On Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk will have to defend the $2.5 billion SolarCity deal under oath in a shareholder lawsuit alleging conflicts of interest.
Jovani Maldonado, 15, of San Lorenzo, died on a Bay Area freeway after a Tesla rear-ended his father's pickup truck. Neither Tesla's much self-bragged about autopilot system nor the driver tried slowing down until a split second before ramming the SUV.
Tesla is recalling about 285,000 electric vehicles in China because of a problem with the cruise-control function. Chinese authorities said Saturday that cruise control can activate accidentally and cause cars to suddenly speed up.
Consumer Reports pulled its “Top Pick” status for Tesla’s Model 3 and Y vehicles built after April 27, while the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety plans to remove the vehicles’ “Top Safety Pick Plus” designation.
A Palatine, Illinois man was cited for inattentive driving – after a Kenosha County sheriff's deputy noticed he “appeared to be asleep behind the wheel crossing over the Illinois/Wisconsin state line” on Sunday, May 16.
California’s DMV is reviewing whether Tesla is violating a state regulation by advertising its vehicles as being fully autonomous without meeting the legal definition of self-driving. The probe comes amid several high-profile crashes nationwide — including a fatal wreck in California — involving Autopilot in recent weeks.
Nobody was hurt when a Tesla in autopilot mode crashed into a patrol car over the weekend in Western Washington.
The driver of a Tesla involved in a fatal crash that California highway authorities said may have been operating on Autopilot posted social media videos of himself riding in the vehicle without his hands on the wheel or foot on the pedal.
A 35-year-old man was killed when his Tesla Model 3 struck an overturned semi on the 210 Freeway near Fontana on May 5. The Tesla was operating on Autopilot at the time of the crash, authorities said.
Sharma remained unflinching in his attitude about sitting in the backseat while his Tesla drives itself on autopilot.
Param Sharma met KTVU's Jesse Gary in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon, not far from his mother’s high-rise apartment. After getting out of jail on two counts of reckless driving, he pulled up sitting in the back seat of a Tesla with no one in the driver's seat.
In this raw video clip, KTVU's Jesse Gary speaks with Param Sharma Wednesday to hear why the 25-year-old continues to ride around in the backseat of a Tesla with no one behind the wheel.
KTVU's Jesse Gary spoke with Param Sharma Wednesday after he was released from Santa Rita Jail. Sharma says after his first car was towed away by CHP, he purchased a brand new red Tesla Model 3 to do it again.
Federal safety regulators are sending a team to California to investigate a fatal freeway crash involving a Tesla, just after authorities near Oakland arrested a man in another Tesla rolling down a freeway with no one behind the steering wheel.
KTVU's Jesse Gary spoke with Param Sharma Tuesday about his antics behind the wheel. Sharma says he's not trying to show off, but wants others to see that self-driving vehicles are not only the future, but the present as well.
On Saturday, the CHP posted two photos on its Facebook page that show the unidentified man in the back seat of the car and what looks like an empty driver's seat.
Officials from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District said Friday that Tesla, Inc., has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty and install a solar roof project to settle air quality violations at its Fremont automobile factory.
The cameras on a Tesla captured the moment a car crashed into a semi-truck in North Carolina. No one suffered life-threatening injuries, but a few people were hospitalized, authorities said.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted his way into trouble with another federal agency, this time the National Labor Relations Board.
There have been hundreds of cases of coronavirus among workers in Tesla’s Fremont factory, according to a news report.