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Tesla sued over California 'Autopilot' death

May 02, 2019 - 8:04 PM

The lawsuit, filed on April 26 in California Superior Court, asserts the March 2018 death of Walter Huang resulted from Tesla's 'Autopilot' technology

Tesla CEO Musk strikes deal with market regulators over tweets

Apr 27, 2019 - 8:58 AM

The settlement between Musk and the SEC sets out clearer guidelines on topics Musk should avoid on Twitter or other social media, including statements about acquisitions, mergers, new products and production numbers

DEAL. In this file photo taken on March 14, 2019, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during the unveiling of the new Tesla Model Y in Hawthorne, California. Photo by Frederic J. Brown / AFP

Tesla probes car fire in Shanghai

Apr 22, 2019 - 3:22 PM

A video shows white smoke emerging from under what appears to be a Tesla Model S car in a parking garage before flames erupt around it

TESLA. Visitors walk past a Tesla Model 3 at the Shanghai Auto Show in Shanghai on April 17, 2019. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Tesla introduces new 'Model Y' SUV, priced at $39,000

Mar 15, 2019 - 2:22 PM

Musk says, it has 'the functionality of an SUV but it will ride like a sports car' accelerating from stand-still to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds

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U.S. financial regulatory agency says Musk violated deal

Feb 26, 2019 - 12:38 PM

According to the SEC, a tweet from Musk on Tesla's 2019 production levels violates the deal, under which his tweets had to be reviewed prior to being published

ELON MUSK. In this file photo taken on December 18, 2018 Elon Musk, co-founder and chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., speaks during an unveiling event for the Boring Company Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, south of Los Angeles, California. File photo by Robyn Beck/AFP

Tech today: A new PH esport league, Tesla 'dog mode,' Theranos documentary

Feb 11, 2019 - 6:15 PM

The Nationals featuring 'Tekken 7,' 'Dota 2' and 'Mobile Legends' start on March 17


Tesla recalls more than 14,000 cars in China over Takata airbags

Jan 18, 2019 - 2:20 PM

The affected vehicles in China are Model S cars made between February 2014 and December 2016, the State Administration of Market Regulation says

Tesla names 2 directors as part of Elon Musk U.S. fraud settlement

Dec 28, 2018 - 11:48 PM

Tesla taps Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison and Walgreens Boots Alliance Executive Vice President Kathleen Wilson-Thompson for its board of directors

Tesla CEO Elon Musk taunts U.S. financial regulatory agency

Dec 10, 2018 - 10:34 AM

'I want to be clear. I do not respect the SEC – I do not respect them,' he said in an interview on the CBS network news program '60 Minutes'

ELON MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP

Tesla names board director to replace Elon Musk

Nov 08, 2018 - 5:11 PM

The appointment of Denholm, who is Telstra's chief financial officer, is effective immediately but she will serve out her six-month notice period with her current employer, Tesla says late Wednesday.

ROBYN DENHOLM. Robyn Denholm is Tesla's new board director. Image from Tesla.com.

Tesla under U.S. criminal probe for Model 3 comments – source

Oct 27, 2018 - 6:08 PM

The probe concerns whether the automaker told investors it was on track with targets for the closely-watched build-out of the Model 3 car despite knowing it could not meet such goals

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the “Interplanetary Transport System” which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, in the conference he gave during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR GUERRERO

Tesla's Musk mocks US agency just days after settling with it

Oct 05, 2018 - 10:12 AM

The settlement includes a provision that will set up an in-company committee that will oversee Musk's communications

MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the €Interplanetary Transport System€ at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP


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Oct 01, 2018 - 1:32 PM

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Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO

Sep 30, 2018 - 5:50 PM

Musk will also pay a $20-million fine as part of settlements stemming from his alleged securities fraud

AIMING HIGH. Elon Musk speaks about the '€œInterplanetary Transport System'€ which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP

U.S. regulators charge Tesla CEO Elon Musk with fraud

Sep 28, 2018 - 11:37 AM

The SEC says Musk's statements on going private were 'false and misleading' and that he had never discussed the plans with company officials or potential funders

MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP


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Sep 18, 2018 - 1:55 PM

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British caver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

Sep 18, 2018 - 7:47 AM

The defamation suit is filed in Los Angeles by Vernon Unsworth, who is seeking unspecified damages 'for the worldwide damage he has suffered to his reputation'

ELON MUSK. Tesla CEO Elon Musk at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP.

