SpaceX CEO Elon Musk doesn’t believe the regulations apply to him, Amazon tells the US FCC

Amazon told US regulators on Wednesday that Elon Musk does not believe government regulations will apply to the billionaire who runs Tesla Inc and SpaceX as the companies vie for rival satellite internet plans. In a harshly filed lawsuit with the Federal Communications Commission, Amazon accused Musk of ignoring a variety of government-imposed rules, including … Read more

Mercedes EQE Electric Sedan launched with 660 km range to compete with Tesla Model S

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the production version of its new EQE electric sedan at the 2021 IAA Mobility Show in Munich, Germany. With EQE, the German luxury and commercial vehicle manufacturer moved to full electrification with some new concepts and designs, but there was no significant change in the core design language. Mercedes said the EQE features … Read more

Tesla Car Crash: US identifies company’s 12th autopilot accident in incidents involving emergency vehicles

US auto safety regulators said on Wednesday they identified a 12th accident involving Tesla vehicles using advanced driver assistance systems in incidents involving emergency vehicles and required the automaker to answer detailed questions about its autopilot system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Aug. 16 said it had opened a formal safety probe … Read more

Who owns DOGE? 82 percent of Dogecoin’s total is being held in jail by just 535 entities, analysis shows

Dogecoin – the dog-themed Shiba Inu cryptocurrency – started out as a joke in 2013, but slowly but steadily made some space for itself. This year, so far, Dogecoin has emerged as one of the most traded cryptocurrencies. However, meme-based digital currency remains largely concentrated in a few hands. A gigantic sum of DOGE 106 … Read more

Twitter user asks if Elon Musk is an alien: see his hilarious answer

Elon Musk never shies away from interacting with his fans and critics on Twitter. From cryptocurrency and Tesla to rockets and SpaceX, the billionaire businessman answers every question on the microblog site – as much as he can. Not only that, it also creates quirky memes to confuse users. On August 28, a user posted … Read more

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla, signals competition concerns about Nvidia-Arm deal: report

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk has signaled concerns about competition over Nvidia’s planned purchase of British chip designer Arm, the Telegraph reported on Saturday, citing several sources. E-commerce giant Amazon and smartphone maker Samsung also opposed the deal with US officials, the newspaper reported. Earlier this year, the US Federal Trade Commission opened an in-depth … Read more

Award-winning battery pioneer Akira Yoshino at Tesla, Apple and the electric future

Akira Yoshino, co-winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with lithium-ion batteries, can take credit for the revolution in the automotive and technology industries. Li-ion batteries provided the first serious competition in a century for fossil fuels and transportation combustion engines. Now an honorary member of Asahi Kasei, the Japanese chemical … Read more

Bitcoin price rises to over $50,000 for the first time since May

Bitcoin broke above $50,000 (about Rs. 37.14 lakhs) on Monday for the first time in three months, as investors turned to cryptocurrency in bargain buys. The unit rose about two percent to $50,249.15 (about Rs. 37.15 lakhs), its highest since mid-May, when it started to fall on a number of issues, including China’s crackdown on … Read more

Tesla autopilot faces US investigation after 11 crashes, CEO Elon Musk defends

US safety officials have opened a preliminary investigation into Tesla’s autopilot after identifying 11 accidents involving the driver assistance system, officials said on Monday. Incidents dating back to 2018 included one fatal accident and seven that resulted in injuries to 17 people, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency “is committed to … Read more

Tesla hiring managers for China’s legal and external relations workforce amid public scrutiny

Tesla is hiring managers for legal and external relations teams in China, according to a job in its Wechat account, while the electric car maker faces public scrutiny in China over safety and customer service complaints. US-based Tesla, which is manufacturing Model 3 electric sedans and Model Y sport utility vehicles in Shanghai, is hiring … Read more