Elon Musk and his team are preparing to outline new steps in Tesla’s drive to become a more self-sufficient company less reliant on suppliers at its “Battery Day” event on 22 September. It’s part of a well-established pattern.
Researchers were able to trick a Tesla vehicle into speeding by putting a strip of electrical tape over a speed limit sign, spotlighting the kinds of potential vulnerabilities facing automated driving systems.
Israel’s emergence as a centre for automotive technology got a vote of confidence on Monday when Intel said it would pay US$15bn for Mobileye, a Jerusalem-based maker of chips and software for driverless cars. It will be the largest takeover of an Israeli