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Tesla Settles Factory Worker’s Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

Tesla has settled a lawsuit by a former factory employee who says she was fired for complaining about severe sexual harassment, as the electric carmaker faces a series of sex and race discrimination lawsuits. U.S. District Judge William Orrick in …

Reuters: In Tesla Autopilot Probe, US Prosecutors Focus on Securities, Wire Fraud

U.S. prosecutors are examining whether Tesla committed securities or wire fraud by misleading investors and consumers about its electric vehicles’ self-driving capabilities, three people familiar with the matter told Reuters. Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self-Driving systems assist with steering, braking …

Tesla Autopilot Probe Escalates With US Regulator’s Data Demands

Tesla Inc. is facing a July 1 deadline to furnish US regulators with information about its biggest-ever recall because drivers using Autopilot keep crashing while using the system. In a letter posted on its website Tuesday, the National Highway Traffic …

New Vehicle Registrations in California Rose, While Tesla Registrations Dropped Again

The first quarter of the year saw the sixth straight quarterly increase (.7%) in overall registrations in California in the first quarter from the same period last year, while the state’s love affair with Tesla’s may be getting old, the …

Tesla to Recall 3,878 Cybertrucks Over Faulty Accelerator Pedal, NHTSA Says

Tesla is recalling 3,878 Cybertrucks to fix an accelerator pedal pad that could come loose and get lodged in the interior trim, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Friday. A trapped accelerator pedal could cause the …

Tesla, Rivals Get Low Marks for Automated-Driving Technology

Tesla’s Autopilot and Full Self Driving technology and nine other assisted-driving systems marketed by major automakers received “poor” ratings from the U.S. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in a new study released on Tuesday. The IIHS, a safety research arm …

NHTSA Upgrades Probe Into Tesla Power Steering Loss

U.S. safety regulators have upgraded their probe into Tesla TSLA.O vehicles over power steering loss to an engineering analysis – a required step before the agency could demand a potential recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Friday …

Tesla Sued by California Counties Over Hazardous Waste

A group of 25 California counties have sued Elon Musk’s Tesla TSLA.O, claiming the electric vehicle maker mishandled hazardous waste at its facilities across the state. The lawsuit from Los Angeles, Alameda, San Joaquin, San Francisco and other counties was …

Elon Musk’s Drug Use Is the Latest Headache for Tesla’s Board

Elon Musk’s reported drug use has Tesla Inc. board members facing a familiar quandary: having to decide what, if anything, to do about the chief executive subjecting directors and shareholders alike to great financial and legal risk. The Wall Street …

Tesla Recalls over 1.6 Million EVs Exported to China to Fix Automatic Steering, Door Latch Glitches

BEIJING (AP) __ Tesla is recalling more than 1.6 million Model S, X, 3 and Y electric vehicles exported to China for problems with their automatic assisted steering and door latch controls. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation announced the …