Can Elon Musk Really Take Tesla Private?

Can Elon Musk Really Take Tesla Private?

Among the heads of publicly traded companies, Tesla’s Elon Musk might just be the most whimsical, the most impish, the most delightfully trolly. But Musk may be ready to give up that distinction. On Tuesday afternoon, the electric carmaker CEO tweeted that he was...
Boeings Proposed Hypersonic Plane Is Really, Really Fast

Boeings Proposed Hypersonic Plane Is Really, Really Fast

Aviation enthusiasts yearning for ultra-fast, ultra-sleek intercontinental transportation—rather than 18-hour flights on stuffed-to-the gills widebody behemoths—might finally get their wish. At least, if the airplane concept Boeing unveiled this week becomes reality....
Not Just Tech Bros: E-Scooter Fans Are Surprisingly Diverse

Not Just Tech Bros: E-Scooter Fans Are Surprisingly Diverse

You’ve assured the viral photos, discovered the viral tales. E-scooters with clipped restraints; e-scooters submerge in lakes. E-scooter in a tree; e-scooter with graffiti. E-scooters caked with poop; e-scooters flown the coop. The resentment against the goofy,...
Innovation Cant FixUrban Transportations Woes

Innovation Cant FixUrban Transportations Woes

Urban transportation is undergoing a revolution. Offerings such as Uber and Lyft as well as car- and bike-sharing services are widely believed to reduce congestion and generally make urban dwellers more mobile; driverless cars are expected to provide further benefits....
Tesla Finally Hits Its Model 3 GoalAnd Immediately Ups the Ante

Tesla Finally Hits Its Model 3 GoalAnd Immediately Ups the Ante

In the year since Tesla officially launched the Model 3 at a glitzy event in Los Angeles, one question has reigned supreme among those following the upstart automaker: How many can it build? At the time, CEO Elon Musk, with his penchant for hyper-ambitious goals, said...