James Murdoch has become the favourite to succeed Elon Musk as the chairman of Tesla, which has to replace the electric carmaker’s founder in the role by the middle of next month

James Murdoch has become the favourite to succeed Elon Musk as the chairman of Tesla, which has to replace the electric carmaker’s founder in the role(...)

SpaceX, Tesla and The Boring Company founder Elon Musk. Photograph:  Robyn Beck/AFP

Tesla isn’t going private after all. In a statement late Friday, Elon Musk, the electric-car maker’s chief executive, said he and the company’s board (...)

Elon Musk has been one of Silicon Valley’s most brash and ambitious entrepreneurs, helping to found several influential technology companies

Elon Musk was at home in Los Angeles, struggling to maintain his composure. “This past year has been the most difficult and painful year of my career,(...)

Some Tesla board members have told company founder Elon Musk in recent days to stop tweeting. To date, he has not heeded that advice. Photograph: Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo

Members of Tesla’s board are scrambling to control a chief executive who some directors think is out of control. Elon Musk, the electric-car maker’s(...)