China’s state-run newspaper Global Times questions in a recent article whether Tesla’s new commitments in China will help the country to take over the electric car market, as Apple’s investment in Chinese factories helped it to dominate the smartphone manufacturing industry.
In an interview with CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, President Donald Trump praised Tesla CEO Elon Musk stating that he is “one of our very smart people, and we want to cherish those people.”
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey reportedly asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk how he should fix the social media platform, Musk reportedly told Dorsey that “bots and troll armies” were the issue to focus on.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has announced plans to review a petition requesting that the administration investigate 500,000 Tesla vehicles over reports of sudden unintended acceleration, in which vehicles suddenly accelerate without human control — complainants often report their foot wasn’t even on the gas pedal when incidents occur.
According to recent reports, Tesla owners are unintentionally purchasing software upgrades for their vehicles which range from $4,000 to almost $10,000. Despite the fact that the purchases were unintentional and compared by one Tesla owner to a “butt dial,” Elon Musk’s company initially refused to refund the purchases.
Urban Design blog Curbed published an article recently which takes issue with Elon Musk’s Boring Company tunnel, which was unveiled at the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show. According to the article, what was once touted as an underground transportation system has turned into a “mechanism for giving one-minute test rides in Teslas.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reportedly launched an investigation into the crash of a Tesla Model 3 that resulted in the death of a passenger after the car smashed into a fire truck. The agency suspects that Tesla’s so-called “Autopilot” system contributed to the crash.
Elon Musk’s Tesla has become the most valuable carmaker in America with a market value of $81.39 billion. Analysts foresee trouble in the future, with one writing “”We think questions remain about first half 2020 results and gross margin sustainability.”
According to a recent report, Tesla solar panel owners across Massachusetts have had issues receiving customer support for their panels, with some left waiting almost a full year without any help from Elon Musk’s company.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently stated during an event in Shanghai, China, that the electric car manufacturer plans to design its next vehicle in China for the global market, an idea Musk called “super cool.” Musk also drew attention at the event by showcasing his bizarre dance moves.
Tesla aiming to localize all of its China supply chain by the end of 2020
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reportedly set to investigate a recent Tesla crash in Los Angeles which took the lives of two people. The NHTSA has sent a special crash team to investigate the incident, which may have involved Elon Musk’s “Autopilot” software.
Car and Driver reports that a Tesla Model 3 belonging to its staff photographer suffered a “catastrophic failure” on Christmas Day — becoming completely undrivable — while sitting parked in his driveway.
A new report claims that Elon Musk’s Tesla has agreed to take on a $1.4 billion loan from a group of Chinese banks to fund its new Shanghai manufacturing plant.
Tesla has reportedly experienced another high profile defection from its executive suite as Elon Musk’s troubled high-tech car company continues to deal with morale and turnover issues.
A slew of high-tech companies including Apple, Google, and Tesla are being sued by a group of Congolese families whose children allegedly died or were severely injured while mining cobalt that is used to produce lithium-ion batteries found in smartphones and electric cars.
Tesla announced this week that General Counsel Jonathan Cheng will be leaving the company. Cheng is the third Tesla general counsel to leave the company in 2019 alone.
A Tesla vehicle on autopilot reportedly hit a state police cruiser on the highway in Connecticut over the weekend, according to authorities.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was found not liable for defamation in a Los Angeles federal court on Friday.
Lawyers for Tesla CEO Elon Musk reportedly pressured British cave rescuer Vern Unsworth for criticizing Musk during a trial on claims of defamation after Musk smeared Unsworth as “Pedo Guy.”