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Tesla Removed from Crash Investigation for Violating NTSB Rules

Tesla will no longer be able to participate in the National Transportation Safety Board investigation of a fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X after it violated the agency’s rules on sharing investigative information before being vetted and confirmed.

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VW Taps Tesla Manager to Head Electrification in North America

Volkswagen has hired Matthew Renna as its vice president over the development of its electrified vehicle architecture. Renna formerly served as program manager for Tesla's Model S and Model X vehicles.

Tesla Model S Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Component

Tesla Motors is recalling an estimated 123,000 Model S vehicles built before April 2016 because the bolts in the power steering component may be corroded and could possibly fail. In the event the bolts fail, the driver would still be able to steer the car but would be required to use "excessive force," leading to an increased risk of injury.

Electric Tesla Semi Spotted on California Highways

A recent YouTube video showed footage of a Tesla Semi driving in broad daylight on a highway near Sacramento, Calif., and Tesla founder Elon Musk later confirmed that it had started testing the electric truck.

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

Do Semi-Autonomous Systems Foster Driver Inattention?

A Tesla Model S crash in the Los Angeles area is raising questions about the risks associated with semi-autonomous driving systems. When driving responsibilities are shared by the driver and the vehicle, do drivers tend to lose focus and over-rely on automation? Video courtesy of the Los Angeles Times via YouTube. For the full story, click here.

Tesla's Model 3 Falling Short of Production Goals

Tesla only delivered 1,550 Model 3 cars in the fourth quarter of 2017 and won’t hit full scale production of the vehicle until June.

Uber Adds 50 Tesla Vehicles to Dubai Fleet

The addition of 50 Tesla cars to Uber's fleet is part of a partnership with the Dubai Taxi Corporation, which plans to bolster its own fleet with 200 Tesla model this year.

Tesla, AMD Developing Artificial Intelligence Chip

Tesla is working with tech company AMD to develop the automaker's own artificial intelligence chip for autonomous vehicles, according to CNBC. Video courtesy of CNBC/YouTube.

Tesla Model X Aces Crash Tests

The 2017 Tesla Model X has drawn 5-Star safety ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in all crash test categories and subcategories. This is a first for SUVs evaluated under the agency's New Car Assessment Program. Video courtesy of Car Universe via YouTube.