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Tesla boss Musk 'optimistic' on SolarCity takeover - BBC News;

Tesla boss Musk 'optimistic' on SolarCity takeover - BBC News

BBC NewsTesla boss Musk 'optimistic' on SolarCity takeoverBBC NewsTesla Motors founder Elon Musk is "pretty optimistic" shareholders will approve a $2.6bn (£2.1bn) deal to buy solar panel company SolarCity. The billionaire, who is chairman of both companies, said he would be surprised if the deal did not go through ...and more »

Elon Musk on doubters:

Elon Musk on doubters: "If their batting average is zero..." - Buffalo Business First

Buffalo Business FirstElon Musk on doubters: "If their batting average is zero..."Buffalo Business FirstExecutives from Tesla Motors and SolarCity held a question-and-answer session with investors Tuesday night as they stare down a crucial shareholder vote Nov. 17 that will decide whether the companies merge.and more »

Allhands: Tesla's solar roof could be a game-changer for Arizona - AZCentral.com;

Allhands: Tesla's solar roof could be a game-changer for Arizona - AZCentral.com

AZCentral.comAllhands: Tesla's solar roof could be a game-changer for ArizonaAZCentral.comThe new tiles/solar panels are camouflaged so they don't look like traditional solar panels. Video provided by Newsy Newslook. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiled two products last week that could solve Arizona's problems with solar. Or maybe they'll ...and more »

Tesla and SolarCity's Latest Public Relations Push Offers Lots of Handwaving, Few Details - Greentech Media;

Tesla and SolarCity's Latest Public Relations Push Offers Lots of Handwaving, Few Details - Greentech Media

Greentech MediaTesla and SolarCity's Latest Public Relations Push Offers Lots of Handwaving, Few DetailsGreentech MediaTesla says SolarCity would add $1 billion in 2017 revenue. But little else new was revealed in a Q&A with management today. by Stephen Lacey November 01, 2016. 5. If investors and analysts expected to get much new information on Tesla's bid to buy ...and more »

SolarCity to add $1 billion in revenue to Tesla after merger, firms say - Los Angeles Times;

SolarCity to add $1 billion in revenue to Tesla after merger, firms say - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesSolarCity to add $1 billion in revenue to Tesla after merger, firms sayLos Angeles TimesSolarCity expects to contribute $1 billion or more in revenue to Tesla Motors next year after they complete their merger this month, the two companies told investors Tuesday. Additionally, SolarCity expects to add more than $500 million in cash to ...and more »

Elon Musk Tries to Sell the Tesla, SolarCity Deal - Fortune;

Elon Musk Tries to Sell the Tesla, SolarCity Deal - Fortune

FortuneElon Musk Tries to Sell the Tesla, SolarCity DealFortuneIn a blog post and a lengthy phone call with analysts on Tuesday afternoon, representatives from SolarCity and Tesla, including the electric car company's billionaire entrepreneur leader Elon Musk, laid out the financial argument for why the automaker ...and more »

Tesla and SolarCity executives aim to quell naysayers before vote - CNBC;

Tesla and SolarCity executives aim to quell naysayers before vote - CNBC

CNBCTesla and SolarCity executives aim to quell naysayers before voteCNBCTesla and SolarCity executives are attempting to quell naysayers as shareholders for both companies prepare for a vote on whether the carmaker and solar power company would be better off together or apart. Senior executives made the case Tuesday that ...and more »

Elon Musk: Tesla is developing a special kind of glass for its Model 3 - Business Insider;

Elon Musk: Tesla is developing a special kind of glass for its Model 3 - Business Insider

Business InsiderElon Musk: Tesla is developing a special kind of glass for its Model 3Business InsiderThe Model 3 will use some of the same glass technology that Tesla is using for its solar roof shingles, CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday during a conference call regarding the financial details of a SolarCity merger, which shareholders will vote on November 17.and more »

Tesla Model 3 will feature new type of glass developed in-house, Elon Musk confirms 'Tesla Glass' tech group - Electrek;

Tesla Model 3 will feature new type of glass developed in-house, Elon Musk confirms 'Tesla Glass' tech group - Electrek

ElectrekTesla Model 3 will feature new type of glass developed in-house, Elon Musk confirms 'Tesla Glass' tech groupElectrekTwo months ago, we reported in exclusivity about a new program at Tesla called 'Tesla Glass'. We admitted at the time that we didn't know much about the program other than its director and the high level of secrecy surrounding it. But now CEO Elon Musk ...and more »

Elon Musk may single-handedly revive a business practice that's gone out of style - Business Insider;

Elon Musk may single-handedly revive a business practice that's gone out of style - Business Insider

Business InsiderElon Musk may single-handedly revive a business practice that's gone out of styleBusiness InsiderTesla and SolarCity are pitching their combined value — "synergies," if you must — ahead of a vote by shareholders in a few weeks. Taking a car company and combining it with a solar company might not make a lot of sense at first glance (I don't think ...and more »

