Apple's success as a company under Steve Jobs' leadership was rarely about being first to market. Rather, Apple's most successful products so far (Macintosh, iPod, iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch) were challengers in existing product categories (personal computing, MP3 players, smartphones, tablets, wearables). Apple's entry into established categories was disruptive and ultimately successful due to superior … Continue reading Tesla will not be alone in the solar PV roofing tile market
Inhabitat's Kristine Lofgren reports that the order form and website for Tesla's new solar roofing system is now live. In a previous article, Inhabitat had the following to say: The seamless look of the new technology is thanks to “integrated front skirts and no visible mounting hardware” according to Tesla’s website. Electrek said these features come … Continue reading Breaking down the pricing (and potential risks) of Tesla’s new solar roof system
Business Insider's Danielle Muoio on Friday provided the following update regarding Tesla's ambitious and potentially disruptive photovoltaic glass roof tiles: CEO Elon Musk tweeted in March that the company would begin taking orders for its four solar roof shingle options this month. But during a TED Talk Friday, Musk said that two of the tile options won't be … Continue reading Tesla modifies roll-out of glass solar-powered roof tiles… plus more details!
Elon Musk has accomplished many amazing feats. He leads the way in electric cars with Tesla, has made private space travel and transportation feasible (even beating NASA on quality), and he has produced the absolute best business model for residential solar energy generation with SolarCity. But his latest move has pundits really scratching their heads. … Continue reading Elon Musk opens up Tesla patents to the competition – is he crazy?