"As promised," Elon Musk tweeted in response to a thread linked to a blog that analysed how India could still be a market to be developed for Tesla cars despite its high prices.
On January 11, Twitter user @PPathole tweeted: @elonmusk in 1995, fixing his car by himself as he couldn't afford to pay for repairs. Turns out, Elon Musk's first car was a pre-owned 1978 BMW 320i that he purchased in 1993.
A two-word endorsement by Elon Musk has boosted downloads of Signal app, as well the stock of US-based medical devices maker Signal Advance Inc. by nearly 12,000%.
The 32-year-old musician shared the news on Instagram.
According to a report by AFP, whether the topic is transforming the automobile or conquering the next frontier of space, Elon Musk has shown a knack for captivating an audience beyond investors and science geeks. The brash Tesla CEO, now the world's wealthiest person following the electric automaker's meteoric rise, was the quintessential Silicon Valley disruptor -- except he no longer lives in California.
A 4.8% rally in Tesla’s share price Thursday boosted Musk past Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 wealthiest people.
Musk’s net worth was $184.5 billion at 11:40am in New York, just shy of Bezos, who has held the top spot since October 2017.
Tesla CEO Musk said in a tweet that he reached out to Apple during the 'darkest days' of development of his company’s Model 3 to talk about a possible a deal. Musk said he planned to discuss the possibility of selling Tesla to Apple for one-tenth of its current value, indicating a valuation of about $60 billion.
Downloads spike after Tesla CEO Musk asks users to join app in a tweet.
The electric-automaker’s shares recently surged 7.9%, boosting Elon Musk past Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 wealthiest people. Musk is now worth $194.8 billion, or $9.5 billion more than Bezos.
Elon Musk, the charismatic chief of electric automaker Tesla, has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's second richest person, according to the Bloomberg list of billionaires.
Musk has entered a new stratosphere over the last few years as Tesla has grown and come closer to achieving a mission he said is not purely economic.
Elon Musk, the charismatic chief of electric automaker Tesla, has overtaken Amazon's Jeff Bezos to become the world's richest person. The South African-born Musk, 49, added over $3 billion in wealth on Thursday following Tesla's latest surge. The outspoken Musk, who is also cofounder of SpaceX, had already overtaken numerous luminaries in recent weeks, including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Bernard Arnault, the head of French luxury giant LVMH.Elon Musk of Tesla pips Amazon's Jeff Bezos to become richest person on the planet
Musk was involved earlier in a high-profile spat with local California officials over whether Tesla's San Francisco Bay Area factory should stay closed due to coronavirus restrictions.
In the beginning, Musk thought Tesla only had a 10% chance of surviving.
Graham Shema has been interviewed on local television and his name is prefixed in newspapers and on social media with "Captain". Germany's ambassador and the country's transport minister have invited him for meetings.
Tesla struggled to ramp up high volume production of the Model 3 sedan during 2017 and 2018, with Musk at the time informing investors the company was mired in "production hell"
Martin Schwenk, who leads Mercedes in India, said his company’s business in India remains on a strong footing and faces no apparent threat from the Elon Musk-run auto giant which has been gaining in scale and market capitalisation over the past few years.
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In India, and in much of the global South, WhatsApp has become the most important form of not only general communication but also political communication. For Facebook, that’s an immense direct subsidy to political parties and governments. Facebook tightly integrates between Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp because targeted commercial communications are its primary business.
Banerjee dialling Tesla is a big task to ask from Musk.
Signal or Telegram? or a return to the postman or carrier pigeon?
The Musk-Bezos duel has been the spectator sport this week — for spectators.
Ives raised his price target for Palo Alto, California-based Tesla to $950 a share from $751 to reflect the stronger demand for electric vehicles. Shares in the world’s leading maker of EVs soared 743% last year and are currently trading at $845.
In the vehicles, failed media control units can result in a car's touchscreen going blank, at which point "a rearview/backup camera image is no longer available to the driver. If this image is not available, the risk of crash increases potentially causing injury or death."
Tesla's market capitalization crossed $800 billion, fortifying its position as Wall Street's fifth most valuable company, above Facebook Inc.
