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WATCH: How Elon Musk's SpaceX Tunnel Looks In 'Minecraft'

It looks like Elon Musk’s proposed solution to Los Angeles traffic by digging an underground tunnel is underway. Watch this group bring the plans to life in 'Minecraft.'

FEATURE February 19, 2017

Tesla Owner Who Sacrificed His Model S To Save Another Driver Gets Surprise From Elon Musk

The Tesla Model S owner who sacrificed his vehicle to save another driver's life has impressed the entire world. In response to this selfless, heroic act, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company wants to show its appreciation and reward the good Samaritan.

Life & Style February 18, 2017

LOOK: Tesla Driver Sacrifices Model S To Save Another Driver Having A Stroke

A Tesla vehicle owner in Germany risked thousands of euros worth of damage to his Model S to save another driver's life. Tesla CEO Elon Musk approves.

Car Tech February 17, 2017

Elon Musk Could Be Building A Fallout Shelter In SpaceX Parking Lot Instead Of Tunnel

Elon Musk has started experimenting on a previously announced tunnel project to help solve LA's traffic problem. There are now sources who believe that he could be building a fallout shelter instead.

Defense February 16, 2017

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Launch From NASA Pad That Sent Astronauts To Moon

SpaceX's Falcon 9 is all set to be launched from the historic LC-39A on Feb. 18.This is same launch pad which launched space legends like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon.

Space February 15, 2017

Elon Musk Predicts Driverless Cars To Be The Norm In 10 Years

Elon Musk believes that in 10 years, every car from automaker will be built with full autonomous driving capabilities. The effect of such a change, however, will take time.

Car Tech February 14, 2017

Tesla Responds To Poor Factory Working Condtions, Injuries, Excessive Overtime And Other Claims

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has stated that the claims of deplorable factory conditions, injuries and more were false. He also claimed that UAW paid his workers to propagate these false claims.

Business Tech February 14, 2017

After Tesla Unionization Threat, Elon Musk Now Wants Man Upgraded Into Cyborgs

Elon Musk has outlined a proposal to interface biological and mechanical components to upgrade humans. He explained that this is necessary for people to become more productive.

Business Tech February 13, 2017

Tesla Model S Crash Victim's Father Blames Acceleration Capability For Daughter Death

Tesla Model S crash victim's father has blamed the acceleration capability of the Model S for his daughter's death. The father believes that his daughter would have survived the crash if she would have been in another vehicle.

Car Tech February 13, 2017

Here's How Elon Musk Is Helping To Solve Los Angeles Traffic Problems

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is undoubtedly frustrated over Los Angeles' traffic situation. Here are the ways in which the great innovator helps improve L.A. traffic.

FEATURE February 12, 2017

Tesla Owners Can Now Check For Empty Supercharger Stations In Real Time

An update from Tesla enables vehicle owners to check the occupancy of a Supercharger station. The availability of a charging stall can be checked via the navigation map app in the car in real time.

Car Tech February 10, 2017

Elon Musk Says Call For Tesla's Unionization Is Morally Outrageous

Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk pushed back on an employee's demand to unionize Tesla. In a statement, he maintained that the call is morally outrageous, attacking UAW as the party behind it all.

Car Tech February 10, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Pilot Production Will Start In February

Tesla is gearing up for its Model 3 production by Feb. 20. While drawing in more investors, the company plans to produce 500,000 vehicles annually by 2018.

Car Tech February 9, 2017

Elon Musk Hopes To Launch Tesla In India This Summer, But Don't Get Too Excited Yet

Tesla has long been mulling an Indian expansion and it's apparently getting closer to sealing the deal. In response to a user query, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he's hoping to launch Tesla in India as soon as this summer.

Business Tech February 8, 2017

Tesla Model 3 Won't Get 100 kWh Battery, Elon Musk Reveals

Elon Musk announced on Twitter that Tesla Model 3 won’t be coming with a 100 kWh battery. This decision was taken as the wheelbase of the upcoming car would not be able fit a battery that size.

Car Tech February 8, 2017

Tesla Model S Shatters Acceleration Record After 'Spaceballs'-Inspired Update

In a Motor Trend test, the Tesla Model S P100D clocked an insane 2.28 seconds to reach 60 mph acceleration speed. No other production car has breached the 2.3-second mark.

