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California – 7VGN838

Event: Cut line Event Description: Driver cut line to supercharger Driver Description: Vehicle Make/Model: Tesla/Model S State/Province: California Country: United States Event Date/Time: August 06, 2018 00:00:00 am Location: 33.98669498714337, -118.39033398041204 Original Report

Elon Musk ordered Tesla engineers to stop doing a critical brake test on Model 3s (TSLA)

Linette Lopez businessinsider.com Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears to have asked engineers at Tesla’s factory in Fremont, California, to remove a standard brake test, called the brake-and-roll test, from the tasks Model 3 cars must complete to move through production, according to internal documents seen by Business Insider. The test was apparently shut down before…

2 Federal Agencies Send Teams to Probe Tesla Freeway Crash

Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla Model S electric car that may have been operating under its semi-autonomous “Autopilot” system. By TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBIN, AP Auto Writers ap.org DETROIT (AP) — Two federal agencies have dispatched teams to investigate the California crash of a Tesla…

Tesla fires hundreds after company-wide performance reviews

Louis Hansen mercurynews.com Company says it will replace most workers PALO ALTO – Tesla fired hundreds of workers this week, including engineers, managers and factory workers, even as the company struggles to expand its manufacturing and product line. The dismissals come at a crucial point for the company, which is pushing to increase vehicle production…

Serious injuries at Tesla plant double industry average: report

Joseph Szczesny afp.com Detroit (AFP) – The rate of serious injuries at a Tesla factory in California is double the industry average, a worker advocacy group said Wednesday in a report calling for better workplace protections. The study by Worksafe, a California nonprofit group, used Tesla’s own internal data to show injury rates at the…

U.S. Ends Probe of Tesla Fatal Crash Without Seeking Recall

toptechnews.com Tesla Motors Inc. won’t face a recall or fine as a result of a fatal crash involving its Autopilot system, but U.S. safety regulators are warning auto manufacturers and drivers not to treat semiautonomous cars as if they were fully self-driving. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday it found that the system…