Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Wins First Jury Trial Over Fatal Autopilot Crash

Tesla Inc. convinced a California jury that its Autopilot technology wasn’t responsible for a crash that killed a California driver four years ago, the jury announced on Oct. 31.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
October 31, 2023
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Musk Spared From Testifying in Tesla Autopilot Crash Suit

Elon Musk won’t have to testify in the first case set for trial that blames Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot for a fatal crash, a Florida judge said.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
March 17, 2022
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Elon Musk, Autopilot Critic Sought as Witnesses in Tesla Crash Trial

The first trial to determine whether Tesla Inc.’s Autopilot technology led to a fatal car crash may require jurors to weigh testimony from founder Elon Musk against criticism of the driver-assistance system by Mary “Missy” Cummings, a U.S. government safety adviser.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
November 3, 2021
Government, Business, Fuel

Blue States Sue to Stop Trump’s Arctic Refuge Drilling Plan

A group of 15 Democrat-led states sued to block the Trump administration’s decision to sell drilling rights in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, alleging the plan fails to account for the danger to wildlife and climate-change impacts.

Malathi Nayak | Bloomberg News
September 9, 2020