Deadly Tesla Crash Exposes Confusion over Automated Driving Amid a federal investigation, ignorance of the technology’s limitations comes into focus How much do we really know about what so-called self-driving vehicles can and cannot do? The fatal traffic accident involving a Tesla Motors car that crashed while using its Autopilot feature offers a stark reminder […]Read more "The Science of Automated Cars and an Impatient Business"
Part 2, that is. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Sunday tweeted his intention to soon publish part two of his “top secret Tesla masterplan” following an embattled several weeks for the Silicon Valley heavyweight. The tweet, which read “Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish later this week” comes amid […]Read more "Secret Masterplan and a Reluctant Wall Street"
The most bitterly contested issue in Senate floor debate of the National Defense Authorization Act this year was whether the Department of Defense would be allowed to continue using Russian rocket engines to lift national-security satellites into orbit. The engines, called RD-180s, provide first-stage thrust for Atlas launch vehicles built by United Launch Alliance, a […]Read more "SpaceX Attempted Monopoly"
It’s deja vu. Jim Chanos just used the V-word. CNBC reported this morning that the famed short-seller, who was early in spotting problems at energy disaster Enron, says Tesla Motors TSLA 0.92% reminds him a lot of certain troubled drug company: Valeant Pharmaceuticals VRX 1.13% . Tesla, Chanos noted, has seen eight executives leave the […]Read more "Here’s the Thing About Tesla That Most Reminds Jim Chanos of Valeant"
Summary Yet another story broke yesterday of an executive leaving Tesla to go to Facebook. This caps off a year where nearly 10 major executives have left Tesla. In a previous article we speculated that something could be fishy. Today we ask again, “Why do executives keep leaving Tesla?”. There is a reason that Jim […]Read more "Tesla: Executive Exodus Red Flags"