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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 celebrating their third wedding anniversary,...

‘Clean’ Freight Elusive as California Rolls To Zero Emissions

Work used to be much simpler for the California Department of Transportation: widen highways, fill potholes, build new freeways. Alas, those quaint days are gone. To get an idea of what planners must prepare for, state officials recently hosted a demonstration of a drone air taxi that will require devising...

Vegas Tourism Board Backs $49 Million Elon Musk Transit System

A company backed by tech billionaire Elon Musk has been granted a nearly $49 million contract to build a transit system using self-driving vehicles underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center. The board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority approved the contract Wednesday with The Boring Company,...

Tesla Gears up for Fully Self-Driving Cars Amid Skepticism

SAN FRANCISCO — Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company's electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years. The technology required to make that quantum leap is scheduled to be shown off to Tesla...

Tesla Names New Board Chair in Settlement With Regulators

DETROIT — Tesla's board has named one of its own as chairman to replace Elon Musk, complying with terms of a fraud settlement with U.S. securities regulators. The electric car and solar panel company's board on Thursday named Australian telecommunications executive Robyn Denholm as chairman, effective immediately. Denholm will step...

Tesla’s Autopilot Drives Better Than You, Statistically

NEW YORK — When it's machine versus man, it's more likely you'll be exchanging insurance information with man, according to data released by the electric-car maker Tesla. In the first quarterly report on the safety of its autonomous vehicles, Tesla said it recorded one accident for every 3.34 million miles...

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