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Elon Musk Stories January 12

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.”

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Elon Musk Stories December 22, 2021

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.

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Elon Musk Stories December 14, 2021

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.

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Elon Musk Stories December 13, 2021

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

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Elon Musk Stories December 7, 2021

Elon Musk calls for the Senate not to pass the $2 trillion Build Back Better Act and says Tesla doesn’t need the $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles.

However, his concerns appear to be more about federal spending and the deficit.

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Elon Musk Stories November 24, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sold more Tesla (TSLA) stock this week, bringing the total he has now unloaded to about $10 billion.

More sales are expected to come.

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Elon Musk Stories November 11, 2021

In additional SEC filings late Wednesday, Tesla (TSLA) has confirmed that CEO Elon Musk has sold roughly $5 billion worth of stocks.

More sales are expected throughout the week.

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Elon Musk Stories November 10, 2021

Tesla has confirmed in a new SEC filing that Elon Musk sold about $1.1 billion worth of Tesla stock (TSLA) after announcing that he would through a strange Twitter poll.

However, he also collected about $2.3 billion worth of Tesla shares through stock options that he exercised from his previous CEO grant.

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Elon Musk Stories November 8, 2021

Tesla’s (TSLA) stock is falling by as much as 5% in pre-market trading – seemingly putting a bookend on an incredible rally. This is against the backdrop of the US passing the landmark infrastructure package which includes big outlays for EV ecosystem.

One of the main catalysts appears to be Elon Musk confirming plans to sell 10% of his stake in the company over growing pressure over the idea that “the rich don’t pay taxes”.

But is he being genuine?

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Elon Musk Stories November 6, 2021

Elon Musk says that he is prepared to sell about $24 billion worth of Tesla (TSLA) stock if his Twitter followers vote for it.

He says that it is to address the accusation that he is not paying taxes.

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Elon Musk Stories November 2, 2021

Elon Musk has put a stop to Tesla’s (TSLA) historic rally by saying that the Hertz deal is “not signed” and adding that he doesn’t believe it has any effect on Tesla’s economics.

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Elon Musk Stories October 26, 2021

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla didn’t give Hertz a discount on its order of 100,000 electric cars.

The CEO also questions Tesla’s incredible stock price surge following the news.

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Elon Musk Stories October 16, 2021

Herbert Diess, CEO of VW, invited Tesla CEO Elon Musk to call in to an internal conference with 200 VW executives in an effort to spur further innovation from his company. The two auto execs continue to have a beyond cordial relationship after Musk tried to hire Diess to become Tesla’s CEO.

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Elon Musk Stories September 29, 2021

Elon Musk called out President Joe Biden for “being controlled by unions” after Tesla was snubbed at a meeting about electric vehicles at the White House.

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Elon Musk Stories September 17, 2021

In new comments, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that software will shape the future of the automotive industry and added that he believes Chinese automakers are most competitive with Tesla on that front.

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Elon Musk Stories September 13, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk commented on the new federal electric car incentive reform proposed by the Democrats, which includes a big benefit for unions.

Musk alleged that Ford and the United Auto Workers union wrote the new piece of legislation.

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Elon Musk Stories August 27, 2021

The Tesla Model S and Model 3 provide drivers with either a taste of veteran performance, or refreshing innovation and value. Both combine to form the US automaker’s line of electric sedans, although they share more of their mechanical makeup with their respective assembly-line SUV partners. Below is a comprehensive breakdown comparing the two to help you decide which sedan may be best for you.

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Elon Musk Stories July 29, 2021

Elon Musk announces a date, August 19, for Tesla AI Day, an event to share progress in the automaker’s software and hardware development related to artificial intelligence.

The CEO aims to use the event as a recruiting platform for Tesla’s AI team.

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Elon Musk Stories July 21, 2021

Elon Musk confirmed that Tesla is “most likely” going to resume taking Bitcoin payment after some due diligence on the improvements in the energy mix used to mine the cryptocurrency.

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Elon Musk Stories July 19, 2021

In its quest to offer an electric vehicle (EV) option to suit everyone on the planet, Tesla has expanded the size and scope of its carbon-conscious repertoire over the past 17 years. Tesla currently manufactures two sport utility options – the mid-sized offensive lineman of the Tesla family, the Model X, and the new(er) crossover kid on the block Model Y. Below is a side-by-side matchup of both Teslas to help you decipher which option may be better for you.

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Elon Musk Stories May 11, 2021

Tesla could move even further into the world of cryptocurrency as Elon Musk teases the potential for the automaker to accept payment using a second cryptocurrency: Dogecoin.

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Elon Musk Stories May 8, 2021

Elon Musk hosted Saturday Night Live (SNL) – here’s how to watch it

Whatever you think of him, Elon Musk is indeed the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. And, again, whatever you think of him, he’s inexplicably hosting Saturday Night Live tonight, May 8. Here’s everything you need to know about how to catch the “Technoking” himself on TV or streaming…

Elon Musk Stories May 3, 2021

Elon Musk famously doesn’t accept his salary from Tesla, but the CEO still has a generous compensation plan that has the potential to net him around $30 billion this year.

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Elon Musk Stories April 28, 2021

Elon Musk rejected the idea of Tesla going back to having a PR department, and his reasoning behind it is quite revealing: He doesn’t believe in “manipulating public opinion.”

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Elon Musk Stories April 22, 2021

Elon Musk, who has generally welcomed valid criticism, has now dismissed some serious concerns about Tesla as “weird” attacks from the media.

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Elon Musk Stories February 25, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is reportedly under SEC scrutiny again, and this time, it’s over some alleged cryptocurrency manipulation, especially Dogecoin.

