Consumer Reports Tricks Tesla to Drive with No One at Wheel

SILVER SPRING, Md. — Consumer Reports said Thursday it was able to easily trick a Tesla into driving in the car's Autopilot mode with no one at the wheel. Its test came just days after a Tesla crashed in Texas, killing the two men in the car. Authorities sa...

Tesla Sales Surge as Global Demand Picks Up Speed

Tesla's third-quarter sales jumped 44% as global demand for its electric vehicles outpaced that of most other automakers. The company reported Friday that it had delivered 139,000 SUVs and sedans from July t...
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s Next Big Bet Rides on Better Batteries

SAN RAMON — Tesla is working on new battery technology that CEO Elon Musk says will enable the company within the next three years to make sleeker, more affordable cars that can travel dramatically longer distances on a single charge. Musk reiterated that t...

Tesla Picks Texas Site for Second US Vehicle Assembly Plant

Electric car maker Tesla Inc. has picked the Austin, Texas, area as the site for its largest auto assembly plant employing at least 5,000 workers. The new factory will build Tesla’s upcoming Cybertruck pickup and will be a second U.S. manufacturing site for...