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November 21, 2022, 4:47 PM

Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles

Tesla has identified a software issue that can cause taillights to randomly go off.
November 21, 2022, 4:47 PM
Tesla recalling more than 320K vehicles
2 months ago

Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles

Windows on affected Tesla vehicles may cause bodily injury when automatically closing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, cautioned.
2 months ago
Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles
2 months ago

Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles over faulty windows

Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles in the U.S. because the windows can pinch a person's fingers when being rolled up.
2 months ago
Tesla recalls 1 million vehicles over faulty windows
3 months ago

Tesla splits its stock

Tesla shares are now more accessible to investors.
3 months ago
Tesla splits its stock
3 months ago

Tesla split its stock. Here's what that means

Shares usually rise over the year following a split, according to one study.
3 months ago
Tesla split its stock. Here's what that means
3 months ago

Tesla to hike price of Full Self-Driving software by 25%

The price hike for the self-driving system comes amid continued scrutiny over the system’s safety.
3 months ago
Tesla to hike price of Full Self-Driving software by 25%
3 months ago

Elon Musk says Tesla is raising price of 'Full Self-Driving' software to $15,000

The move, announced by Elon Musk, raises the price by $3,000, which amounts to a 25% hike.
3 months ago
Tesla raises price of its 'Full Self-Driving' software
5 months ago

Tesla aims to help distracted drivers keep their focus

Tesla's software update allows its vehicles to scan for potholes and adjust the suspension to avoid damage.
5 months ago
Tesla aims to help distracted drivers keep their focus
5 months ago

Tesla vehicle sparks fire weeks after crash

Firefighters in California say a Tesla vehicle sparked a fire at a junkyard three weeks after sustaining major damage in an accident.
5 months ago
Tesla vehicle sparks fire weeks after crash
5 months ago

Former employees file lawsuit against Tesla for allegedly violating federal law

Two employees are claiming the company laid them off without giving required advance notice.
5 months ago
Former employees file lawsuit against Tesla for allegedly violating federal law
6 months ago

Elon Musk orders Tesla employees to return to full-time in-person work

The Tesla CEO reportedly sent an email to company executives that said, “remote work is no longer acceptable," in a policy that was made public in reports.
6 months ago
Elon Musk orders Tesla employees to return to full-time in-person work
6 months ago

'Elon Musk Crash Course' director discusses Tesla's autopilot

ABC News' Phil Lipof speaks with New York Times technology correspondent and director of the documentary "Elon Musk's Crash Course" about the ongoing safety saga of Musk's self-driving Tesla.
6 months ago
'Elon Musk Crash Course' director discusses Tesla's autopilot
7 months ago

New developments in Elon Musk’s possible Twitter takeover

The New York Times reports that Twitter’s board negotiated with Musk on buying the company late into the night. The platform may ​decide by Thursday when they report on earnings.
7 months ago
New developments in Elon Musk’s possible Twitter takeover
7 months ago

Elon Musk in legal battle against Tesla shareholders

The shareholders are suing Musk for alleged securities fraud.
7 months ago
Elon Musk in legal battle against Tesla shareholders
8 months ago

Police search for driver of Tesla seen going airborne in viral video

LAPD are using viral videos as part of their criminal investigation as they search for the driver behind a Sunday joyride that left behind a trail of destruction.
8 months ago
Police search for driver of Tesla seen going airborne in viral video
10 months ago

Dashcam video of Tesla Autopilot crash

Police say a Tesla on Autopilot smashed into a sheriff deputy’s patrol car, which slammed into a state trooper vehicle. Investigators say the Tesla’s driver was watching a movie.
10 months ago
Dashcam video of Tesla Autopilot crash
10 months ago

Major Tesla recall

A recent software update is causing some Tesla vehicles to slow roll through stop signs.
10 months ago
Major Tesla recall
10 months ago

Tesla files countersuit against JPMorgan, accuses bank of 'illegitimate machinations'

The automaker is seeking to dismiss JPMorgan’s earlier lawsuit.
10 months ago
Tesla files countersuit against JPMorgan, accuses bank of 'illegitimate machinations'
1 year ago

Tesla announces safety recall

A defective latch on the Model S sedan may cause the front trunk to open while the car is moving.
1 year ago
Tesla announces safety recall
1 year ago

Gaming change for Tesla

The company is set to push out a software update to block games while cars are moving.
1 year ago
Gaming change for Tesla
1 year ago

NHTSA opens investigation over Tesla's touch-screen gaming feature

The gameplay function "may distract the driver and increase the risk of a crash," the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.
1 year ago
NHTSA opens investigation over Tesla's touch-screen gaming feature
1 year ago

NHTSA probing Tesla after reports that drivers can play video games in motion

U.S. traffic safety regulators have launched a formal probe into certain Tesla vehicles after reports emerged that drivers can play video games.
1 year ago
Tesla video game feature under investigation
1 year ago

Tesla surpasses $1 trillion valuation

The electric automaker hit the trillion-dollar market cap after announcing a deal with Hertz to supply the rental car company with 100,000 Tesla Model 3s by the end of next year.
1 year ago
Tesla surpasses $1 trillion valuation
1 year ago

Customers can soon rent a Tesla at Hertz after company orders 100,000 electric vehicles

Tesla's stock soared to new heights on news of the massive order.
1 year ago
Tesla market cap hits $1 trillion after massive Hertz order
1 year ago

Tesla is now worth over $1 trillion

The electric car company reached the milestone after landing its biggest-ever order from Hertz.
1 year ago
Tesla is now worth over $1 trillion
1 year ago

Hertz to buy 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles

Tesla stock hit a record high after Hertz announced a deal to buy 100,000 of its electrical vehicles for rental at airports across the world.
1 year ago
Hertz to buy 100,000 Tesla electric vehicles
1 year ago

