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Exclusive: CEO Elon Musk defends workplace, saying [we are not] just greedy capitalists who skimp on safety and declares his $50bn company overvalued When Tesla bought a decommissioned car factory in Fremont, California, Elon Musk transformed the old-fashioned, unionized plant into a much-vaunted Ford and, briefly, 500,000 cars in 2018 (a 495% increase from 2016) […]

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Todd Katz objected to the impersonation suit, saying his email was preposterous and grammatically deficient and that his impression wasnt credible An oil executive accused of impersonating Elon Musk in an email in an attempt to solicit company secrets from Tesla wants the lawsuit thrown out because he says his impersonation wasnt credible. Todd Katz […]

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Concern about potential election tampering continued this week. As noted in the roundup below, the FBI found evidence that hackers have been assessing the defenses of voter registries around the country and the cell phones of some Democratic party officials. But election officials aren’t the only ones on high alert. A bombing in New York […]

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The Autopilot software built into Teslas electric cars already offers a glimpse of the future, with what feels like autonomous driving on the freeway. Today the company announced a suite of upgrades to the system, to be pushed over-the-air to existing cars over the next couple of weeks. This is quite a massive enhancement, said […]

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Plans for solar roofs, self-driving buses and merging with his energy firm SolarCity come amid investigation into fatal crash involving self-driving car Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, who is facing intense scrutiny over a published on Wednesday, outlines how he intends to reinvent mass transit systems, integrate stunning solar roofs into his cars and build […]

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US safety agency says it is concerned carmaker may have asked owners to sign nondisclosure agreements over possible faulty control arms Federal regulators in the US have started to investigate whether electric car maker Tesla sought confidentiality deals with customers over suspension problems in its Model S sedans. The US National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) […]

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