Tesla shares drop amid exec resignations, Musk smoking marijuana video

Sep 10, 2018 - 12:22 PM

'I mean, it's legal, right?' Musk says, before taking a puff at a show shot in California where recreational marijuana use is legal

ELON MUSK. This file photo taken on April 30, 2015 shows Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiling large utility scale home batteries at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. Photo by David McNew/AFP


Lawsuit accuses Tesla of trying to 'burn' short-sellers

Sep 07, 2018 - 11:48 AM

'This appears to be a textbook case of fraud,' Labaton Sucharow law firm partner Michael Canty says

TESLA'S CEO. Elon Musk, Tesla's billionaire founder, hopes the Model 3 will propel the California manufacturer into the mass market. But Wall Street experts say the global oil price plunge will likely sink his dreams. Photos from Elon Musk and Tesla Motor's Twitter profiles.


Doubts over Musk bloom into serious concerns for Tesla

Aug 28, 2018 - 12:23 PM

Calling him explosive and overworked, Tesla investors and analysts ask whether the company needs a more professional, predictable executive to take over daily command

MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP


AK-47 rifle maker unveils 'electric supercar' to compete with Tesla

Aug 27, 2018 - 10:03 AM

Kalashnikov has also branched into other products such as iPhone covers, umbrellas and a new 13-foot combat robot named 'Little Igor'

RETRO EV. Photo from Kalashnikov


Tesla to remain a public company, CEO Musk says

Aug 25, 2018 - 3:33 PM

'I knew the process of going private would be challenging, but it's clear that it would be even more time-consuming and distracting than initially anticipated,' says Elon Musk

TESLA CEO. This file photo taken on April 30, 2015 shows Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiling large utility scale home batteries at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. Photo by David McNew/AFP

Tesla board forms committee to consider going private

Aug 14, 2018 - 9:46 PM

By going private, Tesla could operate without requirements for financial reports and other pressures of a publicly traded firm. But it could also lose visibility and limit its ability to raise capital.

TESLA'S FUTURE. Elon Musk hopes the Model 3 will propel the California manufacturer into the mass market. Photos from Elon Musk and Tesla Motor's Twitter profiles.

Saudis in talks to take Tesla private – Elon Musk

Aug 13, 2018 - 11:12 PM

(UPDATED) The revelation comes days after Musk's claim in an August 7 Twitter post that financing for a deal to take Tesla private had been 'secured'

ELON MUSK. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. File photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP

Tesla held talks with Germany, Netherlands over new factory – report

Jul 31, 2018 - 6:44 PM

Tesla continues to map out potential factories outside the U.S. following its deal with the Shanghai government in early July

MODEL S. A Tesla model S sits parked outside of a new Tesla showroom and service center in Red Hook, Brooklyn on July 5, 2016 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/AFP


Elon Musk’s ‘pedo’ attack rattles Tesla investors: ‘This thing is unraveling’

Jul 17, 2018 - 11:50 AM

Musk's Tesla has never earned an annual profit. His tweets, the latest of which involves pedophile accusations against a key figure in the rescue of the Thai boys trapped in a cave, are proving to be a big distraction

TWEET TROUBLES. The rescue saga involving young Thai footballers trapped in a cave may be over, but a controversial 'pedo' tweet by Elon Musk, in reference to one of the rescuers, has caused some trouble for him and his company. Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP


Tesla to build huge Shanghai factory – local government

Jul 10, 2018 - 10:53 PM

The deal marks the biggest overseas foray yet for Tesla, which is looking to expand into global markets, plans that faced a potential threat from the intensifying China-US trade row

