Tesla adds more powerful battery optionTue, 23, Aug 2016
Tesla is giving its fans another thing to get charged up about with the introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery pack for both the Model S sedan and Model X crossover.
Routes diverge in the race to remove the fallible driverSun, 21, Aug 2016
Ford has staked its future on a grandiose moonshot, taking more time to test exhaustively before making one giant leap to full automation. Meanwhile, Uber, GM and Tesla are more gradually shifting responsibility from the driver to the vehicle, essentially putting customers in the midst of their development processes.
Tesla owner in Autopilot crash won't sue, but car insurer mightFri, 19, Aug 2016
A Texas man said the Autopilot mode on his Tesla Model S sent him off the road and into a guardrail, bloodying his nose and shaking his confidence in the technology. He doesn’t plan to sue the electric-car maker, but his insurance company might.
Tesla cooperating with French authorities investigating car fireTue, 16, Aug 2016
Tesla Motors is cooperating with French local authorities investigating a fire involving one of its Model S cars during a test drive in Biarritz, it said on Tuesday.
Tesla removes 'self-driving' from China website after Beijing crashMon, 15, Aug 2016
Tesla removed a Chinese term for "self-driving" from its China website after a driver in Beijing who crashed in Autopilot mode complained that the company overplayed the function's capability and misled buyers.
Michigan owns Tesla stock despite sales ban, report saysThu, 11, Aug 2016
The State of Michigan may have a ban on direct sales of Tesla vehicles, but the Michigan Department of Treasury has 339,623 shares worth $72 million invested for state retirement funds in Tesla Motors stock, according to a published report.
Tesla reports Autopilot crash in ChinaWed, 10, Aug 2016
Tesla said on Wednesday that one of its cars had crashed in Beijing while in Autopilot mode, with the driver contending sales staff sold the function as "self-driving," overplaying its actual capabilities.
Tesla opens flagship store in San Francisco's 'Auto Row' ahead of Model 3Wed, 10, Aug 2016
Tesla marked the opening of its largest North American sales, service and delivery center in San Francisco, a key market from which the EV maker will introduce its Model 3 sedan late next year.
Musk: Tesla plans compact crossoverMon, 08, Aug 2016
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter last week to reveal plans for the Model Y, a compact crossover that will be based on the upcoming Model 3 sedan.
BMW takes on Tesla in new adsMon, 08, Aug 2016
BMW is taking direct aim at Tesla in new ads for its 330e electric plug-in hybrid. Two new TV spots don't mention Tesla by name. But the implications are clear that BMW is taking a jab at the startup electric car maker and the fact that the much-hyped Tesla Model 3 won't be available for a long while.
Model 3 will push Tesla to its limitsSun, 07, Aug 2016
From a puzzling acquisition to a fatal crash possibly involving its Autopilot system, Tesla Motors had a quarter of distractions. But none of this is what keeps CEO Elon Musk or investors up at night. The Model 3 does.
Tesla plans third-quarter cash outlays of $1.1 billionFri, 05, Aug 2016
Tesla, in a new sign of pressure on the electric vehicle maker, on Friday disclosed $1.1 billion in third quarter cash requirements for payments and planned expenditures, about a third of the cash it had on hand mid-year.