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December 29, 2021

Elon Musk: Tesla Bot could develop a unique personality and become a companion

Elon Musk says that he is considering Tesla Bot becoming more than just a humanoid robot to perform useful tasks but to have it potentially develop a unique personality and be a companion. He says Tesla Bot could make an “incredible buddy like C3PO or R2D2.”

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Elon Musk: Tesla could play a role in Artificial General Intelligence, decentralize Tesla Bot to avoid Terminator scenario

Elon Musk announced that he is thinking about involving Tesla in the creation of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). He also added that he plans on decentralizing the control of Tesla Bot to avoid a Terminator-like scenario.

January 12

Elon Musk says California proposal to cut solar incentives is a ‘bizarre anti-environment move’

Late Tuesday evening, Tesla CEO Elon Musk weighed in on a controversial topic in California: the state’s solar tax proposal. Musk tweeted that California’s proposal was a “bizarre anti-environment move by govt of California.”

January 17

Elon Musk claims zero crashes in Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Beta over a year into the program

Elon Musk claims that Tesla has not had a single crash in its Full Self-Driving Beta program since the start over a year ago, but that’s just as much proof that the testers are being careful as a proof that the system is safe.

January 18

Elon Musk to visit Tesla Gigafactory Berlin next month, hinting at start of production

Elon Musk confirmed that he will be visiting Tesla Gigafactory Berlin in “mid-February” – hinting at the potential start of production, which is still awaiting government approval.

January 10

Using Elon Musk’s Boring Tunnel at CES 2022: Hardly groundbreaking [Video]

When Elon Musk started The Boring Company, it made a fair bit of news. Depending on who you ask, the tunnels are either revolutionary forms of transportation to ease urban congestion at a dramatically reduced cost or claustrophobic overhyped tunnels with cars driving through them that are far less efficient than a simple tram, train, […]

December 22, 2021

Elon Musk says he sold enough Tesla (TSLA) shares after exercising another $1.9 billion worth in options

Elon Musk says he sold enough Tesla (TSLA) shares to “get around to 10%” – which was the amount he said he would sell as part of his controversial Twitter poll. The CEO is actually far from 10%, but the whole situation is murky.

Tesla (TSLA) rises back to over $1 trillion valuation; Elon Musk says he’s still selling shares

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) has surged 7% today to rise back to over $1 trillion in market valuation. The reason behind the surge appeared to be Elon Musk saying that he is done selling the stock, but the CEO actually corrected his statement.

January 12

Tesla is releasing a product roadmap update on Jan 26 with Cybertruck and more

Tesla announced that it will release its 2021 Q4 earnings report on January 26, and Elon Musk confirmed that he will come back to the call and give a Tesla product roadmap update.

January 14

Tesla starts only accepting Dogecoin cryptocurrency for some of its merch

Tesla has officially started accepting Dogecoin to buy some of its merchandise in its online store. But the automaker went a step further, and it appears to only be accepting Dogecoin for some items.

January 7

Tesla announces Full Self-Driving package price increase to $12,000

Tesla announced today that it is going to increase the price of its Full Self-Driving package to $12,000 starting on January 17. The price bump should coincide with the release of an important new update.

January 18

Tesla increases Full Self-Driving package price to $12,000, but not its monthly subscription service

Tesla has increased the price of its Full Self-Driving Capability (FSD) package to $12,000 as previously announced last week. Interestingly, it looks like the automaker decided not to increase the price of its FSD monthly subscription service.

January 4

Tesla (TSLA) accused of ‘supporting genocide’ for opening store in controversial Chinese region Xinjiang

Criticisms of Tesla are mounting up over the company’s announcement that it is opening a new store in Xinjiang, a region of China where human rights groups believe the Chinese government put over 1 million Uyghurs and members of other Muslim minorities in labor camps.

December 14, 2021

Elon Musk: Tesla to start accepting Doge cryptocurrency for merchandise

Elon Musk announced that Tesla will start to accept Doge, a meme cryptocurrency, to buy some merchandise on its website. It’s the first time Tesla has accepted crypto as payment since a reversal earlier this year.

January 14

Tesla Cybertruck news is ramping up, but take it with a grain of salt

We are seeing a lot of new reports about Tesla Cybertruck coming out and being shared in the Tesla community – I’d take those with a big grain of salt.

January 17

Tesla is rolling out software ‘fix’ to heat pump issue in cold weather, but some think it’s a hardware problem

Elon Musk announced that Tesla is starting to roll out a new over-the-air software update that includes a ‘fix’ to a heat pump issue that has been plaguing Tesla vehicles in cold-weather regions. However, some are worried that it might need more than a software fix, as Tesla service centers have indicated to owners that […]

December 13, 2021

Here’s why Elon Musk is TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year

TIME magazine has named Elon Musk its 2021 Person of the Year. Here’s why it selected the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX.

December 20, 2021

Tesla removes new Roadster pricing, appears to have sold out $250,000 Founders series

Tesla has removed pricing information for the new Roadster and stopped taking reservations for the $250,000 Founders Series version.

January 17

Tesla releases new Full Self-Driving Beta 10.9 software update, announces expansion in Canada

Tesla is starting to push a new version (10.9) of its Full Self-Driving Beta software update with some improvements, and Elon Musk announced an expansion of the test program in Canada.

December 16, 2021

Elon Musk: Tesla plans to invest over $10 billion in Gigafactory Texas, employ 20,000 workers

Elon Musk says that Tesla plans to invest over $10 billion in Gigafactory Texas and will eventually employ 20,000 workers.

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