The US car safety agency said on Wednesday it will send a team to investigate a crash involving a Tesla suspected of being in Autopilot mode when it struck a parked Michigan State Police patrol car.
It’s certainly not at the same scale as a Tesla or a MicroStrategy, but some privately held South African firms have started converting a portion of their cash holdings into cryptocurrencies like bitcoin.
Just like Samsung has an edge over Apple with its superior smartphone display, there is one area where VW may be ahead of Tesla: The German car maker has placed a big bet on next-generation lithium-ion batteries.
Tesla added “Technoking of Tesla” to billionaire CEO Elon Musk’s list of official titles on Monday in a formal regulatory filing that also named finance chief Zachary Kirkhorn “Master of Coin”.
Tesla surged nearly 20% on Tuesday, rebounding from a deep selloff with its largest daily gain in a year after data showed an increase in China sales and an analyst raised his rating on the stock.
Shares of Tesla closed lower for a fifth consecutive session on Monday, caught in a tech-led selloff that has wiped more than $277-billion off the company’s market value over the last month.
Elon Musk is getting into the Texas power market, with previously unrevealed construction of a gigantic battery connected to an ailing electric grid that nearly collapsed last month.
BMW has a message for Apple: Bring it on! Chief financial officer Nicolas Peter said he is undaunted by reports that the world’s most valuable company could enter the car business.