Teenagers killed in fire after Tesla crashes, battery bursts into flames

Teenagers killed in fire after Tesla crashes, battery bursts into flames

Updated May 10, 2018 16:21:49 Safety investigators in the US are investigating a crash in which the battery of a Tesla electric car caught fire, burning two teenagers to death. A witness to the crash in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, said the Tesla Model S was being driven fast and spun …

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Elon Musk’s refusal to answer ‘boring’ questions sinks Tesla shares; Wall Street ends mixed

Updated May 04, 2018 09:38:07 Photo: Elon Musk saw $US3 billion wiped off Tesla’s market value after he challenged analysts to: “Please sell our stock and don’t buy it.” (Reuters: Bobby Yip) Wall Street ended its day mostly lower, with disappointing earnings from big-name companies like Tesla offset by solid …

How Elon Musk’s big Tesla battery is changing Australia’s power landscape

How Elon Musk’s big Tesla battery is changing Australia’s power landscape

Updated April 06, 2018 16:10:00 Video: Tesla’s big battery is launched in South Australia (ABC News) The world’s biggest lithium-ion battery — built by tech billionaire Elon Musk’s company Tesla last year — has survived its first summer in South Australia’s mid-north. Key points AEMO says the Hornsdale Power Reserve …

Tesla says vehicle was on autopilot when it crashed, killing driver in California

Tesla says vehicle was on autopilot when it crashed, killing driver in California

Posted April 01, 2018 10:27:22 Photo: The Tesla Model X crashed into a concrete lane divider while in autopilot mode. (Supplied: Telsa Motors) A Tesla vehicle was on Autopilot when it crashed in California last month, killing the driver, the company has confirmed. It becomes the latest accident involving a …

Amazon, Tesla and tech stocks fall, Wall Street volatility continues

Amazon, Tesla and tech stocks fall, Wall Street volatility continues

Posted March 29, 2018 08:02:36 Big-name technology stocks struggled to rebound as volatility continues to plague US markets. Markets at 7:15am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Wednesday’s close) +0.7pc at 5,790 AUD: 76.63 US cents, 54.4 British pence, 62.25 Euro cents, 81.85 Japanese yen, $NZ1.06 US: Dow …

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Updated March 28, 2018 07:55:47 Australian shares are headed for a tumble, as a plunge in big-name technology weighed down US markets. Markets at 7:10am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures -1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday’s close) +0.7pc at 5,832 AUD: 76.75 US cents, 54.2 British pence, 61.87 Euro cents, 80.9 Japanese …

Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after Twitter challenge

Elon Musk deletes Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX after Twitter challenge

Posted March 24, 2018 13:53:58 Photo: Elon Musk has had run-ins with Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg in the past. (Reuters: Joe Skipper) Related Story: UK data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London Related Story: Want to #DeleteFacebook? It’s not as hard as you think Verified Facebook pages of …