“WE ARE sad to report that Tesla has gone completely and totally bankrupt.” So tweeted Elon Musk, boss of the electric-car company, on April 1st.
IT WAS not the much anticipated take-off that took your breath away. It was the landings. Eight minutes after they had lifted the first SpaceX Falcon Heavy off its pad at Cape Canaveral on February 6th, two of its three boosters returned.
Elon Musk has hinted at the new Tesla truck for ages, and now it’s finally arrived. Like everything that Musk showcases, it’s sleek, innovative, and extremely promising.
Electric car maker Tesla has agreed to buy privately held Perbix, which designs automated manufacturing equipment.
On Thursday night, Elon Musk rolled out Tesla’s biggest gizmo yet: a fully electric semitruck. The Semi can go a whopping 500 miles between charges, hauling 80,000 pounds along the way.
TESLA JUST KEEPS making cool things. On the top of the list is its newest addition to the lineup, an all-electric semitruck.
On Thursday, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s latest creation: a semi truck. Not as sexy as an affordable electric car, perhaps, but an electric truck will have more impact on Musk’s larger mission.
The road ahead for Tesla is strewn with potholes. The electric carmaker is attempting to become a mass market player by producing hundreds of thousands of affordable Model 3 vehicles.
While working at Tesla, I always enjoyed talking to people after they finished a factory tour. As much as they raved about the amazing automation, gigantic presses, and hundreds of robots, the reality was they only saw half of the actual manufacturing that was taking place in the building.
In the wake of two hurricanes, Puerto Rico’s power grid was blasted back to the stone age. In an effort to return power to the people who need it, Tesla has been shipping Powerwalls over to the island.
Tesla failed to hit production targets for its cheapest model of electric cars in the third quarter, blaming “bottlenecks” in the manufacturing process.