Ramping production of a new vehicle is absurdly expensive, and Rivian is learning that first hand as it pushes to bring it’s R1-T electric pick-up truck to market this year. The beloved electric vehicle startup has raised a fresh $2.65 billion in a new funding round that closed this week. Not only is Rivian working […]
It’s funny. For years, TSLA-Qanon has been assuring us that “the competition is coming”, and once it arrives legacy incumbents will wipe the floor with Tesla. Well, the competition is finally starting to arrive –– and it’s embarrassing. That’s right –– German luxury giant Mercedes-Benz has a new “urban entry model” EV, a compact SUV […]
Oh boy. With a headline like that, you know the story’s gotta be good: ZWICKAU, Germany—Five years and nearly $50 billion into the auto industry’s biggest bet on electric vehicles, Volkswagen VOW 2.05% CEO Herbert Diess and his guest, Chancellor Angela Merkel, stood in anticipation as the first ID.3, Germany’s long-awaited answer to Tesla, rolled off the assembly line. […]
Come work on cell / battery production at Giga Texas & Giga Berlin! https://t.co/PhsI5bb0uD pic.twitter.com/jEUatMLDmE — Tesla (@Tesla) January 17, 2021 These cells are going to change everything.
Dating app Bumble is preparing for IPO. Here’s the S1.
Others are beginning to notice this as well. $TSLA is now well behind the OEM ICE “dinosaurs” in the largest global EV market. This isn’t supposed to be happening. https://t.co/BphM2HUjk4 — Diogenes (@WallStCynic) January 15, 2021 TSLA-Qanon short sellers, including the famed bear Jim Chanos, have warned that Tesla is at risk of falling behind […]
I sent this message to the Autopilot team today, via the bug reporting e-mail for FSD beta: I see a time in the near future where FSD facilitates many of the transactions a consumer makes every day, such as shopping or buying food. Tesla should build software for mobile devices as well as the in […]
If you can, please donate to the legal fund via GoFundMe or PayPal. Previous Chapter: Meet Aaron Jacob Greenspan Table of Contents This chapter is so long it needs its own table of contents. Come back to it if you can’t read the whole thing at once, or just skim through. Greenspan Meets Streisand Shaker […]
Check out this Twitter thread: I was at Amzn in 2000 when the internet bubble popped. Capital markets dried up & we were burning $1B/yr. Our biggest expense was datacenter -> expensive Sun servers. We spent a year ripping out Sun & replacing with HP/Linux, which formed the foundation for AWS. The backstory: — Dan […]
On New Year’s Eve 2020, we shared video of the first known Autopilot drive from San Francisco to Los Angeles with zero interventions. This news was reported by Teslarati and Engadget, among others. Now, we’ve released a new video showing the same Tesla Model 3 driving back from Los Angeles to Silicon Valley, also with […]