Tag: Elon Musk

Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models

There will be no Ace of Base prizes for the Tesla Model X or Model S in 2019. Just days after promising to cut prices of all its cars by $2,000 in response to the company blowing through its federal tax credits faster than a record producer with a bag […]

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Elon Musk’s attorney says the First Amendment lets you call someone a ‘pedo’ on Twitter

Everybody knows Twitter is basically the Wild West of the Internet and not a place where the things people say should be taken seriously. That’s basically how Elon Musk’s attorneys are defending his controversial tweets aimed at a British rescue diver — the one Tesla’s chief executive described as a “pedo guy” after the diver questioned […]

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RydeMyPony founder delivers last startup pitch you‘ll ever need: ‘Why 2018 was a product fail’

Berlin-based Christoph Sollich is known as “The Pitch Doctor” for his work helping entrepreneurs tell their company’s story. But part of his method involves delivering his own pitches that satirize the format of the startup pitch. I got a chance to see him this year at the Bits & Pretzels Conference […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk says he has no respect for the SEC in peculiar interview

Earlier this year, explains a voiceover narrating a 60 Minutes interview with Tesla’s brilliant-yet-erratic CEO that aired on Sunday, Elon Musk “began acting … well, weird.” It was a reference to the billionaire entrepreneur’s rocky 2018, which has included tons of self-inflicted wounds, like his questionable tweets, his spats with regulators, and even an apparent […]

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NASA’s director really wants Elon Musk to stop smoking weed in public

It was revealed last week that NASA will be conducting an investigation into the company culture of SpaceX after concerns over Elon Musk’s behavior began to grow within NASA’s upper management. NASA has remained relatively silent as far as public statements against Musk’s stunts are concerned but that appears to be changing ever so slightly. […]

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Bloomberg: Tesla Built Walls Inside New York Factory to Hide Idled Production Lines

In a recent article, Bloomberg questions whether Tesla CEO Elon Musk has forgotten about the company’s “Gigafactory 2” based in Buffalo, New York. After describing the factory — built with $750 million of taxpayer funds — as looking like an “empty Walmart Supercenter,” the report reveals that Tesla walled off areas of the plant to […]

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