Signal and Telegram messaging apps are seeing a sudden increase in demand after larger rival WhatsApp's updated terms of service raised eyebrows on social media.
Zhong, 66, is now the sixth-wealthiest person on the planet. Nongfu shares jumped 18 per cent in the first two trading days of 2021, taking the advance since their September listing to more than 200 per cent. They gained 0.7 per cent on Wednesday.
That doesn’t take into account the ancillary parts required for electric cars. The top shareholders of battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co, for example, are worth $40 billion collectively, up about $23 billion this year.
The company on Saturday beat Wall Street targets for annual vehicle deliveries, but missed by 450 units Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk's target of half a million cars in 2020.
Elon Musk, the charismatic chief of electric automaker Tesla, has overtaken Bill Gates to become the world's second richest person, according to the Bloomberg list of billionaires. The South African-born Musk, 49, added $7.2 billion in wealth on Monday alone following Tesla's latest surge. He now has an estimated $128 billion. The outspoken Musk, who is also cofounder of SpaceX, had already overtaken numerous luminaries in recent weeks, including Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and Bernard Arnault, the head of French luxury giant LVMH.Elon Musk becomes 2nd richest person on planet, overtakes Bill Gates
Earlier this month, Musk said "Next year for sure" on Twitter in reply to a post with a photograph of a T-shirt with the message: "India wants Tesla".
The customers in Tesla's Early Access Programme will receive software updates, which will give drivers access to Autopilot's 'partially' automated driver assistance system on city streets.
Cloud companies have seen a surge in demand this year as more businesses use their services for switching to work from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Musk, 49, is poised to become the world’s third-richest person, leapfrogging Mark Zuckerberg, after his net worth swelled by more than $15 billion in extended trading.
The 49-year-old entrepreneur’s net worth soared $7.2 billion to $127.9 billion, driven by yet another surge in Tesla’s share price.
ET Auto was the first to report last week that the Elon Musk-backed company will resume bookings for its electric cars in India next month and deliveries will begin by the end of the first quarter of FY22.
After a wait for almost four years, the US electric vehicle giant Tesla is all set to enter India with its best-selling Model 3 by the end of first-quarter financial year 2021-22. Bookings will start anytime soon.
Tesla shares, which were included in the S&P 500 index this week, have surged eightfold this year ahead of the addition to the benchmark measure. The gain is twice the advance of the next best performer on the gauge.
It will allow users to set up physical security keys to verify their identity before logging into the app.
There is a global race to set up "mega constellations" of satellites to provide high-speed internet, led by Elon Musk’s Starlink, Jeff Bezos's Kuiper and Bharti Enterprises' OneWeb.
Tesla's market capitalization surged above $600 billion, making the once wobbly startup founded by billionaire Elon Musk worth more than the five top-selling global vehicle making groups combined.
Many investors who drove Tesla's value higher are individuals who bought the stock after a five-for-one split reduced the price of a single share last summer.
Here are six charts that show what a wild ride it has been, and why the volatility may be far from over.
A late jump in Tesla’s share price pushed Musk’s net worth up almost $9 billion to $167.3 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Elon Musk's Tesla on Monday will become the most valuable company ever admitted to Wall Street's main benchmark, accounting for over 1% of the index. The shares have surged over 60% since mid-November, when its debut in the S&P 500 was announced.
For startups aiming to mimic Musk’s success and for traditional carmakers struggling to disrupt themselves, most lingering doubts about future demand for electric vehicles have dissipated.
"Next year for sure," he said on Twitter responding to a question if there was any progress with regards to the company's India plans.
Shares of the electric vehicle maker are up nearly 700 per cent over the last year, a meteoric rise that has punished short-sellers and turned it into the world's most highly-valued automaker.
Tesla will be the most valuable company ever to join the S&P 500 when it makes its debut in Wall Street’s most followed benchmark starting on Monday.
The Oracle chairman joins other tech leaders and ultra-wealthy in leaving California, with some pointing to the state’s high taxes
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Apartment Investment and Management will no longer be representative of the S&P Composite 1500 indices market cap ranges, S&P Dow Jones Indices said in a statement.