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Elon Musk Stories February 12, 2021

Elon Musk revealed that he has heard that Bill Gates had a big short position on Tesla (TSLA), and he might have lost a lot of money on it.

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Elon Musk Stories February 11, 2021

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, revealed that he approached the Biden administration about implementing a carbon tax, and it didn’t sound like they were really receptive.

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Elon Musk Stories February 8, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is following through with his promise to offer $100 million for the best carbon capture technology through a new XPRIZE challenge.

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Elon Musk Stories January 21, 2021

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he will donate $100 million as a prize for the best carbon capture technology.

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Elon Musk Stories January 7, 2021

Tesla’s stock (TSLA) is surging today to again a new record high, and it just made Elon Musk the richest man in the world.

Somewhere there’s a sad Jeff Bezos wiping his tears with $189 billion.

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Elon Musk Stories January 5, 2021

After much teasing from CEO Elon Musk, Tesla has released its long promised “holiday update.” It is now available over the air to Tesla’s entire EV fleet. The release notes of the Tesla software update 2020.48.26 have a lot of new features to offer Tesla owners.

This post will focus on one of the more robust updates released by Tesla in recent months, version 2020.48.26. Here’s a breakdown of the release notes and what new improvements Tesla drivers can expect from this update.

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Elon Musk Stories December 31, 2020

Apple has gifted the world with a library of devices that have since become household names, many of which we use daily. There’s the iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro, and AirPods; but when you think Apple, Car is not the first word to come to mind. That might soon change as recent news has breathed new life into over ten years of rumors surrounding Apple’s attempt at an electric car. Here’s everything we know so far, along with the winding road of a backstory that brought us to this point.

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Elon Musk Stories December 14, 2020

Tesla 2021: Everything we know about the latest Model 3, Model Y, and more

As 2020 comes to a much-celebrated wrap, the Tesla community is looking toward 2021 with high hopes. As the current golden child of electric vehicle manufacturing, Tesla looks to continue its reign and scale its ever-growing fleet. Below is a compilation of what Tesla’s 2021 models include and what customers can expect when their 2021 EV is delivered to their driveway.

Elon Musk Stories December 11, 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote to employees in an email obtained by Electrek tonight that they are seeing strong demand, but the automaker needs to increase production fast in order to capitalize on it.

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Elon Musk Stories December 8, 2020

Elon Musk confirmed that he personally moved to Texas full time and revealed that the reason is to focus on Tesla Gigafactory Texas in Austin and SpaceX’s Starship development in south Texas.

As for the future of the electric automaker and rocket company in California, it is still unclear.

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Elon Musk Stories November 13, 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that he tested both positive and negative for COVID-19 in a series of four tests yesterday.

The CEO, who has often made skeptical and inaccurate comments about the pandemic, used the occasion to again cast doubts on the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Elon Musk Stories November 5, 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that he is going to Tesla Gigafactory Berlin today to boost the local hiring effort, and he will personally interview candidates.

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Elon Musk Stories July 21, 2020

Elon Musk has secured the second tranche of his stock compensation plan as the Tesla CEO is worth over $2 billion in TSLA stock, which he eventually plans to use for his plan to colonize Mars. expand full story

Elon Musk Stories July 7, 2020

In an ironic turn of events, Tesla CEO Elon Musk ends up making millions of dollars from his SEC settlement over his “funding secured” tweet. expand full story

Elon Musk Stories April 30, 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been quite vocal both on Twitter and at last night’s earnings call about the COVID-19 shutdown. Musk is in favor of reopening the US immediately and thinks the positives in doing so outweigh the negatives. There has been both positive and negative reaction to this, but we wanted to see how our readers felt.  Please vote and comment below.

If you’ve somehow missed the Tweets or commentary from last night’s earnings call, we’ve summed up below.

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Elon Musk Stories February 10, 2020

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is warning car buyers that they need to take into account that the electric vehicle transition might cause “residual values of gas/diesel cars to plummet in the coming years.” expand full story

Elon Musk Stories January 21, 2020

Elon Musk has commented on Tesla’s acquisition of Maxwell, an ultra-capacitor manufacturer and battery technology company, and shed some lights on the automaker’s plan for the company.

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Elon Musk Stories January 1, 2020

In a heartwarming and impressive scene, Elon Musk, his mother, Maye Musk, and volunteers from the local Tesla Owners club helped deliver cars to hundreds of customers late into New Year’s Eve yesterday.

Endearing moments were captured and posted to Twitter both by customers and Maye herself (pictured below).

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Elon Musk Stories December 28, 2019

Cybertruck is making its music video debut today in a visual released for a new song from high-profile hip-hop artist Travis Scott. The video also features Tesla’s prototype electric Cyberquad ATV that the company unveiled alongside the new electric pickup, as well as Musk’s “Not a flame thrower” from The Boring Company.

While Cybertruck can be spotted parked throughout the new video, Travis Scott can be seen riding the Cyberquad ATV prototype in several scenes.

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Elon Musk Stories December 4, 2019

Elon Musk announced to employees today that Tesla has “two most critical priorities” that it needs to focus on before the end of the year. expand full story

Elon Musk Stories November 23, 2019

Tesla’s Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen has a wicked pitch. CEO Elon Musk posted a slow-motion video of the Tesla team tempting fate, hurling a steel ball towards the Tesla Cybertruck right before they were set to debut it to the world. Check it out after the jump and get excited for Tesla Armor Glass.

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Elon Musk Stories August 14, 2019

There’s renewed scrutiny of Tesla’s executive departures as a new report shows stats that highlight the turnover rate for execs reporting directly to Elon Musk is much higher than for other CEOs. expand full story

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