Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: Tesla

Toyota & Volkswagen are plotting the overthrow of Elon Musk, pour billions into EVs

The world’s two biggest automakers — each sold roughly 10 or 11 cars for every one Tesla did last year — realize the age of EV is here and are gaming out how to stay on top.

Tesla smashes quarterly delivery record with 308,600 cars, sales surge 87% in 2021

Quarterly deliveries are one of the most closely watched indicators for Tesla. They are widely seen as a barometer of consumer demand for EVs as a whole.

Elon Musk sells $5 billion of Tesla stock after Twitter poll

Musk has so far has disposed of more than 4.5 million shares this week — his first sales in more than five years.

Elon Musk loses $50 billion in 2 days in record wealth plunge as Tesla shares fall

Tesla’s fall started when Musk asked his Twitter followers whether he should sell 10% of his stake in the company, followed by news that his brother sold shares just before the poll.

Twitter has spoken: Elon Musk should sell 10% of his stake in Tesla

In a Twitter poll that Musk launched Saturday, a majority of 3.5 million Twitter users — 58% — voted in favour of the share sale.

Why Tesla CEO Elon Musk is his own worst enemy

Musk has broken the mould of being a modern CEO and gotten away with it — be it smoking marijuana on a podcast, pushing a departing executive or being sued for securities fraud.

With $36 billion boost to net worth in a day, Elon Musk is now worth more than Pakistan GDP

The surge in Musk’s net worth is powered by an order of 1 lakh Tesla vehicles from US-based car rental company Hertz, which sent electric vehicle giant’s shares surging by 13% Monday.

Elon Musk now worth more than Exxon Mobil as Tesla CEO’s fortune jumps to $288.6 bn

Musk's wealth jumped by $36.2 billion following a surge in Tesla’s stock price after Hertz Global Holdings ordered 100,000 cars.

Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk’s AI gamble shows why the tech is not ready for prime time

To build good AI, programmers need to spend the vast majority of their time on data — a dull, difficult & therefore neglected work. The result is error-riddled data sets in AI systems.

Elon Musk’s Tesla Bot comes with serious concerns – but not the ones you think

As a researcher who studies ethical use of emerging tech, I find the Tesla Bot raises concerns that transcend sci-fi fears of super-smart robots.

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File photo of Pakistan's Finance Minister Ishaq Dar | Reuters

Ishaq Dar, new Pakistan finance minister—a Nawaz Sharif’s mole in Shehbaz Sharif’s cabinet

Insanity is doing the same thing and expecting different results, Albert Einstein said. But Paksitanis don't get it--Dar's been appointed FM for the fifth time.
Beneficiaries of the PM-GKAY PDS centre in Odisha | Representational image | ANI

Free grains, fuel tax deferred – Gujarat, HP on its mind, Modi govt puts politics over economy

RBI's rate hike also among decisions announced last week that might pay political dividends in state polls, but could come with commensurate economic costs, say economists.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.