Tesla outsold Mercedes-Benz in the US last quarter and might actually turn a profit before 2019

Despite all of the drama surrounding Elon Musk’s tussle with the SEC, and despite Tesla’s early troubles ramping up Model 3 production, the company has slowly but steadily improved production across its entire vehicular lineup. During the recent September quarter, for example, Tesla said that it manufactured 80,142 vehicles and delivered 83,500 vehicles to customers.…

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Tesla may be making a perilous mistake trying to make Autopilot into a full self-driving system

On Thursday, Consumer Reports announced that Cadillac Super Cruise topped its testing of semi-autonomous driving systems. Tesla’s Autopilot finished second, with Nissan’s ProPilot coming in third and Volvo’s Pilot Assist coming in last. CR’s results matched my own, but admittedly although I’ve put Super Cruise, and Autopilot in particular, through their paces, my testing wasn’t…

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Tesla Gets Panasonic’s Help With Ahead-of-Schedule Battery Plant

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