Elon Musk buys Twitter for $44 billion and will privatize company

Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics and opines on social and economic issues to more than 83 million followers. The outspoken Tesla CEO, who is also the world’s wealthiest … Read more

How Elon Musk Could Arrange The Massive $43 Billion To Buy Twitter

The purchase isn’t straightforward, but Elon Musk has several financing paths. One option is to sell his Tesla shares outright. Another is borrowing against them to stage a leveraged buyout, possibly with outside partners. Musk, 50, currently has about $3 billion in cash or other somewhat liquid assets after spending $2.6 billion buying a 9.1% … Read more

Tesla Delivered Record-Breaking Vehicles in First Quarter of 2022

Tesla delivered a record-breaking 310,048 vehicles in Q1 — more than any previous quarter. Elon Musk said this quarter has been “exceptionally difficult” due to supply chain issues and COVID. A recent COVID-19 spike in China has forced Tesla’s new Shanghai factory to temporarily shut down. Something is loading. Tesla announced it delivered 310,048 vehicles … Read more

Tesla inches toward blue-chip status after Moody’s rating boost

Moody’s Investors Service Inc.’s move to ramp up Tesla Inc.’s credit rating to the cusp of investment grade is bolstering expectations that the famous electric vehicle maker will secure blue-chip status as soon as early next year. The agency boosted Tesla by two notches to the highest junk rating of Ba1 on Monday, citing improving … Read more

Now, Maharashtra and Punjab invite Elon Musk’s Tesla to set up unit

After Telangana, Maharashtra and Punjab on Sunday invited Elon Musk, the chief executive officer of US-based electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla, to set up a production unit in their states. After Musk tweeted about “challenges with the government” in connection with his firm’s plans to launch its products in India, Minister Jayant Patil responded on Twitter … Read more

SEC probes Tesla over whistleblower claims on solar panel defects

The U.S. securities regulator has opened an investigation into Tesla Inc over a whistleblower complaint that the company failed to properly notify its shareholders and the public of fire risks associated with solar panel system defects over several years, according to a letter from the agency. The probe raises regulatory pressure on the world’s most … Read more