Tesla

Is insurance a rich enough game to disrupt?

For the last decade, the largest technology companies have increasingly looked outside of tech to grow their operations. Now, companies like Apple and Google and Amazon are eyeing innovation across th

Tesla reaches deal to build electric vehicle factory in China

Tesla has reached a deal with the Shanghai government to build a factory capable of producing 500,000 electric vehicles a year. The factory would be the automaker’s second assembly plant and aim

Tesla adds autonomous parking mode to Model 3

The Model 3 can now park itself. Called Summon, the feature is now available on the company’s new sedan. It’s a clever feature that takes advantage of the vehicle’s connectivity and

Tesla built 20% of last week’s Model 3s in its fancy new tent

Tesla hit a key milestone in the second quarter, managing to hit a 5,000-per-week production target for its important Model 3 electric vehicle. Remarkably, about 20 percent of the 5,031 Model 3 vehicl

Tesla hits Model 3 production goal

Tesla appears to have produced nearly 5,000 Model 3 electric vehicles in the last week of June, coming within hours of hitting a target CEO Elon Musk initially planned to meet by the end of 2017. The

Tesla opens the Model 3 reservation floodgates

Tesla has opened the Model 3 waitlist floodgates, inviting all reservation holders in the U.S. and Canada to order the electric sedan that’s inextricably tied to its survival. As of Thursday, e

Tesla Model S battery reignited twice after fatal Florida crash, says NTSB

The battery in a 2014 Tesla Model S reignited two times after it was involved in a fatal and high-speed crash in Florida in May, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report

Beleaguered electric vehicle firm Faraday Future gets $2B investment boost

There’s a rare moment of cheer for floundering electric car maker Faraday Future after it landed a new investor and a fresh commitment of capital. Evergrande Health, a division of Hong Kong-list

A Tesla telenovela

Tesla’s lawsuit against a former employee was filed just 24 hours ago and it’s already ripe fodder for Hollywood. As CEO Elon Musk has noted in the past, Tesla is a real drama magnet. Get

Tesla sues former employee for $1 million over trade secret theft

Tesla is suing a former employee for $1 million, alleging the man hacked the company’s confidential and trade secret information and transferred that information to third parties, according to court

Feds crack down on Tesla Autopilot safety cheat device

The federal government is stepping in to end the use of an aftermarket product designed to let Tesla owners skirt a safety feature from the electric automaker’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system.

The techlash

People hate hubris and hypocrisy more than they hate evil, which is, I think, why we’re seeing the beginnings of a bipartisan cultural backlash against the tech industry. A backlash which is wro

Tesla lays off roughly nine percent of workforce

Tesla has laid off about nine percent of its employees, Electrek first reported. This is part of the reorganization Musk talked about in May on the company’s quarterly earnings call. The layoff

Tesla Model X sped up in Autopilot mode seconds before fatal crash, according to NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a preliminary report detailing the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X in March. The crash also resulted in a fire and shut down two lanes of Hi

These are the competitive pressures driving automakers to accelerate new tech adoption

The transformations that companies like Tesla, Uber and Lyft bring to the auto industry are changing more than just the ways car companies think about drivetrains and ownership, and it’s opening

Israeli autonomous technology developer Innoviz is entering China’s car market

Innoviz, a developer of light-detection and ranging technologies for computer vision and autonomous vehicles, is getting a toehold in China, the world’s fastest growing auto market, through a pa

The race to build autonomous delivery robots rolls on

It’s been a busy year in delivery robot land. Starship Technologies sounded the starting gun to bring autonomous delivery vehicles to market with a $17.2 million round led by Daimler back in Jan

Consumer Reports just reversed its stance on the Tesla Model 3, giving the car its endorsement

It sometimes reads like a terrible love story, the relationship between Consumer Reports and electric car company Tesla. Consumer Reports withholds its affection, Tesla addresses its errant ways and n

Tesla sedan in Autopilot mode collides with parked police vehicle in Laguna Beach

A Tesla sedan running on Autopilot mode collided with a parked vehicle belonging to the Laguna Beach Police Department today. No one was in the police car and the Tesla driver had only minor injuries,

The well-funded startups driven to own the autonomous vehicle stack

At some point in the future, while riding along in a car, a kid may ask their parent about a distant time in the past when people used steering wheels and pedals to control an automobile. Of course, t
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