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Tesla has sued its former director of Autopilot Sterling Anderson, accusing him of stealing company information and trying to recruit Tesla employees. The lawsuit, which was filed earlier this week at the Superior Court of California, claims that Anderson took confidential information from Tesla with the aim of using it for his own self-driving start-up, […]

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company began testing Autopilot safety features over the weekend through a software upload to 1,000 new vehicles that have been built with fully-autonomous hardware. Tesla vehicles built after October with the fully-automated features, in what the company calls “Hardware 2,” were released initially without all the Autopilot […]

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There are those who think Tesla stands to either victoriously shine or flop in 2017, as Model 3 production begins and fully-autonomous features are added to vehicles in the factory. This is according to a Wired think piece which tips its hat to Tesla making it this far, but explores the long list of challenges […]

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A German agency has warned Tesla owners to pay constant attention while using the Autopilot system when driving. Germany’s Federal Motor Authority sent out a letter to Tesla owners stating that Autopilot is only a driver assistance system, said Automotive News. Their Tesla is not a highly-automated vehicle that can moving forward without the driver’s […]

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Google announced that its self-driving car test project surpassed the two million mile mark in total miles driven on public roads. Launched in 2009, the autonomous fleet continues to log about 25,000 miles of test drives per week, Google said. Putting that many miles on public roads has given the company much data on complex […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the automaker has no plans of disabling the Autopilot system following the fatal May crash, but instead the company plans to redouble efforts to educate customers on how the system works. Musk said that the company will be releasing an explanatory blog post that highlights how Autopilot works, and what […]

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It has been learned that another Tesla Model X crossover vehicle has crashed, and the driver is saying that the semi-autonomous driving Autopilot system was activated. This report follows news of another Model X accident in Pennsylvania last week when Autopilot was in use, and a fatal Florida crash in June involving a Model S […]

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Tesla Motors, fresh off the first deliveries of its Signature Series Model X, is not standing still as it looks to hire 4,500 workers in California over the next four years who’ll be dedicated to self-driving technology. According to the The Wall Street Journal, the electric carmaker which the Journal says employs 14,000 people, has […]

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A month after its release, Tesla Model S drivers are already reporting noticeable progress in the car’s autopilot capabilities. When Tesla begin releasing its semi-autonomous “Autopilot” last month, CEO Elon Musk announced that each vehicle would collect data and send it to the network. This information would then be used to improve the software and […]

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Officials with California’s Department of Motor Vehicles wanted to have regulations that are more complete in place for autonomous vehicles already, but say the delay is justified. The department said it’s still working to finalize the updated directive on autonomous technology. Many complex issues are under consideration for the final draft, which will likely set […]

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