After completing a test drive across China’s eastern coastal region, Xpeng Motors said on Wednesday that its driver assistance technology is the top performer in China, using a technology rejected by Elon Musk: high-definition maps.At a press event in Beijing, Xpeng executives said its...

After completing a test drive across China’s eastern coastal region, Xpeng Motors said on Wednesday that its driver assistance technology is the top performer in China, using a technology rejected by Elon Musk: high-definition maps.At a press event in Beijing, Xpeng executives said its...

After completing a test drive across China’s eastern coastal region, Xpeng Motors said on Wednesday that its driver assistance technology is the top performer in China, using a technology rejected by Elon Musk: high-definition maps.At a press event in Beijing, Xpeng executives said its...

The pecking order of performance amongst automakers isn’t set in stone, but it’s always been somewhat predictable. Over the years, Kia’s displayed an appetite for subverting those expectations, with cars like the Stinger and K900 rejecting the brand’s budget beginnings. And it’s just done...

The National Labor Relations Board decided on Thursday that Tesla repeatedly violated U.S. labor law over the past few years: first when the company fired a union activist in 2017, and then when CEO Elon Musk put out a tweet potentially threatening that employees would lose their stock options if...

Electric vehicle manufacturers are pushing back against a decision to delay penalty increases for automakers who fail to meet fuel efficiency standards. A lobbying group representing legacy automakers – many of whom are now making substantial investments in zero-emissions vehicles – said the...

The partners at MaC Venture Capital, the Los Angeles-based investment firm that has just closed on $103 million for its inaugural fund, have spent the bulk of their careers breaking barriers. Formed when M Ventures (a firm founded by former Washington DC mayor Adrian Fenty); the first Black talent...

Clubhouse is prodigious. At just over a year old, the exclusive, invite-only app still doesn’t have a proper website or even an app on more than a single operating system. What it lacks in usability, though, the app store chart-topper makes up in celebrity cache, millions of users, and access to...

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, announced in a tweet on Wednesday that the electric car company will now accept payments in the form of the cryptocurrency bitcoin. Bitcoin’s price surged roughly 3% in the hour after the tweet.Read...

Members of the People’s Liberation Army desperate to drive to work with all the style and panache afforded by Elon Musk’s overhyped cars are apparently out of luck. Citing “national security” concerns, the Chinese government has reportedly banned the use of Tesla vehicles by state and...

BMW plans to have 25 electrified cars in its lineup by 2025 and it’s taking a few more steps in this direction this year with the launch of the all-electric iX SUV and the i4 sedan. Today, for the first time, the German automaker shared a few more details of what we can expect from the i4, its...

Last week, Elon Musk made $25 billion in one day. On Monday, he crowned himself “Technoking of Tesla.” In Musk-speak, this new title still translates into the Chief Executive Officer of the electric car company.  The eccentric billionaire is nothing if not creative with his dubs (see:...

Elon Musk’s tweets have landed him in hot water with shareholders—again. This time, he and the Tesla board are staring down a suit from one disgruntled investor who claims some of the CEO’s tweets violate a 2019 settlement Musk had reached with the Securities and Exchange Commission meant to...