When Elon Musk finally emerged from pulling his small-amounts-of-crack-fueled all-nighter and finally delivered his new Master Plan Part II, it proved to be full of some interesting ideas. Of those ideas, I think the plan for Tesla to build a semi heavy-duty truck is by far the smartest, and offers some really…
Elon Musk has released his second master plan for his electric car company Tesla, and he has some pretty ambitious goals.
There’s no doubt that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk works a lot. The question is, rather, how he actually does it. In a recent Twitter conversation about his lack of sleep lately, he enlightened us all about his secret to keeping focused on the job at hand—“large amounts of crack.”
The revelation last month that a fatal car cash involved Tesla’s “Autopilot” feature has sparked a debate over liability when it comes to assisted driving: Who’s legally at fault in a crash if a car is being somewhat controlled by a computer?
The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is currently investigating Tesla for a number of high-profile crashes recently, most prominently the fatal crash of Joshua Brown behind the wheel of his Model S on Autopilot. And NHTSA has published everything it wants Tesla to tell it.
Last Saturday night, a Model X drove through a guardrail in Montana, reportedly also with Autopilot engaged.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Tesla after it failed to disclose the fatal crash of a Model S cruising on Autopilot immediately to investors, the Wall Street Journal reports. Tesla sold $2 billion worth of stock in the days following the crash, and has argued that the crash was not material to…
Elon Musk, who is definitely not making this up as he goes, finally clarified what the hell this whole ‘beta’ thing means, and gave it a solid ending point at one billion miles.
The buzz hasn’t entirely died from that fatal Tesla crash in May, or the one that happened this week, but Elon Musk is already looking ahead.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is suggesting that a recent report from Fortune claiming the company may have kept a fatal accident out of the public during its huge stock sale is part of a conspiracy against the company.
Another Tesla vehicle crashed while operating in Autopilot mode, according to the car’s driver. The latest crash occurred on July 1st, just two days after US regulators announced they were investigating the first fatality in a wreck involving a car in self-driving mode.
There are some troubling new details about the deadly crash involving Tesla Autodrive. Police have confirmed that they found a DVD player in the car of a man who died earlier this week after his Telsa Model S hit a truck while in Autopilot mode. He was reportedly watching a Harry Potter movie when it happened.
A grim milestone has been set in the history of automobiles: the first person was killed while a semi-autonomous car was driving. While it will be up to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to officially determine what went wrong, this circumstances of this accident, coupled with a similar, much more…
The investigation into a death that occurred while a Tesla Model S driver was using Autopilot has filled the internet with dystopian-sounding headlines. Self-driving car driver died for the first time after crash in Florida. Self-driving Tesla was involved in fatal crash. But this was not a “self-driving car” that…
Just one month before he became the first person to die behind the wheel of a self-driving car, Joshua Brown recorded a video of his Tesla Model S’ autopilot saving him from a crash. At least, that’s how he described it.
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that they will investigate what role Tesla’s autopilot feature had in a fatal crash in 2015. The agency said the crash “calls for an examination of the design and performance of any driving aids in use at the time of the crash.”
Barrett Lyon has owned every model Tesla has ever made; a Roadster, a Model S and, now formerly, a Model X—which he returned to Tesla after filing a lawsuit against the company over the electric crossover’s numerous quality issues.
Elon Musk is on the brink of acquiring the the next critical component in a solar-electric transportation future. Tesla Motors just made a $2.8 billion stock-to-stock offer to buy SolarCity, one of the largest solar energy companies in the country. It also happens to be a company founded by Musk’s cousins and one…
Porsche is planning on taking the fight to Tesla with the upcoming production version of the gorgeous Mission E Concept, and they’ve officially started the smack-talking.
Elon Musk has broken his Twitter silence over the recent claim that Tesla attempted to cover up owner claims of suspension issues on the Model S, suggesting that fraudulent claims of similar issues indicates a larger conspiracy.