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Elon Musk: At Tesla, "you're choosing to be the equivalent of Special Forces"

Lots of people are looking for jobs these days, and if you're interested in seeing just how many work hours you can pack into a week, then perhaps you should apply at Tesla Motors. The electric vehicle automaker is hiring like mad – CEO Elon Musk told us recently that "we're at almost 3,000 people" – but they're only looking for people who dislike having time off.

LA 2010: Elon Musk says Tesla-powered Toyota RAV4 EV is good for Model S

Elon Musk (right) and Jim Lentz with the Toyota RAV4 EV – Click above for high-res image gallery

Musk talks up electric vehicles, boasts about achievements in TIME interview

Tesla's chief executive officer, Elon Musk, is well-known for his occasionally outlandish remarks, boastful company claims, over-the-top comments and much more. To put it nicely, Musk is an outspoken individual, which just means that when he sat down

Elon Musk nets much needed $24M profit from Tesla's IPO

We find it hard to believe that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk could possibly be running low on cash, but that's the story we've heard. If true and Musk actually is almost broke, he's a lot less so now with the addition of some $24 million in pocket change courtesy of Eric Loveday

Tesla to distance itself from CEO, says Musk's "financial situation" won't affect IPO

It's no secret that Tesla's chief executive officer Elon Musk is experiencing some difficulties right now. From the messy divorce to reports that he's broke, Musk has recently made headlines for Eric Loveday

Report: Elon Musk says he's broke

Can a broke man buy a $125,000 Tesla Roadster Sport? He probably can if he's Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors who recently wrote in legal documents that, "I ran out of cash." What running out of cash means for a person like Musk (who it looks like still spends around $200,000 a month) and the rest of us is a matter for another day, but it is apparent that Musk, who is going through Sebastian Blanco

Tony Stark isn't just Iron Man - he's Elon Musk, too

Regular AutoblogGreen readers who went to see Iron Man 2 this past weekend probably noticed an unexpected little cameo from one of the most flamboyant automotive CEOs around: Elon Musk.

Tesla IPO could go decently, or worse, depending on CEO's divorce trial

Darryl Siry, who used to be CMO at Tesla Motors and is now CEO of NewsBasis, and so has a better-than-most insight into the situation, hears word that Sebastian Blanco

Report: Tesla says it gave Musk stock options valued at over $44.5 million

Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery

Model S gets software update to prevent unintended acceleration

Tesla Model S – Click above for high-res image gallery

Tesla CEO Musk used private jet 12 times to lobby Washington for DOE loans

When the CEOs of the three Detroit based automakers used corporate jets to fly to Washington in late 2008, they were eviscerated by the national media and grandstanding politicians. Within weeks, all three companies had canceled the leases on those aircraft and

Tesla hires new manufacturing lead, but there's more

With the news that Tesla Motors will soon go public, there's been a lot of scrutiny of and discussion about the company's future plans. On the corporate side, that involves things like former Toyota production engineering general manager Gilbert Passin joining the company as leader of Tesla's vehicle manufacturing operations. On Sebastian Blanco

VIDEO: Like, it's Elon Musk talking to Valley Girl

Elon Musk talks to Vally Girl - Click above to watch the videos after the break

Tesla lawsuit update: Eberhard not declared one of two founders, case not dismissed

There aren't yet any news reports posted about the events in court today surrounding the Tesla Motors lawsuit filed by ex-CEO Martin Eberhard, but we know from a new statement put out by Tesla that the judge struck down Eberhard's request to be declared one of just two founders of the company. Tesla said it was pleased by this decision, and "definitely agree[s] that Eberhard's claims

Tesla Motors' lawsuit update: Martin Eberhard, Elon Musk have a court date tomorrow

The legal battle between Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk and ex-CEO Martin Eberhard continues tomorrow in San Mateo County Superior Court when Musk and Tesla's lawyers will ask a judge to toss out Eberhard's original lawsuit. Earlier this year, Eberhard filed a lawsuit that alleges that Musk, among other things, "committe

Elon Musk: Daimler's "golden handcuffs" mean I'll stay with Tesla through Model S launch

For a guy who allegedly wants a lot of the credit for creating Tesla Motors, Elon Musk certainly doesn't seem to like the job of being its CEO. As part of Daimler's investment deal with Tesla, Musk needed to commit to staying on as Tesla's CEO at least until Sebastian Blanco