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Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Autopilot Probe Casts Eye on Role of In-Car Camera

Tesla An attendee views the interior of a Tesla Inc. Model 3 vehicle during AutoMobility LA ahead of a past Los Angeles Auto Show. (Dania Maxwell/Bloomberg News)

U.S. auto safety regulators are scrutinizing Tesla Inc.’s in-car camera systems as part of a recently expanded investigation into whether the company’s automated driving technology is defective.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
August 18, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla’s Chinese Battery Maker Scopes Out Sites in Mexico

CATL Vehicle batteries sit on display in the welcome center at a Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd site. (Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News)

China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd., the world’s biggest maker of batteries for electric vehicles, is considering at least two locations in Mexico for a manufacturing plant to potentially supply Tesla Inc. and Ford Motor Co.

July 18, 2022
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Increases Prices Up to $6,000 Across Lineup

Tesla A Tesla Model 3. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News)

Tesla Inc. has increased prices across its lineup by as much as $6,000, Electrek reported, as global automakers grapple with surging costs for raw materials, particularly battery components.

Peter Vercoe | Bloomberg News
June 16, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Musk Says Tesla Will Build Vehicle Designed to Be a Robotaxi

Robotaxi Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at the "Cyber Rodeo" grand opening celebration. Musk didn’t give details of the robotaxi other than to say it will “look quite futuristic. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman via Associated Press)

AUSTIN, Texas — Tesla will build a vehicle dedicated for use as a robotaxi, and it will start making three new vehicles next year, CEO Elon Musk told fans at a party celebrating the opening of a Texas factory.

April 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Dodges Nickel Crisis With Secret Deal to Get Supplies

Nickel A disassembled Tesla Inc. Model 3 battery pack. (Sean Proctor/Bloomberg News)

The invasion of Ukraine has added to agita among electric vehicle makers over the supply of nickel, a critical ingredient in EV batteries, since Russia is one of the world’s biggest producers.

March 30, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla ‘Gigafactory’ Opens in Germany

Tesla The construction site of the new Tesla Gigafactory for electric cars is pictured in Gruenheide near Berlin. (Michael Sohn/Associated Press)

BERLIN — Electric car manufacturer Tesla is opening its first European factory March 22 on the outskirts of Berlin in an effort to challenge German automakers on their home turf.

March 22, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Senators Demand Answers About Tesla Feature That Runs Stop Signs

Markey Markey speaks at a past Senate hearing. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

A pair of Democratic U.S. senators demanded answers Feb. 8 from Tesla Inc. about a feature of its so-called Full Self-Driving system that permitted its vehicles to slowly roll through intersections without stopping as well as complaints about cars that suddenly brake at high speeds.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
February 8, 2022
Business, Technology, Equipment, Autonomous

Tesla Agrees to Drop Self-Driving Feature That Runs Stop Signs

Tesla David Paul Morris/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. is disabling a feature of its so-called Full Self-Driving system that permitted its vehicles to slowly roll through intersections without coming to a complete halt when no other cars or pedestrians were present.

Keith Laing | Bloomberg News
February 1, 2022
Business, Technology, Safety

Hertz Orders 100,000 Teslas in Rental Market Shake-Up

Tesla A Tesla Model S charges. (Alexis Georgeson/Tesla Inc.)

Hertz Global Holdings Inc., barely four months out of bankruptcy, placed an order for 100,000 Teslas in the first step of an ambitious plan to electrify its rental-car fleet, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Erik Schatzker | Bloomberg News
October 25, 2021
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

US Asks Tesla How Autopilot Responds to Emergency Vehicles

Tesla Steven Senne, File/Associated Press

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s highway safety agency wants detailed information on how Tesla’s Autopilot system detects and responds to emergency vehicles parked on highways.

Tom Krisher | Associated Press
September 1, 2021

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