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SpaceX’s Starman and Tesla Roadster now surpass Mars

Time flies when you’re cruising through space in a Tesla Roadster, huh? It’s hard to believe that it’s already been nearly nine months since SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket, sending a test payload into sun-centric orbit, but here we are. Now, the only passenger that took part in the adventure officially made his way past Mars,

A Florida Man Is Suing Tesla for a Scary Autopilot Crash

A Florida Man Is Suing Tesla for a Scary Autopilot Crash

WHEN SHAWN HUDSON decided to buy a Tesla Model S last year, Autopilot was a key selling point. His commute was brutal—125 miles each way, nearly all of it on the highway—and he figured the semi-autonomous driving system would make his life easier. Over 98,000 miles of driving, he used it regularly, letting the computer keep the car in its

DOJ is Reportedly investigating Tesla’s Claims about its Model 3 production

DOJ is Reportedly investigating Tesla's Claims about its Model 3 production

Just as the dust looked to be settling for Elon Musk’s Tesla, it appears the company has another investigation on its hands. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether the electric car company misled investors about its production goals for the Model 3, citing sources familiar with the

SpaceX is Building a Market for Falcon Heavy

Two companies have signed deals to launch their satellites on SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket, the most powerful space vehicle in operation today. ViaSat, which provides internet service from space, chose the Falcon Heavy to launch one of its next generation internet satellites between 2020 and 2022. Ovzon, a Finnish start-up that expects to deliver mobile broadband from orbit, hired SpaceX’s

Elon Musk: Model Y prototype approved to go into production

On Tesla’s earnings call after announcing its first quarterly profit, CEO Elon Musk chatted about the company’s upcoming products. While claiming it has “the most exciting product roadmap of any company on Earth,” Musk mentioned the Model Y crossover EV we’ve only seen hints of so far, and said “I recently approved the prototype to go into production.”

Elon Musk to resign as Board Chairman of Tesla, pay $20 Million Fine

Elon Musk to resign as Board Chairman of Tesla, pay $20 Million Fine

That’s a high price to pay for a stupid pot joke. Elon Musk must step down as chairman of the board of Tesla for three years — and he and the car company will each forfeit $20 million — under a punishing settlement forced by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The settlement is Musk’s penalty

Elon Musk defends ‘Funding Secured’ tweet as he fights SEC lawsuit

It took Elon Musk just over 24 hours to fight back. The 47-year-old entrepreneur, accused by regulators of misleading investors in Tesla with an August tweet about taking the company private — thought he, indeed, had a verbal agreement with a deep-pocketed lender, according to a report Friday evening. Musk and the lender, the Saudi Arabia sovereign

Elon Musk Gives an Update on When a Mars Colony Could be Built

Elon Musk is well-known for his ability to create a media sensation. Scarcely a week goes by that the founder of SpaceX and Tesla doesn’t have an announcement or update to make – often via his social media outlet of choice, twitter. And as a major figure in the NewSpace industry, anything he says is