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Musk’s $100 million prize a complement to needed government climate action

Feb 12, 2021
The tech titan is running an innovation contest for carbon-removal technology. But it can only be a small part of the solution.
Elon Musk, the chief of Tesla and SpaceX, is sponsoring a contest with a big financial payoff, aimed at developing carbon-removal technology.
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Musk has also threatened to move his operation out of California altogether.
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Tesla's China factory could be a model for U.S. automakers

Dec 27, 2019
The electric vehicle company is avoiding steep import tariffs by building cars in Shanghai.
Elon Musk walks with Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong during the groundbreaking ceremony for a Tesla factory in the city in January.
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Threats against unionizing are on the rise — on Twitter

Oct 1, 2019
The founders of Tesla, Barstool Sports and the publisher of the Federalist have tweeted anti-union threats.
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gives an update on the next-generation Starship spacecraft at the company's Texas launch facility on September 28, 2019 in Boca Chica near Brownsville, Texas.
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If Tesla makes a less fancy SUV... can it make it faster?

Mar 18, 2019
The new Model Y is — technically — a lot like the Model 3.
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Tesla unveils a new SUV, the Model Y

Mar 15, 2019
The Model Y looks a lot like a taller version of the Model 3 sedan.
Tesla Model Y promotional photo
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SpaceX to launch Dragon Capsule for milestone test

Mar 1, 2019
Tomorrow at 2:48am EST, NASA and SpaceX plan to jointly launch the company’s Crew Dragon space capsule on a rocket from Kennedy Space Center. It’s the first commercially built and operated American rocket and spacecraft designed for people. Although Crew Dragon will be unmanned this Saturday, it represents a major milestone for SpaceX. The aerospace […]
SpaceX chief Elon Musk speaks during a press conference after the launch of SpaceX Crew Dragon Demo mission at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on March 2, 2019.
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Tesla launches $35,000 Model 3 ... finally

Mar 1, 2019
The announcement moves Tesla closer to taking EVs mainstream.
The announcement moves Tesla closer to taking EVs mainstream.
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