Tesla seeks tariff waiver for graphite from China for batteries

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the opening ceremony of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China, January 7, 2019. on the song | Reuters Tesla is among hundreds of auto industry players asking the United States Trade Representative for extended tariff exemptions on parts and materials imported from China used to make or repair cars. … Read more

Starship’s Raptor engine crisis risks bankruptcy

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stands at the base of a prototype Starship rocket at the company’s facility in Boca Chica, Texas. Steve Jurvetson on Flickr Elon Musk is angry at SpaceX’s lack of progress in developing the Raptor engines that power the Starship rocket. He described a distressing situation the day after Thanksgiving in a … Read more

Read the e-mail Elon Musk sent Tesla workers on cutting delivery costs

Tesla’s Model Y crossovers are seen at a showroom in Shanghai, China, on January 18, 2021. VCG | China Optical Group | Getty Images Amid ongoing port restrictions and rising shipping costs, Tesla CEO Elon Musk urged employees Friday, in a company-wide email obtained by CNBC, to look for ways to reduce the cost of … Read more

Elon Musk sold another $1 billion in Tesla shares on Tuesday

SpaceX founder and Tesla CEO Elon Musk visits the construction site of Tesla’s huge factory in Gruenheide, near Berlin, Germany, May 17, 2021. Michel Tantoussi | Reuters Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold nearly $1.05 billion in stock Tuesday night, according to financial filings published this week. Sales are scheduled for September to exercise the options … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Wednesday, Nov. 24

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. Wall Street looks lower as tech stocks come under pressure again Traders during the initial public offering of Sweetgreen (IPO) in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, Thursday, November 18, 2021. Michael Nagel … Read more

SpaceX launching NASA DART spacecraft to crash into an asteroid

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft has been positioned first on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in preparation for launch. Ed Whitma/Johns Hopkins APL/NASA Led by Elon Musk, SpaceX is set to launch NASA’s first-ever planetary defense mission in the early hours of Wednesday morning, sending the spacecraft on its way to deliberately crashing … Read more

Tesla hires former SEC trial lawyer David Misler as managing counsel

The logo represents the showroom and service center of American car and energy company Tesla in Amsterdam on October 23, 2019. John Theiss | AFP | Getty Images Tesla has appointed David Messler as a new management consultant, according to his LinkedIn profile. Messler was a former trial attorney with the Securities and Exchange Commission … Read more

Elon Musk’s SpaceX leadership shakes up as two VPs depart

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon capsule on Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center on November 09, 2021 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Joe Riddell | Getty Images CNBC has learned that leadership of SpaceX’s rocket business has been shaken, as two of its vice presidents have split from the company. The … Read more

5 things to know before the stock market opens Monday, Nov. 22

Here are the top news, trends and analysis that investors need to start their trading day: 1. The Dow is poised to rebound after capping Friday’s low with roughly a week Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on November 15, 2021 in New York City. Spencer Platt | Getty … Read more

Elon Musk says Tesla Model S Plaid may launch in China in March

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks to the media alongside its Model S. Nora Tam | Southern China Morning Post | Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said the company’s Model S Plaid may be launched in China early next spring. Asked on Twitter late Sunday night about when the electric car would arrive … Read more