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The Index
Innovation

Self-driving cars: One politician's plan to avoid chaos in California

California state senator Ben Allen is on a mission to prepare for the future of autonomy.

Star Gazing

Musk Reads: Document reveals SpaceX Starlink features

SpaceX gears up for a Starship launch and Tesla’s bitcoin investment comes under fire. A solar-powered Tesla van?

Explosive

Musk Reads: Video shows Starship SN9 slo-mo explosion

Tesla buys bitcoin and Neuralink wires up a monkey’s brain. How can private citizens fly on SpaceX’s planned flight?

New Model

Musk Reads: See stunning new interior of Tesla Model S

Model S gets a refresh and Musk talks GameStop on Clubhouse. When will humans settle on other planets?

Model Refresh

Musk Reads: Photos may show Tesla Model S refresh

Tesla full self-driving set for a boost; Starlink gets a major upgrade; The Boring Company’s first tunnel spotted.

Seen at sea

Musk Reads: Photos hint at SpaceX Starship’s ocean-based spaceport

Tesla’s honeycomb-like batteries pictured; The Boring Company wants to go to Miami; Starship launch expected soon.

problems in paradise

Tesla Model Y has a major flaw, Sandy Munro says: 'I'd be sacking the guy'

Tesla's all-electric compact sport utility vehicle still needs some improvements.

Innovation

Musk Reads: Leaked docs may show when Tesla will launch its $25,000 car

Tesla’s $25,000 car may have a release date, Starlink comes to the UK, and Starship prepares to fly.

New Model

Musk Reads: Tesla updates the Model 3

SpaceX prepares for a Super Heavy feat, Tesla delivers a record number of vehicles, and Starlink expands into more countries.

Going Green

Musk Reads: Elon Musk responds to the Apple car

Musk offered Tesla to Apple and SpaceX plans a Super Heavy launch. What currency will Mars use?

2020 Vision

Musk Reads: The 12 Days of Musk, Part 1

This has been a bumper year for Tesla, SpaceX, and Musk, and we’re running through the highlights of 2020.

Shooting Stars

Musk Reads: Watch SpaceX Starship’s record-setting flight

SpaceX launches the Starship to new heights; Tesla China sales soar; and Musk’s team is going to Indonesia.