Tesla Balks At Recalling 159,000 Vehicles Over Touchscreen Issues; NHTSA Takes ActionTesla Inc. is balking at recalling about 159,000 vehicles with potentially defective touch screens, so U.S. safety regulators are moving to force the Bay Area-based electric car company to take action.
NHTSA Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration ComplaintThe U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their own.
Fremont Police Tesla Near-Dead Battery Forces Officer Off PursuitA Tesla electric patrol car by the Fremont Police ran low on electricity in the middle of a pursuit, after the department said someone forgot to plug the vehicle into a charger.
Tesla's Tax Credit Is Getting Sliced In Half At The Worst Possible TimeElectric car buyers interested in vehicles from Bay Area-based Tesla motors can say goodbye to a $7,500 tax credit in the new year.
South Bay Fire Officials: Dealing With Tesla Fires A Learning ProcessThe day after a Tesla Model S vehicle burst into flames not once but twice, Santa Clara County fire officials on Wednesday admitted that they are still learning how to handle fires involving the electric vehicles.
Tesla Reignites Hours After Earlier Fire Extinguished In Los GatosFire officials in the South Bay were keeping an eye on a Tesla Model S that caught on fire in Los Gatos Tuesday afternoon and then reignited hours later as fire crews were moving the vehicle.
Tesla Driver Found Dead, Vehicle In Pond Along Winding East Bay RoadA 34-year-old Danville man was discovered early Monday still strapped inside a submerged Tesla Model S that careened off Crow Canyon Road and crashed into a rural pond.
Tesla Recalls 123,000 Model S Sedans for Power Steering ProblemTesla is recalling 123,000 sedans worldwide to fix a problem with the power-assisted steering. The recall covers all Model S sedans built before April of 2016.
NTSB: Man Killed In Tesla Autopilot Crash Ignored WarningsThe National Transportation Safety Board said Tesla is not at fault for a deadly crash involving a vehicle in Autopilot mode.
Consumer Reports Lowers Tesla Rating Over Delayed Safety FeatureConsumer Reports magazine has lowered the ratings of Tesla's Model S and Model X electric cars, after the automaker delayed the rollout of a safety feature promised to owners for the past several months.
Tesla Model S Falls Short Of Highest Crash Test RatingTwo luxury electric vehicles - the Tesla Model S and the BMW i3 - fell short of getting the highest safety ratings in new crash tests by the insurance industry.
Tesla Lays Claim To World's Fastest Production CarTesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.
Tesla Denies Model S Safety Issues, Asking Owners To Keep QuietElectric car maker Tesla Motors is denying allegations that there are safety problems with its vehicle suspensions.
Tesla Releasing Lower-Priced Versions Of Model S Electric CarTesla says it has started selling a cheaper version of its Model S car, in an attempt to make the electric car more affordable for more people.
Tesla Model S Loses Consumer Reports Recommendation, Shares DropShares of Palo Alto-based electric car maker Tesla Motors dropped nearly 7 percent on Tuesday, after Consumer Reports raised questions about reliability of the Model S sedan.