The next phase of Tesla’s Master Plan includes solar panels and battery storage for the home,electric vehicles in all major segments, safe autonomous technology, and creating a system where a car can generate income when not in use by its owner
The automaker's profits are up, but legals fines and fees are cutting into them, for now. However, many car makers, including General Motors and Toyota, have recovered from even more serious scandals, some of which involved threats to driver safety.
Volkswagen says that it is done selling diesel-powered cars in the United States, blaming increasingly difficult federal emissions standards and VW's struggles in the wake of its massive emissions cheating scandal.
Volkswagen is starting the process of atoning and compensating for Volkswagen's use of illegal 'defeat device' software, but it likely won't do much in the short term to rebuild consumers' trust in the German carmaker.
BMW seems to be the carmaker whose products and owners Tesla has successfully targeted, and the Bavarian company now offers the i3 electric minicar, as well as the pricey i8 sport coupe with its sexy bird-wing doors.
For the golfers looking for a little more luxury in their life, Mercedes-Benz is partnering with a high-end golf cart manufacturer to create the luxury Garia Golf Car, which will include include a touchscreen and refrigerator.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is now investigating a fatal crash in Florida involving a Model S sedan in Autopilot mode, which could have huge financial implications for Tesla. How will the automaker and Elon Musk recover?