First, Fortune mischaracterizes Tesla's SEC filing. Here is what Tesla's SEC filing actually says: "We may become subject to product liability claims, which could harm our financial condition and liquidity if we are not able to successfully defend or insure against such claims." [full text included below] This is just stating the obvious. One of the risks facing Tesla (or any company) is that someone could bring product liability claims against it. However, neither at the time of this SEC filing, nor in the several weeks to date, has anyone brought a product liability claim against Tesla relating to the crash in Florida.
LG Electronics (LG) and Volkswagen AG have entered into a memorandum of understanding signaling their commitment to cooperate on the research and development of a next-generation connected car service platform.
Tesla’s mission has always been tied to sustainability. They seek to accelerate the world’s transition to sustainable transportation by offering increasingly affordable electric vehicles. And in March 2015, they launched Tesla Energy, which through the Powerwall and Powerpack allow homeowners, business owners and utilities to benefit from renewable energy storage.
Electric cars could take over most driving necessities tomorrow, according to a group of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, but they’ll need the help of internal combustion engines to do it.
While there are dozens of small refinements with Version 8 of Tesla's software, described in addendum below, the most significant upgrade to Autopilot will be the use of more advanced signal processing to create a picture of the world using the onboard radar. The radar was added to all Tesla vehicles in October 2014 as part of the Autopilot hardware suite, but was only meant to be a supplementary sensor to the primary camera and image processing system.
Bridget Karlin, managing director of Intel’s Internet of Things Strategy, spelled out the future of autonomous driving and the company’s role in the business Friday during a Bloomberg West interview.
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel reached a deal with automakers to spend $1.4 billion jointly on incentives to boost electric-car sales. In early February, the chief executives of Germany’s leading auto companies and...
When I first heard of Tesla's 'Bioweapon Defence mode', it sounded like something out of a Science Fiction movie. If anything, though, it is a great talking point; for the media, and...
The unveiling of the Tesla Model 3 was a big moment not only for Tesla but also for the entire electric car industry. Here’s why; while the hugely popular Model S...
Sony Electronics announced today its new XAV-AX100 in-car audio system. The XAV-AX100 receiver offers everything you need and more for those long car journeys including the latest smartphone connectivity with the best user interface, the ability to play a variety of media files and get the most up-to-date information on-the-go.
The first master plan that Elon Musk wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion.