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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

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 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

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

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

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

Tesla Motors has already established its electric cars as fast, well-sized and capable of competing with petrol cars in how far they can go without needing a recharge. Now, the US firm run by South African-born billionaire Elon Musk appears to have countered

The first Tesla Powerwall in South Africa has been installed in Johannesburg, according to authorised reseller Dako Power. The company plans to gather and use data based on the performance of the initial unit to market the rechargeable

Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors looks set to establish its first presence in South Africa, it was reported on Friday. Tesla is planning to set up a local office early in the new year. The plan is not to sell Tesla’s high-end electric cars in South Africa – not yet, at least – but rather