Tesla’s Model S P85D is well known for its wonderfully named “Insane” mode, which tunes the car to go from 0 to 60 in 3.1 seconds. Not insane enough for you? Now the Model S is getting a “Ludicrous” mode.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says a steel strut is the most likely cause of last month's explosion of an unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. "The preliminary conclusion is that the failure arose from a strut in second
Take a look at its stock chart. Then draw a line at about March 11, 2013: Tesla's 2010 IPO price was $17. After a bit of a bump, for roughly the first two years of its life as a public company the stock
Auto maker’s purchases add to area designated for ‘gigafactory’ construction Tesla Motors Inc. has nearly tripled its land holdings in Nevada in recent months, purchasing nearly 2,000 additional acres
In a powerful commencement address to George Washington University graduates, Apple CEO Tim Cook implored the class of 2015 to follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs. Many view work as boring, hopeless
An Excerpt from New York Times bestseller Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance There are so many television commercials for cars and trucks that it’s easy to become immune to them and ignore what’s taking place the
As its very own self-driving cars prepare to hit the pavement, Google shares more about its secrets. Here’s something that irks Chris Urmson: Sometimes people will get in self-driving cars, the spectacularly
Planetary Resources hasn't had much success getting its asteroid-mining business off the ground, in a very literal sense -- it lost its first satellite, Arkyd-3, in the Antares rocket explosion last year.
Blue Origin, which was founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in 2000, successfully launched its "New Shepard" space vehicle for the first time on April 29. The vehicle was named after Alan Shepard, who became
There’s this guy that’s pretty sure the thing you’re looking at right now is one of the greatest threats to humanity. No, he’s not talking about our growing obsession with staring at sheets of digitised
According to Bloomberg's Lucas Shaw and Dana Hull, the tech mogul made the claim while speaking to the press at the Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. The Model X is Tesla's long-awaited
Get ready for the rebirth of Google Glass. Details were recently uncovered that indicate Google is working on an upgraded version. However not aimed at the general consumer, but at the enterprise market.
An Excerpt from New York Times bestseller Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance The Falcon 9 has become SpaceX’s workhorse. The rocket looks—let’s face it—like a giant white phallus. It stands 224.4 feet tall, is
An Excerpt from New York Times bestseller Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance Elon Musk turned thirty in June 2001, and the birthday hit him hard. “I’m no longer a child prodigy,” he told Justine, only half joking.
An Excerpt from New York Times bestseller Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance Any study of Elon Musk must begin at the headquarters of SpaceX, in Hawthorne, California—a suburb of Los Angeles located a few miles