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elon muskSpaceX Plans Starship Gigafactories to Introduce the Hypersonic Age

SpaceX is planning Starship and Raptor engine gigafactories. In 2021, Elon Musk plans to scale the workforce at Boca Chica to 3,000 employees to eventually manufacture two SpaceX starships every week. There are currently 300 employees. This manufacturing rate will …

elon muskSpaceX Super Heavy Starship Construction and Weight

Felix Schlang did some calculations of the weight of the ring segments with the Serial number one starship which is using 4 millimeter thick steel. These segments weigh 1622 kilograms. They are less than one-third of the thickness of steel …

elon muskTesla Raising $2 Billion

Tesla announced plans to raise $2 billion (2.65 million shares) in a stock offering. Elon Musk did say two weeks ago in a quarterly conference call that Tesla did not need to raise capital. However, Tesla shares were about $500-600 …

businessSpaceX Will IPO Starlink

SpaceX COO Gwynn Shotwell says that SpaceX will likely spinoff the Starlink satellite network with an IPO. SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites with every Falcon 9 launch. They are four successful launches from minimum global coverage. 420 satellites are …

batteriesTesla Surged on China Battery Deal and Rapidly Scaling to Huge China Sales

China’s top electric vehicle battery maker CATL (300750.SZ) said on Monday it has signed a battery supply agreement with Tesla. Tesla will buy as many batteries as Tesla chooses between July 2020 and June 2022. In the Q4 conference call, …

electric carsArk Invest Gives Tesla 25% Chance of Being Worth Over $3 Trillion by 2024

Ark Invest has over $11 billion under management and they are huge Tesla bulls. Ark has a new analysis that projects Tesla could have a $7000 per share value by 2024 which would mean the whole company would be worth …

artificial intelligenceTesla Battery Day Will Describe Path to 2 Terawatt Hours Per Year in Batteries

Tesla battery drive train day is tentatively planned for April, 2020. Tesla would describe the challenges reach 2000 gigawatt-hours of batteries every year. If that level of batteries was only for making 100 KWH cars then it would be 20 …

artificial intelligenceElon Musk Tweets that Feature-Complete Full Self Driving Will Be Released Soon

Trent Eady writes on self-driving and artificial intelligence on Seeking Alpha. Trent asked Elon Musk when its feature-complete full self-driving would be released. Elon Musk replied that it would soon be released. Trent reported that Tesla is working on a …

businessTesla Up Almost $50 to $525 to Over $90 billion

Technology stocks and stocks, in general, are continuing to surge. Tesla continues its big move and is up almost $50 to $525 which pushes its overall market cap to $91 billion. Tesla can conceivably be profitable for the full year …

elon muskUltracheap Satellites and the Multi-trillion SpaceX Future

SpaceX Starlink satellites already cost less than $500,000 each and could reach $250,000 or less. Starlink satellites could beat regular cellphone towers and internet fiber. The SpaceX Starlink satellites have laser communication. The lasers are 40% faster in a vacuum …