US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaints

An unidentified person petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an investigation into the problem. An agency document shows 127 owner complaints to the government that include 110 crashes and 52 injuries.

Tesla begins selling car insurance to Tesla vehicle owners

Tesla owners can now buy insurance policies from the electric car company in what may be an essential step toward it selling driverless vehicles. The company said Wednesday it's now selling policies in California and will go nationwide at an undisclosed date.

Consumer Reports: Tesla should drop Autopilot name

In the wake of a fatal May crash, Consumer Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, is calling on Tesla Motors to disconnect the automatic steering function of its so-called "auto-pilot system" until Tesla can assure consumers and the government that it is safe and reliable.