Electric vehicle company Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) said that it is delaying the Model X crossover sports utility vehicle to the third quarter of 2015. The delay is a few months later than expected.
Elon Musk Posts
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk has something else up his sleeve besides the upcoming Model X and Model 3. Here is a teaser that he tweeted out:
There are two customers of Model S vehicles from Southold, New York that took out a full page ad asking for improvements in a Silicon Valley newspaper on Friday. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk responded by saying that some of those requested changes will be implemented.
Kids dump 5 ice buckets over my head for ALS & they nominate Notch, Johnny Depp and Tony Hawk! http://t.co/9RPWKG5BOl
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 16, 2014
Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO has accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge. His five boys were in the video: Griffin, Xavier, Damian, Saxon, and Kai. The boys had a great laugh pouring the icy cold water on his head. He accepted the challenge from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates. Musk passed the challenge over to Johnny Depp, Tony Hawk, and Minecraft creator Notch.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has announced that its new vehicle will be called the Model 3. This will be Tesla’s fourth vehicle after the Roadster, the Model S, and the still-in-production Model X SUV. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk participated in an interview with AutoExpress, where he revealed the name. The Model 3 is expected to arrive in 2017.
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) has found a way to help out U.S. military veterans that are facing a hard time finding jobs after returning from deployment. Tesla Motors now has over 6,000 employees and 300 of them are veterans. There are now another 600 veterans planned “in the hiring pipeline.” Veterans are known for being great at building cars because many of them have acquired technical skills during their service and are used to working on teams.
Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) will open a production factory in Europe when annual sales hit 160,000 there
Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO Elon Musk said that the company will open a factory in Europe once annual sales cross 160,000 units.
SpaceX, the commercial space travel company led by Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, spoke with CNBC about how he would like to get the first people to Mars in 10-16 years using SpaceX rockets and spacecraft. This interview is consistent with remarks that Musk had earlier when saying he wanted to establish a colony on Mars in the 2020s.
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