All posts tagged "Tesla"
Tesla, BMW Electrics Fall Short of Highest Crash-Test Rating
Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 fell short of getting the highest safety ratings
- Posted February 1, 2017
Tesla Begins Making Battery Cells at Massive Nevada Factory
RENO, Nev. – Tesla Motors says it has started producing lithium-ion battery cells at its $5 billion factory in Nevada. The company says it began making high-performance cells in December and production started Wednesday for cells used...
- Posted January 5, 2017
Tesla, Panasonic Agree to Make PV Cells in Buffalo, New York
TOKYO – Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of photovoltaic cells and modules at a factory in Buffalo, New York. The two companies said they finalized...
- Posted December 27, 2016
Tesla to End Free Use of Supercharging Stations
DETROIT — Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it will end free use of its worldwide charging station network. The company says cars ordered after Jan. 1, 2017 will get roughly 1,000 miles worth of credits at...
- Posted November 7, 2016
Tesla Equipping Cars to Drive Completely on their Own
SAN FRANCISCO – Tesla Motors is starting to build its electric cars with all the sensors, cameras and other gear needed to drive completely on their own when regulations allow the technology to take over that responsibility....
- Posted October 20, 2016
Germany wants Tesla to stop using term ‘autopilot’
FRANKFURT, Germany – German authorities are telling electric automaker Tesla to stop using the term “autopilot” for its driver assistance system, saying it is misleading. The transport ministry confirmed in an email that a letter to that...
- Posted October 17, 2016
Tesla Rear-Ends Bus in Germany, Driver Blames Autopilot
Tesla has updated the software for its autopilot following a deadly crash earlier this year
- Posted September 29, 2016
Tesla Update Halts Automatic Steering if Driver Inattentive
DETROIT – Tesla Motors says a software update to its Autopilot system will disable automatic steering if drivers don’t keep their hands on the wheel. The update also adds multiple features, including improved radar, better voice commands...
- Posted September 22, 2016
Tesla sues Michigan, challenges law requiring dealer sales
Tesla says it will "fight for the rights of Michigan consumers to be able to choose how they buy cars in Michigan"
- Posted September 22, 2016
Software co.: We warned Tesla about hands-free Autopilot use
DETROIT — The company that made the camera and computer system for Tesla Motors’ semi-autonomous Autopilot says the electric car maker ignored its warnings of safety problems. Israel-based Mobileye said Friday that last year, prior to the...
- Posted September 16, 2016