Stories tagged: Elon Musk
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk and the electric car company have agreed to pay a total of $40 million and make a series of concessions to settle a government lawsuit alleging …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The Justice Department is investigating whether public statements made by Elon Musk and Tesla – the electric car company he runs – were misleading enough to constitute criminal fraud, the …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2018, 7:23 p.m.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 6:45 p.m.
SpaceX said it has signed the first private moon traveler, with some changes to its original game plan.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
Shares of electric car maker Tesla Inc. tumbled about 7 percent as the markets opened Friday after the CEO appeared to smoke marijuana during an interview and the company’s accounting …
Sat., Aug. 25, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
First it was the shocking tweet that funding was secured and Tesla may go private, then a statement that the money wasn’t locked down after all. Two weeks later it’s …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Arianna Huffington is calling on Elon Musk to adopt a healthier work-life balance, but the Tesla CEO says that’s not an option. In a tweet early Sunday after arriving home …
Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
What do you do when your CEO confesses that he’s cracking under the stress of his job? That’s the question that the nine board members of electric car and solar …
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Tesla Inc.’s board of directors said Tuesday it was forming a special committee to explore Chief Executive Elon Musk’s desire to take the Palo Alto electric-car maker private even as …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX hosted an open house here Monday, offering a rare peek inside the Willy Wonka-like rocket factory that also serves as a museum of sorts to SpaceX’s 16-year …
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government investigation and shareholder …
Fri., Aug. 10, 2018
Tesla’s Elon Musk’s recent Twitter stylings indicate that he is getting rattled by persistent investor skepticism about a money-burning, never-profitable enterprise with a market cap of about $60 billion.
Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 10 a.m.
As Tesla’s board of directors rallied Wednesday behind chief Elon Musk’s extraordinary push to take the all-electric automaker private, a growing contingent of investors, analysts and former regulators voiced their …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 2 p.m.
Elon Musk is struggling with his own pledge to get a better handle on his use of Twitter, posting a version of an Adolf Hitler clip that lampoons fund managers …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 7:15 p.m.
Whether it’s investors betting against his stock or reporters or analysts who ask tough questions, Elon Musk has fought back, often around the clock on Twitter.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
Martin Tripp, the fired Tesla technician fighting a corporate legal battle and a war of words with chief Elon Musk, has formally filed a tip with the Securities and Exchange …
UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:10 p.m.
Tesla has reached a preliminary agreement with the Shanghai government to build a factory that will rival production from its lone U.S. assembly plant, as Elon Musk takes his biggest …
Mon., June 25, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Elon Musk has six days to make good on his pledge that Tesla will be pumping out 5,000 Model 3 sedans a week by the end of the month. If …
UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Just in time for Father’s Day, Elon Musk’s tunneling construction company began handing out its first batch of $500 flamethrowers this weekend.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
For months now, Elon Musk, the billionaire inventor trying to colonize Mars, tunnel under Los Angeles and make electric vehicles mainstream, has been seemingly preoccupied with another obsession: the media.
Fri., May 11, 2018, 2:03 p.m.
SpaceX lifted Bangladesh’s first satellite into orbit Friday using an upgraded rocket designed for dozens of repeat flights including back-to-back, same-day launches.
UPDATED: Thu., May 3, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Tesla’s shares are tumbling before the market open Thursday after the electric vehicle maker posted a record first-quarter loss and its CEO got testy at times during a conference call.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 6, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 1:48 p.m.
A SpaceX “Starman” is aboard the company’s new rocket that’s set to make its launch debut from Florida.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 7:44 a.m.
Elon Musk will remain at Tesla Inc. under a 10-year, all-or-nothing pay package that demands massive growth.
Tue., Jan. 2, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Tesla may have delivered about four times more Model 3 sedans last quarter than in the prior three months, or boosted sales by a factor of 40, depending on which …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
A reused SpaceX rocket carried 10 satellites into orbit from California on Friday, leaving behind a trail of mystery and wonder as it soared into space.
Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 8:27 a.m.
The Securities and Exchange Commission investigated Tesla over how it was selling its Model 3 sedan, but the company didn’t tell investors about it, and may still be under federal …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
SpaceX racked up another first Friday, launching a recycled rocket with a recycled capsule on a grocery run for NASA.