TESLA IN CHINA. A boy sits in a Tesla car during a visit at Tesla showroom in Beijing on July 4, 2018. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Tesla in autonomous mode hits parked police car

May 30, 2018 - 12:32 PM

'When using Autopilot, drivers are continuously reminded of their responsibility to keep their hands on the wheel and maintain control of the vehicle at all times,' says a Tesla spokeswoman

TESLA. A Tesla Model S P100D in Ludicrous Mode is shown during a speed test against Faraday Future's FF 91 prototype electric crossover vehicle (not shown) during the FF 91's unveiling Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP


World's biggest rocket soars toward Mars after perfect launch

Feb 07, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Screams and cheers erupted as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon four decades ago

TAKE OFF. The SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, on February 6, 2018, on its demonstration mission. The world's most powerful rocket, SpaceX's Falcon Heavy, blasted off Tuesday on its highly anticipated maiden test flight, carrying CEO Elon Musk's cherry red Tesla roadster to an orbit near Mars. Screams and cheers erupted at Cape Canaveral, Florida as the massive rocket fired its 27 engines and rumbled into the blue sky over the same NASA launchpad that served as a base for the US missions to Moon four decades ago.Photo by Jim Watson/AFP


Samsung okay to test self-driving cars in California

Sep 01, 2017 - 1:55 PM

The company most of us know for smartphones and other gadgets has joined the self driving car race in California

NEW MARKETS. Samsung attempts to expand its scope by stepping into the self-driving car race. Photo by Ed Jones/AFP


Tesla fending off worker complaints on pay, safety

Aug 03, 2017 - 10:16 AM

As mass market Tesla Model 3 picks up steam the company s labor force attempts to unionize

LABOR MOVEMENT. Elon Musk faces a labor force that's planning to unionize as their mass-market Model 3 picks up steam. Photo by Hector Guerrero/AFP


Tesla begins to deliver electric car for the masses

Jul 30, 2017 - 9:36 AM

Tesla rolls out the first of its keenly awaited Model 3 cars aiming to disrupt a world accustomed to automobiles powered by pollution spewing fossil fuel

Mobil listrik Tesla Model 3 siap dirilis ke pasar

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:09 PM

Mobil teranyar Tesla ini dibandrol US 35 000

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Tesla's lower-priced Model 3 to start production Friday

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:16 AM

The first 30 customer Model 3 Tesla cars are slated to be ready on July 28

TESLA CARS. A view of a Tesla car at "Late Night Letters" during the 2017 Nantucket Film Festival - Day 4 on June 24, 2017 in Nantucket, Massachusetts. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for Nantucket Film Festival/AFP

Elon Musk teases future plans at TED talk

May 01, 2017 - 9:31 AM

If the future doesn t include being out there in the stars being a multi planet species that is incredibly depressing said the Tesla boss

Elon Musk: tech dreamer reaching for sun, moon, and stars

Mar 05, 2017 - 9:35 PM

In a sector where entrepreneurs often speak of moonshots Musk is one of the biggest dreamers

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks about the “Interplanetary Transport System” which aims to reach Mars with the first human crew in history, in the conference he gave during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR GUERRERO

Electric cars to weaken demand for petrol within the decade – report

Feb 02, 2017 - 2:41 PM

Fossil fuel companies are underestimating growth of electric car industry says a report by financial think tank Carbon Tracker

MODEL S. A Tesla Model S P100D is shown at a press event for CES 2017 at The Pavilions at Las Vegas Market on January 3, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Ethan Miller/AFP

Tesla expands its portfolio to produce solar roof tiles

Oct 29, 2016 - 2:06 PM

We need to make them as appealing as electric cars have become says Tesla founder Elon Musk

ELON MUSK. This file photo taken on April 30, 2015 shows Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiling large utility scale home batteries at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. Photo by David McNew/AFP

Tesla to build self-driving tech into all cars

Oct 20, 2016 - 10:03 AM

Every car that Tesla produces from here on out will have the full autonomy capability says Tesla co founder and chief executive Elon Musk

