Elon Musk launches $35,000 Tesla model 3
01 March 2019 | 11:56 am
Elon Musk launches $35,000 Tesla model 3.
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The billionaire CEO of the electric car maker has taken advantage of a nearly six-month meteoric rally in the stock price that vaulted the firm's value to over $1 trillion.
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The electric vehicle maker Tesla looks set to open its first European factory in the coming weeks. The company has just thrown a party to win more public support — a final permit for the plant near Berlin has not yet been granted.
6 Jan 2022
A Washington-based Muslim group accused Tesla of "supporting genocide" against Uyghurs, with a Republican senator also piling on pressure over Tesla's Xinjiang showroom.
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Enes Kanter Freedom is a Turkish-born basketball player who is now a US citizen and plays for the Boston Celtics. He is also a human rights activist. In an interview with FRANCE 24, Freedom criticised billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk for opening a Tesla showroom in China's Xinjiang region, where the minority Uighurs are persecuted. He also accused Nike – the NBA's main sponsor – of "modern slavery" in China. Ahead of the Beijing Olympics, Freedom called on athletes to make their voices heard, saying the diplomatic boycott was "good but not enough".
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has bought a roughly 9-percent stake in Twitter. Media reports say he is now the largest shareholder in the social-media company. A US Securities and Exchange Commission filing shows Musk owns over 73 million Twitter shares representing a 9.2-percent stake.
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Elon Musk had often lamented the red tape that held up Tesla's German factory. But Robert Hermann, CEO of the Germany Trade and Invest government agency, says no country in Europe could have built it faster.
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It's been a big week for the world's richest man, Elon Musk. Not only has he inaugurated Tesla's new "gigafactory" in Texas, but he's also officially become Twitter's biggest shareholder. But did he do it for the memes, or does he intend to truly transform Twitter and the social media landscape as a whole? FRANCE 24's Tech Editor Peter O'Brien gives us his take.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk will not be joining the board of directors at Twitter as announced last week. Musk remains Twitter's largest shareholder.
14 Apr 2022
Billionaire and avid platform user Elon Musk has made an offer to purchase 100% of the shares for the social media giant.
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19 Apr 2022
We take a closer look at the bid by the world's richest man to buy Twitter for $43 billion. Elon Musk would need the backing of major investment firms for the hostile takeover. We explore what a potential purchase could mean for free speech on Twitter and find out why Musk's asking price may have a drug-related reference. Also on the show, we report on why the price of fertilisers is skyrocketing and we get the latest on a fuel shortage in Kenya.
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