8th April 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Self-Driving Features Just Plain Reckless

Ready or not, Tesla is ramping up efforts to deliver fully self-driving cars. This week the carmaker will roll out its automated parking feature, which allows drivers to press...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


25th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s Promise of Full Autonomy in 2019 is Shameful

Tesla’s self-driving feature AutoPilot will deliver fully autonomous driving by the end of the year claims Elon Musk, who made the announcement with typical Muskian flair. “The car will...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


16th January 2019

Tesla Is Target & Prize in White Hat Hacker Contest

Hacking into a Tesla Model 3 can earn someone up to $250,000 in a Pwn2Own contest.


4th December 2018

Tesla Incident Shows the Challenges of Stopping a Driverless Car

A recent incident with a driver asleep at the wheel of his Tesla running on Autopilot shows how dangerous self-driving vehicle can be to others.


18th October 2018

Sources: Uber to Spin Off AV Unit

Sources say Uber is considering spinning off its AV unit, the Advanced Technologies Group (ATG), into a separate company. The Financial Times has cited two sources as saying the...


4th October 2018

Consumer Reports: Cadillac Tops Tesla in ADAS Safety & Performance

A Consumer Reports ranking of semi-autonomous vehicle technology from major automakers puts Cadillac on top, beating out Tesla, while Volvo brings up the rear.


14th September 2018

Autopilot Update Glitch Reportedly Adds to Tesla’s Woes

An issue with over-the-air updates for Tesla's Autopilot is the latest controversy for the electric automaker.


13th August 2018

Tesla Safety Features Are Reducing Some Kinds of Liability Claims

While many have their doubts about ADAS features, one study shows that's Tesla's Autopilot technology appears to have reduced some insurance claims.


2nd August 2018

Tesla Readies ‘Onramp to Offramp’ for Autopilot & Promises Profit

During its second-quarter earnings call, Tesla engineers offered numerous updates on the company's technology roadmap, including Autopilot, while CEO Elon Musk promises more profits in the months ahead.


11th July 2018

Tesla’s Shanghai Plant Reportedly to Produce 500K Vehicles Per Year

Tesla is struggling to meet production targets at home, but that hasn't stopped Elon Musk and his company from setting much higher goals for a proposed Chinese plant.


21st June 2018

US Cracks Down on Device That Fools Tesla Autopilot

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has banned US sales of a product that tricks Tesla's Autopilot feature into believing that a driver's hands are still on the steering...


14th June 2018

Tesla’s Musk Promises Autopilot Upgrade for August

Tesla could use some good PR right about now, leading CEO Elon Musk to Twitter to tell the world about an August Autopilot update.