Replying to a Twitter user who wished to know about the launch of Electric Vehicles in India, Elon Musk said that he is still working to negotiate with the Indian Government. The Government has asked them to elevate local procurement and share comprehensive information on manufacturing plans. Elon had earlier stated that India has heavy import duties and it treats clean energy vehicles the same as petrol.
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Time magazine named Tesla's CEO Elon Musk as its "person of the year" in 2021. He has been given the title for his "embodiment of technological shifts and reshaping people's lives via troubling trends. Musk also became the wealthiest man in the world, after taking over as Amazon CEO. Previously, in 2020, Time magazine gave this title to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
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In 1995, Elon Musk was a teaching assistant at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. Reportedly, two pieces of coursework annotated and initialed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk is being auctioned by Boston based RR Auction. The work of Musk includes a piece of case study, graded as "8 1/2." His work attracted a highest… read-more
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Following the launch of Tesla's Cyberwhistle worth $50, Elon Musk asked his Twitter followers to not buy the Apple cloth. He said, "Don’t waste your money on that silly Apple Cloth, buy our whistle instead!" Furthermore, the Cyberwhistle is a limited edition, which is made up of medical-grade stainless steel with a polished finish. However… read-more
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk, on November 30, tweeted about the new CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal. His tweet read, "USA benefits greatly from Indian talent." Elon Musk replied to a tweet, which said how Indian-origin people are leading top companies in USA. After resignation of Jack Dorsey, Parag Agrawal is the new name in the list of Indian Origin CEOs, like Sundar Pichai, Arvind Krishna, Shantanu Narayen and Satya Nadela.
Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk asked his Twitter followers in a poll, if he should sell 10% of his Tesla shares, as he might have to pay a "massive" tax bill. A 55% of the poll answers approved the idea of selling the shares. Further, he said he would abide by the decision of the poll. "The only way for me to pay taxes personally is to sell… read-more
The US Federal Court Claims that the approval to SpaceX to build the lunar lander, used under the "Artemis" mission to land humans on the moon has been clarified on November 5. As per the report, Blue Origin filed a lawsuit against NASA protesting that the contract was given to Blue Origin and Dynetics. However, the court had given orders against the plea and took a… read-more
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Elon Musk made a plea to the United Nations. He stated that he will sell $6 billion in Tesla shares and donate to UN's food agency if it can prove how the money will be used to alleviate world hunger. He commented after UN World Food Program Director David Beasley stated that an one-time contribution of 2% of Musk's, Jeff Bezos', and other billionaires' fortune… read-more
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According to The Guardian, Elon Musk could become the first trillionaire in the world with his aerospace company, SpaceX. Musk owns 48% of the company's valuation. Notably, Tesla is still Musk's biggest asset. Furthermore, his net worth is reported to be $242 billion. "Others have said SpaceX may eventually be the most highly valued company in the world - in any industry.", said analyst Adam Jones.
Netherland's Forensic Institute has decrypted the closely guarded driving data storage system "TSLA.O" which is used to operate its "autopilot". The institute stated that these data contain information such as record speed, accelerator pedal position, and much more which can further be used to analyse and investigate serious accidents. However, Tesla is yet to comment on this report.