It was the highest and most elaborate flight yet for the rocketship that Elon Musk says could carry people to Mars in as little as six years.
While firms such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook - which have a significant presence in India - are popular among Indian investors venturing into U.S. stocks, data from brokerages shows Tesla has emerged as a new favourite.
The money will help support Tesla’s capital spending, which is expected to double in each of the next two years, as the company focuses on building two car factories — one in Austin, Texas, and its first European plant, near Berlin.
Coming soon, a self-driving Tesla! Elon Musk touts new version of Autopilot software, cuts battery costs
Musk said Tesla plans to release a revised 'full self-driving version' of Autopilot in a month.
SpaceX launched a newer, bigger version of its Dragon supply ship to the International Space Station on Sunday, marking the first time the company has two capsules in orbit at the same time.
On Narayen, ranked 8th on the list, Fortune said under his leadership, the 38-year-old provider of design and publishing tools has continued to evolve into a massive subscription-based business.
Tough times ahead for Tesla? In leaked memo, Musk asks staff to pinch pennies, cut costs to stay afloat
Vehicle affordability is an issue the CEO has become increasingly concerned about.
Musk cleared the final threshold for a third tranche of his moonshot award, pegged to Tesla’s financial and market value.
The multi-brand car and truck maker is convening its Executive Committee to discuss Herbert Diess's demand for the contract extension, more than a year before his current term comes to an end in 2023, three sources told Reuters on Monday.
As the brightly coloured pairs stacked up in her cupboard, the 32-year-old felt inspired to share the creations with the world -- co-founding a crafts venture that not only sells such handmade products but also delves into the seldom-told lives of their mostly elderly female makers.
Tesla’s market value soared past $540 billion this week — equivalent to 250 times its expected earnings this year — meaning it’s now the world’s 10th-most valuable listed business, according to Bloomberg data.
In October, Tesla released a beta, or test version, of what it calls a "Full Self Driving" software upgrade to an undisclosed number of "expert, careful" drivers.
Musk, a founder of both the electric car company Tesla Motors and the private space-exploration firm SpaceX, has become an outspoken doomsayer about the threat artificial intelligence might one day pose to the human race.
The series will be based on Ashlee Vance's book 'Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future'.
One of Wall Street's most loved - and hated - stocks, Tesla was already the U.S. stock market's most traded companies by average daily value, but trading has surged in recent sessions, along with Tesla's stock price.
This was SpaceX's 16th Starlink mission and the company has to date launched nearly 1,000 small satellites for its constellation.
The Virgin Hyperloop test run was conducted on a 500-meter track in Las Vegas in the USA with a pod, as the hyperloop vehicles are called, travelling with passengers, including an Indian, inside an enclosed tube at more than 100 mph or 161 kmph.
Shares of the electric-car maker have risen nearly 28% since the S&P Dow Jones Indices decided to add the company to the benchmark index from Dec. 21.
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The electric automaker will use its Berlin plant to demonstrate a radical overhaul of how its cars are built.
Elon Musk's fortune rose to $6.1 billion on Friday after his company's stock surged 11%. This has made the CEO of Tesla Inc the world's seventh-richest person, defearing Larry Ellison and Sergey Brin.
The electric carmaker’s scheduled Dec. 21 inclusion in the S&P 500 Index could result in $8 billion of demand from active U.S. large-cap mutual funds, analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. wrote in a note on Friday.
Even after Donald Trump’s tirade against the e-commerce giant, Amazon’s stock value since 2016 has soared more than 300%, thus making Jeff Bezos make about $120 billion.
The latest and most dramatic instance of that will happen next month, when the S&P 500 will admit Tesla Inc. through its club doors for the first time.
S&P Dow Jones Indices confirmed after markets closed on Monday that they would add the company to Wall Street's main index from Dec. 21, firing the starting gun on a major reorganization of investment funds that track the basket of stocks.
