White and red Tesla EV chargers in an open-air parking lot in Corsicana, Texas with Dairy Queen restaurant in background

Texas to Require Tesla Chargers at Stations

Companies that build EV charging stations will have to include Tesla chargers to be eligible for federal funding.

September 6, 2023 - Yahoo News

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Dashcam Footage Shows Tesla Colliding With First Responder

The car failed to recognize the stopped emergency vehicle until just two seconds before the crash.

August 10, 2023 - The Wall Street Journal

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Key Points From the Tesla Data Leak

Thousands of leaked safety complaints about the electric carmaker reveal a pervasive effort to hide problems from the public and prevent customers from filing lawsuits.

May 30, 2023 - Los Angeles Times

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Las Vegas Doubles Down on Elon Musk and the Boring Co.

The Clark County Commission wants more Teslas in more tunnels.

May 4, 2023 - News 3

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Buttigieg: Tesla ‘Autopilot’ Marketing ‘A Concern’

The USDOT secretary says marketing doesn’t fall under his department’s investigative authority, but expressed disapproval of language that implies autonomous operation.

March 20, 2023 - Bloomberg

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Majority of American Drivers ‘Afraid’ of ‘Self-Driving’ Cars

Responses to a AAA survey indicate a rising fear of automated vehicles in the wake of high-profile crashes and federal investigations.

March 3, 2023 - AAA

Aerial view of Tesla GigaFactory under construction in Austin, Texas

Mr. Musk’s Neighborhood

With all apologies to the late great Fred Rogers.

February 24, 2023 - Curbed

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Recall Affects Over 360,000 Tesla Cars with ‘Full Self-Driving’ Software

Federal regulators are asking the carmaker to update the software on vehicles equipped with FSD due to its poor safety record.

February 17, 2023 - The Verge

The interior of a Tesla, with a large video screen. The person behind the wheel is touching the screen.

Tesla Banned From Using ‘Full Self-Driving’ Name in California

On the heels of multiple crashes and a federal investigation, a state law bars the company from calling their software Full Self-Driving to avoid misleading consumers about the need for driver assistance.

December 29, 2022 - PC Magazine

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Study: Many Driver Assist Users Consider Their Cars Self-Driving

Almost half of drivers using Tesla and GMC driver assist technology report feeling comfortable treating their cars as fully autonomous.

October 12, 2022 - TechCrunch

Tesla's chief deisnger easily smashes the window of the cybertruck in a demonstration gone wrong.

Opinion: Stop Trusting Elon Musk—on Tunnels, on Teslas, on Everything

Musk has leveraged social media intrigue and a hot streak on the market to become the standard bearer for autonomous vehicle technology. Trust Tesla at public peril, argues James Brasuell in this opinion piece.

July 18, 2022 - James Brasuell

Electric Cars

Electric Car Production Could Slow Amidst Supply Chain Issues

With the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine upending supply chains, the cost of raw materials needed to produce electric car batteries is soaring.

March 8, 2022 - Reuters


Tesla's 'Aggressive' Autonomous Mode Facilitates Lawbreaking

Some Tesla autonomous modes direct the vehicle to engage in dangerous and illegal behaviors, prompting calls for increased regulation of autonomous vehicle tech.

January 19, 2022 - Streetsblog USA

The Boring Company

Two Underwhelming Elon Musk Projects on Display at CES

Demonstrations at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas highlight the failures of Tesla's autonomous vehicles and the Boring Company's tunnels.

January 10, 2022 - Curbed

The interior of a Tesla, with a large video screen. The person behind the wheel is touching the screen.

Tesla Reverses on Video Games for Drivers

Tesla's rollout of video games that can be played by drivers on the center consoles of the automakers cars has quickly turned into a recall.

December 28, 2021 - Associated Press via The Guardian

The interior of a Tesla, with a large video screen. The person behind the wheel is touching the screen.

Video Games on Tesla Screens? Not So Fast, Say Safety Regulators

The Passenger Play video feature available in most Tesla cars has caught the attention of regulators at the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration.

December 24, 2021 - The New York Times


Editorial Calls for Tesla to Follow Same 'Self-Driving' Testing Rules as Everyone Else

While dozens of companies are following state-mandated regulations for autonomous vehicle testing, Tesla has managed to avoid the same rules. It's time for regulators to step in, according to the Los Angeles Times Editorial Board.

December 22, 2021 - Los Angeles Times

A Tesla Model 3 with a European license plate is connected to a Tesla Supercharger.

Tesla 3 Now the Best-Selling Car in Europe

For the first time ever, an electric vehicle was the most sold car in Europe—with Tesla's Model 3 outselling all other cars on the continent in the month of September.

October 26, 2021 - Reuters via U.S. News & World Report


The Ethics of Autonomous Car Testing

In the wake of multiple fatal crashes involving Tesla's self-driving mode, ethicists suggest the need for a robust set of regulations governing the testing of AVs before more of them hit the road.

October 11, 2021 - Newsweek


Deadly Texas Tesla Crash Might Have Had No Driver at the Wheel

Another fatal crash prompts questions about Elon Musk's autopilot claims.

April 29, 2021 - Wired

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