Tesla Pushes Back Robotaxi Reveal, Surprising No One

Photo: Apu Gomes (Getty Images) Just like Elon Musk’s perpetual promises of Full Self-Driving, Tesla is delaying the reveal of its wishfully lucrative Robotaxi from its planned August 8 date all the way to October. Musk is all-in on the autonomous taxi project to reinvigorate the struggling electric automaker, reportedly at the cost of the … Read more

Self-Driving Taxi Drives Into Oncoming Traffic, Takes Off From Cop Trying To Pull It Over

Cops in Arizona had a shock last month when they attempted to pull over a car that was driving the wrong way. When they spotted a car heading the wrong way in traffic, they raced after it to pull the car over and ticket the driver, only to find that there was nobody behind the … Read more

Tesla Autopilot Mistakes Train Tracks For Road, Driver Doesn’t Immediately Notice

A Tesla driver in California learned the hard way last week not to put too much faith in the company’s Autopilot system after the tech drove their car directly on to a train track, mistaking it for the road. People Are Relying on ADAS to Do Things it Can’t Do The incident happened in Woodland, … Read more

Self-Driving Cars Still Only Safer Than Humans When Driving In Straight Lines Under Perfect Conditions

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA – APRIL 09: A Waymo self-driving car stops while driving as people stand in the middle of the street to photograph the sunrise on April 09, 2024 in San Francisco, California. Dozens of people came out to see and photograph the biannual phenomenon dubbed “California Henge” when the sun falls perfectly between … Read more

Tesla’s ‘Full-Self Driving’ Software Doesn’t Understand New York City

Driving in Manhattan is not difficult. It’s slow, often frustrating, and can put you at risk of horse-related mishaps, but it’s not hard in the way that tourists often describe. There’s a flow to things, a set of rules that — while perhaps unique to the city — make sense with a bit of observation. … Read more

Tesla Registrations Continue Falling But That Won’t Stop It Dominating EV Sales

Good morning! It’s Friday, May 17, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Tesla Had A Very Interesting Week 1st Gear: Tesla Sales Drop Another 12 Percent Tesla might have had … Read more

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Tech Isn’t ‘Just Around The Corner’ And Now Owners Can Sue Over It

Elon Musk’s and Tesla’s lies about the readiness of actual full self-driving cars is starting to catch up with them. A judge has just rejected the Austin, Texas-based automaker’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit that the company misled owners – tricking them into believing their vehicles would soon have self-driving capabilities. This is not to … Read more

2025 Volvo EX90 Puts Safety And Luxury At The Forefront

While most of the world’s carmakers — and the press outlets who dutifully chronicle their every mood swing — are busy hyperventilating over unfair subsidies greasing the skids for the cataclysmic Chinese electric car menace come to up-end the auto business we westerners all know and love, Volvo Cars and its fans can only thank … Read more

Video Of Waymo’s Robotaxi Driving In Oncoming Lane Gets The Attention Of The Feds

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened a preliminary investigation on Monday into Waymo and incidents involving its driverless vehicles. The probe comes after footage of a Waymo robotaxi driving in the oncoming lane to avoid unicyclists on a San Francisco street went viral. The general public has seemingly had it with self-driving cars, considering … Read more

Wild Car Features, Very Smart Brain Geniuses And Bears In This Week’s Car Culture Roundup

Photo: Christian Marquardt (Getty Images) Good morning! It’s Monday, May 6, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. – Andy Kalmowitz Read More FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS Read original article … Read more