Car Tech February 7, 2017

SpaceX To Launch Falcon 9 Rockets 'Every Two To Three Weeks'

The team at SpaceX is reportedly working on final software fixes and design of the Falcon 9. Reports suggest that the company intends to launch Falcon 9 rocket every two to three weeks.

Space February 7, 2017

Elon Musk Joins Tech Groups' Amicus Brief vs Trump Travel Ban - But Remains On Advisory Council

Elon Musk joins other tech companies in a legal brief that will oppose President Donald Trump's travel ban. The CEO has expressed that he will continue to be part of Trump's Economic Advisory Council.

Business Tech February 7, 2017

Elon Musk Won't Quit Trump Advisory Panel, He Explains Why

Elon Musk has confirmed that he will not resign from the post of adviser to President Trump. He asserted that his involvement did not imply he agreed with the decisions that were taken, but would stay for 'greater good.'

Life & Style February 3, 2017

Government Investigators Sound Alarm Over Defect In SpaceX Rocket Engines

Preliminary findings of a GAO report reflect cracks in the turbopumps of the Falcon 9 rocket, dubbing it an unacceptable risk of future manned launches. In response, SpaceX has committed to fixing the problem.

Space February 3, 2017

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Quits Trump Business Council Over Immigration Ban

In an email sent to employees, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said that he already informed Donald Trump that he is stepping down from his business council. The move has been prompted by the recent immigration policy.

Business Tech February 3, 2017

Tesla Model 3: Customers Cancel Orders, Elon Musk's Association With Trump To Blame?

Customers have canceled their reservations for the Model 3 sedan from Tesla Motors, allegedly due to Elon Musk's association with President Trump.

Car Tech February 2, 2017

Elon Musk Opposes Trump Ban On Immigrants: 'Not The Best Way To Address Challenges'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk joined the chorus opposing Donald Trump's blanket immigration ban on seven Muslim countries. Musk's statement, which was posted on Twitter, argued that it will not solve the country's problems.

Business Tech January 30, 2017

Cyborgs: Elon Musk Predicts A Future When The Human Brain Is Linked To A Computer

Elon Musk sees potential in neural nets growing inside the human brain in the future. What does this mean for human and artificial intelligence development?

Robotics January 28, 2017

Elon Musk Serious About Building A Tunnel Under Los Angeles To Cut Traffic

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has revealed that his tunnel building plan to reduce traffic in Los Angeles is making progress. He plans to begin digging in a month’s time.

Life & Style January 26, 2017

SpaceX 'Upgraded Falcon 9' Will Launch EchoStar Communications Satellite, Confirms Elon Musk

The Falcon 9 will be launched as an upgraded version of the same called Block 5 on Jan. 30. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed on Twitter. The new version of the Falcon 9, will be boosted by better thrusters and legs.

Space January 23, 2017

Tesla To Launch 'Major' Car Revisions Every 12 To 18 Months, Elon Musk Says

Elon Musk declared that Tesla will introduce major hardware revisions every 12 to 18 months. He claimed that this is the best way to ensure that the company keeps innovating.

Car Tech January 23, 2017

Mars Missions Could Accelerate Under Trump Administration

Donald Trump seemed to be interested in Mars mission and the same may accelerate under his administration. Elon Musk in a meeting with Trump has discussed about the journey to the Red Planet.

Space January 21, 2017

Tesla Software Update Lifts Speed Limit Restriction For Autopilot On Undivided Roadways

With its latest software update, Tesla will remove the cap placed on the Autopilot function. Users can now exceed the speed limit by up to 5 mph while using Autopilot mode.

Car Tech January 16, 2017

Tesla Owners Keep Your Keys Handy, Or You Could Be Stranded

Tesla cars cannot open through the smartphone unlock feature if there is no Internet connectivity on the phone. Tesla car owners should always keep the keys with them to access the vehicle in such an event to avoid being stranded.

Car Tech January 16, 2017

Tesla Update: New Ludicrous+ Fires Up Tesla Model S P100D To Go From 0 To 60 In 2.4 Seconds

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's promise of an Easter Egg that unleashes its fastest car's full potential has been released. And it definitely delivers in terms of acceleration.

