Elon Musk teases free Tesla FSD trial in North America

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has laid out a rough plan for expanding access to Full Self-Driving (FSD), the company’s advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), throughout North America and the rest of th

Elon Musk will likely testify about his Autopilot statements

Tesla CEO Elon Musk might be ordered to testify under oath in a lawsuit that blames Autopilot, Tesla’s advanced driver assistance system, for a fatal crash in 2018. The tentative ruling, issued

Tesla wins Autopilot crash case in California

Tesla scored a victory Friday after a California jury determined the automaker was not to blame for a 2019 crash that involved its advanced driver assistance system, known as Autopilot. The jury award

DOJ requests Autopilot, FSD documents from Tesla

The U.S. Department of Justice has asked Tesla for documents related to its branded Full Self-Driving and Autopilot advanced driver-assistance systems, the automaker disclosed in a securities filing.

Musk oversaw misleading 2016 video saying Tesla drove itself

Tesla CEO Elon Musk oversaw a 2016 video that overstated the capabilities of the automaker’s driver assistance system, Autopilot, according to internal emails viewed by Bloomberg. The emails sho

Tesla engineer testifies that 2016 video promoting self-driving was faked

Tesla faked a 2016 video promoting its self-driving technology, according to testimony by a senior engineer reviewed by Reuters. The video, which shows a Tesla Model X driving on urban, suburban and h

Drivers sue Tesla for alleged false advertising of Autopilot and FSD software

Another day, another lawsuit against Tesla and its advanced driver assistance systems. A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in the California Northern District Court alleging that Tesla’s ADAS systems

Tesla Model 3 owner seeks class action over ‘phantom braking’

A Tesla Model 3 owner who filed a lawsuit against the automaker Friday alleging unintended braking is seeking class action status. The suit, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern Di

YouTube isn’t cool with videos of Tesla FSD beta testing on kids

YouTube removed two videos from its platform showing Tesla drivers using their own children to conduct vehicle safety tests. The tests were meant to prove that Tesla’s Autopilot and “full

Tesla increases FSD beta cost to $15,000 in North America

Tesla will increase the price of its “full self-driving” beta software, the automaker’s advanced driver assistance system (ADAS), in North America to $15,000 on September 5, CEO Elon

Ralph Nader asks NHTSA to recall Tesla’s ‘dangerous and irresponsible’ FSD

Ralph Nader, a political and consumer advocate and former presidential candidate, has issued a statement calling Tesla’s “so-called” full self-driving (FSD) technology “one of

Tesla to increase cost of FSD beta software beyond its $12,000 price tag

Tesla plans to increase the price of its branded “full self-driving” beta software, the advanced driver assistance system that CEO Elon Musk has said will mean the difference between the c

4 indicators to watch for on Tesla Q2 earnings day

Elon Musk has dominated this summer’s headlines beyond the EV business he’s trying to scale. During the first half of July, the Tesla CEO commanded attention for adding twins to his brood of 10 ch

Tesla loses top AI executive who led Autopilot vision team

Andrej Karpathy, the deep learning and computer vision expert who was hired five years ago as Tesla’s director of AI and led Autopilot vision team, is officially leaving the company. Karpathy wa

Tesla laying off 229 Autopilot workers, shuttering San Mateo office, filing confirms

Tesla is laying off 229 data annotation employees who are part of the company’s larger Autopilot team and is shuttering the San Mateo, California office where they worked, according to a Califor

Another fatal Tesla crash is being investigated by US safety regulators

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into a fatal crash involving a Tesla, according to documents viewed by TechCrunch. The investigation, which was opened in

Tesla is reportedly replacing some faulty Autopilot cameras for free

While Tesla has yet to issue a recall, internal documents distributed to authorized service providers in late November, asking them to swap faulty repeater cameras for Autopilot at no cost to owners.

Tesla recalls 11,704 vehicles after identifying Full Self-Driving Beta software error

Tesla voluntarily recalled nearly 11,704 vehicles after identifying a software error that could cause a false forward-collision warning or unexpected activation of the automatic emergency brake system

NTSB chair calls on Elon Musk to change design of Tesla Autopilot

National Transportation Safety Board Chairwoman Jennifer Homendy has called on Tesla to change the design of its advanced driver assistance system to ensure it cannot be misused by drivers, according

US regulator targets Tesla on NDAs, over-the-air software updates

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent a pair of letters to Tesla targeting the company’s use of non-disclosure agreements for owners who gain early access to its “fu
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