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Musk’s Tesla master plan could cost billions

A 1 500-word manifesto that Elon Musk unveiled last week, outlining his plan to expand Tesla Motors’ electric vehicle line and to build “stunning solar roofs”, may end up costing the company tens of billions

Porsche to fight Tesla with electric sports car

Porsche will add more than 1 400 new jobs as it revs up development of its first all-electric sports car to challenge Tesla Motors. Some 1 200 jobs alone will be added at facilities in and around its main factory in

Musk unveils new Tesla ‘master plan’

Elon Musk unveiled his latest “master plan” for Tesla Motors, delivering a long-term vision that includes an integrated solar and battery product, the addition of a pickup, freight truck and bus to its electric vehicle lineup, and plans for a

Meet Jia Yueting, China’s Elon Musk

Jia Yueting has all the trappings of a successful Chinese tech entrepreneur with global ambitions. A self-made billionaire who got his start as the IT guy at his local tax bureau, Jia’s flagship Internet video company now sports a US$15bn market capitalisation

BMW self-driving car on the road in five years

BMW is teaming up with chip maker Intel and camera software company Mobileye to bring self-driving cars to the road by 2021, becoming the first major automaker to set a specific date to produce a fully autonomous vehicle. The technology

Deadly Tesla autopilot crash fuels debate

US regulators are investigating a fatal accident involving a Tesla Motors sedan that was driving on autopilot, drawing scrutiny to a key technology the electric-vehicle maker is betting on for the future of self-driving cars. The crash

Elon Musk, rocket man

The South African born, billionaire mega-techpreneur Elon Musk is actually human — but you might not think so after reading Ashlee Vance’s superb biography. We often think we know someone better after we read a book

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Apple’s earnings: no, the sky isn’t falling

Apple has reported its first decline in revenues and income for the past 13 years. The market and media has reacted predictably with an 8% fall in Apple’s stock price. From an investor’s perspective, the decline in sales of the iPhone is a signal of worse

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