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Tesla may disable Autopilot for drivers who don't follow the rules

Tesla may disable Autopilot for drivers who don't follow the rules

Some people can't resist putting themselves in danger. Those folks have given us some amazing things, like bungee-jumping and scuba diving. On the other hand, they're also responsible for Russian roulette and planking. When Tesla rolled out its semi-self-driving Autopilot software last fall, we saw... read more

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Elon Musk

Nope, Tesla won't be disabling Autopilot

The past two weeks haven't been kind to Tesla or Autopilot, the company's semi-autonomous driving software. Autopilot has been linked to at least one death and may have been... read more July 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot system

Tesla Autopilot probe widens to include the SEC: Can Musk's secret plan fix this?

Less than two weeks ago, we reported on a fatal crash in Florida involving a Tesla Model S sedan in self-driving, Autopilot mode. The National Highway Traffic Safety... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Under pressure, Tesla updates its 'Goodwill Agreement'

On Friday, the auto world once again turned its attention to Tesla Motors and its outspoken CEO, Elon Musk. This time, however, we weren't waiting for an unveiling or news of... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
1,000th body for 2012 Tesla Model S on display at Tesla Motors factory, Fremont, CA, Oct 28, 2012

Has Tesla been violating labor laws in California?

Over the weekend, news broke about an accident at the Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. The accident itself wasn't especially noteworthy--it happened a year ago, in May... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla ramps up production, promises 500,000 cars per year by 2018

Tesla Motors and its CEO, Elon Musk, have spent a good bit of time talking about their plans to boost production in the near future. Though the company currently builds fewer... read more May 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3: A make-or-break moment for Tesla Motors?

The Tesla Model 3 was officially unveiled last night, but long before the curtain lifted, fans were already gushing about Tesla's latest entry into the electric car market... read more April 1, 2016 by


 
Elon Musk

Tesla mulls federal suit to sell in Texas, Michigan, other states (and Hurricane Katrina may help)

This is a very big week for Tesla. Just a few short months after delivering its first Model X crossovers to earlybird customers, the all-electric automaker will begin taking... read more March 30, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors gallery in Houston Galleria, opened October 2011, with Model S on display

Tesla Applies For Dealership License In Michigan. This Ought To Be Interesting

For years, Tesla Motors has fought to undo, overturn, and slip through loopholes in state franchise laws that prevent automakers from selling vehicles directly to consumers... read more February 1, 2016 by


 
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Wants California To Forgive Volkswagen For Dieselgate (But There's A Very Big Catch)

The ongoing Dieselgate scandal has thrown Volkswagen into an administrative, public relations, and financial crisis. But while many residents of Planet Earth seem eager to... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
Behind the wheel of an autonomous car

Autonomous Car Update: California's New Rules, Google Spinning Off Car Company, Elon Musk Tweets

Over the past 24 hours, there's been an abundance of news about autonomous cars. Here's a recap of the three most notable items, involving California's long-awaited... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
Tesla Motors stand at 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model 3 Priced Around $35,000, Debuts In March 2016, Arrives In 2018

The auto world is in Mild Freakout Mode over the soon-to-arrive Tesla Model X, but Tesla Motors isn't content to rest on its buzzing laurels. Yesterday, the company -- or... read more September 3, 2015 by


 
Tesla Model X

Elon Musk: Tesla Model X Crossover Coming In 3-4 Months

If you love the idea of owning an electric vehicle from a start-up automaker but find the Tesla Model S too small for your rugged/schleppy/soccer-parent lifestyle, we have... read more June 10, 2015 by


 
Elon Musk

Texas Snubs Tesla As Clock Runs Out On Direct-Sales Bill: What About The Hyperloop & Gigafactory?

Yesterday, a gavel banged in Austin, Texas, bringing the state's 84th legislature to an end. As with most legislative sessions, officials made progress on some fronts, but... read more June 2, 2015 by


 
Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

The Tesla Powerwall: Does It Really Mean The End Of Fossil Fuels?

When Steve Jobs tapped Tim Cook to be his successor at Apple, the man knew what he was doing. Cook is just as detail-oriented as Jobs was, and he's kept the company moving... read more May 8, 2015 by


 
The founders of Google and one of their autonomous Toyota Prius hybrids

In 2013, Google Almost Bought Tesla For $11 Billion

Tesla Motors accounts for a tiny fraction of the world's car sales, but after just a few years in the biz, the small company has already had a huge effect on laws, public... read more April 20, 2015 by


 

 
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