Musk faces challenge – but may be shielded by investors

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk faces votes at a shareholder meeting today that will challenge his grip on the electric carmaker, but he may be able to count on some powerful friends: big fund managers likely to be fans. Tesla chief executive Elon Musk faces votes at a shareholder meeting today that will challenge his grip on the electric carmaker, but he may be able to count on some powerful friends: big fund managers likely to be fans.

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Big Tesla Investors Look Like Firewall for Elon Musk

Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk faces votes at Tuesday’s shareholder meeting that will challenge his grip on the electric carmaker, but he may be able to count on some powerful friends: big fund managers likely to be fans. These stockpickers would have weighed Musk’s forceful public persona in their decisions to buy and hold Tesla shares in the first place, and likely are ready to back him at the meeting to be held in Mountain View, California, said analysts, corporate governance experts and investors.

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For Jeff Bezos, Space Is the Place

In February, shortly after SpaceX launched a rocket carrying a sports car to Mars, the company’s founder Elon Musk declared a new era in exploration. “We want a new space race,” Musk told reporters. “Races are exciting.” But Amazon founder Jeff …

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Tesla bonds fall sharply after ‘truly bizarre’ earnings call; Moody’s still expects capital raise this year

Tesla Inc.’s bonds fell sharply in early trade Thursday, a day after the company reported its biggest-ever loss and Chief Executive Elon Musk irked analysts and investors on an earnings call described variously as “feisty,” “odd,” “very, very bad,” and …

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NASA’s Space AI Hunts Exoplanets, Not Humans — Yet

More uses will follow. But some critics, like SpaceX founder Elon Musk and the renowned physicist Stephen Hawking (recently deceased), have warned that artificial intelligence could be dangerous if left unchecked. “The key question for humanity today is …

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Tesla says its factory is safer. But it left injuries off the books

The melding of cutting-edge technology and world-saving vision is Tesla Inc.’s big draw. Many, including Justine White, the safety lead, went to work there inspired by Elon Musk, a CEO with star power and now a groundbreaking rocket in space.

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