WATCH: Elon Musk unveils revolutionary underground tunnels

2019-01-20 10:17

Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled his underground transportation tunnel which he hopes could move people faster than subways.

Tesla cuts 7% of jobs, predicts 'very difficult' road ahead

2019-01-18 13:14

Tesla will cut its full-time employee headcount by 7%, the company just managed to eke out a profit in the fourth quarter.

Oracle founder Larry Ellison revealed to hold $1bn stake in Tesla

2019-01-08 21:30

Oracle founder Larry Ellison has emerged as the second-biggest individual investor in Tesla with a holding in the electric-car maker worth $1bn.

WATCH: Elon Musk says Tesla's Shanghai factory is 'groundbreaking'

2019-01-07 11:10

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the automaker is breaking ground for a Shanghai factory and will start production of its Model 3 by the end of the year.

Musk deletes tweet sharing incorrect report of Tesla sales win

2019-01-04 19:50

Elon Musk deleted a tweet in which he shared an incorrect report that Tesla had outsold all other luxury automakers in the US.

Tesla sinks as price cuts signal a ceiling for costlier models

2019-01-02 18:19

Tesla hasplunged after disappointing Model 3 deliveries and an across-the-lineup price cut prompted concerns that the carmaker may bump up against a ceiling for demand.

Tesla to ring in era of closer Musk oversight before New Year

2018-12-28 14:27

It’s the deadline the Securities and Exchange Commission set for the electric-car maker to add two new independent directors, plus take a series of steps to better check its volatile chief executive officer’s presence on social media.

Musk says no-one took 'paedo' tweet seriously in bid to toss suit

2018-12-27 20:08

Elon Musk has asked a judge to throw out a defamation lawsuit by a British caver whom the Tesla founder called a paedophile on Twitter.

Elon Musk says he personally spent $40m on Boring Co

2018-12-19 15:39

Elon Musk took the wraps off his Boring Company's first completed test tunnel, with a lot of razzle-dazzle, the admission he had spent $40m of his own money on the project and a surprise twist in the underlying technology.

You will soon be able to buy a Tesla in South Africa - this is what to expect from the Model 3

2018-12-12 07:54

The price for the Model 3 - Tesla’s cheapest vehicle - starts at R500,000, but that excludes South Africa's hefty import tax.


Tesla to cut 7% of workforce amid tough profit outlook

2019-01-19 14:58

Elon Musk's electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors announced Friday it was cutting its workforce by about seven percent in a push to keep the Model 3 affordable for middle-income consumers.

China moon mission's next task: Getting samples back to earth

2019-01-16 13:23

After becoming the first country in the world to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, China is planning four more missions to get samples back before studying the feasibility of a lunar research base.

Tesla's Gigafactory to launch China push

2019-01-07 14:51

Tesla broke ground on Monday for its Shanghai Gigafactory where it plans to begin making its Model 3 electric vehicles by year-end, a first step in localising production in the world's largest auto market.

Musk to break ground on Tesla China plant in uncertain times

2019-01-07 07:21

After four years of planning, Tesla is finally breaking ground on its $5bn factory in the world’s biggest auto market. But the timing couldn’t be more inauspicious.

Could Tesla price cuts mean demand is slowing?

2019-01-03 08:46

Tesla built about 9300 more vehicles than it delivered last year, raising concerns among industry analysts that inventory is growing as demand for the company's electric cars may be starting to wane.

Elon Musk to visit China soon for Tesla factory ground breaking

2018-12-31 17:00

Tesla is getting ready to break ground on its factory and chief executive officer Elon Musk can’t wait to visit.

Elon Musk asks judge to toss diver's lawsuit in Thai dustup

2018-12-28 13:37

Elon Musk is asking a California judge to throw out a lawsuit filed against him by a British diver who accused the tech entrepreneur of falsely calling him a paedophile.

What's Tesla investors' biggest 2019 wish? A low-key Elon Musk

2018-12-20 19:06

Tesla and its charismatic, if somewhat erratic, chief executive officer Elon Musk are considered almost synonymous. In the coming year, investors might want to begin disentangling the two.

Elon Musk unveils underground tunnels, offers rides to VIPs

2018-12-19 08:23

Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube.

South Africa will get its first Tesla dealership next year - here’s what the showrooms look like

2018-12-11 18:34

Tesla's outlets typically look different than traditional car dealerships.

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