Feb 21, 11:07 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Lorraine Lorenzo 02/21/19 AT 7:04 AM Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y is rumored to make an appearance during the 2019 Shanghai Motor Show this coming April 16.According to a report, industry insiders are already pegging the major international car show as the venue for the reveal since Tesla is already building a Gigafactory in China. The factory will produce the Model Y geared for the Chinese market. In the U.S., the Gigafactory in Spars, Nevada is set to start producing the Model Y by the year 2020.The release in April is the second date speculated for the Tesla Model Y launch. Last May, Musk tweeted that the company might unveil the new model on March 15th, saying, “the Ides of March sounded good."However, when it comes to product unveiling, Tesla has been known to delay reveals. The billionaire CEO has also not discussed a possible … [Read more...] about Elon Musk Tesla Model Y News: Unveiling Could Happen At 2019 Shanghai Motor Show?
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Feb 13, 12:33 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Jerome Santos 02/12/19 AT 11:31 PM Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently revealed many details about their upcoming Model Y. However, the new Tesla vehicle seems to be based on cars from both its sedan and SUV line. What is the real deal about the Tesla Model Y?According to Roadandtrack’s report, the Tesla Model Y will share most of its parts with the Tesla Model 3 sedan. This design was to help speed up the Model Y’s production and reduce costs in making it. However, the Model Y has been confirmed to be the next in line for its SUV series after the Model X. Due to the source of its parts, the Tesla Model Y could be a vehicle in middle of the two types as it could be larger than a sedan but not as large as the Model X SUV.We've yet to know if it's going to be a crossover SUV built for city use or a full SUV that can go on off-road without … [Read more...] about Elon Musk’s Tesla Model Y: An Electric Crossover Or SUV?
Results from a new survey reveal cultural differences in whom participants prefer to be spared in fatal accidents. Charles Q. Choi, Contributor, Inside Science Published 10:58 am PDT, Thursday, October 25, 2018 FILE-- The dashboard of the software-updated Tesla Model S P90D shows the icons enabling Tesla's autopilot, featuring limited hands-free steering. FILE-- The dashboard of the software-updated Tesla Model S P90D shows the icons enabling Tesla's autopilot, featuring limited hands-free steering. Photo: Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a nine-page letter seeking information from Tesla about Autopilot and why it failed to detect a tractor-trailer that crossed in front of a Model S sedan May 7 in Williston, Florida. A spokesman said the agency hasn’t determined if a safety defect exists with Autopilot. less The National Highway … [Read more...] about The Moral Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars
Oct 04, 7:26 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Paul Lienert 10/04/18 AT 6:54 AM General Motors Co’s (GM.N) Cadillac outscored Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) in a new ranking of partially automated driving systems tested by Consumer Reports and released on Thursday.The highly influential nonprofit organization, which tests and rates a variety of consumer products from appliances to vehicles, said it compared Cadillac’s Super Cruise and Tesla’s Autopilot with similar systems from Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) and Zhejiang Geely’s [GEELY.UL] Volvo Car Corp. Nissan’s ProPilot Assist was ranked third and Volvo’s Pilot Assist fourth.Consumer Reports said it has been testing partially automated driving systems for several years but elected to conduct a formal study intended for publication, because “we are at a tipping point where they are now going mainstream,” according to … [Read more...] about Cadillac Edges Tesla In Semi-Automated Driving Test
Dana Hull, Keith Naughton and David Welch Bloomberg News Published 7:29 PM EDT Sep 28, 2018 It’s nearly impossible to imagine Tesla Inc. without Elon Musk, its chairman, CEO, largest shareholder and public face. But a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit has raised questions about the executive’s future at the clean-energy company, sending shares spiraling. The agency accuses Musk, 47, of misleading investors with his infamous Aug. 7 tweets about taking Tesla private. The two sides reportedly came close to a settlement before Musk backed out and the SEC filed a complaint seeking to ban him from serving as a director or officer. That possibility, however remote, casts a pall on the final days of a rocky quarter and is likely to renew concerns about Tesla’s lack of an operating chief or other clear No. 2. This weekend was supposed to be one for celebratory milestones, with thousands of Model 3 sedans finally making their way to customers at delivery … [Read more...] about Prospect of Musk-less Tesla rattles markets