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US Agency Examining Tesla Unintended Acceleration Complaint

DETROIT — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own. “I am concerned that these complaints reflect a systemic defect that has not been investig...
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Tesla 2019 Sales Hit Goals, Rise Over 50% From Previous Year

DETROIT — Tesla's global deliveries rose more than 50% last year, meaning the company surpassed the low end of its sales goals for 2019. The announcement Friday pushed Tesla's shares up more than 4% to a record high of $449.37. The stock hit a record last w...
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Stainless Steel, Broken Glass and Buzz, Tesla Makes a Pickup

The much-hyped unveil of Tesla’s electric pickup truck went off script Thursday night when supposedly unbreakable window glass shattered twice when hit with a large metal ball. The failed stunt, which ranks high on the list of embarrassing auto industry rol...
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Was Tesla That Killed Clovis Man on ‘Autopilot’?

SAN FRANCISCO — A woman was arrested after running a red light in a rented Tesla in San Francisco and causing a crash that killed Benjamin Dean of Clovis and critically injured his wife, Kelly, authorities said Monday. The Clovis couple was in San Francisco c...