Joshua Brown fatally crashed into a tractor trailer turning in front of his Tesla Model S on autopilot almost exactly two months ago, but we only found out about it on Thursday evening. That’s when Tesla first told the public about the crash, nearly two months after they sold $2 billion in stock. What’s surprising, […]Read more "Tesla Did Not Disclose Autopilot Death Before $2 Billion Stock Sale"
Concerns about the pace of vehicle production at Tesla Motors hit the automaker’s shares as questions swirled about the ramifications of a Tesla Model S owner who died while using the car’s autopilot. As investors struggle to assess the implications of the crash for self-driving cars, Fortune magazine published a story in which Tesla CEO Elon Musk […]Read more "Musk’s Snarky Remarks to the Tesla Crash"
Tesla Motors Inc. and General Motors Corp.’s Chevrolet are preparing to bring out mass-market electric cars next year. If you plan to buy one and help save the planet,people who live near the Atacama salt-flat ask that you spare a thought for the flamingos. The vehicles will be powered by rechargeable batteries containing lithium, a silver-white […]Read more "Tesla Production Killing Flamingos?"
U.S. auto safety regulators said Thursday they have opened a preliminary investigation into 25,000 Tesla Motors Model S cars after a fatal crash in which a driver used its “Autopilot” feature. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the crash came in a 2015 Model S operating with automated driving engaged, and “calls for an […]Read more "Investigation of Tesla over Fatal Crash"
“And about those green jobs…” Though they saved the tax credits, state university officials didn’t show the same ambition to save the new jobs promised by Kitzhaber. After the Redco debacle, the university system quickly hired its third developer in the spring of 2012. SolarCity was no solar rookie. It had been around for five […]Read more "SolarCity Using Inmates as Workers"