Former Tesla worker speaks out after winning $137 million lawsuit

Owen Diaz was hired as an elevator operator at Tesla's factory in Fremont.
1 year ago
Former Tesla worker speaks out after winning $137 million lawsuit
1 year ago

Tesla to pay former employee $137 million for racist abuse suffered at company

Owen Diaz told the court he faced a hostile work environment where employees drew swastikas and racist graffiti and used ethnic slurs regularly.
1 year ago
Tesla to pay former employee $137 million for racist abuse suffered at company
1 year ago

Tesla's Autopilot systems subject of new government investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating Tesla's Autopilot after identifying 11 reported crashes in the last four years.
1 year ago
Tesla's Autopilot systems subject of new government investigation
1 year ago

Tesla's Autopilot systems the subject of new NHTSA investigation

The agency said the investigation stems from 11 separate crashes.
1 year ago
Tesla's Autopilot systems the subject of new NHTSA investigation
1 year ago

Tesla sets new record

Elon Musk’s electric car company reported more than $1 billion in net income last quarter.
1 year ago
Tesla sets new record
1 year ago

Tesla loses 2 top safety endorsements

Plus, Instacart's new program allows customers to get deliveries faster and Kellogg’s debuts “Bowl Bot” vending machine.
1 year ago
Tesla loses 2 top safety endorsements
2 years ago

Driver allegedly sleeps on the highway in self-driving Tesla

Police say it’s not the first time. ABC’s Andrew Dymburt has the details.
2 years ago
Driver allegedly sleeps on the highway in self-driving Tesla
2 years ago

Tesla in Autopilot mode crashes into parked police car

Authorities in Washington state are investigating a crash involving a Tesla vehicle in Autopilot mode that collided with a stopped police car over the weekend.
2 years ago
Tesla in Autopilot mode crashes into parked police car
2 years ago

Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into police car

Authorities in Washington state said the Tesla caused "significant damage" to a patrol car.
2 years ago
Tesla in autopilot mode crashes into police car
2 years ago

Tesla owner arrested after being caught ‘backseat driving’

Param Sharma, 25, has been charged with reckless driving after video footage showed him riding alone in the backseat of his car in the California Bay Area on Saturday.
2 years ago
Tesla owner arrested after being caught ‘backseat driving’
2 years ago

Autopilot likely not engaged in Texas Tesla crash, NTSB report says

The Tesla Model S involved in a fatal crash in Texas last month was likely not in Autopilot mode, according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
2 years ago
Autopilot likely not engaged in Texas Tesla crash, NTSB report says
2 years ago

Federal agencies to probe explosive Tesla crash that killed 2 in Texas

Investigators are looking into a fiery crash involving a Tesla vehicle that killed two men.
2 years ago
Federal agencies to probe explosive Tesla crash that killed 2 in Texas
2 years ago

Deadly Tesla crash near Houston

Police are looking into the death of two men after the “self-driving” car slammed into a tree and burst into flames. The fire burned for four hours. ABC’s Megan Tevrizian has details.
2 years ago
Deadly Tesla crash near Houston
2 years ago

Investigation underway after 2 killed in fiery Tesla crash

Houston investigators are investigating if a Tesla Model S was on autopilot mode before it slammed into a tree and burst into flames, killing the two men inside the car.
2 years ago
Investigation underway after 2 killed in fiery Tesla crash
2 years ago

Deadly crash involving Tesla driverless car

The car slammed into a tree and burst into flames.
2 years ago
Deadly crash involving Tesla driverless car
2 years ago

Tesla celebrates first ever profitable year

After 17 years, the electric car company showed a net profit of over $720 million in 2020.
2 years ago
Tesla celebrates first ever profitable year
2 years ago

By the Numbers: Tesla stock’s rapid rise

Tesla joining the S&P 500 stock index Monday caps a meteoric rise for the electric vehicle maker’s stock in 2020, catapulting Tesla CEO Elon Musk to become the third richest person in the world.
2 years ago
By the Numbers: Tesla stock’s rapid rise
2 years ago

Tesla has become synonymous with electric vehicles. That could soon change

The Mach-E, Polestar 2 and ID.4 are strong challengers to Tesla's EV offerings.
2 years ago
Tesla has become synonymous with electric vehicles. That could soon change
2 years ago

YouTube star David Dobrik’s record-breaking Tesla giveaway

The influencer’s social media campaign inspired 120,000 people to register to vote.
2 years ago
YouTube star David Dobrik’s record-breaking Tesla giveaway
2 years ago

Man cruises down highway in passenger seat of self-driving Tesla

"Current Autopilot features require active driver supervision," Tesla says.
2 years ago
Man cruises down highway in passenger seat of self-driving Tesla
2 years ago

Tesla cuts price of their new SUV

The Model Y now starts at $50,000.
2 years ago
Tesla cuts price of their new SUV
2 years ago

Elon Musk poses a 'serious risk of reputational harm' to Tesla, advisory firm warns

Shareholders are being advised to remove Musk from the board.
2 years ago
Elon Musk poses a 'serious risk of reputational harm' to Tesla, firm warns
2 years ago

Firm urges Tesla shareholders to remove Elon Musk from board

An advisory firm said that the company co-founder presents a risk to Tesla’s reputation.
2 years ago
Firm urges Tesla shareholders to remove Elon Musk from board
3 years ago

Tesla's California plant gets approval to reopen

The controversial reopening of Tesla's California plant comes as some states are lifting pandemic restrictions and authorities weigh the potential health risks of reopening local economies.
3 years ago
Tesla's California plant gets approval to reopen