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Tesla hacking heightens auto industry’s cybersecurity worries

February 19, 2020

Via: Politico

It’s a well-known phenomenon in the cybersecurity world that the more technology you pack into a product, the more vulnerable it is to hacking. Cars are no exception, and new research released today by the security company McAfee could raise […]


Vehicles

Tesla Exceeds Expectations in Blowout Quarter

January 30, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. delivered a second straight quarter of blowout earnings and speedy execution, extending an unprecedented surge for its heavily shorted stock. The record revenue Tesla reported Jan. 29 beat estimates and carried the company to its fourth profit in […]


Vehicles

VW’s Herbert Diess Confident He Can Catch Tesla in Electric Car Race

January 24, 2020

Via: Transport Topics

Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess is preparing to muscle Elon Musk out of the electric-car lead. While Tesla Inc. is paving the way in sustainable mobility, the world’s biggest automaker is buying software companies and ramping up investments in electric […]


Vehicles

Tesla sold more cars in 2019 than in the previous two years combined

January 3, 2020

Via: The Verge

Tesla sold 367,500 cars in 2019, a new record for the company, according to figures published to its website early on Friday morning. While that’s on the low end of the 360,000 to 400,000 vehicle estimate the company offered up […]


Vehicles

Tesla Just Delivered Its First China-Built Cars in Shanghai

December 30, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. delivered its first China-built cars, a milestone for Elon Musk’s company as it accelerates a push in the world’s largest electric-vehicle market. The company handed over the first 15 Model 3 sedans assembled at Tesla’s new multibillion-dollar Shanghai […]


Vehicles

GM, Tesla Head for New Year Without Electric Vehicle Tax Credits

December 27, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

General Motors Co. and Tesla are about to become the first automakers that will have to sell EVs without the benefit of a $7,500 federal tax credit. Congress failed to include legislation in a spending bill that would have tripled […]


Vehicles

Want a Tax Credit for Buying an Electric Vehicle? Move Fast

December 18, 2019

Via: Wired

For many Americans, New Year’s Day means a new set of resolutions, a slight headache, and a refreshing tabula rasa. At Tesla, the electric vehicle maker, January 1, 2020 will mark something else: the official end of its vehicles’ eligibility […]


Vehicles

Tesla on Autopilot Rear-Ends a Parked Cop Car in Connecticut

December 10, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Another Tesla Inc. vehicle operating on the carmaker’s driver-assistance system branded as Autopilot has crashed into a parked emergency vehicle, eliciting fresh warnings about the shortcomings of automated technology on public roads. A Tesla Model 3 sedan hit a parked […]


Vehicles

Tesla Shares Soar as Elon Musk Packs Profit Report With Positives

October 24, 2019

Via: Transport Topics

Elon Musk flipped the script on those who doubted Tesla Inc. could return to profitability and meet aggressive timelines, delivering positive earnings few saw coming and declaring he’s ahead of schedule on a new plant and product. The electric-car maker […]


Vehicles

Tesla’s ‘Smart Summon’ Will Fetch Your Car—Sometimes

October 2, 2019

Via: Wired

In lots of ways, Tesla’s new Smart Summon feature is classic Tesla. Rolled out last week as part of an extensive software update—which also included updates for Automatic Lane Change; an in-car, 360-degree view while behind the wheel; a new […]