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 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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]