Tesla Accuses Federal Investigators Of Being 'More Concerned With Headlines' Than Safety

Tesla is known to issue extraordinary press releases, but this one could take the proverbial cake. On Thursday, in response to the National Transportation Safety Board’s formal announcement that Tesla had been removed from a federal probe of a fatal Model X crash, the automaker accused the investigators of being “more…

Feds To Tesla: You Didn't Quit Model X Investigation, You Were Fired (Updated)

Late Wednesday, Tesla said it withdrew from a formal agreement with the National Transportation Safety Board over a provision that says it can’t release details of a fatal crash involving a Model X traveling with the vehicle’s Autopilot system engaged. But today, Bloomberg reports that, in fact, the NTSB kicked Tesla…

Mercedes' Parent Company Daimler Dismantled A Rented Tesla Model X For Research

Rental cars have hard lives full of frequent abuse from hoons and careless drivers alike, but Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler apparently took it to a whole new level. According to a report in Germany’s Der Spiegel, Daimler rented a Tesla Model X to test and dismantle for research purposes. Not purchased—rented.

Tesla Says Model X Automatic Door Getting Ripped Off By Truck Was Owner's Fault

A Tesla Model X owner put the company on blast by claiming the car’s door opened automatically before being ripped off by an oncoming truck, an incident captured clearly on tape by a security camera. But Tesla says its own data indicates that it was clearly user error, and while the incident is unfortunate, it’s a…

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