NTSB releases details in two crashes involving Tesla Autopilot

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An Apple engineer who died when his Tesla Model X crashed into a concrete barrier had earlier complained regarding the SUV malfunctioning on that same stretch of Silicon Valley freeway. His complaints were detailed last week in documents released by federal investigators in two Tesla crashes associating Autopilot, one in California and the other in […]

Shanghai to help Tesla restart production despite coronavirus spread

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Tesla’s factory in China’s financial hub of Shanghai will restart production on February 10 with assistance to help it cope with a growing epidemic of coronavirus, a Shanghai government official stated on Saturday. Many factories throughout China closed in late January for the Lunar New Year holiday that was initially due to end on January […]

Tesla overtakes Volkswagen as second most valuable automaker globally

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American automaker Tesla Inc has overtaken Germany’s Volkswagen AG as the world’s second most valuable automaker behind Japan’s Toyota Motor, as the meteoric increase in the U.S. electric vehicle maker’s shares reshuffles the international market. Tesla’s stock has more than doubled in value in these three months, with its market capitalization reaching $100 billion on […]

Germans protest against Tesla gigafactory, accuse automaker of endangering water supply

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Around 250 Germans launched protests on Saturday protested in the outskirts of Berlin where the American electric automaker Tesla is preparing to build a gigafactory, alleging its construction will endanger water supply and wildlife in the location. The automaker announced its strategies last November to construct its first European auto factory in Gruenheide, located in […]

NHTSA to review a petition concerning 500,000 Tesla vehicles

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) stated Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to officially investigate and recall 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles due to sudden unintended acceleration reports. The petition includes 2012 through 2019 model year Tesla Model S, 2016 through 2019 Tesla Model X, and 2018 through 2019 Tesla Model […]

Tesla states it plans to open China design and research center

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U.S. electric automaker Tesla prepares to open a design and research center in China to make “Chinese-style” vehicles, the company stated in a recruitment notice on its official WeChat account. Wednesday’s notice sought to recruit designers and other workers to help meet the goal, and called for applications by February 1, but did not mention […]