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The BMW i3 — When electric proves it is the future 

As one of the first cars to make electric vehicles desirable, the i3 has continued refining a car that is a nice place to be. And a brilliant drive

It’s Tesla vs Ford in truck Twar

'Better than a Ford F-150, faster than a Porsche 911'

Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose

A new space race is being led by two notoriously greedy, egomaniacal billionaires. They’d do better to focus their attention and resources on Earth

Musk argues regulators overstepped in tweet contempt quest

Lawyers for Tesla chief Elon Musk on Monday argued that US regulators overstepped their bounds by calling for him to be held in contempt for a tweet.

Tesla to break ground on Shanghai plant as trade war lingers

Tesla's Shanghai venture comes as US companies face pressure from President Donald Trump to keep manufacturing jobs at home

Tesla names board director to replace Musk

The appointment of Robyn Denholm, who is Telstra's chief financial officer, is effective immediately

Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road

Tesla has promised to revolutionise the automobile, but the electric car maker keeps hitting roadblocks created by its founder

Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO

​Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as Tesla's chairman of the board and pay a $20-million fine

Automaker Tesla to remain a public company, CEO Musk says

Elon Musk says the company would continue to be publicly traded, weeks after suggesting that he would take the pioneering electric carmaker private

Betting on Elon’s a risky business

The erratic capitalist may joke about taking a chill pill but investors are viewing his antics with alarm

Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll

In late morning trade, Tesla shares skidded 7.8% to $309.36 following the release of the wide-ranging interview in The New York Times

Tesla: Musk’s tweet a bridge too far?

It is unlikely a Wall Street firm would risk backing Tesla in its desire to go private

Thai football team speak of ‘miracle’ rescue after hospital discharge

The boys, who will return to their families Wednesday night, announced their plan to temporarily ordain as monks to honour the death of Saman Kunan

Elon Musk apologises to British caver for ‘pedo’ tweet

Musk's "pedo" tweet caused Tesla's shares to fall Monday, although they have since recovered the losses

Elon Musk in copyright challenge over a farting unicorn

The techpreneur is accused of stealing a drawing of a farting unicorn and not crediting or paying the artist

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