Elon Musk

23rd April 2019

Tesla’s Musk Pushes Robo-Taxis in 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said his company will begin operating fully self-driving taxi services next year. He made the fanciful claim in a 2.5-hour presentation to investors at...


25th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Promise of Full Autonomy in 2019 is Shameful

Tesla’s self-driving feature AutoPilot will deliver fully autonomous driving by the end of the year claims Elon Musk, who made the announcement with typical Muskian flair. “The car will...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


28th December 2018

Electric Supercars Cater to the Eco-Conscious Ultra-Wealthy

In 2018, many of the world’s top automakers went electric, boasting eye-watering acceleration and wallet-emptying price tags.


24th December 2018

Weekly Brief: Why Musk’s ‘Bumpy’ Tunnel is Still Important

Ideas are beautiful. Reality is messy. No matter how pristine a vision may be in our brains, translating that vision into the real world, through the rigors of research...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


19th December 2018

AVs Will Turn Into 150mph Trains Under LA, Claims Musk

Tesla owner Elon Musk is proposing a network of tunnels where autonomous electric cars will morph into individual train carriages capable of speeds of up to 150mph under Los...


4th December 2018

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car

A recent incident with a driver asleep at the wheel of his Tesla running on Autopilot shows how dangerous self-driving vehicle can be to others.


9th November 2018

Tesla Appoints Telstra CFO Chairwoman

Tesla has appointed Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm as its new chairwoman, following controversial CEO Elon Musk’s agreement with regulators to step down as chairman. She is stepping down as...


25th October 2018

Tesla Turns a Profit As Company Envisions AV Ride-Hailing

After burning through cash for years, Tesla managed to turn a profit in the third quarter despite more controversy from CEO Elon Musk.


18th October 2018

Sources: Uber to Spin Off AV Unit

Sources say Uber is considering spinning off its AV unit, the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), into a separate company. The Financial Times has cited two sources as saying the...


17th October 2018

Judge OKs $40M Settlement Between Musk and SEC

A federal judge in New York has approved Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk’s claim on Twitter that he had secured funding...

Stephen Lawson


28th September 2018

Tesla Board Backs Musk as SEC Files Suit Over Privatization Tweet

Tesla's CEO has the backing of his board, but Elon Musk’s troubles with the SEC are just beginning, all thanks to social media.


19th September 2018

Tesla Faces DoJ Investigation Following Elon Musk’s Funding Tweet

Tesla's self-inflicted woes continue to climb, with the US Justice Department now reportedly investigating the company following tweets from CEO Elon Musk regarding funding.