In NASA's first full-fledged mission ferrying a crew into orbit on a privately-owned spacecraft, the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule dubbed Resilience opened its hatch door shortly after 1 a.m. EST (0600 GMT), two hours after docking and 27 hours after launching atop a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
This is the second astronaut mission for SpaceX. But it's the first time Elon Musk's company is delivering a crew for a full half-year station stay. The two-pilot test flight earlier this year lasted two months.
S&P Dow Jones Indices announced that the company would join the S&P 500 index prior to the opening of trading on Dec. 21, potentially in two tranches making it easier for investment funds to digest.
SpaceX's newly designed Crew Dragon capsule, which the crew has dubbed Resilience, lifted off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at 7:27 p.m. eastern time (0027 GMT on Monday) from NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
SpaceX launches four astronauts to the International Space Station, kicking off regular crew flights from the U.S.
The Falcon rocket thundered into the night from Kennedy Space Center with three Americans and one Japanese, the second crew to be launched by SpaceX.
The billionaires of the world amassed fortunes in excess of $10 trillion this year.
SpaceX, the company he founded in 2002, blasted two American astronauts to the International Space Station in late May and brought them safely home in a historic splashdown Sunday, heralding a new age of private-sector space travel.
Elon Musk has said that Tesla plans to produce an electric car with a price tag of $25,000 within the next three years. The aim, said Musk on Battery Day on Tuesday, is to make Tesla electric cars more affordable for the masses. "That will basically be on-par or slightly better than a comparable gasoline car. This has always been our dream to make an affordable electric car," he said during the virtual presentation.Tesla plans cheaper $25,000 electric car within 3 years: Elon Musk
Tesla's market value plunges after Elon Musk pushes back cheap battery dream by at least three years
Investors had expected two significant announcements at Musk's oft-touted "Battery Day": The development of a "million mile" battery good for 10 years or more, and a specific cost reduction target -- expressed in dollars per kilowatt-hour -- that would finally drop the price of an electric vehicle below that of a fossil fuel car.
Tesla stock plunged 21 per cent in Tuesday’s session, logging its biggest daily percentage drop as the electric carmaker was excluded from a group of companies being added to the S&P 500.
Tesla has previously supplied batteries to Mercedes and Toyota Motor under separate partnership deals. Battery manufacturing is an area that analysts and industry officials say the U.S. electric car maker has a competitive edge compared with legacy automakers.
The agave-based liquor went out of stock on the company's website.
Novice investors lost their hard-earned money earlier this week (on July 15) after fake tweets about bitcoin went viral from verified Twitter accounts of big names including former US President Barack Obama, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Microsoft’s Bill Gates. As per Arjun Vijay, Co-Founder and COO, Giottus Cryptocurrency Exchange, more than 373 users fell for the scam globally, losing an estimated Rs 89 lakh. An investigation by the New York Times has now revealed some crucial details.
President Trump's plans to win the race in space call for a 2024 moon mission, and ending direct U.S. financial support for the International Space Station in 2025 - turning over control of the decades-old orbital laboratory to private space companies.
Tesla's Elon Musk is on a roll as he further climbs up the billionaire list owing to a whopping jump in Tesla's stock price. Tesla's shares have zoomed up over 250% in 2020.
The chairman of RIL, whose wealth surpassed Warren Buffett’s last week, is now worth $72.4 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Musk's fortune rose by $6.07 billion following a 10.8% jump in the electric carmaker's stock.
SpaceX has launched to orbit more than 800 satellites of the several thousand needed to offer broadband internet globally.
Musk’s showdown with health authorities in California carries real risks. The Fremont plant now has more than 10,000 employees, some enduring marathon commutes from counties outside the San Francisco Bay Area. Packed with machinery and people, it’s not an ideal place for social distancing.
Microsoft's new tech will spot the fake Jeff Bezos & Elon Musk in disturbingly realistic 'Star Trek' video
The new tool detects blended elements of an image that human eyes may not have picked up.
Last week, SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing the constellation to 788 as the company gears up for a public beta of the affordable satellite broadband service.
The stock shot up 7.7% by midday to trade above the pre-split record high of $2,238.75 ($447.75 post-split), which it had hit on August 27. The lower price did not change the trajectory of the parabolic uptrend.