Elon Musk

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Getting Last Laugh on Wall Street

Elon Musk Musk (Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News)

It was only a few months ago that Wall Street was bashing Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc. Times have changed for the automaker and its mercurial CEO.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
December 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla Looks to Trucking for Ways to Accelerate Deliveries of Model 3 Cars

Teslas on a car carrier Teslas arrive at a dealership in Littleton, Colo. (David Zalubowski/Associated Press)

Elon Musk is doing everything he can to speed up deliveries of the Tesla Model 3, including the tantalizing prospect that he may have purchased a trucking company to augment capacity provided by existing vehicle haulers.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 20, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Musk Takes Swipe at SEC After Fraud Settlement

Elon Musk Charles Sykes/Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO — Elon Musk is taunting the government regulators who threatened to oust him as CEO of electric carmaker Tesla just days after he settled a case alleging he duped investors.

Michael Liedtke | Associated Press
October 5, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Tesla’s Elon Musk Out as Chairman, Stays as CEO in SEC Settlement

Tesla's Elon Musk Tesla's Elon Musk (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk will give up the role of Tesla Inc. chairman and pay a $20 million penalty to settle fraud charges brought by the U.S. over his claims about taking the company private.

Dana Hull and Ben Bain | Bloomberg News
September 29, 2018
Business, Technology

Tesla Criminal Probe Into Musk Tweet Seen as Opening Pandora’s Box

Tesla sign outside a dealership Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg News

All it took to draw the U.S. Justice Department into investigating Tesla Inc. was a single tweet by Chairman Elon Musk. But now that prosecutors have a toehold, they can dig in to look for other signs of misconduct at the electric car maker.

Tom Schoenberg and Matt Robinson | Bloomberg News
September 19, 2018
Business, Equipment

Elon Musk Hires Morgan Stanley to Potentially Help Take Tesla Private

Elon Musk Elon Musk by Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press

Elon Musk has hired Morgan Stanley to assist him in his potential bid to take Tesla Inc. private, according to a person familiar with the matter.

By Dana Hull and Sonali Basak | Bloomberg News
August 23, 2018
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla, Public or Private, Still Will Release Autopilot Safety Data

Tesla logo Alex Kraus/Bloomberg News

Even as CEO Elon Musk pursues the idea of taking Tesla private, the electric automaker has confirmed that it still plans to release safety data on its Autopilot semi-autonomous driving feature.

David R. Baker | San Francisco Chronicle
August 16, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Autonomous

Major Fleets Line Up to Test Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi Tesla Inc.

Large for-hire carriers and major retailers are reserving their places in line to be among the first to test the all-electric Tesla Semi in their operations.

Seth Clevenger | Managing Editor, Features
November 21, 2017