Tesla Model Y deliveries begin, meeting expectations on the crossover

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sees the new Tesla Model Y at its inauguration in Hawthorne, California on March 14, 2019. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Tesla began deliveries for the Model Y crossover SUV, the company announced on Twitter on Monday, matching analyst expectations on the timing. Tesla’s announcement comes when many […]

600 American cases affected, Ireland cancels St. Patrick’s Day parades

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus epidemic. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news stops. Global cases: over 111,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: at least 3,892, according to data compiled by […]

What Elon Musk’s early morning hands-free SpaceX meeting says about him

There is hard core, and then there is Elon Musk. Musk has called a direct meeting in his SpaceX spacecraft factory in Boca Chica Beach, Texas, at one o’clock on Sunday 23 February, according to a story published Thursday by Ars Technica. Billionaire boss SpaceX and Tesla are known for setting extravagant (and sometimes missing) […]

Virgin Galactic’s president doesn’t think SPCE’s stock is a bubble

Virgin Galactic co-founder Sir Richard Branson, CEO George Whitesides and Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya pose together off the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) with a view to trading Virgin Galactic (SPCE) in New York, the United States United, on October 28, 2019. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Virgin Galactic’s president, Chamath Palihapitiya, thinks that the […]

The “Tesla assassins” are not killing Tesla at all

At least some executives from major car manufacturers have indicated that electric cars are the way forward and many of them are making big bets on battery-powered vehicles. But at least in the United States, the market seems to belong almost entirely to Tesla. The medium-sized sedan Model 3 of the Californian automaker far exceeded […]