Elon Musk

Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Debates How to Give Away World’s Biggest Fortune

Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk speaks during a discussion in Washington in March 2020. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk is not only the world’s richest person, he lays claim to the biggest net worth ever recorded: $208 billion as of Jan. 8. What he does with it will be closely watched.

January 8, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Elon Musk Now World’s Richest Person

Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News) Elon Musk arrives at the Axel Springer Award ceremony in Germany on Dec. 1, 2020. (Liesa Johannssen-Koppitz/Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk, the outspoken entrepreneur behind Tesla Inc. and SpaceX, is now the richest person on the planet.

January 7, 2021
Business, Technology, Fuel, Autonomous

Elon Musk Cruises to $11.8 Billion Haul, Is Now World’s Fourth-Richest Person

Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. Elon Musk's wealth has more than quadrupled this year, the largest gain of anyone on Bloomberg's Billionaires Index. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images)

Tesla Inc.’s Elon Musk collected the fourth tranche of his moonshot award this month, bringing his aggregate haul to $11.8 billion.

Anders Melin | Bloomberg News
October 26, 2020
Business, Technology

Elon Musk’s Wealth Now Exceeds $100 Billion

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Elon Musk has seen his fortune grow by $73.6 billion this year. (Saul Martinez/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Three of the world’s richest people have achieved staggering new levels of personal wealth, including Tesla’s Elon Musk.

August 26, 2020
Business

Elon Musk Says Time to Break Up Amazon, Fueling Jeff Bezos Feud

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tesla CEO Elon Musk by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said it’s “time to break up Amazon” in a tweet June 4, escalating a rivalry with Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeff Bezos, another billionaire investing in space exploration.

Spencer Soper | Bloomberg News
June 5, 2020
Business, Technology

Tesla Sets Deliveries Record While Falling Short of Elon Musk’s Mark

Tesla Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. set another record for quarterly vehicle deliveries but fell short of a mark Elon Musk said was possible last week, sending the electric carmaker’s shares lower in late trading.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
October 2, 2019
Business, Technology

Tesla Revenue Seen Stalling Out as Musk Aims for Delivery Record

Tesla Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News

Analysts at Credit Suisse and RBC Capital Markets are among those predicting Tesla will post lower revenue for the third quarter than a year ago. If there is indeed a decline, it will be a first for the company since 2012 — the year the Model S started production.

Esha Dey and Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
September 30, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Tesla Gets Exemption From China’s 10% Tax on Car Sales

Tesla storefront in China Giulia Marchi/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. won exemption from a 10% Chinese tax on automotive sales, sidestepping trade tensions with the U.S. following CEO Elon Musk’s visit to the country.

August 30, 2019
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Tesla’s Musk and Alibaba’s Ma to Debate AI in China

Elon Musk and Jack Ma Tesla CEO Elon Musk (left) and Alibaba Co-Founder Jack Ma (Bloomberg News)

From Jack Ma to Pony Ma, the leading lights of China’s internet industry gather in Shanghai this week to showcase the country’s latest advances in artificial intelligence. But the real headliner could be American entrepreneur Elon Musk.

August 28, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Musk’s Tweets About Tesla Production Raise Questions on SEC Accord

Elon Musk Elon Musk arrives at federal court in New York on April 4. (Bloomberg News)

Elon Musk tweeted a Tesla Inc. production number that the company hadn’t communicated previously, presenting the first test case of whether his April settlement with securities regulators has made him more disciplined on social media.

July 30, 2019

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