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Elon Musk reveals the Model Y, Tesla’s compact SUV

This morning Elon Musk revelaed the Tesla Model Y. It's the electric carmaker’s new compact SUV that’ll only be available in 2020.

Tesla makes all its patents public to fast-track the move to an electric-powered world

What’s more important? Keeping your patents secret in case someone tries to copy your life’s work, or actively promoting a zero-carbon emission world? This is the ethical issue that Elon Musk had to grapple with and recently explained in a blog post on Tesla’s website. Musk announced that all of Tesla’s patents are now available to the public. This move is not to empower the competition, but rathe...[Read More]

Elon Musk plans to open a Tesla dealership in SA next year

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has not forgotten about his birth country and its people. He recently tweeted that the electric car maker will likely open a branch in South Africa end of 2019. Okay, actually it was a reply to Riccardo Spagni (project lead for blockchain company Monero) who asked the CEO of Tesla (and Space X and The Boring Company) about the odds of a Tesla retailer opening in Mzanzi. “...[Read More]

The LA Auto Show 2018 in pictures

The LA Auto Show is underway this week in, you guessed it, Los Angeles, and if we had to sum it up in two words they’d be “electric vehicles”. If we had to sum it up in six words, they’d be “electric vehicles: so hot right now”. Seriously. Just about every big manufacturer has an EV — or at the very least, a hybrid or three — to show off for the even...[Read More]

Listen to Elon Musk on making cars, Twitter, Mars, and why Tesla won’t make a scooter

It’s Friday afternoon (for the moment), you’re probably thinking about heading home for the weekend and work is the last thing on your mind. We’re not psychic but we can totally sympathise, which is why we’re going to give you something to do instead of your job. Elon Musk sat down with Re/Code‘s Kara Swisher recently for an interview, which is now available as a podc...[Read More]

Elon Musk to step down as Tesla chairman, remains CEO in settlement with SEC

Elon Musk has reached a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in the States regarding charges of securities fraud brought against him by it. Tesla was also charged with “failing to have the required disclosure controls and procedures relating to Musk’s tweets”. The settlement means that Elon Musk will be stepping down as Tesla’s chairman, though he will rem...[Read More]

Turn your Tesla into an Atari gaming console

In may ways, the future’s arrived. We’ve can pay for things with the tap of a smartwatch, cars get over-the-air (OTA) software updates, and the next Tesla Roadster update will turn the centre console into a gaming station that’ll include “a few of the best” (by Elon’s standards, at least) Atari games. Tesla’s fun-oriented electric vehicles (EVs) will receive version 9.0 of ...[Read More]

First the Model X, then flamethrowers – now you’ve missed out on a Tesla surfboard

Elon Musk has been diversifying an awful lot lately. It’s not enough that he makes rockets, electric cars, tunnel-making machines, high-end batteries, clothing, and flamethrowers. Tesla, over the weekend, put up and then sold out of a Tesla-branded surfboard. The company has put together just 200 of these surfboards, which are a combination of Tesla’s carbon fibre (which makes up the b...[Read More]

Light Start – Oprah and Apple, Rick and Morty TCG, a Jaguar boat, and a Boring Tesla Model X

Apple partners with Oprah Winfrey for “multi-year content partnership” Apple’s got a streaming video service in the works and while we have little to no idea what the company is going to be doing with it, we do know that they’re going to have Oprah Winfrey joining them to create original programming. That’s according to a new release from Apple, saying that the most r...[Read More]

Light Start – Model Y reveal date, the Death Star, Disenchantment, and World War Z: The Game

Elon Musk will be revealing the Tesla Model Y on 15 March 2019. Or thereabouts, anyway It’s one thing to wonder when a product is coming. In the case of Tesla, when you want to know something you could always just ask Elon Musk, who will probably give you an answer. Case in point: The reveal date of the Tesla Model Y. When asked, via Twitter, this weekend, Musk said that the reveal date woul...[Read More]

Silicon Valley is winning the race to build the first driverless cars

Henry Ford didn’t invent the motor car. The late 1800s saw a flurry of innovation by hundreds of companies battling to deliver on the promise of fast, efficient and reasonably-priced mechanical transportation. Ford later came to dominate the industry thanks to the development of the moving assembly line. Today the sector is poised for another breakthrough with the advent of cars that drive themsel...[Read More]

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