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Tesla Engineer Says Musk Overstated Tesla Autopilot Capability

May 7, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

One of Tesla Inc.’s engineers told California authorities that CEO Elon Musk overstated the capability of Autopilot, the company’s driver-assistance system, early this year. The clarification was described in a series of records the California Department of Motor Vehicles released […]


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Tesla Told to Provide Documents Involving Musk Compensation

May 4, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

A Delaware judge on May 3 ordered lawyers representing Tesla Inc. directors to turn over certain communications that CEO Elon Musk may have shared with the company’s top in-house attorneys before the board approved a compensation plan in 2018 that […]


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Huawei to Invest $1 Billion on Car Tech It Says Surpasses Tesla

April 12, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Huawei Technologies Co. will invest $1 billion on researching self-driving and electric-car technologies, accelerating plans to compete with Tesla Inc. and Xiaomi Corp. in the world’s biggest vehicle arena. Huawei’s autonomous-driving technology already has surpassed Tesla’s in some spheres, for […]


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Musk Statement on Tesla Production Raises Questions

April 9, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is once again drawing scrutiny for questionable comments he made to Wall Street analysts, this time involving the status of his company’s vehicle production. On a Jan. 27 conference call to discuss Tesla’s fourth-quarter earnings, Musk […]


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2021’s Top Ten Tech Cars: Lucid Air

March 22, 2021

Via: IEEE Spectrum

Peter Rawlinson, who’d been the chief engineer for Tesla’s Model S, is ready to launch his Lucid Air from a factory in Casa Grande, Ariz., this spring. From a lot that Rawlinson called “bare earth,” a US $700 million factory […]


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Election Outcome Could Stir Up Electric Vehicle Industry

November 2, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Both of the major-party presidential candidates have said they support electric vehicles, but a Joe Biden win could bring changes to significantly speed up the adoption of cars and trucks built by the likes of Tesla Inc. and Nikola Corp. […]


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Tesla Is Recalling About 30,000 Imported Vehicles in China

October 23, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. is recalling about 30,000 imported Model S and Model X vehicles in China because of suspension problems, a setback for the U.S. electric-car maker just as it faces intensifying competition in the world’s largest auto market. The company […]


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Tesla to Start Exporting China-Made Model 3 Cars to Europe

October 19, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. will start exporting Model 3 cars made at its gigafactory on the outskirts of Shanghai to Europe later this month, the automaker said in a statement sent via WeChat. The car will be shipped to more than 10 […]


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Tesla’s $25,000 Car Doesn’t Worry Biggest Rivals in China

September 28, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc.’s plan to build a $25,000 car within the next three years doesn’t seem to have fazed China’s most-promising electric vehicle startups, with executives at the Beijing Auto Show saying Elon Musk can bring it on. “It’s a good […]


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Tesla Falls on Musk Cautioning Battery Output Is Years Away

September 22, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Elon Musk tempered expectations for Tesla Inc.’s long-awaited battery day by cautioning that the company will unveil something that won’t be widely produced for two years. Tesla shares fell as much as 6% and were down 5.2% at $425.97 as […]