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One Turo host in San Francisco (not pictured) earned $40,000 in 2017 by leasing his 2016 Tesla Model X to strangers via the app.

People in San Francisco are leasing their Teslas and supercars to strangers in order to afford owning a car in one of the most expensive cities in Ame...

Turo is changing the economics of owning a car in cities like San Francisco. Car owners list their vehicles on the platform and lease them by the day. One "power host" says her new Tesla Model 3 costs her practically nothing because she recovers the cost by renting it to strangers via the Turo app.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has attracted controversy for his conduct on Twitter.

Elon Musk says he sees Twitter as a ‘meme war land’ — and it could create a big problem for Tesla

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is more active, and candid, on Twitter than the average Fortune 500 CEO. But he's become increasingly combative on the platform, responding to criticism in a tone that has alarmed some investors.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is under fire from some of his fans for donations he made to a Republican political committee.

Elon Musk has tried to help fix these 7 humanitarian crises — here’s how he’s doing so far

We've rounded up all of humanity's problems that Elon Musk has pledged to fix. He's doing a lot of good — but not all of his solutions seem to be working.
Consumer Reports did not recommend Tesla's Model 3 sedan.

One of the Tesla Model 3’s biggest critics has changed his mind and now says the car could be profitable

Munro & Associates, a Detroit-based engineering company that takes apart cars and evaluates their components, criticized how the Tesla Model 3 was assembled in April. But after examining the car in more detail, Munro & Associates founder Sandy Munro said he thinks the Model 3 is profitable.
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Elon Musk is at the center of an astonishing number of bizarre news stories and public feuds — here are all of the Tesla CEO’s unusual rec...

Elon Musk keeps popping up in the news — and recently it seems for increasingly unflattering reasons. The saga with the British diver involved in the Thai cave rescue, whom Musk called a "pedo" is only the most recent example.
Last week, Tesla started allowing all customers to configure and order the Model 3.

Tesla’s US website resumes Model 3 orders after briefly not working

Tesla's US website is allowing customers to order the Model 3 again. For a brief period Monday morning, the website was not allowing Model 3 orders. Last week, Tesla started allowing all customers to configure and order the Model 3, though the $35,000 base model is not yet available.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is under fire from some of his fans for donations he made to a Republican political committee.

Elon Musk draws fire for donating $38,900 to a Republican fundraising committee

Some fans of the Tesla CEO criticized him on Twitter after his donations to a committee dedicated to maintaining the Republican majority in the US House of Representatives came to light.
Tesla's Autopilot was scary to use at first, but I eventually saw how it can be useful.

I tried Tesla’s Autopilot for the first time — and it was nerve-racking at first

In June, I tried Tesla's Autopilot for the first time in a Model 3. Using Autopilot was scary at first, But I eventually realized how it could ease some of the foot and ankle fatigue driving on crowded streets can cause.
Engineer and tech entrepreneur Elon Musk of The Boring Company listens as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel talks about constructing a high speed transit tunnel at Block 37 during a news conference on June 14, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.

A British caver who helped in the Thai cave rescue said Elon Musk ‘can stick his submarine where it hurts’

A British cave explorer who recently helped rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave network slammed Elon Musk's child-sized submarine proposal as a "PR stunt." He said there was no way the five-foot long rigid capsule would have made it around obstacles or corners.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has slept in multiple locations at the company's vehicle assembly plant this year.

It’s starting to look like Tesla has turned a corner on its latest crisis

Tesla has spent its entire 15-year existence lurching from crisis to crisis, always recovering. As the company starts to move clear of the Model 3 crisis, bearish investors are going to have to difficult time supporting their thesis about the company.