Tesla loses another senior financial executive amid Model 3 woes

2018-03-14 14:15

Tesla has lost two of its most senior financial executives in short succession within weeks of when the electric-car maker will report production figures for the Model 3 sedan.

Musk says Hyperloop will give pedestrians priority over cars

2018-03-11 13:54

Elon Musk provided a clearer glimpse of what his proposed tunnel-based transportation system could look like, and it takes a populist bent.

Sending a car to space, electric bakkie... is Tesla's marketing as effective in production?

2018-03-07 10:12

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the company would deliver 500 000 cars in 2018, he unveiled a fully electric truck and sent a car into space... is the marketing as effective in production?

Elon Musk has had trouble with his rockets – but at least he didn't kill a bunch of chickens like his dad

2018-03-01 07:41

Errol Musk's childhood experiments with records had a fowl body count.

A teenage Elon Musk once casually sold his father's emeralds to Tiffany & Co. while his dad was sleeping

2018-02-22 14:48

Elon Musk once sold a family emerald to Tiffany & Co for $800. Then he learned a painful lesson in capitalism.

Tesla averts cash crunch as Musk mystique makes up for late cars

2018-02-08 17:13

Tesla has put to rest a chorus of concern that it was going to need to raise more money soon, thanks in part to the salesmanship of its CEO.

Merc's new Sprinter van, F1's grid girls saga: Midweek motoring wrap

2018-02-08 09:07

From Mercedes-Benz's new Sprinter van to Formula 1 banning grid girls... here is your midweek motoring wrap.

SpaceX rocket fuels thaw in chilly Musk-Trump relationship

2018-02-07 19:03

Elon Musk’s rocky rapport with President Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things up.

Isn't Elon Musk from a 'sh*thole' country? Twitter reacts after Trump congratulates Musk

2018-02-07 14:07

US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to praise SA-born entrepreneur, Elon Musk, on his successful SpaceX launch. But Twitter was having none of it.

Tesla founder Elon Musk will only be paid if automaker meets goals

2018-01-24 07:18

Tesla has announced that founder and chief executive Elon Musk would get "no guaranteed compensation" from the fast-growing electric automaker unless the company achieves certain targets in the coming years.


Space bases could preserve civilisation in World War III: Elon Musk

2018-03-12 14:06

Bases on the moon and Mars could help preserve human civilisation and hasten its regeneration on Earth in the event of a third world war, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says.

WATCH: Will the flying Tesla in space crash one day?

2018-03-08 14:40

So there's a car in pace, orbiting the Earth. Watch our video explaining whether it will come crashing down, or not...

Tesla's $2.6bn Musk award too costly, says Glass Lewis

2018-03-06 11:30

Tesla shareholders should turn down a plan to grant Elon Musk a $2.6bn award, the company's proxy adviser recommended.

Elon Musk's family owns an emerald mine in Zambia — here's the fascinating story of how they came to own it

2018-02-28 06:30

Errol Musk was flying a plane from South Africa to England when he was made an offer he couldn't refuse.

What's next for SpaceX?

2018-02-14 19:17

In successfully sending the world's most powerful rocket into space, SpaceX founder Elon Musk has pulled off yet another spectacular gamble.

'I'm still trying to absorb this' - Elon Musk after historic SpaceX car launch

President Jacob Zuma has been making headlines internationally this week, but there’s another South African we need to talk about …

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Tesla aims to calm fears over Model 3 production

2018-02-08 08:21

A day after launching one of its cars into space, Tesla moved to ease concerns on earth over production delays for its Model 3, the key to future growth for the star electric carmaker.

Elon Musk, visionary Tesla and SpaceX founder

2018-02-07 14:23

From cars to rockets, Elon Musk dreams big.

World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch

2018-02-07 13:10

The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla Roadster toward an orbit near Mars.

The 'Zuma' satellite is now missing

2018-01-09 15:52

A US military satellite referred to by the code name 'Zuma' and launched by Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies, appears to have crashed into the sea.

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