Musk aims for 25% voting control at Tesla prior to advancing AI objectives
16 Jan 2024
In a recent announcement on social media platform X, Tesla’s CEO, Elon Musk, expressed his discomfort with the idea of steering the automaker towards leadership in artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics without securing at least 25% voting control.
Hertz shifts gears: Opts for gas cars over EVs, including Teslas
12 Jan 2024
Hertz Global Holdings, a car rental company, is set to sell about 20,000 electric vehicles. This number even includes cars that have been manufactured by Tesla.
Tesla sets a new delivery record, falling short of Musk's 2 million target
28 Dec 2023
In what is anticipated to be another historic quarter for electric vehicle (EV) giant Tesla, the company’s deliveries are expected to reach unprecedented levels.
Tesla recalls 2 million U.S. vehicles due to Autopilot safety concerns
14 Dec 2023
In response to safety concerns raised by a federal safety regulator, Elon Musk’s Tesla is recalling more than 2 million vehicles in the United States.
Tesla unveils Optimus Gen 2: A leap forward in robotics
13 Dec 2023
The Optimus Gen 2 maintains a similar outline to its predecessor but introduces significant improvements, particularly in its limbs, providing a more lifelike range of motion.
Tesla plans to double auto components imports from India: Goyal
16 Nov 2023
Commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal has stated that the US electric vehicle maker Tesla plans to double its auto components imports from India.
Piyush Goyal is scheduled for a meeting with Tesla CEO Musk to discuss potential market entry
09 Nov 2023
In a significant development, Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal is scheduled to meet with Tesla CEO Elon Musk in the United States next week.
Elon Musk’s AI startup, xAI, is to be integrated with social media platform X
06 Nov 2023
Artificial intelligence startup xAI, which was founded by Elon Musk, is going to be merged into the famous social media platform X.
Tesla chief Elon Musk reveals plans to make 200,000 Cybertrucks annually
01 Nov 2023
Tesla, Inc. is setting its sights on manufacturing 200,000 units of its highly anticipated electric pickup truck, the Cybertruck, each year.
Report: Record high U.S. electric vehicle sales lead to Tesla's market share decline
13 Oct 2023
The United States saw a drastic rise in the sale of electronic vehicles (EVs), with more than 300,000 units sold for the first time in the third quarter.
Tesla reduces prices on Model 3 and Model Y cars in the United States
06 Oct 2023
Elon Musk’s Tesla has recently reduced the prices of its Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles in the United States
Elon Musk finally acquires Twitter for $44 bn
28 Oct 2022
Elon Musk sold roughly $15.5 billion worth of shares in Tesla in two waves, in April and in August, to meet a court-imposed 28 October deadline to complete the Twitter deal and “free the bird”
Elon Musk makes $43 billion hostile bid for Twitter
14 Apr 2022
Musk, Twitter's biggest shareholder, said that Twitter has the potential to be the platform for free speech around the globe, which is a societal imperative for a functioning democracy, adding that it “will neither thrive nor serve societal imperative in its current form - Twitter needs to be transformed as a private company”
Tesla Cybertruck bags 1.87 lakh orders in 4 days
25 Nov 2019
With Tesla Cybertruck's production expected to begin in late 2020, the electric pickup truck will take years to fulfil orders
Elon Musk finally sees a market for Tesla cars in India
29 Jul 2019
The Tesla Model 3, which could cost around Rs70 lakh, however, will have to compete with EVs like the Hyundai Kona Electric, which is priced at Rs25.3 - 25.5 lakh
Tesla launches EVs with up to 600 km range
06 May 2019
Tesla achieved this without increasing the cars’ battery size, proving that its expertise in system-level design can make the cars dramatically more efficient
Tesla comes out with seven-seater mid-size SUV Model Y
18 Mar 2019
The Model Y has an estimated range of 300 miles (480 km) and a top speed of 130 miles (210 km) per hour and can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles (0-100 km) in 5.5 seconds
Tesla launches more affordable $35,000 Model 3
04 Mar 2019
Elon Musk ousted as Tesla chairman, asked to pay $20 m fine
01 Oct 2018
As part of the settlement of an SEC lawsuit, Musk will neither admit nor deny the allegations, but will resign as Tesla chairman and pay $20-mn fine with Tesla also paying a similar fine
SEC sues Elon Musk for fraud, seeks his ouster as Tesla chief
28 Sep 2018
In its lawsuit, the US regulator said Musk calculated the $420 price per share, at a 20 per cent premium over that day’s closing share price and that the number’s slang reference to marijuana and hints in emails and text messages pointed that it was only intended to impress his girlfriend
Tesla downsizing solar business, shuttering several offices
22 Jun 2018
Tesla had controversially acquired SolarCity, run by two of Elon Musk’s cousins, in what critics had termed a bailout at the expense of Tesla shareholders. Now, it is closing several solar installation offices and downsizing staff
Lighter than air, yet very, very powerful
By Kiron Kasbekar | 03 Jan 2024
In March 2013 Chinese scientists pulled off a remarkable feat. They created the world’s lightest aerogel. Tipping the scales at a mere 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeter – that’s a sixth of the weight of air!
COP28 explained: A closer look at COP28's climate change solutions
By Aniket Gupta | 27 Dec 2023
The 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP28, took place from 30th November 2023, to 13th December 2023, at Expo City in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
What is a Ponzi scheme?
By Aniket Gupta | 06 Dec 2023
Ponzi schemes have long captivated the public imagination, drawing unsuspecting investors into a web of illusion and deception.
The Rise and Rise of HDFC Bank
03 Jul 2023
HDFC, which surged ahead of global majors like HSBC Holdings Plc and Citigroup Inc and left Indian peers like State Bank of India and ICICI Bank in market capitalisation, now ranks fourth largest among the world’s most valuable banks, after JPMorgan Chase & Co, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd and Bank of America Corp
India’s Millet Revolution To Enrich Global Food Basket
02 Apr 2023
Millets, a healthier and cheaper substitute to wheat and rice, are indigenous to many parts of the world, especially in the semiarid tropics of Asia and Africa, and offers a big scope for expanding production and consumption in the foodgrain deficient African continent
Market predator Hindenburg preys on Adani stock
06 Mar 2023
Almost a month after the damning report of short-seller Hindenburg Research on the Adani Group that claimed that the seven stocks within the group were about 85 per cent overvalued, one of the group's stocks, Adani Total Gas, closed at Rs835 on the BSE, down nearly 79 per cent from its 24 January level, almost close to reaching that valuation