A pedestrian has died after being struck by a tractor trailer early Friday morning in Lexington, Massachusetts. The crash happened in a middle lane on Interstate 95 north in the area of the service center near Exit 30A (Route 2A). State Police said the victim was transported from the scene with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead. The right two lanes of the highway were closed following the crash, causing delays. Left lanes remained open for travel, as did Exits 30A/B. Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified in front of the Senate Judicial Committee about allegations that Ford was sexually assaulted by Kavanaugh in high school. Here are some of the key moments during the hearing. (Published Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018) All lanes have since reopened, but delays were expected to take a while to clear up. The tractor trailer driver did stop following the collision. The crash is under investigation. SEC Charges Tesla CEO Elon Musk With … [Read more...] about Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Tractor Trailer on Interstate 95 in Lexington
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When Mangesh Gururaj’s wife left home to pick up their child from math lessons one Sunday earlier this month, she turned on her Tesla Model S and hit “Summon,” a self-parking feature that the electric automaker has promoted as a central step towards driverless cars. But as the $65,000 sedan reversed itself out of the garage, Gururaj said, the car abruptly bashed into a wall, ripping its front end off with a loud crack. The maimed Tesla looked as if it would have kept driving, Gururaj said, if his wife hadn’t hit the brakes. No one was hurt, but Gururaj was rattled: The car had failed disastrously, during the simplest of maneuvers, using one of the most basic features from the self-driving technology he and his family had trusted countless times at higher speeds. “This is just a crash in the garage. You can fix this. But what if we were summoning and there was a child it didn’t see?” said Gururaj, an IT consultant in North Carolina, who bought … [Read more...] about Elon Musk said a Tesla could drive itself across the country by 2018. One just crashed backing out of a garage.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Subscribe Log In Scrambling to turn out its first mass-market electric car, the automaker set up multiple assembly lines and is changing production processes on the fly. Elon Musk, Tesla’s chief executive, sees the success of the Model 3 as a crucial step on the way to offering a broad range of models and leading the transition to emissions-free transportation. Credit Christie Hemm Klok for The New York Times Supported by ByNeal E. Boudette June 30, 2018 FREMONT, Calif. — Just outside the north wing of Tesla’s sprawling electric-car plant here, an unusual structure has taken shape in the last few weeks: a tent, about 50 feet high and several hundred feet long, its taut gray canvas membrane supported by aluminum columns. Its purpose is as notable as its hasty construction. The semi-permanent structure houses a third assembly line — part of a desperate effort … [Read more...] about Can Elon Musk and Tesla Reinvent the Way Cars Are Made?
Tesla (TSLA) stock reversed upward Tuesday after Chief Executive Elon Musk sent out a tweet that asked "What would you love to see in a Tesla pickup?" X It's not the first time Musk has talked of introducing a pickup truck, but he added some specifics not mentioned before. In a tweet at 11:30 a.m. PT Tuesday, Musk said: "The Tesla Truck will have dual motor all-wheel drive w/crazy torque & a suspension that dynamically adjusts for load. Those will be standard." Tesla shares, which had been trading near its low of 325.79 for the day, down about 2%, were up 2.1%, near 340, during afternoon trading on the stock market today. Tesla stock, after hitting a low of 244.59 on April 2, is up about 39% since then. IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. SIGN UP NOW! IBD Newsletters Get exclusive IBD analysis and action news daily. Market Prep Tech Report Please enter a valid email address Please select a newsletter GO Get these newsletters … [Read more...] about Tesla Stock Pops As Musk Teases Pickup Truck Details In Tweet
By Tim Higgins Tim Higgins The Wall Street Journal BiographyTim Higgins @timkhiggins [email protected] Updated June 12, 2018 7:20 p.m. ET Tesla Inc. TSLA 0.89% on Tuesday said it will cut about 9% of its workforce in an effort to deliver its first profit during a make-or-break period of building a mass-market electric car. The layoffs of about 3,500 employees come as Chief Executive Elon Musk reorganizes Tesla’s management structure to make it flatter, and as the company tries to ramp up production of the all-electric Model 3 compact sedan. In a memo to employees, Mr. Musk said the job cuts are mostly aimed at salaried staff and won’t affect production workers assembling the company’s vehicles. “This will not affect our ability to reach Model 3 production targets in the coming months,” he wrote. Tesla investors welcomed the news on Tuesday, sending the company’s shares up more than 3% to $342.77. The stock has fallen about 8.8% over … [Read more...] about Tesla Cutting About 9% of Global Workforce