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US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failures

US agency investigating Tesla front suspension failures

Technology
The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that front suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehiclesByThe Associated PressNovember 27, 2020, 12:19 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleDETROIT -- The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that suspensions can fail on nearly 115,000 Tesla electric vehicles.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it has 43 complaints that linkages near the ball joints can fail, allowing contact between the tire and wheel liner.The probe, announced Friday on the agency's website, covers 2015 through 2017 Model S sedans and 2016 through 2017 Model X SUVs.The agency says 32 owners complained of failures at low speeds, but 11 said the links failed on ro

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Tesla, Twilio, Peloton & more

Finance
Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Twilio — shares of the cloud services company jumped 12% to a new all-time high after Twilio raised its forecast for third quarter revenue. The company said it is benefitting from the rise of remote work and education. Twilio is set to release its quarterly results in November.American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta, Southwest — Shares of the major U.S. airlines fell on Friday as President Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis injected uncertainty into the market. Shares of United Airlines fell more than 2.5%. Shares of American Airlines and Delta Airlines lost 2.3% and 2.1%, respectively. Southwest Airlines dropped 1.6%, while Alaska Air Group slid 2.6%.Tesla — Shares of the electric vehicle company slid more than 3% following Tesla'
Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready ‘in about three years’

Musk: Cheaper Tesla ready ‘in about three years’

Technology
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Tesla driver caught asleep behind wheel of self-driving car going 93mph

Tesla driver caught asleep behind wheel of self-driving car going 93mph

Technology
A man has been caught asleep behind the wheel of a self-driving Tesla car that was travelling at 150km/h (93mph).Police in Alberta, Canada, received a call about a 2019 Tesla Model S speeding on a motorway near the town of Ponoka. Officers said the car appeared to be in self-drive mode, with both front seats fully reclined and both the driver and passenger sleeping. It had been travelling at 140km/h, but sped up to 150km/h when police turned on their emergency lights.The car was pulled over before the 20-year-old man who was driving was charged with speeding and had his licence suspended for 24 hours for fatigue. ...
Tesla driver on ‘autopilot’ crashes into police car while watching film

Tesla driver on ‘autopilot’ crashes into police car while watching film

Technology
A Tesla driver crashed into a police car after allegedly watching a film while his vehicle was on autopilot.A North Carolina state trooper and a Nash County deputy said it happened while they were responding to a previous crash on Highway 64. Devainder Goli's car hit the deputy's vehicle first, according to local media. That vehicle then hit the trooper's car, pushing both officers to the ground, police said.Fortunately, no one was hurt. Image: Tesla says autopilot mode requires 'active driver supervision'. File pic Mr Goli, from the state's capital city, Raleigh, has been charged with watching television while operating a vehicle and violating the move-over law. ...