Elon Musk’s Big Falcon Rocket (BFR) to be renamed Starship

Elon Musk has announced the renaming of SpaceX’s biggest and still-to-be-built rocket, revealing it will now be known as Starship. Until now, the rocket booster has been known as Big Falcon Rocket or BFR – although some believe the F in the name stood for something a little swearier!  The two-stage ship is designed to…

Will Tesla Model 3 herald electric car revolution with 2017 launch?

Photo: AutoExpress Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk has revealed its Model 3 electric car could be unveiled as early as May next year, with a launch due in 2017. Speaking  during the Tesla Earnings conference call he said, "don’t hold me to that month, but that’s, like — that’s our aspiration”. Anticipation around the company's new…

Elon Musk’s Tesla unveils Powerwall – batteries to power the home

Want to be able to power your home in the event of a blackout? US electric carmaker Tesla Motors has unveiled batteries that can power homes and businesses as it attempts to expand its business beyond electric cars. Chief executive Elon Musk announced the firm would build batteries that store solar energy and serve as…

How can you be as successful as Elon Musk? Why not ask his ex-wife?

Quora is a fun platform for interesting questions and answers. If you've never used it, basically imagine Reddit but where all of the questions are almost exclusively about how aeroplanes work, why President Obama is great, and how to be as successful as a technology billionaire. This falls into the latter. One user asked "How…

Shock as Tech media doesn’t report on something Elon Musk said this one time

There's shock today in the technology media as it has emerged that Tesla Motors and Space X CEO Elon Musk may have said something, without his comments being picked up and recycled by every tech website out there. Unverified reports indicate that late last week, billionaire entrepreneur Musk was heard telling a colleague at Tesla's…

Elon Musk promises to end Tesla “range anxiety” on Thursday

Hmmmmmm. No, that's not an impression of a combustion engine, but the sound of some pretty intense scepticism towards Elon Musk's latest Twitter pronouncement. The billionaire CEO of Tesla Motors has promised a software update that will fix "range anxiety" on his electric car range. Range anxiety is, of course, the nagging feeling at the…