Tesla's all-electric semi truck aims to disrupt transport

2017-11-19 12:26

After shaking up the auto world with its electric cars, Tesla is tackling a new frontier in "green" transportation with the unveiling of a futuristic all-electric semi truck.

Elon Musk's semi electric Tesla truck: Is it a good idea?

2017-11-17 09:31

After more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.

Pedestrian sprints across intersection, runs into Tesla Model X

2017-11-10 10:52

CCTV footage captures the moment a sprinting pedestrian collides with a Tesla at a busy intersection. Fortunately, he is unhurt in the incident.

Tesla posts record quarterly loss of $619-million on Model 3 delays

2017-11-03 09:58

Tesla's first attempt at high-volume production isn't going as well as it hoped - and the company has a record quarterly loss to show for it.

UAW accuses Tesla of anti-union practices

2017-10-27 09:40

The United Auto Workers union said on Thursday it had lodged a formal complaint against electric auto maker Tesla, accusing it of firing and harassing employees involved in union activity.

Tesla sacks hundreds of workers on Model 3 stall: source

2017-10-17 11:20

Tesla Motors, which recently missed its production target on the high-profile "Model 3," has dismissed hundreds of employees following annual performance reviews, a person familiar with the matter said.

Norway seeks 'Tesla tax' on electric cars

2017-10-13 08:16

Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, on Thursday proposed a "Tesla tax" aimed at cutting a tax advantage granted to large electric cars in a heavily criticised move.

WATCH: Elon Musk explains Model 3 delay

2017-10-10 10:14

Tesla has missed its production target for the Model 3 sedan. The reason? The production line 'slowed down to 1/10th speed', says CEO Elon Musk.

Tesla misses production target for Model 3

2017-10-03 10:41

Tesla has missed its production target for the Model 3 sedan, the first mid-priced electric vehicle for the mass market in its lineup, the car maker announced.

New models for SA, Nissan's 150-millionth car... 10 top motoring stories

2017-09-20 18:33

From new cars on their way to South Africa to Nissan's 150-millionth vehicle to roll off the production line, here are 7 top motoring stories.


Schumi's Ferrari sold, Passenger vehicle car sales: Motoring wrap

2017-11-17 14:30

From Micheal Schumacher's championship winning Grand Prix car being sold to Tesla revealing an all-electric semi-truck... here are 5 stories you shouldn't miss.

'This will blow your mind' - Elon Musk set to reveal new electric Tesla truck

2017-11-16 14:38

Tesla owner, Elon Musk, has revealed the automakers plans to showcase a new electric semi-truck. Musk tweeted his new EV 'can transform into a giant robot'...

Here's how Tesla's electric cars have disrupted the auto market

2017-11-09 08:17

As Tesla begins delivery of its new 'budget' Model 3 electric car, we reflect on the company's journey to see how it has fared against the competition.

Elon Musk tweets photo of LA-area transport tunnel

2017-10-31 09:35

Billionaire Elon Musk has released a photograph of a tunnel he's building under a Los Angeles suburb to test a system that would transport people underground in their personal cars rather than by subway trains.

#ICYMI: Self-driving cars, fuel price outlook - 5 stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-19 08:50

Should Michael Schumacher's family reveal the injured F1 driver's condition? Would you purchase a self-driving car? Here are 5 motoring stories you shouldn't miss.

Tesla recalls 11 000 Model X SUVs

2017-10-13 08:31

Tesla said that it is recalling Model X sport utility vehicles to fix second-row seat-backs which might shift forward during crashes.

Uber Dubai adds 50 Teslas to its fleet

2017-10-10 13:19

Ride-hailing service Uber began offering its customers in Dubai the option to ride in one of 50 new Tesla electric-powered vehicles.

Tesla delays truck launch, eyes battery power for #PuertoRico

2017-10-08 10:34

Tesla said it was delaying the planned launch of its electric transport truck, diverting resources to step up production of its Model 3 sedan and to produce batteries for storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.

Elon Musk's new vision: Anywhere on earth in under one hour

2017-09-29 10:41

Entrepreneur Elon Musk, who envisions a human colony on Mars, is planning to create a new, much larger rocketship code named “BFR” capable of traveling anywhere on Earth in under an hour.

Tesla to debut battery semi-truck

2017-09-19 09:13

Tesla plans to unveil a heavy transport truck in October 2017, in a further broadening of the product lineup for the electric vehicle maker.

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