Elon Musk couldn’t stop tweeting in 2018

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Musk has tweets for everything.Image: mashable composite: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images / twitter What better way to really understand Elon Musk’s year as Tesla CEO than to look back at his Twitter. It’s been a bumpy and very busy year for the electric car executive. He went from the depths of despair to turning a profit for […]

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Rivian R1S SUV takes on Tesla’s Model X

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Watch out, Tesla.Image: Rivian Automotive If Americans won’t ditch trucks and SUVs even in the face of disastrous climate change, maybe it’s time those vehicles went electric.  That’s what Rivian Automotive is working on. The company revealed its all-electric R1S SUV on Tuesday; a boxier, more rugged-looking alternative to Tesla’s sleek Model X.  SEE ALSO: […]

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Elon Musk says ‘Teslaquila’ is ‘coming soon’ as Tesla files trademark

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Billionaire tweets visual approximation of bottle as company applies to use the name for tequila branded after the electric cars Elon Musk is hitting the bottle well, probably. Tesla has trademarked Teslaquila, a tequila branded after his electric car company. The product started as an April Fools joke when Musk claimed Tesla was going bankrupt […]

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This Week in the Future of Cars: Well Be Blunt About This

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We’re going fast…somewhere. This week was full of people and corporations making market-moving decisions. Not all seemed wise. Elon Musk did a 2.5-hour live interview, got peer pressured into smoking a blunt, and maybe didn’t inhale. Mercedes has a fully electric SUV coming out, and Chevy is prepping the country’s serious haulers for the intro […]

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Tesla lost nearly $8 billion in shareholder value this week and its board should be ashamed

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Over the last five days, Tesla shareholders watched the value of their stock decline by roughly 16 percent and saw nearly $8 billion in value erased, as the company’s celebrity chief executive, Elon Musk, had what amounts to a very public breakdown. Some Tesla board members are reportedly concerned about Elon Musk's workload and his […]

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Elon Musk shuffles Teslas executive team in email

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After a string of executive departures over the past several months that continued Friday with the resignations of two people in high-profile positions, CEO Elon Musk announced a series of promotions and job updates in an email sent to employees. To be clear, these are not new hires and some of these promotions were already […]

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What Tech Hasand HasntDone for Puerto Rico

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Two weeks after Hurricane Maria, Donald Trump flew to Puerto Rico, toured a relatively affluent neighborhood there, and expressed his relief that the storm had not been “a real catastrophe” like Hurricane Katrina. He jokingly chided Puerto Ricans for throwing the federal budget a “little out of whack.” In reality, Maria caused the largest blackout […]

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Elon Musk and Tesla sued over ‘fraudulent scheme’ to go private

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Lawsuits say funding secured tweet broke securities laws and aimed to punish short-sellers Tesla and Elon Musk were sued twice on Friday by investors who say they fraudulently engineered a scheme to squeeze short-sellers, including through Musks proposal to take the electric car company private. The lawsuits were filed three days after Musk stunned investors […]

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