Elon Musk is just another car salesman

2019-04-23

Tesla Inc.’s autonomous-driving showcase was riddled with so many pie-in-the-sky statements and inaccuracies that Chief Executive Elon Musk looks more like a huckster car salesman than the “genius” that his fans declare him to be. To quickly recap: On Monday, Musk said at an event in Palo Alto, Calif., thatRead More →

Tesla looks to make major changes to board amid SEC fight

2019-04-19

As Tesla Inc. discusses potential ramifications for Chief Executive Elon Musk’s actions with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it disclosed a dramatic change to its board of directors late on Good Friday. In a proxy filing with the SEC, Tesla TSLA, +0.75%  said that four independent directors will step down.Read More →

Tesla stock roiled by ‘ugly’ delivery numbers

2019-04-04

Tesla Inc. shares fell more than 8% on Thursday as Wall Street analysts used some choice words to describe their dismay at the car maker selling fewer-than-expected vehicles in the first quarter. “Ugly,” ”weak” and “disappointing” featured in initial notes, as the miss fueled renewed doubts about Tesla’s future profitability,Read More →

Tech finds a middle lane for autonomous cars at CES

2019-01-12

Two years ago on the main stage at CES, Nvidia Corp. Chief Executive Jensen Huang proudly proclaimed that his company’s technology would lead to Level 4 autonomy — basically full self-driving — on the market by 2020. As 2019 dawned, Huang’s big news at CES was a “Level 2+” systemRead More →