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Tesla Safety at Center of South Korean Trial over Fiery, Fatal Crash

SEOUL —In an upscale Seoul neighborhood two years ago, a white Tesla Model X smashed into a parking lot wall. The fiery crash killed a prominent lawyer – a close friend of South Korea’s president. Prosecutors have charged the driver …

Tesla Driver’s Criminal Trial in California Delayed

SAN FRANCISCO –– California prosecutors have asked a court to delay a trial for a Tesla TSLA.O Model S driver who faces manslaughter charges over a 2019 crash that left two people dead, according to court documents. The trial, originally …

Tesla Faces US Criminal Probe over Self-Driving Claims — Sources

Tesla Inc. is under criminal investigation in the United States over claims that the company’s electric vehicles can drive themselves, three people familiar with the matter said. The U.S. Department of Justice launched the previously undisclosed probe last year following …

Driverless Car Development Sets Ablaze a Bonfire of Billions

Autonomous vehicle companies and suppliers have collectively spent around $75 billiondeveloping self-driving technology, with scant sign of meaningful revenue emerging from robo-car services after all that cash incineration. This has spelled disaster for Aurora Innovation, TuSimple Holdings and Embark Technology, …

Tesla Flags its Cars Not Ready to Be Approved as Fully Self-Driving this Year

Tesla Inc’s advanced driver assistant software won’t gain regulatory approval in 2022, CEO Elon Musk said in remarks which indicate the company is not yet able to satisfy authorities that its cars can be driven without someone behind the wheel. …

Tesla Likely Must Face California Agency’s Race Bias Lawsuit

A California state judge on Wednesday said he would likely deny Tesla Inc’s TSLA.O bid to dismiss a lawsuit by the state’s civil rights agency accusing the electric car maker of widespread race discrimination at an assembly plant. California Superior …

Tesla Loses Challenge to California Agency Suing for Race Bias

A California administrative agency has declined to review Tesla Inc’s claim that the state’s civil rights watchdog suing the company for race bias at an assembly plant is rushing to sue businesses without conducting full investigations. California’s Office of Administrative …

Jury Finds Tesla 1% Negligent in Fatal Model S Crash

A Florida jury found electric car maker Tesla Inc TSLA.O 1% negligent in the death of an 18-year-old man whose Model S sedan slammed into a concrete wall after the car’s speed limiter had been deactivated, with the teenager and …

GM CEO Predicts Company Will Surpass Tesla as Electric Vehicle Leader

NEW YORK (AP) — The economy is a bit wobbly, but General Motors CEO Mary Barra isn’t backing off of an audacious prediction: By the middle of this decade, her company will sell more electric vehicles in the U.S. than …

NHTSA to Investigate Florida Tesla Crash that Killed 2

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog is sending investigators to another Tesla crash, this time one that killed two people along Interstate 75 in Florida. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration confirmed Friday that it sent a …