Elon Musk
Elon Musk took to the stage at the Vanity Fair Summit ahead of the Big D unveiling, and in addition to talking about how we all could be living in a Matrix-style virtual reality and the perils of our current patent system, he made the obvious case against flying cars. When asked by reporter and Continue Reading →
Tesla Motors
Tesla is expected to introduce an all-wheel drive version of its Model S sedan, according to a source familiar with the matter. Tesla calls this feature “dual motor,” which may answer what Chief Executive Elon Musk was referring to in a cryptic tweet last week. The Palo Alto, Calif., electric car maker’s co-founder posted an Continue Reading →
Tesla Motors
Self-driving cars might be on the roads faster than most people think, says Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk. Musk told reporters in Tokyo that Tesla is developing the technology for “full autopilot” consumer cars in just five years. This new timeline is faster than some experts–even Musk himself–had anticipated. IHS, a research firm, previously predicted Continue Reading →
Tesla Motors
Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk on Friday announced via Twitter and the company blog that the drivetrain warranty for the 85 kWh Model S has been extended, giving it an eight-year, infinite-mile warranty to match that of the battery pack. This new warranty arrangement applies retroactively to every Model S ever produced, too, meaning Continue Reading →
Tesla Motors
Tesla Motors officials vowed to investigate reports that its Model S sedan is susceptible to hacks that can remotely control the car’s locks, horn, headlights, and skylight while the car is in motion, according to a published report. The hacks were carried out at the Syscan 360 security conference in Beijing, an article published by Continue Reading →
Tesla Motors
Tesla Motors makes beautiful, quality electric automobiles. Don’t just take it from us; Consumer Reports rated the Tesla Model S the “best overall” car in its 2014 Top Picks report (which includes all non-electric cars as well). Yet, despite Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s ongoing effort to expand his EV empire, state after state in the Continue Reading →
Google X Self-Driving Car
Mentioned very briefly, and with far less emphasis than the many descriptions of the tiny size of Google’s new driverless car, is that Google’s new experimental fleet of robotic cars are electric. That’s important because as one of the leaders of developing the software and artificial intelligence that will move autonomous cars through the streets, Continue Reading →