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If a Hyperloop feasibility study in the Port Jebel Ali seaport in Dubai pans out, potential velocities of up to hundreds of mph could give a new significance to the term “rapid transport.” This monied district is where the company now called Hyperloop One is thinking about moving goods with the Hyperloop concept famously publicized […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been tweeting a lot lately, and one of his tweets links to a newspaper article in which he advocates a libertarian argument for a carbon tax. Musk’s tweeting of several stories could be an attempt to shape the conversation during a time of controversy for the company, including over the […]

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Not all of Elon Musk’s money goes towards Tesla, Solar City and SpaceX. Musk is one of a set of Silicon Valley types who have invested in a company called OpenAI. OpenAI performs research into artificial intelligence, and part of that work includes reprogramming robots from Fetch Robotics. Fetch Robotics builds hardware for warehouse automation. […]

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Elon Musk has been defending Autopilot on his Twitter account as the NHTSA investigation moves forward on the fatal crash. Following news last week that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating a recent fatal crash in a Model S, the company is standing by its self-driving Autopilot technology. CEO Elon Musk has stepped […]

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An investor group at Tesla Motors is calling for changes to its board of directors and separating the roles of chairman and chief executive from CEO Elon Musk’s control, days after Tesla’s proposed bid for SolarCity. CtW Investment Group, which works with union-based pension funds and holds 200,000 shares of Tesla, submitted a letter to […]

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Norway is on its way to banning fossil fuel-powered vehicles from its roads, which earned a kudos tweet from Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Four political parties in Norway have come to an agreement on the government banning the sale of any internal combustion engine-powered vehicle by 2025. It is not yet known if there was […]

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To meet a goal of raising production to 500,000 vehicles by 2018, Tesla Motors is going to need billions, and will likely have to sell stock yet again. According to an analytical look by Automotive News, the automaker which is promising the Model 3 by late 2017, must run the risk of diluting its share […]

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Elon Musk’s Hyperloop concept has turned into a railcar company that just raised $80 million in funding and conducted a test in North Las Vegas. Hyperloop Technologies Inc., which was recently renamed Hyperloop One, has closed an $80 million Series B funding round. The company also secured development partnerships with several investment and engineering firms. […]

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In a long write-up about a behind-the-scenes view of its photo shoot at Tesla’s Gigafactory, Motor Trend says the Model 3 is to be taken seriously. The car since its reveal in pre-production prototype form three weeks ago has captured the attention of many with around 400,000 or more reservations, and MT offered its opinion […]

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In 2013 Tesla’s Model 3 – then “Model E” – was tentatively projected to be revealed January 2015 in Detroit, last May CEO Elon Musk tweeted it would be shown March 2016, and indeed it will be he said again last week – for the most part. “The first pictures of the Model 3 will […]

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