Car Tech January 15, 2017

SpaceX Falcon 9 Set To Bring Iridium Satellites Into Orbit: Here's How To Watch The Rocket Launch Live

Fresh with a license from the Federal Aviation Administration for a return to flight, SpaceX is with its Falcon 9 rocket will be launching 10 Iridium satellites on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 12:54 p.m. EST. This will be the first ever SpaceX launch after the September explosion that caused it many losses.

Space January 14, 2017

Tesla vs Faraday Future: Should Elon Musk Be Worried?

While Elon Musk and Tesla are moving forward and innovating electric vehicles, Tesla's arch rival Faraday Future unveiled the FF91 at CES 2017. From the looks of it, the FF91 seems to be a worthy opponent of the Model X.

Car Tech January 8, 2017

SpaceX: A Year Of Highs And Lows

2016 has not been an easy year for Elon Musk as SpaceX experienced some huge successes and epic failures

Feature | Science December 31, 2016

Tesla Autopilot's New Radar Technology Predicts Car Crash, Starts Braking Before It Even Happens [Video]

The latest Autopilot driver assistance system outfitted in a Tesla Model X saved a passenger from an accident in the Netherlands. It was able to predict an accident seconds before it happened.

Car Tech December 28, 2016

Tesla Supercharger V3 Teased By Elon Musk: CEO Compares 350 kW Charger To A Children's Toy

Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, has hinted at what its the third-generation Supercharger could be, suggesting that 350 kW is far too low an estimate for the capacity of the said charger. It’s poised to dramatically surpass the current Supercharger experience.

Car Tech December 26, 2016

Drone Footage Shows Tesla Gigafactory Expanding Massively

A drone video shows the impressive progress made in the construction of the Gigafactory. Tesla hopes to have the facility fully operational by 2020.

Car Tech December 26, 2016

WATCH: SpaceX Makes History: Here's A Look Back At The Monumental Falcon 9 Landing

Elon Musk's ambitious company SpaceX made history by successfully launching Falcon 9, sending a satellite into orbit, and safely landing upright in Cape Canaveral. Now, watch the historic scientific event that ushered in new possibilities for space exploration.

Space December 25, 2016

Tesla Autopilot Now Follows Speed Limits Thanks To Latest Update

Tesla has released a software update that effectively throttles the Autopilot system, forcing its EVs to follow the speed limit. The rollout is staggered with some owners reporting that they have received the firmware mid-December.

Car Tech December 23, 2016

Elon Musk Eyes 'Boring Company' To Reduce Traffic Via Underground Tunnels

Elon Musk seems serious in boring a tunnel system that would let him avoid traffic. The development of a boring machine has been announced at Twitter as well as the name of the unit that will carry out the tunnel construction.

Car Tech December 18, 2016

Donald Trump Chooses Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick For Strategic And Policy Forum

Donald Trump has selected the CEOs of Tesla and Uber to be part of a group of business leaders who will meet with him from time to time to discuss issues. The president-elect also met with Silicon Valley executives last Dec. 14.

Business Tech December 15, 2016

Book A Holiday On The Moon For $10,000: Moon Express Founder Says Lunar Flights Possible By 2026

The moon could be the target destination of romantic couples ten years from now. Moon Express founder Naveen Jain said space tourists may possibly land on lunar surface for just $10,000.

Space December 4, 2016

Tesla To Get Better 'Competitive Position' Thanks To Trump Presidency, Elon Musk Says

Tesla's CEO Elon Musk is not worried about his company's chances under a Donald Trump presidency. He has cited one reason how it could even become an advantage.

Car Tech November 21, 2016

$2 Billion Tesla SolarCity Merger Gets Shareholder Approval, Deal Closing Soon: How Will It Benefit Homeowners?

Tesla and SolarCity shareholders have finally approved the merger, with the transaction expected to complete in the next few days. The combined companies aim to provide all-electric vehicles and clean-energy equipment to homeowners, making a compelling proposition.

Business Tech November 18, 2016

SpaceX Seeks Permission To Launch 4,425 Satellites: Here's What They're For

SpaceX has filed an appeal to the FCC seeking permission to launch 4,425 satellites that will offer high-speed communication and broadband services all over the world.

Space November 17, 2016

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