Tesla Motors new assembly plant in Europe

Tesla Motors has opened an assembly plant in Europe and aim to build 90 cars a day.

Tesla Motors: Opens Assembly Plant in Tilburg, Netherlands

Financial Times: Tesla opens first European plant

International Business Times: New European Factory

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Robots on the move

They fly, play soccer and heavy metal. They may outrun you in the woods. We’ve had UAV’s for some years, now they are not remote controlled, the are autonomous:

That was Northrop Grumman. Boston Dynamics is moving on with their development. Bought by Google, funded by DARPA:

Soccer playing robots:

The Compressorheads:

Links:

Northrop Grumman

Boston Dynamics | Youtube channel

Google

MX3D

Compressorhead

Wikipedia: | X-47BBoston Dynamics | DARPA

Self driving cars may be available on the consumer market any year now. Ok, one more. Robots acting as a 3D printer and building a bridge:

Elon Musk – The Story So Far

Chris Anderson (TED) on Elon Musk: The World’s Most Remarkable Entrepreneur

The site “Wait But Why” is writing a four-part series on Elon Musk and his companies. Don’t miss it!

Part One: Elon Musk: The World’s Raddest Man
Part Two: How Tesla Will Change The World
Part Three: How (And Why) SpaceX Will Colonize Mars
Part Four: The Cook and the Chef: Musk’s secret dauce

Don’t miss the sources at the end of each part.

Links:

SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Reddit AMA: Elon Musk

Wikipedia: Elon Musk | SpaceX | Tesla Motors | SolarCity | Hyperloop | PayPal