Tesla recalls 54,000 cars over autonomous ‘rolling stop’ function

Tesla will recall 54,000 electric cars in order to disable a self-driving feature that prevents them from coming to a full stop at intersections with stop signs. The Teslas being recalled have an autonomous “rolling stop” function in which they move slowly through a stop sign without coming to a full halt. In most states, vehicle are required to come to a complete stop at … Continue reading Tesla recalls 54,000 cars over autonomous ‘rolling stop’ function

Founder of electric-truck startup Nikola charged with fraud, lying to investors

Trevor Milton, the founder of electric-truck startup Nikola, was indicted Thursday on charges of securities fraud for lying to investors about “core aspects” of the business. The US Attorney’s Office in Manhattan accused Milton, who resigned as chairman of Nikola in September, with misleading investors, especially amateur investors, about the technology and status of the electric vehicles Nikola, which has never produced an electric truck, hopes … Continue reading Founder of electric-truck startup Nikola charged with fraud, lying to investors

BMW redesigns its iconic logo

BMW’s round logo is receiving its first redesign in more than two decades.The German automaker’s refreshed logo ditches the black ring for a transparent circle. The rest of it, including the typeface, has a flatterand more modern look. The blue and white emblem inside the ring remains. The new logo, which will be used in BMW’s communications efforts, including its social media platforms and website, … Continue reading BMW redesigns its iconic logo

Lawsuit blames Tesla motorized door handles for death of driver stuck in burning car

Tesla is facing a wrongful death lawsuit in Broward Country, Florida, claiming that the motorized door handles on the Tesla Model S prevented the rescue of the driver of the car who died after a crash. Bloomberg initially reported the news. The crash occurred back in February this year. Omar Awan, a 48-year-old anesthesiologist, was the victim, and the suit reveals some important new details. Awan’s cause of death was determined to … Continue reading Lawsuit blames Tesla motorized door handles for death of driver stuck in burning car