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Tags results for 'Tesla'

Report: Apple is Working on Medical Devices and Mulling Cars

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2014 03:24 AM
by AlexMuller
A report from the San Francisco Chronicle suggests that Apple is working to develop new product lines, including medical devices and cars.

China will be the world’s largest electric car market by 2019

Posted in Hardware on 30th May, 2014 07:44 PM
by AlexMuller
BMW has become the latest in a growing list of automakers to put its faith in the Chinese electric car market.

Elon Musk says Flying Cars are easy and he will probably make some for fun and 2 or 3 submarine cars

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jun, 2014 01:11 AM
by AlexMuller
“Maybe we’ll make a flying car, just for fun,” said Elon Musk.

Musk's SolarCity has huge plans for solar power

Posted in Hardware on 19th Jun, 2014 04:35 AM
by AlexMuller
"Solar panels, paired with batteries to enable power at night, can produce several orders of magnitude more electricity than is consumed by the entirety of human civilization"- Elon Musk.

Why Google Will Drive Tesla’s Cars and Stock in the Near Future

Posted in Software on 21st Jun, 2014 11:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Google driverless cars and Tesla’s EV technology could combine to be the ultimate car of the future.

Tesla in deal to build 400 charging stations in China

Posted in Hardware on 1st Sep, 2014 07:47 PM
by AlexMuller
The Chinese market has become vital for many global automakers.

Tesla Dual Motor: Tesla has announced an all electric supercar

Posted in Hardware on 11th Oct, 2014 11:36 PM
by AlexMuller
0-60 in 3.2 seconds. Perspective: As fast as a McLaran F1 and faster than a Lamborghini Murcielago. And cheaper.

Larry Page: Rather Leave Billions to Elon Musk Than Charity

Posted in Business on 28th Dec, 2014 09:06 PM
by AlexMuller
Instead of giving it to a philanthropic organization, he'd rather hand over his cash to Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, and Solar City.

Elon Musk tried to sell Tesla to Google in 2013

Posted in Hardware on 21st Apr, 2015 03:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk pursued a sale of electric-car company Tesla to Google, when it was struggling in 2013, according to an excerpt of a book published Monday by Bloomberg News.

Tesla's Elon Musk Unveils Stored Sunlight in Batteries

Posted in Business on 2nd May, 2015 11:25 PM
by AlexMuller
The car company plans to sell battery storage systems for homes and utilities to help extend the use of solar power.

'Tesla's batteries could be bigger business than electric cars' – Elon Musk

Posted in Business on 9th May, 2015 09:48 PM
by AlexMuller
The company has taken 38,000 orders for its Powerwall, which was first announced last week, meaning the devices are sold out until mid-2016.

Is the sun about to set on the Age of Oil? Solar, battery developments becoming the new Black Gold

Posted in Business on 24th May, 2015 09:21 PM
by AlexMuller
By next year, solar power costs will reach parity with most grid prices in North America.

Quest to Mine Seawater for Lithium Advances

Posted in Science on 8th Jun, 2015 11:30 PM
by AlexMuller
Predicted lithium shortages for batteries are leading to novel technologies for recovering the element.

Tesla Is Betting on Solar, Not Just Batteries

Posted in Business on 5th Jul, 2015 11:18 PM
by AlexMuller
Powerwall has all the characteristics needed to succeed in the market. At least as long as the technology it is tethering itself to, solar, succeeds as well.

Tesla CTO: Batteries with Solar Will Lead to Cheap Electricity Within 10 Years

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jul, 2015 10:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Energy storage is the key to popularizing solar energy generation.

Elon Musk says humanity is currently running 'the dumbest experiment in history'

Posted in Science on 3rd Sep, 2015 12:47 AM
by AlexMuller
'Given that at some point fossil fuel will run out anyway, why run this crazy experiment to see how bad it'll be?'

SolarCity will use Tesla’s Powerpack to deliver solar power even when it’s dark

Posted in Hardware on 18th Feb, 2016 05:47 PM
by AlexMuller
SolarCity is chaired by Tesla CEO Elon Musk so the decision to go with the Powerpack is pretty convenient for both companies.

Tesla makes its big play for the mainstream with the Model 3

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Apr, 2016 07:31 AM
by AlexMuller
Musk said his goal was to produce about 500,000 a year with production at full speed. Within a day of the launch, 180,000 vehicles had been pre-ordered.

Tesla makes offer to buy SolarCity

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jun, 2016 11:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Electric carmaker Tesla has offered to buy solar panel company SolarCity in a bid to expand its clean energy business. Elon Musk described the deal as a "no brainer".

Musk reveals his new master plan for the future of Tesla

Posted in Business on 21st Jul, 2016 10:25 PM
by AlexMuller
Elon Musk revealed his new master plan for Tesla today (July 20) in a blog post published on Tesla’s website:

Tesla and SolarCity Agree to $2.6 Billion Deal

Posted in Business on 3rd Aug, 2016 09:46 AM
by AlexMuller
Tesla reached an agreement to buy SolarCity for $2.6 B about $300 million less than an initial proposal, criticized as a “bailout” for the solar company in which he's the largest shareholder.

Elon Musk wants to sell you an entire 'solar roof'

Posted in Hardware on 12th Aug, 2016 01:15 AM
by AlexMuller
The idea is that instead of just selling solar panels that can be placed on someone's roof, SolarCity can sell the entire roof itself with the solar power capabilities built into it.

Tesla shows off new product: solar roof tiles

Posted in Business on 30th Oct, 2016 12:04 AM
by AlexMuller
The tiles, made from glass, are intended to be a more attractive way to add solar panels to homes, compared with currently-used solar technology.

Tesla presses case for SolarCity merger saying it would add $1 billion to 2017 revenue

Posted in Business on 2nd Nov, 2016 03:38 PM
by AlexMuller
'The acquisition will enable us to transform into a truly integrated sustainable energy company.'

Tesla and SolarCity shareholders approve acquisition

Posted in Business on 18th Nov, 2016 02:57 PM
by AlexMuller
Tesla is now officially in the solar energy business.

Elon Musk claims solar roof looks better than a normal roof, lasts twice as long, costs less and generates electricity

Posted in Hardware on 19th Nov, 2016 12:22 PM
by AlexMuller
If Musk’s claims prove true, this could be a real turning point in the evolution of solar power.

Tesla officially acquires SolarCity

Posted in Business on 22nd Nov, 2016 02:19 PM
by AlexMuller
The aim is to provide customers with full-stack solutions for owning their own energy production, storage and consumption.

Tesla converted an entire island to solar with new microgrid product developed by SolarCity

Posted in Business on 23rd Nov, 2016 03:42 PM
by AlexMuller
The island of Ta’u has been using diesel generators and burning over 100,000 gallons of fuel per year.

Tesla will power its Gigafactory with a 70-megawatt solar farm

Posted in Business on 16th Jan, 2017 12:35 PM
by AlexMuller
It will be the world’s largest roof-mounted solar installation.

Musk says that humans must have a high bandwidth cyborg connection to computers to remain relevant in the age of AI

Posted in Science on 14th Feb, 2017 05:11 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk says humans need to merge with machines to become a sort of cyborg.

Some notes on the future of SpaceX, Tesla and the Wealth of Elon Musk

Posted in Business on 13th Oct, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
A truly global high speed internet providing company could get a valution of $500 billion to 1 trillion.

Elon Musk is putting his personal Tesla into Mars' orbit

Posted in Science on 2nd Dec, 2017 03:53 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy, its most powerful reusable rocket, might have its first launch before the end of the year after all, and it’s going to include Elon Musk’s very own Tesla.

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