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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station. NASA/Kim Shiflett SpaceX founder Elon Musk said in a tweet late Thursday that “wild accusations”
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TOKYO — Valeo, a pioneer in commercializing lidar technology, is developing a more advanced version of its laser-emitting safety systems for debut in 2024 that promises a twelvefold increase in resolution, a tripling of range and a much wider viewing angle that can see details the human eye, cameras and radar cannot. The lidar lineup,
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12:41 PM ET BARCELONA, Spain — Carlos Sainz is concerned about the long-term health impact of racing the latest generation of Formula One cars after experiencing intense stiffness in his neck and back after races this year. New technical regulations for 2022 have opened up the possibility of generating immense amounts of downforce from the
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Honda’s all-electric Prologue crossover is taking shape as the automaker prepares for an electrified future that targets half a million EV sales in North America by 2050. The 2024 Prologue, Honda’s first volume EV, will leverage General Motors’ Ultium platform and batteries as part of a partnership between the two automakers. Honda has said it
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NASHVILLE — Nissan Motor Co. will announce a U.S. battery supplier for its next-generation electric vehicles “in a few weeks,” the automaker’s Americas chief Jeremie Papin said at the Automotive News Congress here Wednesday. This year, Nissan said it would invest $500 million to turn its Canton, Miss., assembly plant into a “center for EV
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In this article TSLA An aerial view of the Tesla Fremont Factory on May 13, 2020 in Fremont, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The S&P 500 booted electric vehicle maker Tesla from its ESG Index in an annual rebalancing. Meanwhile, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and even oil and gas multinational Exxon Mobil were included on
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7:21 PM ET Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato shot to the top of the speed chart late Tuesday on the first day of preparations for “The Great American Race.” Sato went 228.939 miles per hour (368.44 kph) around Indianapolis Motor Speedway to bump six-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon as fastest
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Dealership marketing company AutoWeb says its board will explore strategic alternatives for the company, including a potential sale or restructuring, as “substantial doubt” exists about its ability to continue as a going concern. The Tampa, Fla.-based company said Monday that a special board committee will evaluate strategic alternatives, including obtaining new debt or equity funding;
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8:06 AM ET Azerbaijan wants its Formula One Grand Prix in Baku to be one of six proposed Sprint weekends next season, promoter Arif Rahimov said on Monday. Speaking to reporters on a Zoom call, Rahimov said the subject was on his agenda for discussion with Formula One around this year’s June 12 race. “I
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7:49 PM ET Associated Press DINWIDDIE, Va. — Brittany Force won the Top Fuel class in the Virginia NHRA Nationals on Sunday and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight took the Funny Car crown at Virginia Motorsports Park. Force beat four-time defending season champion Steve Torrence with a 3.770-second pass at 334.07 mph for her
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The race to churn out compelling electric vehicles that will transform the auto industry over the next decade clearly has a leader. First-quarter numbers show another Tesla blowout as luxury buyers flock to its high-tech vibe. But pricey Teslas with their questionable build quality and contentious CEO, Elon Musk, aren’t for everybody. The battle among
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8:24 AM ET Formula One championship leader Charles Leclerc crashed the 1974 Ferrari of three-time champion Niki Lauda during a demonstration run at the Monaco Historic Grand Prix on Sunday. The current Ferrari driver was at the wheel of the Ferrari 312 B3, which Lauda drove in period, for a handful of demonstration laps on
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