December 11, 2019

Las Vegas Convention Center makes history as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company begins tunneling the destination’s first underground people mover

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LAS VEGAS – The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) today began tunneling the future of transportation in Las Vegas as Elon Musk’s The Boring Company (TBC) began work on the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) underground people mover to transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus. This is the first commercial endeavor for TBC and […]

NASA launching safety review of SpaceX because Elon Musk smoked pot

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By AJ Dellinger From engadget Boeing will also be reviewed. When NASA tapped SpaceX and Boeing to fly astronauts to the International Space Station, the companies likely expected the government agency would keep a close eye on things. But they probably didn’t expect a probe prompted by a podcast. According to the Washington Post, NASA […]

The Boring Company’s LA tunnel is poised for December opening

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By Mariella Moon From engadget Elon Musk might not have overpromised for this one. The Boring Company’s traffic-dodging LA test tunnel might truly be able to give people free rides this December. Company chief Elon Musk hasrevealed on Twitter that he’s just walked the full length of the “disturbingly long” tunnel and that it’s on […]

China’s aviation industry has a steep climb to ‘Made in China 2025’ goals

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By Amanda Lee From South China Morning Post This is the final instalment of a series on China’s plan to move its industries up the value chain to reduce reliance on foreign technology China wants its commercial aircraft to supply 10 per cent of the domestic market and its jetliners to account for up to […]

Tesla surges after Elon Musk follows up a $2 billion investment report with a tweet saying he might take the company private (TSLA)

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By Graham Rapier From Business Insider Tesla spiked more than 7% Tuesday after the Financial Times reported Saudi Arabia’s investment fund had amassed a $2 billion stake in the company. CEO Elon Musk tweeted shortly after that he was “considering taking Tesla private at $420.” Tesla shares were halted at 2:08 pm for more news. […]

The most memorable moments of Elon Musk so far in 2018

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BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable Few people have had a wide-ranging — and weird — 2018 as SpaceX and Telsa head Elon Musk. He’s made new friends, hit new milestones, and managed to make a lot of people mad. Musk has always been a bit of an enigma, but, so far in 2018, he’s become […]

Elon Musk ordered Tesla engineers to stop doing a critical brake test on Model 3s

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By Linette Lopez 2h Tesla CEO Elon Musk ordered his employees to stop putting nearly finished Model 3s through a critical test before leaving the company’s factory in Fremont, California, according to an internal document viewed by Business Insider. It’s called the brake and roll test, and it ensures the car is correctly aligned. An […]

How big data drives Tesla

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By Albert Ahdoot from Colcation America Thirteen years ago Elon Musk and a group of engineers formed a car company in Silicon Valley with one simple goal, “to prove that electric cars could be better than gasoline-powered cars.” Since then, Tesla has become a leader in the automotive industry. While they were not the first […]

How many Model 3’s has Tesla actually built? This estimator tracks production

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By Yoni Heisler From BGR Tesla’s production troubles with the Model 3 are still an ongoing concern for the EV maker, with Elon Musk just a few months back conceding that Tesla was in the midst of “production hell.” Though the company initially planned to manufacture 5,000 Model 3 units per month by the end […]

SpaceX confirms it lost the center core of the Falcon Heavy

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By Swapna Krishna From engadget This doesn’t diminish the success of the mission, though SpaceX pulled off quite the feat when it launched the Falcon Heavy rocket. What’s more, it landed the two flanking boosters in perfect synchronized formation. But the fate of the core booster was unclear; now it appears that the center booster, […]