Viral video shows woman asleep behind the wheel of a Tesla on California freeway
A driver encountered what appeared to be a woman sleeping behind the wheel of a Tesla that was traveling along a Southern California freeway. The viral video, which was recorded by Kiki Dolas, shows a woman in a pink top and sunglasses seemingly asleep behind the wheel of a Tesla sedan at around 4 p.m. on Thursday on the 15 Freeway near Temecula. This is a brand new Tesla.news.yahoo.com
Bill Gates said he'd rather fund vaccines to 'save lives' than go to Mars, but he thinks someday Elon Musk will be a 'great philanthropist'
"You can buy measles vaccines and save lives for $1,000 per life," Bill Gates told the BBC, adding Elon Musk has had a positive impact through Tesla.news.yahoo.com
Ex-aide says Elon Musk had 'handshake deal' for Tesla buyout
Elon Musk's former chief of staff on Wednesday testified that the billionaire believed he had a “handshake deal" to take Tesla private in 2018 shortly before he tweeted he had the financing for an aborted buyout that is still haunting him in a high-profile trial. Sam Teller, who worked closely Musk from 2014 to 2019, detailed a series of meetings that his former boss held with representatives from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund. Teller attributed Musk's brusque manner to Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism that Musk acknowledged having during a May 2021 television appearance hosting “Saturday Night Live."news.yahoo.com
Wife of doctor accused of driving his Tesla off a cliff with his family inside shouted to rescuers 'he intentionally drove the car over' edge, DA alleges
The San Mateo County district attorney told reporters it was a "miracle" the family of four survived the 250-foot plunge in Northern California.news.yahoo.com
'He intentionally tried to kill us': Wife's statement to paramedics key to charges against Tesla driver who drove family off cliff
Dharmesh Patel, 41, was arrested by the California Highway Patrol on suspicion of attempted murder and child endangerment after the Jan. 2 crash, but prosecutors waited until after he was transferred out of the hospital to charge him.news.yahoo.com
Elon Musk's mysterious ways on display in Tesla tweet trial
Elon Musk’s enigmatic personality and unconventional tactics are emerging as key exhibits in a trial revolving around one of his most polarizing pursuits — tweeting. The trial, centered on a pair of tweets announcing Musk had obtained the money to take Tesla private in 2018, reeled the 51-year-old billionaire into a federal courtroom in San Francisco for three days of testimony that opened a peephole into his often inscrutable mind. Musk, who now owns the Twitter service that he deploys as his megaphone, was often a study in contrasts during his roughly eight hours on the stand.news.yahoo.com
Elon Musk's tweeting style seizes spotlight in Tesla trial
Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s impulsive and sometimes inflammatory usage of Twitter has taken center stage in a trial focused on whether he misled investors with his 2018 tweets indicating he had lined up financing to take the electric automaker private, a proposal that rapidly unraveled.
Analyst: Musk has 'hard sell' to jury in trial
Elon Musk returned to federal court to defend himself against a class-action lawsuit that alleges he misled Tesla shareholders with a tweet about an aborted buyout that the billionaire defiantly insisted Tuesday he could have pulled off, had he wanted. (Jan 24)news.yahoo.com
Elon Musk rebuffed in bid to move Tesla tweet trial to Texas
A federal judge on Friday rejected Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s bid to move or delay a trial over a misleading tweet about a potential buyout of the electric automaker, setting the stage for the mercurial billionaire to be thrust into a legal drama amid the turmoil of his Twitter takeover.
Feds reviewing Musk tweet about disabling driver monitoring
A tweet from Elon Musk indicating that Tesla might allow some owners who are testing a “Full Self-Driving” system to disable an alert that reminds them to keep their hands on the steering wheel has drawn attention from U.S. safety regulators.
11 more crash deaths are linked to automated-tech vehicles
Eleven additional people were in crashes involving vehicles using automated driving systems during a four-month period earlier this year, according to newly released government data, part of an alarming pattern of incidents linked to the technology.
Officials: Musk seeks US funds for Ukraine satellite network
Senior U.S. officials say the Defense Department has gotten a request from SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk to take over funding for his satellite network that has provided crucial battlefield communications for Ukrainian military forces during the war with Russia.