Tag Archives: Elon Musk

This ‘Teslaquila’ Should Be Just the Thing to Keep You Drunk While You Wait for That $35,000 Model 3

If you’re like most Tesla fans, you’re likely always a little disappointed that you can’t somehow liquify a portion of Tesla and drink it down, so it may become one with you, inside forever. Happily, that problem seems to be solved, unlike Model 3 production issues or deliveries, thanks to what looks to be Tesla…

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Following Years-Long Investigation, Tesla Coughs Up $13 Million in Oregon Settlement

Capping off a probe launched in 2015—instigated by reporting from Oregon Live—Tesla Energy Solutions has agreed to pay $13 million back to Oregon after the investigation concluded the cost of 14 solar power projects in the state had been inflated to qualify for higher tax credits.

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Tesla Had Employees ‘Renew Their Vows’ In Response To Media Leaks: Report

Tesla may be the leader in electric vehicles at the moment, but its model of disruption has run afoul of union advocates and, potentially, labor laws. The latest: a document facing a challenge from the National Labor Relations Board in response to alleged leaks, that led one Tesla official to have employees—in his…

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James Murdoch, Son Of Rupert, Likely to Replace Elon Musk as Tesla Chairman: Report (Updated)

James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and a non-executive Tesla director, is “in line” to replace Elon Musk as chairman of the company, according to the Financial Times. Musk must relinquish the title after settling a fraud case last month with the SEC over tweets.

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I Stepped Into the World’s First Full-Size Hyperloop Capsule

As I was driving from Malaga to Cadiz for the unveiling of the first full-scale Hyperloop capsule, I got stuck on a simple math problem: “If it takes me two and a half hours to travel this 150-mile route, then the Hyperloop would take…” Oh, what does it matter? The road is steep and the chances that someone will…

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Elon Musk Is Making Good on His Promise to Pay for Flint’s Clean Water

Elon Musk has had his fair share of questionable headlines recently, but it looks like he’s still out to do a little good in this world. In the midst of July’s rush to save the soccer team trapped in a Thai cave, Musk stated that he wanted to do something about the water contamination problem in Flint, Michigan. Now,…

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Elon, It’s Time to Log Off

And no more screen time until you finish your homework.

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Elon Musk Threatened to Quit if Tesla’s Board Didn’t Defend Him to the SEC: Report

I know it’s probably been like, almost an hour since you thought about Elon Musk, right? Well, I’m here to finally remedy that, by letting you know that Elon reportedly forced the Tesla board to pull out of a fairly generous settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission by threatening to resign from Tesla if…

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Kanye West Jumps on Table at Detroit College to Rant About Leaving Elon Musk Alone

Kanye West took a tour of Detroit’s College for Creative Studies yesterday afternoon, posting videos of himself touring various student projects. And then he apparently hopped up on a table and started ranting about Elon Musk’s troubles over alleged stock fraud, telling his audience to “leave that man the fuck alone.”

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Tesla Settles Fraud Case With SEC; Musk Stays as CEO but Will Resign as Chairman

Days after it became public that Elon Musk was being sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission for alleged fraud over the infamous “funding secured” tweet this summer, he and Tesla has reached a settlement that will keep him CEO—but will cost him his board chairman title.

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