tesla

  1. Jan

    Tesla Wall Connector charger for electric cars in South Africa

    Tesla electric car chargers launched in South Africa Tesla's home charging solution for electric vehicles — the Tesla Wall Connector — is now available in South Africa. The Tesla Wall Connector will be sold by sustainable technology company Rubicon Group, which currently also distributes...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla crash victim's autopsy shows he was above the legal alcohol limit

    Tesla crash victim's autopsy shows he was above the legal alcohol limit The Tesla owner killed along with a friend last spring in a fiery crash outside Houston had almost twice his state’s legal limit of alcohol in his system, an autopsy report obtained by Bloomberg News shows. The gruesome...
  3. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla is working on an android

    Tesla is working on an android As Elon Musk stood in the wings at Tesla Inc.’s AI day, a person dressed in a skintight white suit and grey space helmet did a jerky robot dance across the stage. And with that, Musk flagged a move into a new realm of science-fiction: lifelike humanoid robots...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk hits out at Apple over App Store fees

    Elon Musk hits out at Apple over App Store fees Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday that he never met with Apple Inc. about a potential takeover and slammed the tech giant’s App Store fees, calling them a “global tax on the internet.” He was responding to an upcoming...
  5. Jan

    Bitcoin surges on Amazon speculation and as shorts liquidate

    Bitcoin booms Bitcoin soared on Monday to approach $40,000, a rally some attributed to traders exiting bets on declines as well as ongoing speculation over Amazon.com Inc.’s potential involvement in the cryptocurrency sector.
  6. Jan

    Tesla, MicroStrategy, Square face earnings consequences for Bitcoin holdings

    Bitcoin's big business backers face the music It’s time for Bitcoin’s corporate champions to account for a brutal selloff in the cryptocurrency. Companies such as Tesla Inc. and MicroStrategy Inc. that have emerged as some of Bitcoin’s biggest backers will have to reckon with their digital...
  7. dawidmsnyders

    Musk Wraps Up Trial Testimony Defending Role in SolarCity Deal

    Musk Wraps Up Trial Testimony Defending Role in SolarCity Deal Elon Musk wrapped up two days of testimony in a Delaware trial over Tesla Inc.’s 2016 takeover of SolarCity, continuing to argue that the purchase was a sound decision and that it wasn’t done to benefit himself instead of...
  8. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla made record number of new car deliveries in second quarter

    Tesla made record number of new car deliveries in second quarter Tesla Inc. delivered 201,250 cars worldwide in the second quarter, a record for the electric-car maker led by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk. While the company doesn’t break out sales by region, business appeared healthy in...
  9. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk says Tesla sold some Bitcoin to prove its liquidity

    Elon Musk says Tesla sold some Bitcoin to prove its liquidity Elon Musk said Tesla Inc. sold 10% of its Bitcoin holdings to demonstrate the token’s liquidity, while adding that he’s retained his personal investment in the cryptocurrency. Tesla’s earnings report showed the firm -- which bought...
  10. Chris

    Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla

    Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla Inc. in the fast-growing market of compact crossover SUVs to help parent Volkswagen AG narrow its electric-car sales gap with the world leader. The model Audi unveiled Wednesday is among a...
  11. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla claims record car sales in last quarter

    Tesla claims record car sales in last quarter Tesla Inc. delivered more cars than expected in the first quarter, a strong start to a year in which Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk will be scaling global operations and building two more factories. The maker of electric vehicles delivered...
  12. Hanno Labuschagne

    Tesla shares stumble in wake of big Bitcoin drop

    Tesla shares stumble in wake of big Bitcoin drop Tesla Inc. shares wiped out their year-to-date gains Tuesday and briefly traded below the level where they were when the electric-carmaker entered the S&P 500 Index in December. The stock dropped as much as 13% to $619 in New York, its biggest...
  13. J

    First Tesla Model X ships to South Africa next week

    First Tesla Model X ships to South Africa next week Sustainable technology group Rubicon is bringing a Tesla Model X Performance Edition all-electric SUV into South Africa next week. "This is a big step forward for raising the profile of renewable energy in South Africa," the director of...
  14. Hanno Labuschagne

    Audi reveals E-Tron GT luxury EV to take on new Tesla Model S

    Audi reveals E-Tron GT luxury EV to take on new Tesla Model S Audi expects the U.S. to be the largest market for its new electric four-door coupe, one of the most powerful cars Volkswagen AG’s premium brand has ever built. It offers slightly less-blazing acceleration than Tesla Inc.’s latest...
  15. Hanno Labuschagne

    Bitcoin breaks $47,000-mark following Tesla purchase

    Bitcoin breaks $47,000-mark following Tesla purchase Bitcoin hit a fresh record above $47,000 on Tuesday after Tesla Inc.’s announcement of a $1.5 billion investment in the largest cryptocurrency. The token rose as much as 6.3% to almost $47,493 in Asian trading before paring some of the...
  16. J

    SA businesses buy Tesla Powerwalls for employees working from home

    SA businesses buy Tesla Powerwalls for employees working from home Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic and the return of load-shedding in South Africa, companies are buying Tesla Powerwalls for employees to enable them to work from home without interruption. A Tesla Powerwall is a self-contained...
  17. J

    Tesla Powerwall prices come down in South Africa

    Tesla Powerwall prices come down in South Africa South Africans looking for a reliable load-shedding solution will be pleased to know that the price of a Tesla Powerwall setup has decreased substantially since last year. Powerwall is a home battery system that stores excess energy for use when...
  18. J

    The tech investment that would have turned your R10,000 into R2.9 million in 10 years

    The tech investment that would have turned your R10,000 into R2.9 million in 10 years A R10,000 investment in electric vehicle and clean energy company Tesla made at the beginning of 2011 would have grown to over R2.9 million now. Tesla Motors, named after inventor Nikola Tesla, was founded in...
  19. Joseph matane

    Solid State Battery

    A solid-state battery is a battery technology that uses solid electrodes and a solid electrolyte, instead of the liquid or polymer gel electrolytes found in lithium-ion or lithium polymer batteries. ... Solid-state batteries have found use in pacemakers, RFID and wearable devices. Do you think...
  20. J

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway

    Tesla is now worth more than Berkshire Hathaway Tesla’s market cap of $555 billion is now higher than that of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway, which stands at $543 billion. Tesla has had a knockout year, with its stock price increasing from $86 per share to $586 per share in eleven months.
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