Posts Tagged elon musk


Elon Musk Comments On Failed Tesla Battery Swap

At the Tesla shareholder’s meeting, CEO Elon Musk responded to a question on the status of Tesla battery swapping. His response seems to indicate that battery swapping is dead (or extremely unpopular, at least), as Tesla Model S owners prefer Supercharging. Here’s his response in its entirety: “We have the…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 158

Musk Chuckle Supercut

A Chucklin’ Musk (Video)

In what has been described as “The best tech keynote ever” by some people, we had to agree with Where’s Elon – Musk seemed downright giggly.  Check out this “Supercut” that user “eightlr” posted from the Tesla Powerwall event:

3 months ago by Ted Dillard 8

musk tweet battery

Elon Musk Responds To Alleged “Battery Breakthroughs”

Likely in response to this article “Ultra-fast charging aluminum battery offers safe alternative to conventional batteries” posted at PhysOrg, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk posted this on his Twitter account: The “breakthrough” battery discussed in the PhysOrg article is of the aluminum-ion variety.  Problem is the article does not list…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 36

Elon Musk, via

Elon Musk Gets a Raise, (Makes Minimum Wage)

In a story on AutoGuide, we learned that Musk got a fairly decent raise.  …by minimum wage standards – $2,080.00, or almost 6%.  Not too shabby.  He now meets California’s minimum wage standards, but, well, he doesn’t accept the salary anyway – unlike some of his top help.  The CFO,…

3 months ago by Ted Dillard 10

Tesla, ca. June '13, post Google, post loan payback

Elon Musk Almost Sold Tesla To Google

It’s the big buzz all over the internet in the last day or two, that sometime around March, 2013, Musk was close to inking a deal with Google. This all came from the new, long-awaited book arriving May 19th, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future (Ashlee Vance),…

3 months ago by Ted Dillard 19