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Elon Musk Favors Direct Democracy For Mars

June 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Elon Musk has thought about how a colony of earthlings on Mars would be governed. He prefers a direct democracy, saying corruption is too prevalent in representative governments.

Scotland Votes To Ban Fracking

June 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

On June 2, Scotland’s parliament voted to impose a moratorium on fracking within the country. The vote was 32 – [&hellip

Model 3 Design Will Be Complete In 6 Weeks

June 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Speaking at the 2016 Code Conference, Elon Musk said it would be "pencils down" on its design within 6 weeks. After that, final details will be locked in and the run up to the start of production will begin.

CAFE, Climate Change, And Carbon Fees

June 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Is CAFE an effective way to combat climate change? Or is it an antiquated idea that should be abandoned in favor of a more progressive and collaborative approach?

Tesla Motors Considering Assembly Plant In China

May 22nd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla's CTO JB Straubel told China Daily last week in Germany that building a Tesla factory in China is starting to make economic sense. More reservations for the Model 3 have come from China than any other country other than the US.

Elon Musk Does The Right Thing. Well Done, Sir.

May 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla has been caught up in a scandal involving a person employed by a subcontractor who was injured at its factory. Legally, it may have no responsibility for him, but morally? Elon Musk has now made it clear where he stands when it comes to business ethics.

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