musk is showing by staying on the President Donald Trump’s economic advisory panel after Uber chief Travis Kalanick quit. In off-the-record conversations with Bloomberg, Uber senior executives and investors have stated concerns that so far Musk has been unscathed by his participation in Trump’s […]

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While Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has left President Donald Trump’s economic advisory panel, Tesla CEO Elon Musk is staying on to be heard by the new president. Kalanick issued a statement to Uber drivers about leaving the Trump panel after a social media assault was launched against the ride-hailing company. Taxi drivers at JFK Airport […]

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is using his new working relationship with President Donald Trump to push the notion of a carbon tax, but so far it hasn’t gone too well. A senior White House official said Musk proposed a carbon tax Monday during a meeting with Trump and U.S. business leaders at a White […]

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In response to a customer on Saturday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tesla owners can expect major hardware updates to occur “every 12 to 18 months.” Musk made the comment when responding to a customer’s Twitter question about paid upgrades for exisiting owners who want the latest equipment, possibly referring to the second generation Autopilot […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Uber chief Travis Kalanick will be joining President-elect Donald Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum that will continue to advise him on economic issues and jobs growth. They’ll join an impressive list of corporate heads including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, PepsiCo. CEO Indra Nooyi, and Bob Iger, chairman and CEO […]

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President-elect Donald Trump may appoint a press secretary who has it in for Elon Musk. A group called Citizens for the Republic (CftR) has taken on Tesla CEO Elon Musk for allegedly defrauding American taxpayers out of billions of dollars in government subsidies, grants, “and other favors.” CftR is headed by Laura Ingraham, a conservative […]

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Tesla Motors has officially become a clean-energy company as Tesla shareholders backed the merger Thursday with SolarCity. The deal, valued at about $2 billion, integrates Tesla’s energy storage unit and electric cars with SolarCity’s rooftop solar panels. Support was strong enough to bring in over 85 percent of Tesla shares in favor of the merger. […]

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Tesla has plans to purchase SolarCity, a solar-energy service provider, but its shareholders aren’t happy about it. According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, four shareholders are suing Tesla because they are uncomfortable with Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s relationship with SolarCity – he’s the chairman. SEE ALSO: Tesla Announces $2.6B SolarCity Acquisition The four […]

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