California Prosecutors File Felony Charges Against Tesla Autopilot Driver California prosecutors recently made history when they filed two counts of vehicular manslaughter against the driver of a Tesla who ran a red light, slammed into another car and killed two people while driving on autopilot in 2019.
Tesla Ships 'Jaw-Dropping' Number of EVs in 2021, Up 87 PercentTesla delivered a record 936,000 vehicles last year, up 87% from its 2020 delivery count, the company said.
Tesla Recalls Some Model 3s Over Rear Camera IssuesElectric car company Tesla announced this week a recall of almost 400,000 certain Model 3s because a coaxial cable for its backup camera can fail to transmit images to the dashboard console.
NHTSA Probes Potential Of Drivers Playing Video Games On Tesla Touch ScreensThe U.S. has opened a formal investigation into the potential for Tesla drivers to play video games on a center touch screen while the vehicle is in motion.
Fremont Firefighters Knock Down Fire at Tesla Plant; Two Hospitalized with Smoke InhalationFirefighters in Fremont have knocked down a fire at the Tesla factory Tuesday afternoon that left two people hospitalized due to smoke inhalation, according to authorities.
Police: Tesla Shooting Suspect Ambushed Co-Worker In Parking LotAfter arguing with a co-worker, a Tesla employee quit his job, left the company's Fremont plant only to return, armed with an AR-15 ghost gun, and fatally shot the man as he was getting into his Toyota Tundra in the parking lot, according to documents filed by police investigators.
UPDATE: Fremont Police Arrest Tesla Factory Worker For Fatally Shooting Colleague In Parking LotAn employee at the Tesla factory in Fremont has been arrested after police said he fatally shot one of his colleagues in the factory parking lot during an apparent dispute.
Silicon Valley Visionary Elon Musk Named Time Magazine Person Of The YearTesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year after becoming "the richest example of a massive shift in our society."
Mercedes Recalls Cars Over Ability To Play Video Games On Dash Amid Similar Issue Found In Tesla VehiclesA few days after reports surfaced that Tesla allows drivers to play video games on dashboard touch screens while vehicles are moving, Mercedes-Benz has issued a U.S. recall for a similar issue.
NHTSA Looking Into Complaint Of Tesla Allowing Video Games To Be Played From DashboardLast August, Vince Patton was watching a YouTube video of a Tesla owner who had made a startling observation: Tesla drivers could now play a video game on their car's touch-screen dashboard — while the vehicle is moving.
SEC Probes Tesla On Whistleblower's Claims About Solar Panel DefectsTesla is under regulatory investigation after a whistleblower alleged the company failed to properly disclose fire risks associated with solar panel defects.
Tesla Officially Moves Headquarters From Palo Alto To Texas GigafactoryTesla says it has officially moved its corporate headquarters from Silicon Valley to a large factory under construction outside of Austin, Texas.
San Jose Teen Fails Driving Test Due To Tesla Regenerative Braking SystemThe California Department of Motor Vehicles has instructed its staff to treat electric vehicles in the same manner as conventional gas-powered vehicles, during behind-the-wheel driving tests.
Elon Musk's Massive Tesla Stock Sale Continues, Another $931 Million In Shares SoldTesla CEO Elon Musk's sales of his company's stock continued Monday. His latest filing promises more are coming.
Elon Musk Ends Week Having Sold Tesla Shares Worth Nearly $7 BillionElon Musk, the world's wealthiest person, sold almost $7 billion dollars worth of Tesla stock in the past week, driving down the share price.