Items tagged with Elon-Musk

Elon Musk’s vision for fleets of all-electric vehicles seems to be going well for the most part, some litigious miscellany notwithstanding, but the cars are rather expensive. However, that’s all going to change in 2017, when Tesla... Read...
Tesla and it’s fervent visionary founder, Elon Musk, made a bold move this week by open sourcing its patents in hopes of jumpstarting the electric car industry. It’s a calculated move that wagers that Tesla can make the best electric... Read...
No one can accuse Tesla’s founder Elon Musk of thinking too small, and his latest vision is for a monstrous “gigafactory” to make batteries (at a reduction in cost of about 30%) that will not only power electric Tesla cars but... Read...
After a couple of accidents involving Tesla’s Model S electric car resulted in fires, the company has scrambled to find a solution that didn’t involve completely re-engineering the undercarriage and engine compartment. That solution has... Read...
Setting aside for a moment how jarring it is to see Ashton Kutcher’s name associated with Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, the trio are among investors in a startup called Vicarious FPC that has... Read...
Although it’s not exactly on par with the completion of, say, the first transcontinental railroad, Tesla has completed a coast-to-coast network of Supercharger stations to allow drivers of the... Read...
The eventual success of Elon Musk’s proposed Hyperloop transportation system that promises to offer fast mass transit in record time is by no means assured, but there continues to be steps... Read...
This guy, Elon Musk. He’s eccentric in all the right ways, such as when he dreams up moonshot-style ideas, throws money at the projects, and insists that he can pull them off in absurdly brief timelines. His latest rich-guy romp pertains to... Read...
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is a dreamer, but he also has a lot of money, some serious brain power of his own, and now he also has the support of the crowdsourced JumpStartFund and two engineers with impressive resumes that are going to help him create his... Read...
There’s a bit of a race to roll out fleets of cars that can either drive themselves with minimal input from a human driver or are completely autonomous, and Tesla is a company that believes it can make that a reality in 3 years. Although... Read...
Tesla CEO Elon Musk (who we could safely call a futurist at this, can’t we?) has more on his mind that just cars and 4,000 MPH Hyperloop transportation systems. He also tweeted his intention of... Read...
The dream of incredibly fast mass transit is alive, at least in the mind of Elon Musk. Fortunately, Musk is a brilliant fellow with piles of money, so if anyone can pull it off, it’s him. Musk discussed his vision for a Hyperloop transport... Read...
According to a report from Reuters, Tesla chief Elon Musk and his billions of dollars have backed out of FWD.us the political advocacy group co-founded by such tech luminaries as Facebook’s... Read...