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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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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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