Tesla, VW dominate global electric vehicle sales in 2021

Despite supply chain constraints, global electric vehicle sales increased to 2.6 million units in the first half of 2021, with Tesla and Volkswagen leading the pack.

Jun 14, 2021

Tesla willing to accept Bitcoin if miners utilise clean energy

Pretoria-born billionaire Elon Musk says Tesla will resume accepting payments using the digital currency when crypto-currency mining uses more clean energy.

May 11, 2021

Bitcoin’s bull run continues

The biggest driver of this latest Bitcoin growth has been the entrance of large, institutional players into the market, says Jonathan Ovadia, CEO of Ovex.

Apr 19, 2021

Incredible Bitcoin stories and facts

Tesla recently announced it would accept BTC payments.

Apr 6, 2021

Tesla ramps up EV production as demand hits record high

The US firm delivered 185 000 electric vehicles in the first quarter of 2021, and is ramping up its vehicle production, as global demand increases.

Apr 6, 2021

Incredible Bitcoin stories and facts

Tesla is one of about 15 000 companies that accept BTC payments.

Mar 12, 2021

Hackers gain access to over 150 000 security cameras

The collective published videos and images they claimed were taken from offices, warehouses and factories, as well as from jail cells, psychiatric wards, banks and schools.

Feb 22, 2021

SA traders expect more regulation as Bitcoin rally continues

Local crypto players strongly believe the higher digital currency prices will lead to faster regulatory developments in the country.

Feb 11, 2021

Elon Musk’s Bitcoin touch lifts SA crypto exchanges

Since Tesla bought $1.5 billion worth of Bitcoin, local crypto players report a huge increase in digital currency transactions on their platforms.

Nov 24, 2020

SA-born Elon Musk dislodges Bill Gates as world’s second richest

For the first time, the Bloomberg Billionaires Index ranks the Tesla CEO with a $127.9 billion fortune, above the Microsoft founder ($127.7 billion).

Sep 17, 2020

Tesla offers renewable energy kits as load-shedding solution

Tesla introduces its Powerwall and Megapack rechargeable, renewable energy-powered battery systems for homes and businesses in SA.

Apr 24, 2020

Amazon, Microsoft, Zoom, Tesla billionaires see wealth surge

Technology billionaires Jeff Bezos, Eric Yuan, Elon Musk and Steve Ballmer see their net worth grow by over $1 billion each during the COVID-19 crisis.

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