Tesla has fired hundreds of workers right when it is struggling mightily to get production of the Model 3 off the ground. It’s an odd move, one that has tongues wagging.
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Richard Branson has made an investment in Hyperloop One and expects the first system to be operational in less than 5 years.
Elon Musk has posted a video of the Model 3 production line on Instagram. The line is currently operating at 1/10th its normal speed. Is that a good thing or cause for concern?
Tesla may be working with AMD to design a proprietary computer chip for its Autopilot autonomous driving system. AMD has declined to confirm or deny the report.
Musk’s leadership takes center stage in this week’s edition of the “Gas2 Week in Review,” as we look at the ways that the visionary technology entrepreneur has modeled what all-electric transportation can look like.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk revised his estimates for total company production numbers.
The latest test by Hyperloop One saw its XP1 pod hit 192 miles per hour. Meanwhile, Elon Musk is hinting he may want to get back into the Hyperloop game.
The Boring Company completed its first test of the elevator that will raise and lower automobiles so they can use the underground tunnels. Also, Consumer Reports is now satisfied with the automatic emergency braking system on the Model S and restored that car to its “best rated” category.
The least expensive Tesla Model S will soon be the 75D. The company has announced that it is discontinuing the rear wheel drive version of the car. That makes the price of the least expensive Model S $74,500.
The first production Model 3 has rolled of the Tesla production line. The black car, serial number 1, will be owned by Elon Musk.
A source tells Trevor Page that Tesla will begin production of the Model 3 early and have several thousand cars completed by the end of July. Bad news for short sellers of Tesla stock.
At the Tesla annual meeting, chairman Elon Musk had lots of juicy tidbits to share with his audience about the Model 3, Model Y, Tesla Semi, and Solar Roof.
Elon Musk tweeted last night that production of the Tesla Model 3 is expected to begin in July and a new software update for cars with the second generation hardware package would arrive in June. Read on for more Twitter tidbits.
Readers this week on Gas2 were fired up about the future of alternative energy transportation and the debate about EVs versus hydrogen-powered vehicles.
Elon Musk says he doesn’t believe Tesla is worth the same as Ford or GM. He also says his company puts a premium on worker safety, despite a spate of complaints from assembly line workers.
Volkswagen boss Herman Diess says anything Tesla can do, his company can do better. He says VW will be selling 1 million electric cars a year by 2025. Elon Musk says Tesla will be doing so by 2020. Buckle your seat belts.
The Tesla Model Y will be just a Model 3 with tall suspension and falcon wing doors, right? Wrong. It will be built on its own dedicated chassis says Elon Musk. Its factory may be the most highly automated in the world.
The Tesla Q1 2017 earnings call had lots to say about the Model 3, energy storage, solar power, and the Tesla delivery experience. Read all about it here.
Elon Musk sat down with Chris Anderson, curator of TED2017, in Vancouver and laid out his vision for the future of transportation.
The Tesla Model 3, the most anticipated all-electric vehicle from the visionary Silicon Valley automaker, was spotted again, this time by a determined fan. On Saturday, a Model 3 sighting occurred with a fan’s peek through a chain-link fence. The amateur photographer “decided to take a nice Saturday drive to the Tesla Fremont factory [and] […]