Elon Musk's Tesla Just Passed By Mars

Roman Schwartz
November 8, 2018

SpaceX launched the Tesla Roadster and its inanimate passenger, Starman, into space as the payload on the Falcon Heavy rocket's first voyage in February 2018. In a follow-up tweet, he explained further, naming India, Africa and South America as markets for partial presence by end of 2019 with further expansion the following year.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said that the reason for putting Starman into space was that it was more fun than the typical payload dummy that space companies use to test their rockets. Or the tweets are just Musk being faux-modest about what his company's accomplished. But nothing is impossible for the Musk.

"I was told that 30% of parts must be locally sourced and the supply doesn't yet exist in India to support that."

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It adds that production is starting in New Mexico this month and that the movie is shooting under the project name Greenbrier . We suppose we'll know more if the likes of Bryan Cranston , Aaron Paul or Anna Gunn are spotted on set.

Its model 3 is the most affordable auto and is also the highest selling. This is also to avoid an eye-watering 110% duty.

Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) also has proposals, to build an express transit line, and in Chicago and a high-speed commuter line from the NY to Washington. The SEC charged in a lawsuit that Mr. Musk had misled investors, and Tesla and Mr. Musk agreed last month to each pay $20-M and have Mr. Musk ousted as Chairman of the Board.

Both the SEC and US Department of Justice are looking at whether Tesla misled investors about its business. Taking into account the cost of transoceanic transportation and import tariffs, Tesla now spends 55-60% more operating costs than it does to produce the same auto in China. "We are ready to offer them land and all type of help". At present, the company's market focus has been on North America, Europe and China. India has the fifth largest economy in the world, which will double to $5 trillion by 2025.

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