July 2018: After offering up a team of engineers to rescue a group of Thai boys who became stuck in a cave, Musk launches an astonishing attack on a local diver who tried to save them. He calls the man a 'pedo' in retaliation for his criticism of Tesla's failure to get to the children and save them … [Read more...] about Tesla’s share price plummets 6% and wipes $768 MILLION off Elon Musk’s fortune after ‘shatterproof’ windows on his electric ‘cybertruck’ smashed during a demo
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He has involved himself in several unseemly disputes on social media and with journalists, ranging from a row with an illustrator over a picture of a unicorn to much more serious incidents, such as when he called a diver involved in the rescue of children trapped in a Thai cave "a pedo," after the diver dismissed Musk's proposed involvement in the rescue as a PR stunt. … [Read more...] about With cash concerns clouding Tesla’s future, will the dawn yet break for Elon Musk and Co?
Radcliffe said the cost to charge the battery would be around around 8p per kWh. This is the cost of off-peak grid power or solar power (once you count the original costs of solar panels). This reduced the value of the energy held in the unit to 49p, meaning the owner would need to fully drain the battery 4,000 times to recoup their outlay. Even with this unlikely energy use scenario the Powerwall would take 11 years to pay for itself, he thinks. … [Read more...] about Will Tesla’s home battery really transform our energy infrastructure?
The Ovo chief executive, Stephen Fitzpatrick, said the savings would cover the £350-£400 annual cost of charging an electric car. “Being able to feed back into the grid will mean that customers will be able to drive for free,” he said. … [Read more...] about Electric car owners ‘can drive for free by letting energy firms use battery’
Tesla is hoping the plant will increase sales in China and avoid higher import tariffs imposed on cars manufactured in the United States. Tesla's Shanghai project, which has the backing of the local government, would be the country's first wholly foreign-owned car factory. … [Read more...] about Tesla’s stock hits record high following report of Chinese loan