It'll Cost GM $12 Billion To Turn Around Cadillac

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that’s actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn’t your time more important? » 3/31/15 9:37am Yesterday 9:37am

​Why Tesla's Plan To Eliminate 'Range Anxiety' Doesn't Matter

When I wrote up the review of the Tesla Model S P85D I omitted one important detail: range. It was a bit of an experiment. I wanted to see if people would freak about not including something that, in internal combustion cars, rarely gets mentioned. It didn't happen, and I think that's important, particularly given… » 3/19/15 2:00pm 3/19/15 2:00pm

​Tesla Auto-Steer Will Let Drivers Go From SF To Seattle Hands-Free

In addition to Tesla's over-the-air software update to address range anxiety, Elon Musk finally offered up more details on its AutoPilot program, including its test route, where Tesla has almost completed a trek from San Francisco to Seattle hands-free. » 3/19/15 12:38pm 3/19/15 12:38pm

Tesla's Cure For Range Anxiety Is An Idiotproof Navigation Update

Tesla's big announcement to end range anxiety with a software update basically makes it impossible for a driver to run out of range unless they're wearing diapers. » 3/19/15 12:22pm 3/19/15 12:22pm

Elon Musk Describes the Future of Self-Driving Cars

Elon Musk isn't afraid to speak his mind—and it always feels like he's about to change the world. So when the Tesla, SpaceX and PayPal billionaire sat down with Nvidia's CEO to talk about his self-driving cars, we listened carefully. (Not because he always delivers on his promises, mind you.) » 3/18/15 10:09am 3/18/15 10:09am

​Elon Musk Thinks Drivers Could Be Outlawed In The Future

Elon Musk envisions self-driving cars being taken to their logical conclusion: crashes eliminated and drivers outlawed. After all, "You don't want a person driving a two-ton death machine," says Musk. [UPDATE] » 3/17/15 3:14pm 3/17/15 3:14pm

Elon Musk Promises An End To Range Anxiety This Thursday

Elon Musk says he's "about to end range anxiety" through a software update to the entire Tesla Model S fleet. It's happening this Thursday, and the sound you hear is the Speculatron5100 grinding to life as everyone tries to figure out what the hell Musk is planning. » 3/15/15 12:15pm 3/15/15 12:15pm

Elon Musk: Hydrogen Fuel Cells Are "Extremely Silly." Are They Really?

Elon Musk has never been a proponent of the universe's most abundant element, hydrogen. Well, at least in the context of a fuel source for an electric car. This is not a new stance for him, but it is one he reiterated last month at a press conference. So, why, exactly, is he such an H-phobe, and is he right? » 2/18/15 3:40pm 2/18/15 3:40pm

​Tesla Sold Just 120 Cars In China Last Month And Elon Musk Is Pissed

After another dismal sales month in China, Elon Musk is ready to fire the executives running the show in the country. » 2/10/15 5:20pm 2/10/15 5:20pm

​Tesla Making Insanely Fast P85D Even More Insane With Software Update

The Tesla Model S P85D is already capable of doing 0-60 MPH in 3.2 seconds, but now Elon Musk is promising a software update that will drop that down by a tenth of a second. Because why the hell not? » 1/29/15 4:20pm 1/29/15 4:20pm

Elon Musk Turned Into Unwitting Hair Transplant Spokesmodel

Billionaire robot-hater Elon Musk is known for having a pretty short temper and a pretty big ego. Which means he probably doesn't appreciate the fact that some website called CosmeSys used his images (above) in a post touting new hair replacement techniques, with the headline, "Elon Musk and New Technologies in Hair… » 1/29/15 11:18am 1/29/15 11:18am

The Jeep Renegade Is Going To Make Fiat Chrysler So Stupid Rich

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/29/15 9:52am 1/29/15 9:52am

Elon Musk Knows The One Things Texans Love More Than Football

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 1/16/15 9:53am 1/16/15 9:53am

Elon Musk Just Donated $10 Million To Keep Robots From Murdering You

Hey. Would you prefer it if an unstoppable, vengeful robot didn't soccer-kick your wife's head across a room before bathing in your blood? Then thank Elon Musk. He doesn't want that to happen to you, now or ever. » 1/15/15 5:38pm 1/15/15 5:38pm

​Elon Musk Says Tesla Model 3 Will Cost $35,000 Before Incentives

The Chevrolet Bolt is being painted in the press as a Tesla competitor. It's not and Elon Musk agrees. And while GM says its 200-mile EV will be priced at $30,000, there's a big asterisk on that sticker – it includes incentives – incentives that Musk isn't including in the price of the Model 3. » 1/13/15 8:05pm 1/13/15 8:05pm

​Elon Musk Lands In Detroit To Dump On Everyone Else

Elon Musk hasn't been in Detroit for two years and Tesla barely had a presence at the show. So Musk did the next best thing: he flew in to tell other automakers they've been slacking off and claimed Tesla will sell "a few million cars" by 2025. » 1/13/15 5:28pm 1/13/15 5:28pm

​What Do You Want To Ask Elon Musk During His Reddit AMA Tonight?

You've got questions. Elon Musk has answers. And tonight, the co-founder of Tesla, CEO of Space X, and the closest thing we've got to Thomas Edison-Henry Ford-Da Vinci hybrid is taking to Reddit tonight at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT for an Ask Me Anything session. What do you want to know? » 1/05/15 3:29pm 1/05/15 3:29pm

​Yes, Tesla Really Is Working On A Robotic Snake To Charge Its Cars

It's almost 2015 and we still have to grab the charging cable to plug in our magical electric cars with our hands. Like animals. Tesla is working on a solution and Elon Musk claims it's making a charger that automatically moves out of the wall like a metal snake, "for realz" (direct quote). » 12/31/14 12:00pm 12/31/14 12:00pm

This Team Actually Wants To Build Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Could Elon Musk's Hyperloop tube system truly revolutionize mass transit? Maybe, if he had any inclination to do it. Right now it exists as little more than a brilliant concept from a guy whose hands are a little tied at the moment. But one California startup actually wants to make it happen. » 12/19/14 10:00pm 12/19/14 10:00pm