Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Tesla to Reveal ‘Beast’ Semi-Truck in October, Elon Musk Says

Elon Musk, CEO for Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX), pauses while speaking during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg News

Silicon Valley automaker Tesla is tentatively set to reveal its electric semi-truck in October, CEO Elon Musk said

September 14, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Tesla Automation Faulted by NTSB in 2016 Fatal Florida Crash

Raindrops rest on the badge of Tesla Inc. Model X electric automobile in a parking lot in Frankfurt, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. Alex Kraus/ Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc.’s design of its Autopilot system contributed to a 2016 fatal crash in Florida, accident investigators concluded as they recommended all automakers prevent autonomous driving systems from being used on roads for which they are not designed.

Alan Levin | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

A New All-Electric Delivery Truck Is on the Way, and It’s Not From Tesla

Electric Van Chanje Energy

Chanje’s vision sounds a lot like Tesla’s: electric vehicles recharged via clean rooftop solar power.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
August 10, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Logistics, Autonomous

Tesla Meets With California, Nevada on Autonomous Truck Testing

Tesla Store Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Tesla Inc. has met with California and Nevada agencies about testing an autonomous semi-truck ahead of CEO Elon Musk’s unveiling of the next addition to the electric-car maker’s lineup.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
August 10, 2017

Musk Sketches Out Timeline for Tesla Electric Semi-Truck

Bobby Yip/Reuters

Tesla Inc.’s plans to pad its lineup of electric cars are taking shape, with Elon Musk sketching out a timeline for the arrival of a semi-truck, pickup and sports car.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
April 14, 2017

Musk Says Tesla's New Autopilot Could Have Saved Driver

Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg News

Elon Musk unveiled a new version of Tesla Motors Inc.’s Autopilot software on Sept. 11, saying its emphasis on radar over cameras to guide semi-autonomous cars might have saved the life of a driver in May.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
September 12, 2016

Tesla’s Electric Commercial Truck Plan Expected to Cost Up to $3 Billion

Bobby Yip/Reuters

Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors Inc. to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said July 21.

Paul Lienert and Tenzin Pema | Reuters
July 27, 2016

Elon Musk Announces Tesla Plan to Build Heavy Trucks

Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Elon Musk unveiled his latest “master plan” for Tesla Motors Inc., delivering a long-term vision that includes an integrated solar and battery product, the addition of a pickup, freight truck and bus to its electric vehicle lineup and plans for a ride-sharing business.

Dana Hull | Bloomberg News
July 21, 2016

Thune Presses for Update on Tesla Technology

Jasper Juinen/Bloomberg News

Senate Commerce Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) called on the maker of Tesla to update federal lawmakers on the vehicles’ safety features.

Transport Topics
July 18, 2016