Autopilot really shouldn’t be called autopilot

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Deniz Taşkın: deniz@dzgn.co – Take Autopilot: The most dangerous thing about Autopilot is that it’s called Autopilot With a name like that, is it any wonder that Tesla drivers might assume that the semi-autonomous driving system can just take over? It is called Autopilot, after all. It invites the driver […]

SpaceX Capsule to Deliver New Parking Spot for Space Station

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SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia. Besides food and experiments, the Dragon cargo ship ordered up by NASA holds a new docking port, or parking place, for future commercial […]

Elon Musk Wants to Rein in the Robots

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Elon Musk Donates $10 Million to Make Sure Robots Don’t Kill Us If the thought of robots destroying humanity keeps you awake at night, you can sleep a little easier now. Billionaire Elon Musk wants to make sure the world will never face a robot uprising. Musk, the founder of […]

SpaceX Reveals Next Move for Hyperloop Plan

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The plan for the Hyperloop is on paper but SpaceX took another step today toward making Elon Musk’s high speed transportation system a reality. While SpaceX isn’t affiliated with any of the companies that have announced plans to bring Musk’s vision for high-speed travel on the ground to life, the […]

Elon Musk addresses criticism, says Tesla Powerwall home battery getting power boost

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said his company is doubling the power output of its new home battery system while it tries to settle some confusion about the use of the system. Tesla is responding to criticism of its Powerwall home battery system after it was announced on April 30. “We […]

Elon Musk’s plan to put the Internet in space moves to launch pad

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX has asked the FCC to let it start testing a new Internet service, delivered to customers from space. Last month, Musk petitioned the government to launch up to eight prototype satellites into space. They would be equipped with antennas that would send an Internet signal back down […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Wants to Clear Up a Few Things

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For all of his eccentricities, billionaire Elon Musk said he would never scold an employee for missing a company meeting to witness the birth of his child. The claim is one of several in the upcoming book “Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX and the Quest for a Fantastic Future.” On Monday, […]

What makes Elon Musk tick?

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Elon Musk wants to die on Mars …”just not on impact.” That’s according to the final paragraph of a new book about the billionaire who built a commercial rocket company from scratch and upended the auto industry as a high-profile evangelist for electric cars. The book, “Elon Musk,” by tech […]

SpaceX Dragon passenger capsule due to get key test

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SpaceX plans a flight for its Dragon space capsule this week, a key step towards its plans to carry astronauts for NASA by 2017. The company run by Tesla Motors (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk is one of two companies working to develop the next generation of space craft to carry […]

Elon Musk wants Apple to get into the car business

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk would like to see Apple get into the electric car business. “I certainly hope Apple gets into the car business,” Musk said when asked about that possibility on Tesla’s earnings call. “That would be great.” Musk also agreed with an analyst who said Apple’s entry […]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveils home battery system

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Tesla has unveiled a suite of new energy products, including a wall-mounted battery that will be sold for use in consumers’ homes. Tesla is calling the rechargeable lithium-ion battery the “Powerwall.” As the name suggests, the unit is designed to be mounted on a wall, and connected to the local […]

Why Panasonic’s president Kazuhiro Tsuga admires Elon Musk

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President Kazuhiro Tsuga explains how he pulled the company back from the brink and set it on a path to profitability. Panasonic (PCRFY) would have gone bankrupt if not for the “emergency” measures taken by Kazuhiro Tsuga. In an exclusive interview with Fortune at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in […]