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Tesla Making 500 Model 3s Per Day Now, Elon Musk Says  Tesla Making 500 Model 3s Per Day Now, Elon Musk Says 

Tesla is trying to ramp up production of the Tesla Model 3 to 5,000 units per week by the end of June, and it’s starting to see some progress toward that goal. This week, the automaker pushed out 500 Model 3s in a 24-hour period, according to an email from CEO Elon Musk.

Here's Elon Musk Ragging On The Media Again, Which His Company Admits It Needs Here's Elon Musk Ragging On The Media Again, Which His Company Admits It Needs

Elon Musk, of Tesla fame, is back on his bullshit about the media today. The latest idea—from the man who just recently invented the subway—is this: a website where the public can rate the credibility of journalists and publications. Cool.

Your Guide To Grimes And Elon Musk, The Most Bewildering Space Romance Of Our Time Your Guide To Grimes And Elon Musk, The Most Bewildering Space Romance Of Our Time

Hello, devout Jalopnik readers. I’m sure by now you’re well aware that Elon Musk, the Tesla/Space X billionaire bro, the big kid with an even bigger wallet, is dating Grimes, the Canadian indie musician/producer/critically acclaimed weirdo, born Claire Elise Boucher. But who are these people? What does it all mean?

Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Updates Coming After Consumer Reports Found 'Big Flaws' [UPDATED] Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Updates Coming After Consumer Reports Found 'Big Flaws' [UPDATED]

Following a Consumer Reports story yesterday, where the publication said it found “big flaws” with the Tesla Model 3's braking distance, touch screen and ride quality and thus denied it an official recommendation, Tesla CEO Elon Musk responded last night via Twitter that the car will get some updates. Update: Those…

Tesla Didn't Add Eye-Tracking And Steering Wheel Sensors To Autopilot Over Cost, Driver Annoyance: Report Tesla Didn't Add Eye-Tracking And Steering Wheel Sensors To Autopilot Over Cost, Driver Annoyance: Report

Tesla had once considered adding additional safety features like eye-tracking technology and steering wheel sensors to its Autopilot semi-autonomous system, like General Motors competitor Super Cruise has, but allegedly didn’t because of cost, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.

Elon Musk Dressed As Both James Bond And A James Bond Villain To The Met Gala Elon Musk Dressed As Both James Bond And A James Bond Villain To The Met Gala

Elon Musk, the billionaire CEO behind Tesla and SpaceX and extremely nerdy Bond fan, shocked the world when he showed up to the Met Gala with musician Grimes after Page Six reported the two were dating. But there was something even more shocking—his outfit.

Grimes Just Got A Spot On Elon's Escape Ship To Mars: Report Grimes Just Got A Spot On Elon's Escape Ship To Mars: Report

Would you rather date Twitter personality and billionaire Tesla CEO Elon Musk on his escape ship to Mars, or just be destroyed when the Earth blows up? It appears that legendary and extremely Rare artist Grimes has made her choice, and is rumored to be linked up with the SpaceX boss himself.

Elon Musk's Timeline For Launching Tesla's Model Y Is Insane Elon Musk's Timeline For Launching Tesla's Model Y Is Insane

Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted in an unusually tense conference call last week that he doesn’t have a site confirmed to launch production of the Model Y crossover, but he’s confident (as always) it’ll start making the car in 24 months. By all accounts, it’s an aggressive, if not insane, timeline.

Volkswagen's New CEO Will Get A Heads-Up If The U.S. Charges Him Over Dieselgate Volkswagen's New CEO Will Get A Heads-Up If The U.S. Charges Him Over Dieselgate

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Tesla's Elon Musk Rejected Questions From Wall Street Analysts To Shoot The Shit With A YouTuber Tesla's Elon Musk Rejected Questions From Wall Street Analysts To Shoot The Shit With A YouTuber

In his quarterly conference call with financial analysts on Wednesday, the last thing Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk wanted to answer were Wall Street analysts’ questions about how much money the automaker needs to keep the lights on this year. So he cut them off, declared their queries “boring, bonehead questions” and instead…

Tesla Switching To 24/7 Shifts To Push For 6,000 Model 3s Per Week By June, Elon Musk Says  Tesla Switching To 24/7 Shifts To Push For 6,000 Model 3s Per Week By June, Elon Musk Says 

Tesla will operate its assembly plant in California “24/7" as part of an effort to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan to 6,000 units per week by June, CEO Elon Musk told the company Tuesday, in an email obtained by Jalopnik.

Here's The Sweet Spot In China's Carrot-And-Stick Trade Negotiations Here's The Sweet Spot In China's Carrot-And-Stick Trade Negotiations

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Things Are Not Looking Good For Tesla Right Now Things Are Not Looking Good For Tesla Right Now

For years, Tesla has been riding high on a combination of venture capital and good old fashioned borrowing, all while losing billions of dollars. But this week, as its stock nosedives and its credit gets downgraded, Tesla might finally be forced to ask itself: What if this, in fact, is entirely unsustainable?

Elon Gets His Money, Now He Has To Deliver Elon Gets His Money, Now He Has To Deliver

Tesla shareholders on Wednesday approved a compensation package for CEO Elon Musk that could net him close to $56 billion, so long as he meets incredibly ambitious milestones. The pay package was approved by a “wide margin,” according to reports, despite pushback from some analysts.

Tesla's Apparently Serious About Building A Supercharger Station With A Drive-In Restaurant Tesla's Apparently Serious About Building A Supercharger Station With A Drive-In Restaurant

Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk suggested the automaker would build a 1950s-themed Supercharger station that included a drive-in restaurant with staff on roller skates. Now, it appears that plan is coming to fruition.

Local Billionaire Involved In Launch Of Comedy Project: Report Local Billionaire Involved In Launch Of Comedy Project: Report

After a recently successful effort to raise money by selling hats, Elon Musk, founder of purported public transit entity The Boring Company, is reportedly backing a secret humor publication project that involves several former staffers of satirical news site The Onion.

Trump Is Now Just Reading Elon Musk's Tweets Trump Is Now Just Reading Elon Musk's Tweets

Elon Musk is a man who President Donald Trump says is a person “who’s using our wonderful space facilities and did a great job.” Elon is also an American citizen, and did his patriotic duty by tweeting at the President. Trump then read those tweets aloud at a press conference. But, because this is Trump we’re talking…

Elon Musk's 'Unprecedented' $2.6 Billion Pay Package Defended By Investors Elon Musk's 'Unprecedented' $2.6 Billion Pay Package Defended By Investors

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Tesla Investors Encouraged To Reject Musk's Potential $55.8 Billion Payday Tesla Investors Encouraged To Reject Musk's Potential $55.8 Billion Payday

In January, Tesla proposed a new compensation plan for CEO Elon Musk that could end with him earning anywhere from $0 to $55.8 billion. Tesla’s investors still have to approve the pay package at a shareholder meeting later this month, and one major analyst is encouraging them to reject it.

Bacteria Is Why The Space Tesla Could Really Mess Up A Planet (If It Ever Hits A Planet) Bacteria Is Why The Space Tesla Could Really Mess Up A Planet (If It Ever Hits A Planet)

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a car into space in February, acting on something most thought was a joke. But less humorous are potential impacts the car could have on a planet, should it crash into one. Professors at Purdue University said the car could end up being a biological threat—or benefit.

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