What’s Up, Elon: Tesla’s Q2 Reports Biggest Loss in History, Musk Apologized to Analyst for Calling Questions ‘Boring’ in May + 2 More

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’s biggest loss in Q2

reported its largest quarterly loss in its history on Wednesday and burned through $430 million in cash over three months. But that’s Okay, as Wall Street was expecting worse.

The electric car company said it lost more than $717.5 million in the second quarter. But its cash burn rate was less than investors expected, and the company had $2.2 billion in cash at the end of the quarter.

’s (TSLA) stock was up more than 10% at one point in after-hours trading.

The company said it maintained its targeted level of production, making 5,000 Model 3s in a week multiple times in July. also said it wants to churn out 10,000 Model 3s per week “as fast as we can.” It expects to produce between 50,000 and 55,000 Model 3s this quarter.

still hasn’t made any $35,000 base model cars available.

Elon Musk apologized to the analyst whose questions he called ‘boring’

Remeber how nasty Elon was during ’s first-quarter earnings call in May, where Musk referred to Sacconaghi’s questions as “boring” and “boneheaded”? This time Musk apologized to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. analyst Antonio Sacconaghi during the company’s second-quarter earnings call on Wednesday.

“I’d like to apologize for being impolite on the prior call. Honestly, I really think there’s no excuse for bad manners, and I was kind of violating my own rule in that regard. There are reasons for it in that I had gotten no sleep, had been working 110 hour, 120 hour weeks, but nonetheless, there’s still no excuse,” Musk said on Wednesday.

Video games in cars

On Twitter, Elon Musk asked for developers to consider joining to make games optimized for its vehicles.

“We want to make super fun games that integrate the center touch screen, phone & car irl,” he wrote. Musk also tweeted that developer applications must show prior work and that he’s looking for games with “max playability & creativity.”

It comes after Musk announced classic Atari games would be coming to ’s V9.0 software release in four weeks. Games like Tempest, Missile Command and Pole Position will be coming, the latter of which would be “linked to the car’s steering wheel” while the vehicle is stationary.

The internet had its fair share of suggestions for the type of games that should come to the , including the hottest game of two years ago, Pokémon Go.

Who wants a surfboard?

Elon Musk has a knack for selling weird branded merchandise that has nothing to do with what his companies actually do like The Boring Company’s flamethrowers.

added surfboards to its gift shop on Saturday. The surfboards, which were briefly available for the perfectly reasonable price of $1,500, is a collaboration between Design Studio and Lost Surfboards.

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According to the product’s description, the surfboards are reinforced with carbon fiber “inspired by the interiors” in Teslas.

Tragically, the surfboards are already out of stock. According to The Verge, only offered 200 surfboards, which are expected to ship in 2-10 weeks. If you really want to catch waves on -branded carbon fiber, though, the surfboards have already made their way to eBay for up to $4,000.


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