Elon Musk’s SpaceX Says It Is Laying Off 10 Per cent of Its Workforce

Just days after Elon Musk unveiled the first images of his aerospace company’s Starship test rocket, SpaceX has announced that it is slimming down its workforce by roughly 10 per cent. Read More >>

Tesla Names Two New Directors to Board as Part of SEC Settlement With Elon Musk

Tesla announced two new additions to its board on Friday: Kellogg alum Kathleen Wilson-Thompson and Oracle co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison, who has described himself as a close pal of Elon Musk. Read More >>

Tesla Superchargers Will Cover 100% Of Europe In 2019, Says Musk

Elon Musk has announced -- in a tweet, obviously -- that Tesla's Superchargers will cover the whole of Europe in 2019. Read More >>

Elon Musk’s Boring Tunnel Actually Quite Terrifying, Moves Your Car At 150MPH

As promised back in January, Elon Musk has unveiled his plans for a high-speed tunnel underneath LA that will help with severe traffic congestion. Read More >>

Tesla Wants Former Employee to Pay £133 Million for Alleged Sabotage

Martin Tripp, a former technician at Tesla’s Gigafactory turned whistleblower, is embroiled in a nasty lawsuit with the EV manufacturer and recently released court documents show that Tesla is not taking Tripp’s alleged “sabotage” lightly. The company wants Tripp to pay $167 million in damages (around £133 million) for public statements he’s made that Tesla claims are false. Read More >>

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Elon Musk: ‘I Have No Idea How to Smoke Pot’

In a teaser for an upcoming 60 Minutes segment, Elon Musk told veteran US TV journalist Leslie Stahl: Weed? Who? Never heard of him. Read More >>

Mexico Warns Elon Musk About Infringing Tequila’s Trademarks

People in charge of protecting Mexican heritage beverage tequila would rather not be associated with Elon Musk's bizarre attempt to created his own-brand version of the drink, warning that as a locally protected and recognisable trademark anything akin to Musk's proposed "Teslaquila" effort would be legally besieged with claims from day one. Read More >>

Former Tesla Employee Charged With Embezzling Over £7 Million From Musk’s Company

A former Tesla employee was charged by a federal grand jury today of embezzling roughly $9.3 million [£7.15 million] from Elon Musk’s electric car company over the course of two years. The indictment comes as the result of an FBI inquiry. Read More >>

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Elon Musk’s New Boring Tunnel is Somehow More Boring Than a Regular Tunnel

Elon Musk tweeted out a video on Sunday night, showing a high-speed version of a stroll through the two-mile hole built under Los Angeles by the Boring Company, his tunnel-digging venture. Read More >>

Starman and Tesla Roadster Have Shot Past Mars, SpaceX Says

SpaceX’s Starman and cherry red Tesla Roadster have travelled beyond Mars. SpaceX shared a diagram of the car once driven by the aerospace manufacturer’s CEO Elon Musk indicating it has now reached beyond the Red Planet. Read More >>

Who’s Screwed, Who’s Not: The Tech Earnings Report Roundup

The unstoppable stock market has been experiencing some turmoil recently with the S&P 500 experiencing the most daily losses since 2008. Tariffs, interest rate hikes, and tech stocks are getting a lot of the blame from financial tea-readers. Here’s the good and the bad we saw from the earnings reports of the tech giants that showed their hands last week. Read More >>

The US Government Is Reportedly Investigating Tesla’s Claims About Its Model 3 Production

Just as the dust looked to be settling for Elon Musk’s Tesla, it appears the company has another investigation on its hands. The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether the electric car company misled investors about its production goals for the Model 3, citing sources familiar with the matter. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Claims ‘420’ Tweet With £16 Million Fine Was ‘Worth It’

It’s arguably unfathomable that any human being slapped with a $20 million (£16 million) fine for a bad tweet would ever consider returning to the platform, much less continue to fire off word salad at all hours of the day and night. In the face of any logical explanation, however, one such man seemingly continues to insist that he is not owned. Read More >>

Hackers Allegedly Caught on Video Stealing Tesla Model S, Struggling to Unplug Charger

Tesla owner Antony Kennedy claims he caught some remarkable footage of car thieves hacking their way into his Tesla Model S. The heist would have been pretty slick if the thieves simply understood how a Tesla’s charging cable works. Read More >>

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Elon Musk Says High-Speed Subway Test Tunnel Will Open December in L.A.

Elon Musk has announced that the test tunnel for his high-speed subway concept will officially open in Los Angeles on December 10. Musk, who made the promise on Twitter last night, said that the public will even get free rides on the roughly 2-mile test route the following day, Tuesday, December 11. Read More >>