Tesla fights to make Solar City merger a reality - CNNMoney;

Tesla fights to make Solar City merger a reality - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyTesla fights to make Solar City merger a realityCNNMoneyTesla is making a renewed plea to investors who are skeptical of its move to acquire SolarCity. The electric car maker made a bid to buy SolarCity (SCTY) on August 1. Since then, critics have argued that chairman Elon Musk is using one of his ...and more »

The Solar Roof: Can Musk Succeed Where Others Have Failed? - OilPrice.com;

The Solar Roof: Can Musk Succeed Where Others Have Failed? - OilPrice.com

OilPrice.comThe Solar Roof: Can Musk Succeed Where Others Have Failed?OilPrice.comThis past Friday, Elon Musk captured public attention with another of his innovative ideas. From the back lot at universal studios, he announced SolarCity Corp.'s latest upcoming project, solar roofs along with the Powerwall 2.0. Musk plans to make ...and more »

Tesla: SolarCity merger will add to balance sheet in Q4, insulate against net metering changes - Utility Dive

Tesla: SolarCity merger will add to balance sheet in Q4, insulate against net metering changesUtility DiveTesla released additional information about its proposed acquisition of SolarCity on Tuesday, saying both companies are financially healthy and that the merger would add to Tesla's balance sheet as soon as this quarter. The release comes after some ...and more »

Tesla Projects Hefty Financial Benefits From SolarCity As Musk Campaigns For Merger - Forbes;

Tesla Projects Hefty Financial Benefits From SolarCity As Musk Campaigns For Merger - Forbes

ForbesTesla Projects Hefty Financial Benefits From SolarCity As Musk Campaigns For MergerForbesTesla said its planned merger with SolarCity Corp. will bring major financial benefits, adding an estimated half a billion in cash to Tesla's balance sheet over the next three years, as Elon Musk campaigns for shareholder approval of the deal. With a Nov.and more »

SolarCity Has a Plan to Unlock Tomorrow's Electric Grid - Greentech Media;

SolarCity Has a Plan to Unlock Tomorrow's Electric Grid - Greentech Media

Greentech MediaSolarCity Has a Plan to Unlock Tomorrow's Electric GridGreentech Media“I don't think we're a solar company; I think we're a platform company.” by Julia Pyper November 01, 2016. 11. Tesla's solar roof and Powerwall 2.0 announcements show that new products are critical to raising the profile of clean energy. But recently ...and more »

Tesla may have decided to get into the wrong roofing business - Business Insider Nordic;

Tesla may have decided to get into the wrong roofing business - Business Insider Nordic

Business Insider NordicTesla may have decided to get into the wrong roofing businessBusiness Insider NordicIn decade of covering Tesla, I never honestly thought I would write the name of the company and "roofing" in the same sentence. But now that Tesla is acquiring SolarCity, a solar-panel installer, and rolling out a rather lovely integrated solar roofing ...and more »

Why Tesla and SolarCity Shares Are Already Slipping This Afternoon - Fortune;

Why Tesla and SolarCity Shares Are Already Slipping This Afternoon - Fortune

FortuneWhy Tesla and SolarCity Shares Are Already Slipping This AfternoonFortuneShares of Tesla Motors and SolarCity tumbled on Tuesday ahead of expected financial details from the electric carmaker on a pending $2.6 billion merger that has been met with widespread investor skepticism. Shares of Tesla (tsla, -0.27%) were down 4.1% ...and more »

Tesla's Shiny Solar Roofs Are No Game-Changer - Forbes;

Tesla's Shiny Solar Roofs Are No Game-Changer - Forbes

ForbesTesla's Shiny Solar Roofs Are No Game-ChangerForbesTesla's CEO, Elon Musk, unveiled the company's new product – roof shingles that generate solar electricity. The announcement of this new product is likely designed to generate excitement for Tesla's recent buyout of Elon Musk's other company, the ...and more »

Will Solar rooftiles ever be more than virtue-signalling for the rich? - New Statesman;

Will Solar rooftiles ever be more than virtue-signalling for the rich? - New Statesman

New StatesmanWill Solar rooftiles ever be more than virtue-signalling for the rich?New StatesmanElon Musk's latest green lifestyle offering might have hit the environmental nail on the head — depending on what his version of "affordable" really means. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By India Bourke · Follow @@india_bourke · Print HTML.and more »

Elon Musk's surprise unveiling of Tesla's 'solar roof' - South China Morning Post;

Elon Musk's surprise unveiling of Tesla's 'solar roof' - South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostElon Musk's surprise unveiling of Tesla's 'solar roof'South China Morning PostAs the sun descended over the old Hollywood set of Desperate Housewives, Elon Musk took to a stage and fired up his presentation about climate change. It was a strange scene, with hundreds of people crowded into the middle of a subtly artificial ...and more »