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FAA in Contact with SpaceX After Booster Rocket Fire

WASHINGTON –– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said Tuesday it was in “close contact” with SpaceX as the company reviewed a fire that occurred as part of its Super Heavy booster rocket development, but that the agency was barred from …

Do Claims Against Musk Raise a Legal Issue for his Companies and Twitter Deal?

A report saying Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk’s company SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle sexual harassment claims by a flight attendant on a private jet comes as he eyes a takeover of Twitter. Below is an overview of some of …

Judge Rejects ‘Gag Order’ for Elon Musk in Shareholder Suit

Elon Musk will not be subjected to a “gag order” preventing him from discussing a lawsuit claiming he defrauded Tesla Inc. shareholders by tweeting in 2018 about taking his electric car company private, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U.S. …

Tesla Autopilot Stirs US Alarm as ‘Disaster Waiting to Happen’

Derrick Monet and his wife, Jenna, were driving on an Indiana interstate in 2019 when their Tesla Model 3 sedan operating on Autopilot crashed into a parked fire truck. Derrick, then 25, sustained spine, neck, shoulder, rib and leg fractures. …

Tesla Stockholders Ask Judge to Silence Musk in Fraud Case

DETROIT (AP) — A group of Tesla shareholders suing CEO Elon Musk over some 2018 tweets about taking the company private is asking a federal judge to order Musk to stop commenting on the case. Lawyers for stockholders of the …

Elon Musk Can’t Avoid Scrutiny of His Tesla Tweets, SEC Says

Elon Musk’s tweets about Tesla Inc. will remain a valid subject for government investigation even if a court throws out a his 2018 agreement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency told a judge. Musk is seeking to …

Musk’s Starlink Connects Remote Tonga Villages Still Cut Off After Tsunami

SYDNEY —Elon Musk’s satellite venture has launched a free high-speed internet service to connect remote villages in Tonga that have been cut off since a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami in January. Tonga’s prime minister, Siaosi Sovaleni, said in a …

Musk’s Sensitive Side Emerges in Emails With Crash Victim’s Dad

Billionaire Elon Musk is known for many things — like his revolutionary ideas, brash management style and controversial tweets. Being a man of empathy is not among them. But buried in court records, a gentler, grieving father has emerged. In …

Battery Swapping for EVs Is Big in China. Here’s How It Works

A move by the world’s biggest battery manufacturer, China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd., to make a concerted push into EV battery swapping has shone a spotlight on the alternative to charging electric vehicles. Tried and abandoned by EV pioneer …

JPMorgan Sues Tesla For $162M After Musk Tweets Soured Warrant Deal

NEW YORK–JPMorgan Chase & Co has sued Tesla Inc for $162.2 million, accusing Elon Musk’s electric car company of “flagrantly” breaching a contract the two corporate giants agreed in 2014 relating to warrants Tesla sold to the bank. Warrants give …