Tag Archives: Elon Musk

Tesla’s Elon Musk owns Samsung by confirming exclusive battery deal with Panasonic on Twitter

Social media and the likes, such as Twitter, can be quite powerful. For instance, should something become viral, you’d better hope to the Flying Spaghetti Monster above that the content isn’t about you or someone you know because of how fast viral content could spread. But there was also another recent example as to how […]

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Report: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie allows Tesla to sell direct to consumers

Tesla Motors scored well recently in their current battle of challenging the classic automobile dealership hierarchy by selling directly to consumers, rather than setting up a dealership network to basically cut out the middle men. But because dealerships have such a strong presence and lots of lobbyists, many states passed legislation, banning the sale of […]

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Report: Elon Musk believes human drivers will eventually be banned

Elon Musk is all about being in the news since it helps the growth of his brand. But interestingly and ironically, at a recent NVIDIA GPU conference, Musk said he believes that human drivers would eventually be banned and outlawed as a result of the recent push to introduce autonomous driving technology. This is a […]

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Report: Tesla to offer a $35K car in 3 years, fully autonomous capability in 5

Though Tesla doesn’t seem to have any difficulty with selling its existing $70-90 Model S sedan, the company has an agenda to affect widespread change among the car-buying public. Though we’ve seen this through Elon Musk’s recent tweets about leaving their patents for all to use, the evidence that this is more than just an […]

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Tesla announces infinite mile warranty for Model S EV drive system

Tesla is looking once again to revolutionize the industry, now with an infinite mile warranty for the Model S’s electric drive system. In their latest press release, the Tesla Model S’s 85-kWh setup gets the “infinite” mile warranty, versus the previous policy’s four years or 50,000 miles. This basically means the policy also protects the […]

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Report: Elon Musk pledges $1M to Tesla Museum after request from The Oatmeal

Not too long ago, famous cartoonist and comic writer, Matthew Inman–the founder of TheOatmeal.com, a very hilarious web comic–sent out a request for a donation to the Tesla Museum via Twitter, in addition to providing one of the best reviews for the Tesla Model S, pretty much ever. And recently, Inman blogged on his website […]

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Tesla Motors opens up all patents, encouraging open-source EV tech market

Tesla Motors and its owner and CEO, Elon Musk made a rather ballsy move recently by opening up all of its patents to the rest of the automotive world as an “act of good faith,” in hopes to encourage EV tech and market growth as well as the evolution of the concept. Additionally, Musk commented […]

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Report: Tesla Roadster could get an update, new model still a ways away

Jalopnik has learned that the last generation Tesla Roadster will be given an update, after hearing from Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk. Of course, details are limited, though Musk said: “We’re going to do something cool with the roadster later this year.” Obviously, since the Roadster ceased production, this could only mean that an intensive software […]

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Report: Tesla may be joining forces with Apple

A new report is in from The San Francisco Chronicle via CNET, who learned that Apple’s executive branch responsible for mergers and acquisitions had a meeting with Tesla Motors’ CEO, Elon Musk. Not many details are known, but the Chronicle said that Adian Perica and Elon Musk had a meeting at Apple’s HQ in Cupertino, last spring. Rumors […]

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Elon Musk: Apple may lose out to Google in smartphone battle

Now what you’re about to read here may not be considered car news, but it has to do with an automotive icon that is making serious strides in the zero-emissions electric-car traveling. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk, recently took a shot at Apple during a government-sponsored roundtable in London held last week. Musk said that Apple […]

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