An employee who died at the Tesla plant in Fremont this week was identified on Friday. His cause of death is still unknown.
California has charged a man with vehicular manslaughter after a Tesla he had on autopilot ran a red light and killed two people in 2019. The charges appear to be the first of their kind in the U.S.
A production associate working on a powertrain line at Tesla in Fremont collapsed and died early Wednesday morning.
California prosecutors have filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla on Autopilot who ran a red light, slammed into another car and killed two people in 2019.
Tesla is recalling certain Model 3 and Model S vehicles sold in the U.S. over rear camera and trunk issues, the NHTSA said.
Musk's tweet comes at a time some politicians call on billionaires to start to pay more in taxes.
Uber announced a deal with Hertz on Wednesday that will make up to 50,000 Teslas available to Uber drivers by 2023.
Hertz is set to buy 100,000 cars from Tesla in an effort to electrify its rental fleet.
After Hertz’s Tesla order, Elon Musk is now worth more than Google co-founder Larry Page and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg combined, according to Forbes.
Hertz said it will buy 100,000 Tesla Model 3 cars by the end of 2022. It’s one of the largest purchases of battery-powered cars in history.
Elon Musk announced the move during the 2021 Annual Shareholders meeting Thursday afternoon at the new Tesla Gigafactory in Del Valle.
A former Tesla contractor asked for $101 million in damages for racial abuse he said he endured while working for the electric car maker. Instead, a jury in San Francisco ordered Telsa to pay him $137 million.
Owen Diaz alleged in a lawsuit that he was harassed and faced “daily racist epithets,” including the “N-word,” while working at Tesla’s Fremont plant in 2015 and 2016 before quitting.
Thankfully the trooper was able to get out of the way just in the nick of time.
The investigation covers 765,000 vehicles, almost everything that Tesla has sold in the U.S. since the start of the 2014 model year. Of the crashes identified by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as part of the investigation, 17 people were injured and one was killed.
The financial milestone announced Monday extended a two-year run of prosperity that has erased questions about Tesla’s long-term viability raised during its early years of losses and production problems.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos paid no income tax in 2007 and 2011. Tesla founder Elon Musk’s income tax bill was zero in 2018.
California’s DMV is reviewing whether Tesla is violating a state regulation by advertising its vehicles as being fully autonomous without meeting the legal definition of self-driving. The probe comes amid several high-profile crashes nationwide — including a fatal wreck in California — involving Autopilot in recent weeks.
Electric car maker Tesla will stop accepting Bitcoin as a payment. That's according to a tweet Wednesday from CEO Elon Musk, who cited environmental concerns surrounding the cryptocurrency.
Federal safety regulators are sending a team to California to investigate a fatal freeway crash involving a Tesla, just after authorities near Oakland arrested a man in another Tesla rolling down a freeway with no one behind the steering wheel.