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Tesla [TSLA] FUD: “Elon Time”

Tesla stock has been on a solid run and the bears are claiming this is in large part driven by Elon Musk’s claims regarding new Tesla products that won’t come true, or will but will be ultra late due to “Elon Time,” commonly understood to mean that Elon makes a claim and then Tesla is always late on it. I wanted to take a quick look at that, so here goes

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Tesla Cybertruck tl;dr Preview: Elon Likes To Crush The Competition

Tesla pickup conceptFor better or worse, consumers (also known as “people”) typically organize products in their heads using simple descriptors or tags. Pre-Tesla, electric cars were not that well known. Among those who knew what an electric car was, the prevailing summary of them was that they were slow like golf carts, geeky, and only for a certain (weird) kind of person. Elon Musk and other early birds at Tesla blew those stereotypes out of the water

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Tesla Model S At The Nürburgring — Elon Musk Says Lap Time Will Be Set Next Week

Tesla Model S Press ImageElon Musk has picked up the gauntlet thrown down by the Porsche Taycan — the Tesla Model S will record a lap time at the Nurburgring Nordschleife at some point next week. Will the Model S beat the Taycan’s 7:42 lap time

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Tesla Master Plan In Action … Tesla Battery R&D … Elon Musk’s $2,000 Start — #CleanTechnica Top 20

The most popular CleanTechnica articles last week covered Tesla’s 2006 master plan, potential battery progress from Tesla’s battery R&D team, the start of Elon Musk’s journey in North America, the Tesla Model 3’s ranking as the 9th best selling car in the United States, and much more

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Elon Musk Talks Tesla Terawatt-Hours. We Run Some Numbers.

At CleanTechnica, we have already written a few articles about this, but until the Q2 investor call, it was just a theory. In fact, even some of my colleagues considered it bullish and so in some ways I consider this to be my theory and am extremely stoked that Elon confirmed it and that this will actually happen. My writing on this started in 2018 with the article “The Future We Need — From The Tesla Gigafactory To A Chain Of Terafactories.”

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Tesla’s Autonomous Advantage, Electric Airplanes, Short Sellers, & Elon Musk — CleanTech Talk with Galileo Russel, Pt.2

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Chanan Bos and I sat down with Galileo Russell, CEO, Founder, Director, Producer, and Host of HyperChange

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Tesla & SpaceX Employees Largely Support Elon Musk’s Leadership, Survey Shows

2018 was both an excruciating and rewarding year for Elon Musk and Tesla employees — painful because Elon Musk kept getting himself entangled in needless controversies, Twitter fights, and a lot more; and rewarding because Tesla not only doubled its production in 2018, but also managed to find new demand to match its rising production

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Tesla & Elon Musk’s #1 Priority For 1st Quarter Is Improving Service

Tesla is refocusing on service as its top priority now that it has stabilized production and delivery for Model 3, CEO Elon Musk said yesterday on the company’s Q4 2018 earnings call. Elon said on the call, “One of our major priorities for this quarter is improving service operations,” with a specific focus on North America, which is home to the majority of Tesla’s vehicles

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Oil Analyst Ponders The “Elon Musk Effect” — #Tesla

When will rising EV sales begin to cut into global demand for oil? It sure ain’t happening yet — as we discussed in an earlier article. Over the past few years, the increasing popularity of trucks and SUVs has canceled out the gas savings from EVs a thousand times over

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15 Fascinating (Or At Least Interesting) Facts About Elon Musk

Elon Musk has been the target of a relentless smear campaign this year. While greedy (and shadowy) figures spew salacious gossip, diehard Tesla fanboys claim to know the real deal — right down to the most obscure detail about The Ironman. Hint: see item #5 below. To test your own knowledge, see if you’re aware of these surprising 15 factoids (via CNBC and Redbook) about Elon Musk

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