Tesla’s Smart Summon feature is already causing chaos in parking lots across America

Tesla’s new “Smart Summon” feature is already causing confusion — and some minor fender benders. It’s another example of the real-world complications that arise from Tesla’s willingness to beta test features...

Apple Maps is looking better than ever, but it still has a long way...

Earlier this summer, Apple announced a host of changes to its Maps app as part of the upcoming iOS 13 update. Now that the new operating system is finally here, the...

Elon Musk unveils Starship rocket for Moon and Mars missions

(Reuters) – Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has unveiled the latest iteration of his space company’s newly assembled Starship, outlining a speedy development timeline for the centerpiece vehicle of SpaceX’s quest to launch humans...

Quieter Landings, Stranded Tourists, and More Transport News This Week

It was an airplane week. People tried to figure out how to make them quieter; others wrangled those abandoned by a corporate collapse. (Rule, Britannia!) Some thought critically about the way the US...

Porsche Taycan Review: The Best Electric Car $150K Can Buy

Top speed in the Porsche Taycan electric sport sedan arrives with very little fuss on Germany's autobahn. When the left lane clears just north of Hamburg, I mat the pedal and the white...

Tesla and Elon Musk broke the law in labor dispute, judge rules

In 2017, Tesla violated the National Labor Relations Act several times, Bloomberg reports, by threatening employees and retaliating against them, an administrative judge ruled today in California. Also, a May 2018...

The Dangers of Delaying FAA Modernization

Last month, during his swearing-in remarks as the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson promised to “ensure our aviation system maintains its proper place leading the world in both safety...

Tesla’s first big V3 Supercharger expansion is already happening in Canada

Tesla unveiled the first V3 Supercharger at its Fremont, California factory just a few months ago, but the company is already making progress on the first concentrated buildout of the third...

Uber commits to reporting its rides’ environmental impact

Uber last year announced a three-year, $10 million investment in sustainable transportation, and it became a signatory to the Step Up Declaration for carbon mitigation and energy efficiency. This morning at a press...

Teaching Pilots a New Trick: Landing Quietly

Life in the cockpit doesn’t leave much room for individuality. Airline pilots wear the same uniforms, they follow the same procedures, they even talk the same. And now, a group of German and...

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