Deadly Tesla crashes raise questions about Autopilot

Three crashes involving Teslas that killed three people have increased scrutiny of the company’s Autopilot driving system just months before CEO Elon Musk has planned to put fully self-driving cars on the streets.

Tesla truck's 'armor glass' windows smash during unveiling

The launch event for Tesla’s electric Cybertruck left Elon Musk swearing following a failed demonstration on the strength of the vehicle’s “armor glass” windows at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California.

Tesla truck's 'armor glass' windows smash during unveiling

The launch event for Tesla’s electric Cybertruck left Elon Musk swearing following a failed demonstration on the strength of the vehicle’s “armor glass” windows at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. Credit: MotorTrend via Storyful

SpaceX rocket takes flight

Twenty-seven engines roared into life Tuesday afternoon. Thick plumes of white smoke unfolded from the Florida launching pad and within seconds the Falcon Heavy was airborne. The heavy climbed against the backdrop of a clear blue sky. SpaceX has decided against flying passengers on the Heavy and instead will accelerate development of an even bigger rocket to accommodate deep-space crews.