FUTURE MOBILITY. A Tesla model S sits parked outside of a new Tesla showroom and service center in Red Hook, Brooklyn on July 5, 2016 in New York City. File photo by Spencer Platt/AFP

Tesla fixes security in Model S after Chinese hack

Sep 21, 2016 - 10:33 PM

Keen Security Lab a unit of Tencent announces it had discovered multiple security vulnerabilities in the car and had been able to remotely control a car in both parking and driving mode Tesla now has an update to address the issues

This file photo taken on August 10, 2016 shows a Tesla Model S inside of the new Tesla flagship facility in San Francisco, California. File Photo by Justin Sullivan/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA /AFP

Tesla probes fatal Dutch crash, says auto-pilot not on

Sep 08, 2016 - 7:37 PM

Tesla Netherlands says the autopilot had not been activated at any point and that the car was driving at 155 kilometers per hour

TESLA CRASH. A rescue worker takes a picture around the spot where a Tesla slammed into a tree in Baarn, on September 7, 2016. Photo by Robin van Lonkhuijsen / ANP / AFP

Tesla loss widens as company works to speed production

Aug 04, 2016 - 9:15 PM

The carmaker reports a net loss of 293 2 million in the second quarter of 2016

epa04727762 A row of Tesla Motors Model S cars are seen at a parking lot of the Tesla Motors Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA, 30 April 2015. EPA/JOHN G. MABANGLO

Tesla reaches deal to buy SolarCity for $2.6B

Aug 01, 2016 - 9:56 PM

Analysts question whether the deal would divert Tesla s attention from an ambitious plan to significantly expand electric car production in the next few years

ELON MUSK. This file photo taken on April 30, 2015 shows Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveiling large utility scale home batteries at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, California. Photo by David McNew/AFP

Tesla driver killed on 'autopilot' mode, US probe opened

Jul 01, 2016 - 2:15 PM

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration NHTSA opens a preliminary evaluation into the performance of Autopilot after the electric car company notified the agency of a fatal crash in Florida in May

MODEL S. A file picture dated April 30, 2015 shows a Tesla Motors Model S on a parking lot of the Tesla Motors Headquarters in Palo Alto, California, USA. File photo by John G. Mabanglo/EPA

Tesla accelerates to hit target of 500,000 cars yearly

May 05, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Increased Tesla production would likely involve building more factories possibly in Europe or Asia

epa04997425 Visitors view the Tesla S model 15 September 2015 at the IAA International Motor Show, Frankfurt, Germany. The trade show featured 1,102 exhibitors from 39 nations, with more than 900,000 visitors expected. EPA/MAURITZ ANTIN

Tesla Model 3 orders hit 325,000

Apr 08, 2016 - 3:05 PM

Tesla Motors says interest has spread completely organically and it did not advertise or pay for any endorsements

epa05238727 An undated handout photo made available by Tesla late 31 March 2016 shows the Tesla Model 3 electric car that was unveiled in Hawthorne, California, USA, 31 March 2016. According to the Tesla media relations website, 'the Model 3 should be the safest car in its class once testing completes. This, combined with over 200 miles of range while starting at 35,000 US dollars before incentives, makes Model 3 an extraordinary mid-size sedan. Model 3 will begin production in late 2017, ramping Tesla vehicle production to 500,000 vehicles per year.' EPA/TESLA / HANDOUT FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES

Tesla racks up 276,000 Model 3 orders in just days

Apr 04, 2016 - 10:50 AM

Orders are piling up fast and exceeding the expectations of the company for its Model 3

An undated handout photo made available by Tesla March 31, 2016 shows the Tesla Model 3 electric car. Tesla handout/EPA

Newest Tesla electric Model 3 car will aim at middle market

Mar 27, 2016 - 1:04 PM

Analysts say the new car is critical to Tesla at a time when cheap gasoline is challenging all green cars

New technology has Meralco worried about disruption

Jun 28, 2015 - 8:19 PM

Tesla’s new Powerwall and other disruptive technologies has Meralco focused on innovation in order to maintain its position

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