Kia Soul EV (autonomous test prototype)

Tesla’s Fatal Autopilot Crash Won’t Halt Autonomous Car Development, Says NHTSA Chief

US National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) chief Mark Rosekind recently spoke at the Automated Vehicles Symposium in San Francisco. And while he didn’t specifically mention the fatal Tesla Autopilot crash, his statements clearly acknowledged the incident. Quoting Rosekind: “No one incident will stop the NHTSA from promoting highly automated driving…

6 hours ago by Eric Loveday 16

Base Tesla Model X 60D

Tesla Model S And Model X Comparison, Including New X 60D

With its latest addition of the Model X 60D, Tesla Motors now has have a fairly large lineup of 12 different battery/powertrain trim levels (counting Ludicrous Mode separately) for just two vechiles. Some of the versions are equipped with physically different batteries/electric motors, while some others are just software-limited versions of higher trims (Model…

12 hours ago by Mark Kane 2

Tesla's Fremont Factory

Tesla Makes It Right, Settles Injured Foreign Worker Lawsuit

It was reported that a pending Tesla lawsuit filed by foreign worker, Gregor Lesnik, injured while working at Tesla’s Fremont factory in May was settled thereafter for $550,000. The painter fell three stories, breaking his legs, ribs, and suffering a concussion. As part of the incident, Tesla and its subcontractors have been under…

2 days ago by Steven Loveday 12